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Your Opinion: Local influence on Yogi Berra’s career

Yogi Berra’a colorful comments went viral after his recent death.

Your Opinion: Constitutional, religious issues

In her letter published Sept. 24 Shirley Dawson had interesting questions and comments that I believe deserve reply.

Our Opinion: Share roads safely during harvest season

A fall harvest safety reminder from the Missouri Highway Patrol brought to mind a recent incident.

Your Opinion: Pope’s message and climate change

Scientists have been sounding the alarm about global warming since James Hansen, head of NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, studied the impact of rising levels of greenhouse gases in 1981.

Your Opinion: Change in facility’s focus deviates from needs

I am disappointed in the leadership on the future wellness/community building project and feel manipulated by both the JC Parks and Recreation board and LU.

Your Opinion: Appreciation expressed for Moving Wall experience

Thank you for your coverage of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall and especially for featuring some of our local Vietnam veterans.

Our Opinion: Mayor’s veto reflects reason and principle

Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin’s first veto was a statement of both reason and principle.

Your Opinion: Response to Hamilton on ‘Christian nation’

The Sept. 13 letters included a piece by Don Hamilton discussing Cal Thomas’ “Kingdoms in Conflict.”

Our Opinion: Memorial evokes moving experience

In the context of the the Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall, the word moving has a double meaning.

Your Opinion: ­With wealthy politicians, the rich get richer

All over the country Republican politicians are passing laws to inhibit minorities and other people from voting.

Your Opinion: Feds infringing on states’ rights­

Why does the state of Missouri and other states make laws? Why do we say you will be charged if this, that or the other? Why do we say you have to pay taxes?

Your Opinion: Heaping on more debt for our kids

Through the end of August the feds extracted $2,883 billion from us (over $122,000 every second of every day for nine months), another record high, an 8 percent increase over the record levels of 2014.

Your Opinion: Morality not on the decline

It would seem I have acquired another goat from Mr. Sampson. Several of his are in my herd.

Your Opinion: Taxpayers need voice on committee

For the past few weeks I have been reading articles in the News Tribune concerning the multipurpose building project.

Your Opinion: LU-city wellness center omits city residents

How interesting. We taxpayers are on the hook for 47.7 percent and $6.5 million for a facility we are not invited to use.