Your View: Who’s to blame?
Not long ago, Mercy cut area jobs because our Republican legislators have refused Medicaid expansion.
Your View: Access to health care
On June 30, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against an Affordable Care Act requirement that employers cover certain contraceptive products at no extra charge, as part of preventive benefits in employee health insurance plans.
Our View: Who’s calling the shots?
If Missouri Farmers Care really does care about the “Right to Farm” amendment on the Aug. 5 ballot, it sure has an odd way of showing it.
Darvin Bentlage, guest columnist: Big ag dream wrong for Missouri farmers
For centuries, we have had the right to farm. On Tuesday, Aug. 5, a proposed constitutional amendment will be on the state ballot that is supposed to give us protection so we can have the “Right to Farm.”
Other Views: Restrained ruling
As most of the country was focused this past week on the Supreme Court ruling on whether Obamacare can force Hobby Lobby to provide contraceptive insurance coverage to its employees (it can’t), the high court released an opinion on another major case.
Jeanne Looper Smith, columnist: 50-year reunion celebrates connections
High school reunions are like Woody Allen movies. You either like them or you don’t.
Carol Stark: 51 years of tradition bind this neighborhood
Cheers could be heard as a red convertible cruised down the tree-lined street followed by a parade of red, white and blue festooned bicycles, tricycles and baby strollers.
Our View: Tornado movie not worth ire
Going to the movies is a tradition over a holiday weekend. But this Independence Day, many Joplin moviegoers may have come face to face with something all too real to be called entertainment.
Other Views: All not well on voting
With the Aug. 5 primary approaching, the voting rights of more than 18,000 Kansans are snagged on the law requiring proof of citizenship to register as of 2013.
Our View: Stars, stripes, strife
We imagine our Founding Fathers would have agreed with George Orwell and his description of freedom.
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