Jeanne Looper Smith, guest columnist: Girls who went away given voices in book
“There isn’t anything you can do that is so bad that you can’t come to me with it, and together, we’ll figure out what to do.”
— Vincent Looper
Marta Mossburg, columnist: Writer uncovers scheme to make America fat
In the 2008 Pixar movie “WALL.E,” humans so clogged up the earth with garbage they had to move to spaceships.
Other Views: Caffeine in candy bad idea
So how gullible are we? Food manufacturers say their caffeine-pumped food is intended for adults. Included in those foods are Jelly Belly “Extreme Sport Beans,” which have 50 mg of caffeine in each 100-calorie pack.
Our View: Keep credits holstered
We have no problem with gun and ammunition manufacturers setting up their businesses in Missouri.
We welcome new jobs to our state.
Anson Burlingame, guest columnist: Pros and cons of Common Core
Much more remains to be revealed about whether to use Common Core standards in Missouri schools.
Our View: Eyes wide open
No community should have to suffer the onslaught of nature the way that Franklin, Kan., Carl Junction, Pierce City and Stockton did 10 years ago.
Your View: Remarkable achievement
Kudos to the Jasper R-5 School District girls and boys track teams.
Your View: Make it a habit
The Globe is right (Our View, Globe, May 5) that recycling is important enough to simply launch a trial run rather than spend money on a ballot issue, but if we’re going to do it, let’s do it right.
Your View: Help Americans
Sixty-three percent of Hispanics polled say they want Hillary Clinton to be the next president; only 23 percent said they would consider Marco Rubio.
Your View: Conundrum
Oh, what a tangled web we weave — if it wasn’t so tragic, we might laugh at it as a soap opera. Guns, laws, mental illness. What to do?
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