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Your Opinion: Inefficient federal funding folly

Published Oct. 7 2016

The News Tribune recently reported that Jefferson City received $262,865 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Our Opinion: Drop the hyperbole and debate issues

Published Oct. 7 2016

Debate topics must not be confused with debate conditions.

Your Opinion: The lapdog media and Hillary

Published Oct. 6 2016

Hillary has received an endorsement from one of her proud supporters John Bachtell the national chair of the Communist Party...

Your Opinion: 'Protest vote' equals wasted vote

Published Oct. 6 2016

The electoral system in the United States, as it actually exists, will offer 145 million or so voters exactly three...

Our Opinion: Share the road with farmers during harvest

Published Oct. 6 2016

Farming is an integral part of Missouri's history, economy and prosperity, but it is not without its dangers.

Your Opinion: More voices in debates

Published Oct. 5 2016

I am happy to read about recent political debates. I am happy to read about the inclusion of third-party candidates,...

Your Opinion: JCPS actions questioned

Published Oct. 5 2016

Sometimes Jefferson City Public School actions and expenditures defy logic. Leadership of the School Board doesn't seem to want transparency.

Your Opinion: A neighborhood at risk

Published Oct. 5 2016

The Roland Street neighborhood in Jefferson City is a stable neighborhood of retirees and young families. We are property owners,...

Our Opinion: Choices create opportunities for leadership

Published Oct. 5 2016

Too many choices can be a recipe for inaction.

Our Opinion: Challenges in addressing mental illness

Published Oct. 4 2016

Although progress has been made, mental health professionals continue to face the challenge of replacing stigma with hope.

Our Opinion: Message of faith included in interaction

Published Oct. 2 2016

Large problems — including high crime and incarceration rates — sometimes must be addressed on an individual basis.

Your Opinion: Support for Puri Group TIF proposal appreciated

Published Oct. 2 2016

I would like to thank Jefferson City Council members Ken Hussey, Laura Ward, Erin Wiseman, Glen Costales and Larry Henry...

Your Opinion: Don't play politics with women's health

Published Oct. 2 2016

Earlier this year, Missouri lawmakers decided to play politics with women's health when they pushed through legislation (HB 2011) that...

Your Opinion: Why the increase in food stamp recipients?

Published Oct. 2 2016

If the economy is doing so great why did we have over 43 million food stamp recipients in June 2016?...

Your Opinion: Seminars provide information on activities

Published Oct. 2 2016

If you avoid the seminars that disseminate information, how can you possibly deny what is going on in your country?

Your Opinion: Response to trio of letters

Published Oct. 2 2016

The Sept. 25 Op-Ed pages show that Jefferson City is a microcosm of the nation. As the election nears, the...

Perspective: Let scripture temper political dialogue

Published Oct. 2 2016

As the nation's presidential campaign moves into its final weeks, perhaps it's time to take a collective, national breath and...

Perspective: Helping veterans, a veto override and more

Published Oct. 2 2016

It seems like September came and went in the blink of an eye. Fall has officially begun and even though...

Our Opinion: Good and bad news on safety belt use

Published Oct. 2 2016

A recent survey on Missouri safety belt use yields proverbial "good news and bad news."

Our Opinion: A healthy initiative for students

Published Sep. 30 2016

Diet, nutrition and health create a dynamic that is evolving on local and national levels.

Our Opinion: Volunteer to help make connections

Published Sep. 29 2016

How can you help the homeless? Project Homeless Connect has made it easy; all you need to do is volunteer three...

Our Opinion: Ease rules on presentations to school board

Published Sep. 28 2016

Listening is a learning opportunity that extends to education officials.

Your Opinion: Parks agency praised

Published Sep. 28 2016

We live in an era where we have many worries and big problems. Sometimes, we overlook the good that others...