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Board member not sure about biometrics ID system at schools

Could a finger scan be the future of data tracking at Cuba R-2 Schools? Not until more information about what it fully means for students and parents, and some school board members may not favor the idea due to privacy concerns.

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Volunteer encourages city to continue supporting animal shelter

Great things are going on at the Cuba Animal Control facility, and shelter volunteer Jane Reed let the city council know all about it at their meeting on April 15.

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City didn't bid for sale of old firehouse property

The city council has sold a piece of real estate near Cuba City Hall but never formally put the property up for sale to the public.

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Viva Cuba plans 30th annual Trash Bash

    For 30 years, Viva Cuba and other groups have been kicking off the spring season with an annual Trash Bash and city cleanup. This year they would like to invite you to bring your gloves and tools and take part in this tradition for a cleaner Cuba.

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School offers to manage part of Community Park

    Steelville Schools Superintendent Mike Whittaker approached the city council at their last meeting to discuss a potential park agreement that could have the school district essentially managing the inner circle of the Community Park. The city of Steelville had sent the school district a letter stating that a contract between the two entities needed to be in place for the district to begin using the park for fall sports in August. As a result, the school district came up with a proposal to manage the area inside the circular roadway at the park.

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City trying to market old San Val bulding

    The city of Steelville will soon be advertising the availability of the old San Val building. Aldermen agreed at Monday’s city council meeting to purchase a banner to install in front of the former factory to begin the process of letting the public know it could be utilized. Comptroller Jennifer Basham also pointed out that there are websites that allow government entities to post such items at no cost.

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