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How would America be different without the sacrifice of the American veterans?

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A FATHER FINDS FLAWS IN WAGES FOR DISABLED-SEE THE EDITORIAL IN THE NOV. 2 RICHMOND DAILY NEWS

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The legal age to use nicotine-based products, including e-cigarettes, is 18 in Missouri, which is too young for the use of all forms of nicotine products.

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The new eBay commercial should be viewed by everyone for what it is: a mean-spirited slap in the face to the nation’s mom-and-pop stores.

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The good intentions of lawmakers – from Congress to capitals in states as diverse politically as Texas and Washington – have paved a road to workplace hell for many of this nation’s disabled workers, and they put Ray County’s disabled workers at risk.

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Unlike in most states – including neighboring Kansas, Iowa and Illinois – failure to wear a seat belt in Missouri is a “secondary” rather than a primary offense.

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During my time as state auditor, Missourians have petitioned my office more than 30 times with the required signatures needed to conduct audits of local and county governments and various political subdivisions. In all of these circumstances government entities were responsive to our audit t…

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While meeting with area farmers, U.S. House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson brought up outstanding points, including the need to reallocate still-collected landline phone fees to improve rural broadband, but his most memorable comment involved food stamps.

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Missouri legislators approved $50 million in funding – beyond additional money for bridges – to create the Governor’s Transportation Cost-Share Program, which leans toward helping wealthier communities while shrugging off poor communities.

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Trump's flips and flops, President Donald J. Trump, Oval office, tax cuts, keeping track, inconsistancy

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Every pauper wishes to live like a prince in a castle, without paying castle prices – which is human nature in a society where all-pervasive television networks air unreality shows that suggest every American owns a house worth at least $500,000 and is filled with plush, modern furnishings.

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World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle died during the invasion of Okinawa in 1945. In his pocket was a draft of his last column, “On Victory in Europe.” He wrote, “The companionship of two and a half years of death and misery is a spouse that tolerates no divorce. Such companionship finally …

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Downtown Richmond businesses long have struggled with the problem of non-patrons parking in the best spaces in front of stores and leaving vehicles in place for hours and sometimes all day – a huge deal for owners trying to make ends meet.

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A three-judge panel of the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals made an absurd ruling regarding a truck and Fourth Amendment rights that should, for good reason, be challenged.

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There is nothing like being scrutinized in public to cause public officials to do their jobs better, and Auditor Nicole Galloway’s scrutiny of the Missouri Sex Offender Registry last year proves that point this year.

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The 50th Annual Ray County Fair is in the books and what a wonderful event for the community, with dozens of youths involved with 4-H and Future Farmers of America, adults competing in events and the elderly seeing the same things they did as children being carried on as traditions by their …

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The Ray County Commission made a sober and correct decision when members voted last week to contract with the Edgar Law Firm to sue those in the opioid industry who are responsible for this county’s health and crime-related suffering from opioids.

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Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat the their forefathers’ calamities. And though drawing comparisons to what happened decades ago is not always an accurate indicator of what comes next, similarities deserve attention. Here is one example...

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Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat the their forefathers’ calamities. And though drawing comparisons to what happened decades ago is not always an accurate indicator of what comes next, similarities deserve attention. Here is one example...

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Fellow-citizens: I am very glad to see you tonight. But yet I will not say I thank you for this call. But I do most sincerely thank Almighty God for the occasion on which you have called. How long ago is it? Eighty odd years since, upon the Fourth day of July, for the first time in the world…

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Nobody is blowing horns, shooting off fireworks and parading through the streets with a banner declaring we have reclaimed our name: The Richmond Daily News.

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Praise is justified for USDA’s plan to create new scientific facilities for the Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food and Agriculture in the greater Kansas City area.

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Once a safety valve that allowed those living in the lowlands on the south side to reach high ground on the north side in case of fast-rising flood water, the old Route 13 Bridge in Henrietta has been closed for years – a situation that needs a remedy.

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A detailed column written by The Richmond Daily News in July described what rare earth minerals are, pointed out that this country is too reliant on China for rare earth minerals and suggested the United States should mine abundant and easily accessible rare earth minerals available in this …

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Newspapers across Missouri daily prove their worth as trustworthy sources of information through writing everyday stories about how government does and does not operate, but on occasion they go above and beyond, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Tony Messenger did so with exceptional clarity…

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Should the Ray County commissioners join the St. Louis Prescription Drug Monitoring Program?

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Farmers in Ray County and across the Midwest are rightly worried by the Trump administration’s ill-timed, shoot-from-the-hip foreign trade policy. 

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There is little or no reason for Missouri Democrats to feel excited or more than passably interested in the 2020 presidential primaries.