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Our Opinion: Still time to stop the GOP tax scam

Published Nov. 22 2017

While U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer voted for the House tax scam which passed on Thursday, we still have time to...

Our Opinion: This Christmas, let's keep our money in our community

Published Nov. 22 2017

The day after Thanksgiving — Black Friday — typically marks the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season.

Your Opinion: Negative effects of tax plan

Published Nov. 22 2017

The Nov. 10 edition of Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer's Bulletin seemed so sensible and friendly.at first read.

Your Opinion: Let's give thanks

Published Nov. 22 2017

I recently attended a special historical monument where animated figures of people representing Thanksgiving were on display.

Your Opinion: Is Luetkemeyer willing to do the right thing?

Published Nov. 21 2017

Republicans are resurrecting their effort to repeal Obamacare, and I have a question for Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer: Are you willing...

Your Opinion: Luetkemeyer shilling for Trump Taxscam

Published Nov. 21 2017

Taxpayers in Kansas are not excited about a Trump Taxscam.

Your Opinion: Tax cuts for who?

Published Nov. 21 2017

Watch out seniors and those who hope to be one someday.

Your Opinion: Museum of the Bible coverage

Published Nov. 21 2017

I get disgusted with what I read when it thrusts a new wave of thought upon us by some of...

Your Opinion: Sexual misconduct comparisons wrong

Published Nov. 21 2017

I am writing in regards to the controversy raging around the alleged sexual misconduct by Judge Roy Moore, Sen. Al...

Our Opinion: Share the Harvest program exemplifies Thanksgiving

Published Nov. 21 2017

Deer season might be winding down, but it's not too late for Missouri hunters to participate in a program that...

Commentary: Politicizing the State Board of Education

Published Nov. 21 2017

The Missouri State Teachers Association is deeply troubled by the politicization of the State Board of Education.

Your Opinion: Luther was latecomer to German Bible translations

Published Nov. 21 2017

Learning in Retirement session on the Reformation 500th anniversary (News Tribune, Nov. 1, page B1) included a group leader's statement...

From the Editor: An antidote for fake news

Published Nov. 19 2017

Nationally, the news industry is launching a new set of transparency standards designed to help readers more clearly assess the...

Your Opinion: Board of Education should keep education commissioner

Published Nov. 18 2017

I am a product of public education and so are my four children.

Your Opinion: Prescription costs questioned

Published Nov. 18 2017

The other day I went to get a prescription filled, a prescription that I have been using for several years.

Your Opinion: Gun violence based on politics, not evidence

Published Nov. 18 2017

I am aware that gun violence is a highly debatable issue and the talking points about gun violence don't square...

Your Opinion: Social and ethnic composition versus academic achievement

Published Nov. 18 2017

The News Tribune weighed in on recent ACT test results indicating Helias, Calvary Lutheran, and Blair Oaks high schools' test...

Perspective: Eastern Cole County steeped in history

Published Nov. 18 2017

As Cole County presiding commissioner, I have been going out for drives in the county to discover, and rediscover, our...

Our Opinion: Now's a good time to take that nostalgic Amtrak trip

Published Nov. 18 2017

With gas prices on the upswing and the holidays approaching, it may be a good time to consider taking an...

Perspective: Thankful for Missourians' generosity this season

Published Nov. 17 2017

With what seems was just a blink of the eye, November is in full swing, and families are setting their...

Your Opinion: Happy to pay school property taxes

Published Nov. 17 2017

I read with interest the letter on Thomas Ault on Nov. 15 concerning school taxes.

Your Opinion: Climate change is not political

Published Nov. 17 2017

Climate change is not political, but do not take my word for it.

Our Opinion: Outwitting lazy criminals: It's not hard

Published Nov. 17 2017

Thieves have been wreaking havoc on car owners over the past week, breaking into vehicles and stealing valuables.