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Partisan words from minority leader
"The end of civilization as we know it." Those are powerful words. Frightening words. Doomsday words. Yet those were the words used by former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi this week to describe the results of a Republican victory in the United States Senate this November...
Cape police chief off to strong start
Our city manager Scott Meyer made a great hiring decision, in my opinion, when he selected Wes Blair from Lancaster, Texas, to be the Cape Girardeau police chief. Chief Blair has solidified his entire team into a cohesive unit with the goal of improving public safety within our city and also our region. He also has become an active member of our community...
On Sept. 9, Cape Girardeau had the opportunity to host a Welcome Party for the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run. Cape Girardeau was selected as an overnight stop due in part to the excellent experience their route planner had when the Great Race visited Cape in 2013. This may have been a one-time opportunity to experience the Motorcycle Cannonball without leaving home, since it has never previously passed through Cape Girardeau...
A look at the ISIS conflict
President Obama finally decided on a strategy this week against the Islamic State (IS) -- the terrorist movement that occupies vast areas of northern Iraq and eastern Syria. There is little that was new in this announcement, but for a president who has done much to avoid committing U.S. forces against the Islamic State, or in support of defending allies in the Middle East, it was a welcome change...
Falling into late summer, early autumn recipes
In mid-September the garden produce seems to be winding down, the SEMO District Fair is behind us, football is gearing up and nights are turning a little cooler. Can this mean that autumn is just around the corner? I love fall, and as temperatures will be turning a little cooler, over the next few weeks I will be getting out recipes using apples and pumpkin. The aroma of fall once again certainly will be in the air...
Events: Editor's picks
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