Your View: Critical issues
The people have spoken, loudly. The Joplin City Council, specifically the newest members, should bear in mind that they are not there for their agendas but rather to serve the people’s agenda.
Other Views: Kansas petri dish
It took less than an hour Sunday night for state representatives to agree to meet the minimum requirement to fund schools and in the process strip the rights of those who work there.
Our View: Recycle the plan
Efforts to get curbside recycling for Joplin must continue.
Other Views: Military report on target
Missouri state officials deserve credit for realizing more needs to be done, and soon, to secure and perhaps expand our federal investments supporting the military.
Your View: Power company ads
I’ve been dismayed to see full page advertisements from AEP Energy and Southwestern Electric Power Co. in support of their power line project.
Your View: Questions worth asking
On Nov. 5, 2009, a mass murder took place at Fort Hood in Texas.
Geoff Caldwell, columnist: Some rules are better left not followed
The book of Exodus tells of a man named Moses and his delivery unto the Jewish people two stone tablets containing the literal word of God.
Our View: Don’t exempt animal data
Details about diseased animals and agriculture events that could pose a public health threat should be open to the public for obvious reasons.
Herb Van Fleet, columnist: Butterfly effect trumps climate change beliefs
The great poet and philosopher Yogi Berra once astutely observed that “predicting is hard, especially about the future.”
Marilyn Beasley, columnist: Hitting enrollment goal nothing to gloat about
We see that President Barack Obama has reached his goal of 7 million people enrolled in Obamacare.
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