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Building a Solid Financial House

By Mahalia Boyd, UniteNews Staff Writer Building a strong financial house involves understanding your financial status, creating an emergency fund, reducing debt, investing wisely, regular review and adjustments, legal considerations, retirement planning, and estate planning, which is a crucial and timely topic in today’s economic landscape. We’ll explore strategies and

Quantum Computing Displacing AI as Technical Focus

By Heather Noggle, UniteNews Staff Writer AI’s been in ads and the news for the last few years. ChatGPT’s wide release in late 2022 meant we could play with AI in human, conversational ways.  The big buzz in the tech scene is now about quantum computing, which will enable machines

National Minority Health Month: A Message from Director of OMH

By Felicia Collins, M.D., M.P.H. UniteNews Guest Writer April 1 marked the start of National Minority Health Month. This year’s theme is Better Health Through Better Understanding, which focuses on improving health outcomes by providing racial and ethnic minority and American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities with culturally and linguistically competent

Navigating the Plant-Based Diet

By Melesha Bailey, UniteNews Contributing Writer In recent years, there has been a growing trend toward adopting plant-based diets, with more people exploring a lifestyle centered around fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes. A plant-based diet has many benefits. It is essential to weigh both the advantages and potential downsides. Let’s

Join Us for Financial Literacy Month at the Library

April is Financial Literacy Month, and Springfield-Greene County Library and ProsperU are offering a no-cost workshop series to help community members elevate their financial literacy and take control of their financial future. Rebecca Greene, director of ProsperU, explains, “ProsperU with Central Bank of the Ozarks is dedicated to helping you

Anthony Tolliver inducted into MO Sports Hall of Fame

Missouri, MO—On February 4, the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ushered in its Class of 2024, and it featured a National Basketball Association player named Anthony Tolliver. A graduate of Kickapoo High School in 2003, Tolliver contributed significantly to the Chiefs’ success, helping them secure the 2003 Class 5 state

What is a Deep Fake?



by Heather Noggle, UniteNews Staff Writer You have to read this one. It’s about our future and why we must figure out how to secure it – addressing the digital threats of today and tomorrow. In early February of this year a Hong Kong worker fell for the scam of

Three were honored at the 10th Annual MBA Heritage Awards Banquet

Missouri, MO—Last month the Multicultural Business Association along with their partner the Community Partnership of the Ozarks held their 10th Annual Heritage Awards Banquet at the Barley House at Moon Town Crossing. Due to unforeseen circumstances, scheduled guest speakers were unable to attend. However, John Farmer De La Torre stepped

Branford Marsalis & MoJo perform at the 2024 Gillioz Jazz Festival

Missouri, MO—On April 6, 2024, Branford Marsalis takes the stage of the historic Gillioz Theatre as the headlining artist of the 2024 Gillioz Jazz Festival. He will share the stage with the Missouri Jazz Orchestra (MOJO). New Orleans-born Branford Marsalis is an award-winning saxophonist, band leader, featured classical soloist, and

Building a Solid Financial House

By Mahalia Boyd, UniteNews Staff Writer Building a strong financial house involves understanding your financial status, creating an emergency fund, reducing debt, investing wisely, regular review and adjustments, legal considerations, retirement planning, and estate planning, which is a crucial and timely topic in today’s economic landscape. We’ll explore strategies and

Quantum Computing Displacing AI as Technical Focus

By Heather Noggle, UniteNews Staff Writer AI’s been in ads and the news for the last few years. ChatGPT’s wide release in late 2022 meant we could play with AI in human, conversational ways.  The big buzz in the tech scene is now about quantum computing, which will enable machines

National Minority Health Month: A Message from Director of OMH

By Felicia Collins, M.D., M.P.H. UniteNews Guest Writer April 1 marked the start of National Minority Health Month. This year’s theme is Better Health Through Better Understanding, which focuses on improving health outcomes by providing racial and ethnic minority and American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities with culturally and linguistically competent

Navigating the Plant-Based Diet

By Melesha Bailey, UniteNews Contributing Writer In recent years, there has been a growing trend toward adopting plant-based diets, with more people exploring a lifestyle centered around fruits, vegetables, grains, and legumes. A plant-based diet has many benefits. It is essential to weigh both the advantages and potential downsides. Let’s

Join Us for Financial Literacy Month at the Library

April is Financial Literacy Month, and Springfield-Greene County Library and ProsperU are offering a no-cost workshop series to help community members elevate their financial literacy and take control of their financial future. Rebecca Greene, director of ProsperU, explains, “ProsperU with Central Bank of the Ozarks is dedicated to helping you

Anthony Tolliver inducted into MO Sports Hall of Fame

Missouri, MO—On February 4, the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame ushered in its Class of 2024, and it featured a National Basketball Association player named Anthony Tolliver. A graduate of Kickapoo High School in 2003, Tolliver contributed significantly to the Chiefs’ success, helping them secure the 2003 Class 5 state

What is a Deep Fake?



by Heather Noggle, UniteNews Staff Writer You have to read this one. It’s about our future and why we must figure out how to secure it – addressing the digital threats of today and tomorrow. In early February of this year a Hong Kong worker fell for the scam of

Three were honored at the 10th Annual MBA Heritage Awards Banquet

Missouri, MO—Last month the Multicultural Business Association along with their partner the Community Partnership of the Ozarks held their 10th Annual Heritage Awards Banquet at the Barley House at Moon Town Crossing. Due to unforeseen circumstances, scheduled guest speakers were unable to attend. However, John Farmer De La Torre stepped

Branford Marsalis & MoJo perform at the 2024 Gillioz Jazz Festival

Missouri, MO—On April 6, 2024, Branford Marsalis takes the stage of the historic Gillioz Theatre as the headlining artist of the 2024 Gillioz Jazz Festival. He will share the stage with the Missouri Jazz Orchestra (MOJO). New Orleans-born Branford Marsalis is an award-winning saxophonist, band leader, featured classical soloist, and