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Community bloggersMarch 6, 2014 Legislative Update
Southeast basketball looks for revenge against Eastern Kentucky
Chilling words at the end of our coldest winter
When I was growing up on a farm near my favorite hometown in the Ozarks over yonder, there was a prominently displayed sign posted on the wall of the Zephyr Cafe's dining room: "We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone." "Anyone" meant persons with dark-colored skin. There was no question about that. Similar signs were at many other businesses...
You have to give credit to the liberals -- which I hesitate to do. The liberals know that if you put a derogatory name or slur on your opposition, you demean their value to some. And that's why we have "birthers" or "teabaggers" or "climate deniers."...
Bill diminishes local control over utility pole attachments
At a recent visit with state Rep. Donna Lichtenegger during the Missouri Municipal League's (MML) recent Legislative Conference, she mentioned that the Republican Party stood for local control. This is a good platform since it is certainly true that local governments are closest to the people. ...
By Alaina Hinze Because I value open communication, I feel it is imperative I address concerns that have arisen around a vote I made at the last Jackson School Board meeting. This vote has been taken out of context as the many factors that determined my vote have not been revealed...
An entire menu from the friendly numbers crunchers
During the last 19 years I have become pretty close to the employees of the accounting firm we use where I work at the Cape Girardeau Senior Center. We have used the same firm the entire time, and they know our business inside and out. Recently while at their office, the conversation turned to food and eating, which is what happens quite frequently with me...
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