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Your Opinion: Cartoon steers readers from actual motivation

In his cartoon published in the June 25 edition of the News Tribune, Jim Dyke tries to steer readers away from the racial motivation of Dylann Roof’s murders in the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C.

Your Opinion: Grieving death of godly marriage

I woke up this morning with that heart sick feeling that I’ve experienced too many times in the past.

Your Opinion: Man makes mockery of God’s word

When did man decide to question God’s plan for mankind?

Our Opinion: Don’t spoil a time of celebration

The extended Independence Day weekend is intended to be a time of celebration.

Our Opinion: Observe law, safety tips for fireworks

We don’t mean to dampen anyone’s idea of fun, but discharging fireworks is illegal in Jefferson City and dangerous everywhere.

Your Opinion: Democratic leader’s remarks called ‘disingenuous’

I found the letter in your June 24 issue by Susan Cook, president of the Jefferson Democratic Club of Cole County, to be disingenuous.

Your Opinion: Response to Smith on Social Security

Mr. Smith, I am glad to see that you have abandoned your argument that you own your Social Security money.

Your Opinion: Federal weatherization program boondoggle

There now appears to be proof that the federal Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) appears to be yet another vote buying boondoggle foisted on us by the big spenders in D.C.

Your Opinion: Changing credit and debit card transactions

Missouri consumers and retailers should be aware of major changes that will occur this fall as tens of millions of credit and debit cards will be replaced in a national endeavor to provide more secure transactions.

Our Opinion: Leadership, stewardship of the courts

News Tribune editorial

As Mary R. Russell’s term as Missouri Supreme Court chief justice comes to a close, she deserves recognition not only for her role as the state’s top jurist, but also for her stewardship of the courts.

Perspective: Nixon pulls a Lucy on education

On Friday, Gov. Nixon vetoed House Bill 42, an education reform bill sponsored by Rep. David Wood, R-Versailles. In the process, he pulled a Lucy.

Perspective: Use of technology becomes more widespread in schools

You may have heard about how the Jefferson City Public School District is going to great lengths to make sure students have access to electronic devices and the Internet as a way of enhancing their learning.

Our Opinion: Wise veto of student transfer law

News Tribune editorial

We applaud Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of the “school transfer law.”

Perspective: Celebrating the Fourth of July

As families across the 3rd District prepare to celebrate the Fourth of July with food, fireworks and fun, we should also take the opportunity to reflect on the many rights and freedoms that we enjoy in our great nation.

Our Opinion: Law reflects fair solution on tip taxes

A state law signed Monday represents a victory for small business, particularly restaurateurs, and for fairness.