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Your Opinion: More to do on Missouri Boulevard

Published Jul. 10 2016
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As every driver, pedestrian and bicyclist who attempts to navigate Missouri Boulevard knows, it is not a safe street.

Your Opinion: Redirect tax money

Published Jul. 10 2016
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In the July 3 News Tribune, an article stated Public Works needed $15 million for repairs to the Jefferson City...

Your Opinion: 'Interview' questions

Published Jul. 10 2016
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With all the calls for everyday police officers to wear body cams, why would our FBI "interview" Mrs. Clinton without...

Your Opinion: How many deceptions?

Published Jul. 10 2016
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Obama wrote that his father's dream was to punish America and Great Britain for colonizing other countries especially Africa.

Your Opinion: Ad focuses on biblical values

Published Jul. 10 2016
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I'm writing to comment on the advertisement by Hobby Lobby "Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord" published...

Your Opinion: What's become of decency?

Published Jul. 10 2016
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What has become of the high morals and decency that had existed in in this once great country where we...

Your Opinion: Downtown group, leaders praised

Published Jul. 10 2016
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Thank you for the article last week by Gerry Tritz about the leadership of the Downtown Association.

Our Opinion: Contemplating 'big picture,' and stepping back

Published Jul. 9 2016
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Has the time come to re-evaluate Jefferson City's 29 boards and commissions?

Perspective: Better way to respect the Constitution

Published Jul. 9 2016
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This week's bulletin focuses on the fourth part of the Better Way series which expresses the importance of the government...

Your Opinion: TIF opposed

Published Jul. 8 2016
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I have been following the TIF proposal by the Puri Group in Jefferson City. It was voted down by the...

Your Opinion: Take steps on climate change

Published Jul. 8 2016
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In a recent letter, Nelson Otto discredited Dr. Michael Urban's statements about climate change because Urban is a geography professor.

Your Opinion: Response on flying the flag

Published Jul. 8 2016
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In response to Rebecca DeLong about lowering the flag of the United States, I feel that we need to make...

Our Opinion: Grim reality of budget withholdings

Published Jul. 8 2016
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The unenviable task of withholding state budget allocations again has been completed by Gov. Jay Nixon.

Our Opinion: Busy corridor getting needed attention

Published Jul. 7 2016
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The busy corridor of commercial activity that is Missouri Boulevard is getting some well-deserved attention this week.

Your Opinion: Supreme Court rulings infuriate conservatives

Published Jul. 7 2016
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Conservatives are so adorable when they are furious. Their jaw starts to quiver and the lower lip comes out; it's...

Your Opinion: Response to 'Alarming trends on immigration'

Published Jul. 7 2016
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This is a response to misinformation in the letter, "Alarming trends on immigration," published June 26.

Your Opinion: Candidates' failings

Published Jul. 6 2016
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I have seen a lot of elections in my life but this one is the most bizarre I have ever...

Your Opinion: Flawed logic

Published Jul. 6 2016
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I found Ms. Sullivan's July 3 letter to the editor very helpful although I found the logic to be flawed.

Your Opinion: Flag policies

Published Jul. 6 2016
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In response to the AP story which ran in the News Tribune on "Are we overusing the tribute of flying...

Our Opinion: Backlogged stormwater issues emerge

Published Jul. 6 2016
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Jefferson City has a $15 million problem that remains largely unnoticed, except in neighborhoods where it literally has erupted.

Our Opinion: Unified by the freedom to disagree

Published Jul. 3 2016
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This Independence Day compels us to ask questions about who we are as Americans and as a nation.

Your Opinion: County appeases speeders

Published Jul. 3 2016
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I notice in your paper that the Cole County commissioners approved some speed limit changes.

Your Opinion: Reject TIF proposal

Published Jul. 3 2016
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The Truman Hotel TIF was voted down recently by the members of the TIF Commission. They did the right thing....