Earth Wind & Fire: Legendary band is scheduled to play at JQH Arena

Springfield, MO—Earth, Wind & Fire, America’s seventh top-selling musical group of all-time, will be performing at the JQH Arena Friday, October 16, 2015. Equipped with memorable masterpieces like “Shining Star” and “September” in its arsenal, Earth Wind and Fire is one group that you won’t want to miss seeing live. The group was born in […]

Providing access to the courts and legal representation

By Beaunea McNeil, Unite Contributing Writer Springfield, MO—While working, many people are exposed to hazardous conditions in all settings of the work place. Whether it is standing on the top step of a tall ladder or controlling a heavy duty machine, any job can be dangerous, even if the job is set in an ordinary […]

New rule will help women-owned businesses get more federal contracts

By Kent Hoover, Washington Bureau Chief Washington, DC—Federal contracting officials now have the power to award sole-source contracts to women-owned businesses, a tool that should help the government finally achieve its goal of awarding five percent of its procurement dollars to women. Under a rule published Monday by the Small Business Administration, agencies can negotiate a […]

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale starts Oct 20

Springfield, MO—It’s time for the huge Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale! The week-long event runs Tuesday-Sunday, Oct. 20-25 at Remington’s, 1655 W. Republic Road. If you want to get a jump on the sales, come to the Friends Night Preview Sale from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 19, show your Friends membership card […]