Anson Burlingame, columnist: Residents of Joplin need to understand
Jasper County circuit judge David Mouton on Thursday agreed to an expedited hearing to determine if the city of Joplin should be compelled by Missouri Sunshine Law to release undisclosed pages of a report from an investigation by attorney Tom Loraine into the ethics of two Joplin City Council members, councilmen Bill Scearce and Mike Woolston.
Other Views: Timeout needed
It is difficult for Democratic lawmakers in Topeka to make headlines.
Your View: SWEPCO, leave us alone
When I first learned of the Shipe Road-to-Kings River power line proposal, I began researching how these 345-kV lines are used.
Your View: Local loyalties
Thank you to Bill Fleischaker for his guest column (Globe, Feb. 18). I was beginning to lose hope that anyone in Joplin has any common sense.
Our view: Modine leading the way
Who would have guessed that Joplin’s Modine Manufacturing Co. plant would be leading the way in the development of parts that could significantly improve the gas mileage of big trucks and reduce greenhouse gas emissions?
Other Views: High priority
Higher education is high on the list of topics being discussed this legislative session.
Geoff Caldwell, columnist: Compassion, history not behind immigration debate
We’re two months into President Barack Obama’s “year of action,” and if the past couple weeks are any indicator, oh, what a year it will be.
Our View: Turning the other cheek
Meg Bourne Hulsey, founder of the nonprofit Art Feeds, wants to turn an act of vandalism into something that will bring about good.
Your View: Add them to the list
My husband just said he wished someone would get the ball rolling for a recall for those five Joplin City Council members who finally got their way when our city manager was fired.
Your View: Vote goes to Ham
How sad and disheartening that the Rev. Craig Tally, in his recent Joplin Globe column, has decided that Ken Ham’s stance against “evolution” recently on DebateLive needs apology.
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