Jim Williams, guest columnist: Through it all, not one person is saying why
This is where the story begins. Once upon a time, the Joplin City Council fired City Manager Mark Rohr and never said why.
Our View: Talk is cheap, go vote
If you are a registered voter, you still have several weeks to discuss the upcoming spring election set for April 8.
Other Views: Kansas gets passing grade
Assigning a midterm grade to the work of Kansas legislators isn’t a simple task.
Your View: Constitutional emergency cord
The federal government is in a real mess. Do you think Washington will take the initiative to “fix” itself?
Your View: Won’t be forgotten
After Monday’s Joplin City Council meeting, Richard was very quiet. I was wound up and talking, and he was quiet.
Your View: What would you do?
Just suppose that you own a house that admittedly needs repair.
Our View: Say you're sorry
Here’s a form of punishment we favor: If you break the law, you pay the fine or do the time, but you also have to say you’re sorry.
Other Views: Not a mandate
Health insurance providers in Missouri have been ducking their obligations to pay for new forms of cancer treatment, those that involve pills and liquid ingestion instead of intravenous drugs.
Your Letters: Curbside recycling issue, City council agendas
Where’s the benefit?
Thank you for the article on the Joplin Chamber of Commerce’s support for curbside recycling (Globe, March 5).
I had forgotten that this issue was to be on the April ballot. I am voting “no.” I am one of those who make regular trips to the Joplin Recycling Center, and I appreciate its hours being extended.
Geoff Caldwell, columnist: Harry Reid taking partisanship too far
Recent columns have highlighted climate change, income inequality and immigration as the three shiny objects the Democrats hope will distract a gullible public between now and the midterm elections.
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