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Your Opinion: Will we turn away refugees based on fear?

Some 4 million people have fled from Syria out of fear of being barrel-bombed by the Assad regime or beheaded by ISIS.

Your Opinion: Horstmann’s complaint ‘particularly distasteful’

As a card carrying member of the “Angry Old White Guys Society,” I found Mr. Horstmann’s tirade published Nov. 13 to be particularly distasteful.

Your Opinion: Medicaid expansion claims questioned

This letter is in response to the “Medicaid expansion needed” letter to the editor appearing in the Nov. 16 edition of the News Tribune, where Mike Sutherland was proposing that Missouri could expand its Medicaid coverage and net savings of at least $100 million per year in state general revenue dollars when the expansion is fully implemented.

Your Opinion: Coal is plentiful and dependable

Bob Watson’s article in the Nov. 14 paper concerning the Sierra Club’s urge to force Ameren to reduce coal use caught my eye.

Your Opinion: More Hillary Clinton scandals listed

Travelgate — Seven employees of the White House travel office were fired so that friends of the Clintons could take over the travel business.

Our Opinion: Wide spectrum of support lifts Boys & Girls Club campaign

The success of the local Boys & Girls Club capital campaign is a testament to the club’s widespread support throughout the community.

Our Opinion: Put safety on menu for Thanksgiving

News Tribune editorial

If you plan to be among the 47 million Americans who will travel at least 50 miles from home during the Thanksgiving holiday, Missouri public safety officials encourage you to be safe.

Perspective: A time to reflect on our blessings

While there are many challenging issues that need to be addressed at home and abroad, at this time of year, we pause as a nation to give thanks for the many blessings we enjoy as Americans.

Your Opinion: Speculating about property’s value

According to a recent Rebecca Martin News Tribune story “A major commercial development” is in the works in the City of Jefferson.

Your Opinion: Let science address climate

Everyone wants to reduce pollution but the pollution problem is as complicated as it is serious.

Our Opinion: Side effects may include …

When it comes to health care, who do you trust?

Your Opinion: MU urged to reverse decision

When the previous MU chancellor revoked the hospital privileges of the Columbia Planned Parenthood clinic physician, he put the women of Mid-Missouri in an untenable situation with regard to our right to self-determination.

Your Opinion: Stop influx of Mideast refugees

The acceptance of some refugees does not constitute penitence for the death and destruction caused by U.S. government foreign policies supporting actions that generated the said refugees.

Your Opinion: Lower trash rates applauded

Thank you City Council from both the residential and business customers of Allied Waste/Republic Services for getting us lower rates.

Your Opinion: Will Missouri accept refugees?

For the last two days the news is full of the terrorist attacks in Paris last week.