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  • 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.

    July 8, 2014

  • Our View.jpg 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.

    July 8, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.”

    July 7, 2014

  • Other Views 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.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 7, 2014

  • 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.

    July 7, 2014

  • Our View.jpg 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.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Other Views 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.

    July 7, 2014 1 Photo

  • Our View.jpg Our View: Stars, stripes, strife

    We imagine our Founding Fathers would have agreed with George Orwell and his description of freedom.

    July 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Your View: Sports hub

    “Demize Soccer: Joplin tops St. Louis 3-1 in exhibition,” then “Double the fun: Outlaws snatch both from Branson in doubleheader.”

    July 3, 2014

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