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Your Opinion: Data shows Missourians prefer clean energy

I found it interesting in Congressman Luetkemeyer’s Aug. 15 perspective that he hears from so many of us who are in fear of EPA’s rule to clean up power plant emissions.

Your Opinion: Responses to recent letters

I thought of this moment in history reading the Aug. 15 Op-Eds; the Tinfoil Hat Brigade was heard from today.

Your Opinion: Opportunity to learn more about Islam

Some forms of Christian scripture have been incorporated into Islamic scripture. Muslims revere Jesus as a prophet.

Perspective: Nixon’s notes are worthless

NFL owners met in Chicago two weeks ago to discuss Los Angeles. Owners competing to move to the nation’s second-largest media market presented their plans. No decisions were made, but a few things became clear.

Perspective: Books about leadership share common components

In recent decades a tidal wave of information on leadership has been produced. The sources range from best-selling books to detailed academic studies.

Our Opinion: LU students volunteer to serve community

News Tribune editorial

Wearing shirts sporting the word “Service,” about 700 Lincoln University student volunteers performed a half-day of community services at various venues throughout the community.

Perspective: Acting to boost student success

Something that we can all agree on is that every child in every school deserves access to an excellent education. However, our country is falling short of achieving the goal of every child receiving a solid educational foundation.

Your Opinion: Blame for lack of labeling

I have been a beef producer in Missouri for over 20 years.

Your Opinion: Civil War aim unequivocal

Abraham Lincoln understood full well the ambiguity of the Union cause at the outset of the Civil War and arguments future generations may make regarding the crux of the conflict.

Our Opinion: ‘Drive sober,’ reduce risks, save lives

Drunk driving is no accident. It results from an impaired decision, and it causes accidents.

Your Opinion: An example of ‘conflict resolution gone wrong’

In response to Kristie Scheulen’s letter of Aug. 16 regarding the violence surrounding the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, I must first admit to being as unfamiliar with some of the aesthetic qualities of black culture as any other white person.

Your Opinion: Reaction to rally focusing on Confederate flag

Sunday’s front page article “Scores rally round Confederate battle flag” could have been entitled, “A Lighthearted Look at Celebrating a Flag that stood for Enslavement, and, post Civil-war, Oppression of Black Americans.”

Your Opinion: Dress code comments exemplify ‘rape culture’

The Kansas City Star reports that, on the heels of two state legislators having been exposed for sexual harassment and other improprieties with interns, among remedies being proposed by lawmakers themselves is a dress code for the interns.

Our Opinion: Let sensible, professional standards prevail

Having a common-sense dress code must remain separate from allegations of “victim-blaming” and “a culture that excuses sexual violence.”

Your Opinion: More capable leaders needed

Whether returning from abroad by cruise ship or airplane there is nothing more pleasing to this American citizen than seeing the beautiful red/white/blue American flag blowing in the breeze.