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Letter: Let’s back tax relief across the board

To the Editor: Missouri lawmakers have returned to Jefferson City this month with a jam-packed agenda in tow. One issue that has the potential to dominate all the others in…

Letter: Salvation Army thanks Ray County residents for holiday generosity

To the Editor: We would like to thank you for your support of The Salvation Army of Ray County 2013 Seasonal campaign program. This Christmas, $14,996 was raised by bell…

Letter: News article on locker-room attacks overstepped limits of good taste

To the Editor: This is about your article on the front page of Jan. 2 (“H-C Locker room case back in court Jan. 8”). The most explicit language begins with…

Letter: Dirty nails worthy of respect

To the Editor: This past week our septic tank runneth over and had to be emptied. The man who came out to pump it out was an older man who…

Congressman’s View: As new year begins, let our goal be civility

By Congressman Emanuel Cleaver There is something about the holiday season that seems to inspire us with hope. Without a doubt, this is a time of year that can be…

Letter: Elected officials give in to Boeing’s ‘extortionist’ demands on new plane

To the Editor: Our Missouri state legislature amazes me. As reported all last week, members finally bowed down before the extortionists from Boeing. They are demanding $1.7 billion in tax…

Congressman’s View: With health care act, why not make fixes now, argue later?

By Congressman Emanuel Cleaver There is so much mud-slinging and myth-spreading swirling around the Affordable Care Act Washington that it’s hard to see what is real, and what is simply…

Learning the meaning of tearful response to JFK’s death

To the Editor: Regarding monumental events, the question is often asked, “Where were you when… ?” Well, I was sitting in Mrs. Violet Miller’s first-grade classroom at Mountain View Elementary…

Highest priority students, not curriculum

To The Editor: I feel the need to take issue with the Common Core article written by Dr. Mike Aytes that refers to Dr. Robert Marzano in the Nov. 26…

Common Core can help teachers do more to see students succeed

(Editor’s note: A week ago, Richmond resident Jill Noble wrote a letter to the editor focusing on the process that brought Common Core, a more stringent, national curriculum, to public…