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Updated Jul 13, 2016 at 1:52 PM

“I don’t wanna kill you! What would I do without you? No, no, no. You … you complete me!”— The Joker to Batman in the movie “The Dark Knight.”They need each other, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Neither would stand much of a chance without the presence of the other on the ballot.

Posted Jul 9, 2016 at 3:45 PM

The best start to curing America’s current woes starts with hearing our neighbors, and striving to achieve greater understanding.

Updated Jul 7, 2016 at 1:18 PM

“Only facts matter, and the FBI found them here in an entirely apolitical and professional way,” was the way in which FBI Director James Comey wrapped up his extraordinary statement accusing Hillary Clinton and her staff of being “extremely careless...

Updated Jul 6, 2016 at 3:21 PM

In the middle of the last century, as Americans took to the highway in record numbers, the statistics on lives lost in auto accidents set records as well. By 1972, more than 54,000 people were killed on the road.

Updated Jun 29, 2016 at 2:35 PM

The eighth investigation of the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi ended like all the many investigations targeting Hillary Clinton over more than two decades. Millions in taxpayer dollars were spent with next to nothing accomplished.

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 1:04 PM

Once again, mass violence has taken the lives of innocents, this time at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Posted Jun 11, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Going quietly into the night, the Missouri Legislature ended its 2016 session one month ago, with far less chaos and calamity compared to 2015.

Updated Jun 10, 2016 at 11:56 AM

The U.S. Supreme Court has given landowners a way to fight back if they feel government bureaucratic decisions are unfair or flawed.That is good news.

Updated Jun 5, 2016 at 12:41 PM

First responders are always on call. They miss holidays, birthdays and other important life events to make sure the community is safe, that people are healthy, and that property is unharmed.

Posted May 29, 2016 at 9:00 AM

We hope more people from the community will take time out of their mornings to join the American Legion in Memorial Day events.

Posted May 1, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Hansen’s decision is about not using the state’s supreme guiding document, the constitution, as a social weapon to ingrain divisions among the Show-Me State’s people.

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