The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


  • Our View: Riverton deserves answers

    “No matter where you put a landfill, it’s not the right place. People are going to be mad.”
    Dale Oglesby, the mayor of Galena, sure has that right. We don’t dispute that statement.

    July 17, 2014

  • Geoff Caldwell, columnist: Meaning behind JFK challenge forgotten

    The place was a generic piece of concrete known only as launch pad 39A, the date was July 16, 1969, and the time was 9:32 a.m. Eastern time.

    July 16, 2014

  • Other Views Other Views: Veto removes threat

    We would need to dig deep into the pile of legislation approved by Missouri lawmakers to find a proposal more inane than those reclassifying deer as livestock.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Your View: Facts

    In response to Dianne Slater’s letter (Globe, July 4), I’d like to provide some facts about the four contraceptives Hobby Lobby will no longer provide and the belief that they are abortion-inducing.

    July 15, 2014

  • Your View: Problems with column

    Columnist Robert Reich (Globe, July 6) appears to be applauding Vice President Joe Biden’s “strategy” to be on the side of ordinary Americans through his statements that he has no savings account and doesn’t own a single stock or bond.

    July 15, 2014

  • Your View: Keep on sharing

    I was disappointed when I recently donated two books to the Joplin Public Library.

    July 15, 2014

  • Our View.jpg Our View: More guns in schools no answer

    Knee-jerk responses make bad law, and that’s why we support Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon’s decision Monday to veto a bill that would allow specially designated and trained teachers and administrators to bring concealed weapons into classrooms.

    July 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Anson Burlingame, guest columnist: Good choice, LeBron

    It is rare, for me at least, to see major sports figures as exceptionally good men or women.

    July 14, 2014

  • Other Views Other Views: Beneficial changes

    We hope the Kansas National Education Association is as good as its word in saying it wants to be part of solutions “that make sense for students.”

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Herb Van Fleet, columnist: Fourth is finished; what about its meaning?

    The speeches are now fading memories, the patriotic music has ended, the hot dog eating contests are over and the fireworks have fizzled out.

    July 14, 2014

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