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Our Opinion: Patrol adopts cross-training for Lake area

Missouri law enforcement is adapting a concept from athletics.

Your Opinion: Story criticized for generalities

On April 9 an article titled “PSC looks for answers to unusual cases,” by Bob Watson, appeared in the News Tribune.

Your Opinion: Promote adoption, not abortion

I recently read that Planned Parenthood’s Columbia Center is no longer licensed to perform abortions.

Our Opinion: Collecting military memorabilia, and stories

The Missouri Society for Military History is on a mission.

Perspective: Needed, long-term salary study included in this year’s budget

It is hard to believe there are only five weeks left in the legislative session this year, but the calendar does not lie.

Our Opinion: Explore array of resources at the library

Are you neglecting a resource you’re already paying to support?

Your Opinion: Allow maximum public input before commission decision

With a decision looming on the fate of the old jail and sheriff’s residence, we have asked the county commission to hold a night meeting including a public hearing ....

Your Opinion: Pass bill to block false Medicaid claims

Imagine if we had legislators who did not understand the fundamental differences between going to the grocery store (something you do when you need to buy food), and going to the doctor (something you do when you’re sick).

Your Opinion: Accountability needed, not higher taxes

“Simply add another tax/surcharge” has become the mantra for every government both small and large.

Your Opinion: Don’t follow failed model

Here is an idea capturing the enthusiasm of our Legislature: Cut income taxes for Missouri citizens. Sounds good, doesn’t it?

Your Opinion: Where’s the senator?

Where in the world is Mike Kehoe?

Our Opinion: Time for a master plan, not an order for demolition

News Tribune editorial

We believe action is premature. In addition, we see no urgency or reason for haste.

Perspective: Why I voted for right-to-work

I voted for RTW for three reasons: freedom of association, anti-trust balance, and economic growth.

Perspective: Hammerin’ Hank hits home

Telling stories from the past is a great way to engage our children and to enrich their learning experiences.

Perspective: Protecting religious liberty

I felt compelled recently to re-introduce the Religious Liberty Protection Act that would block HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius from forcing employers and health insurers with religious or moral opposition to provide coverage of sterilization and contraceptive services.