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Your Opinion: Helpful officers serve as example of majority

This is an example of the unsung majority of law enforcement officers who try to serve and protect the public.

Your Opinion: Ongoing war for soul of America

Due to the constraints of the 400-word maximum it has become necessary to limit the news items describing recent actions against Christian biblical morality to just three that I’m aware of occurring in America without any included quotes.

Your Opinion: Social Security complex, but not in crisis

Complex public issues are seldom discussed clearly by the media. Politicians obscure these issues to get votes from misinformed voters.

Our Opinion: Time to submit ideas for Capitol time capsule

News Tribune editorial

What do you want archaeologists of the future to “dig up” about our lives today?

Perspective: Summer is a time for educators to assess past, look ahead

At Jefferson City High School, the other principals and I have already had some serious discussions about how we will prepare for the 2015-2016 school year.

Our Opinion: Watch for highway striping operations

News Tribune editorial

Motorists soon may encounter the equivalent of a “wet paint” sign as they travel Missouri’s highways.

Perspective: Nominations open for military academies

As your representative in Congress, I meet with residents of the 3rd District on a daily basis, vote on bills on the House floor, and attend Financial Services and Small Business committee hearings.

Our Opinion: ‘To boldly go’ forward on I-70

With a nod to “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry, a Missouri transportation commissioner wants I-70 “to boldly go where we have not gone before.”

Poll: Most back legal status for immigrants in US illegally

A majority of Americans support allowing immigrants living in the country illegally to stay and be granted legal status, according to a new poll released Thursday.

Your Opinion: Media ignores bowling tourney

Jefferson City was privileged to host the Missouri State USBC Youth Bowling tournament at Capital Bowl over five weekends, bringing approximately 1,000 youth to our city to bowl in this prestigious event.

Your Opinion: A 4-wheeler is not a ‘toy’

On June 1 a friend from my past buried one of her grandchildren.

Our Opinion: Summer reading stimulates lifelong learning

Lifelong learning is, among other things, a free gift.

Analysis: NSA bill barely touches the agency’s vast powers

The surveillance law enacted this week stands as the most significant curb on the government’s investigative authorities since the 1970s.

Your Opinion: Liberal hand-outs used to ‘buy’ votes

Obama is at it again. Once again we see the policy of liberals, don’t look at anything except the “free” stuff we will hand you if you continue to re-elect us.

Your Opinion: Restrictions unfair to Guard members

Today FoxNews reported a disturbing story that I felt should get more attention.