Opinion

How will America’s children remember events of 2021?

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This can be the year we scale up solutions that embrace a culture of health and expand family prosperity. Access to a good job, education, health and whole-family well-being are the foundations of family prosperity – as is an inclusive and expansive definition of family that honors the multitude of ways in which we live and care for one another.
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Hawley the Golden Boy? No. Just a tin horn blowin’ in the wind

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After the insurrection, and barbed wire-topped fencing and troops in Washington, D.C., for Inauguration Day, I reflected on Missouri’s 2018 Senate Republican primary. Republicans had a chance to pick a war hero, business owner, civic leader, family man and Christian author, Air Force Lt.

Nursing facilities do their best

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Nursing homes across the nation, and here in Ray and Clay counties, have endured the COVID-19 pandemic with varying degrees of success. Without a doubt, success would have been far greater if nursing home leaders had been warned early on by those in the know – as revealed in tapes from the Washington Post’s Bob Woodward – about the threat to life the virus represented.
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Tweeting while driving symptom of driver’s deeper issues

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“Dag-blasted nanny state ninnies!” A puff of orange dust settles in his hair as George Orwell Pother pries open the rusting door to his money-colored, green and gold 1990 Ford F-350 dually. He has far better vehicles, but he owns the dually “just to relate to my fans.” Across the yard, he sees his wife, Evankee, gangly arms