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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.

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

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

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,

Natural or Relaxed: A local conversation about the Natural Hair Movement

by Beaunea McNeil, Unite Contributing Writer Look around. If you are in a public setting, how many afros do you see? Maybe one? Maybe two? Three? Becoming the norm for many Black Americans, the love for kinky and tightly coiled hair continues to grow in all forms of life. Embracing

Movie Review: “Straight Outta Compton”

by Lyle Foster, Unite Contributing Writer Well, I don’t know where to start! I almost want to start with a few exclamations but I am going to try to stay calm.  I had to go see this movie because the Unite audience needs to know about it.  Early reports about

2015 Greater Ozarks Blues Festival

  Springfield, MO—The Blues Society of the Ozarks (BSO) and the American Legion Vietnam War Memorial Post 639 present the Greater Ozarks Blues Festival Friday, September 11 and Saturday, September 12, 2015. The nine-band (including three headliners) festival will be held at the American Legion Vietnam War Memorial Post 639,

On Two Fronts: Latinos and Vietnam on PBS

On Two Fronts: Latinos and Vietnam on PBS 9 p.m. Tuesday, September 22 Examine the Latino experience during a war that placed its heaviest burden on working-class youth and their communities. Framing the documentary are memoirs of two siblings, Everett and Delia Alvarez, who stood on opposite sides of the

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.

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

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

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,

Natural or Relaxed: A local conversation about the Natural Hair Movement

by Beaunea McNeil, Unite Contributing Writer Look around. If you are in a public setting, how many afros do you see? Maybe one? Maybe two? Three? Becoming the norm for many Black Americans, the love for kinky and tightly coiled hair continues to grow in all forms of life. Embracing

Movie Review: “Straight Outta Compton”

by Lyle Foster, Unite Contributing Writer Well, I don’t know where to start! I almost want to start with a few exclamations but I am going to try to stay calm.  I had to go see this movie because the Unite audience needs to know about it.  Early reports about

2015 Greater Ozarks Blues Festival

  Springfield, MO—The Blues Society of the Ozarks (BSO) and the American Legion Vietnam War Memorial Post 639 present the Greater Ozarks Blues Festival Friday, September 11 and Saturday, September 12, 2015. The nine-band (including three headliners) festival will be held at the American Legion Vietnam War Memorial Post 639,

On Two Fronts: Latinos and Vietnam on PBS

On Two Fronts: Latinos and Vietnam on PBS 9 p.m. Tuesday, September 22 Examine the Latino experience during a war that placed its heaviest burden on working-class youth and their communities. Framing the documentary are memoirs of two siblings, Everett and Delia Alvarez, who stood on opposite sides of the