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After months of hard work and late nights, the 2021 legislative session is now over. Coming to a close on May 14, lawmakers in the State Capitol were able to pass some important pieces of … more
Collected from Missouri legislators from their final week of the spring 2021 General Assembly which concluded Friday evening. On May 12, St. Louis Cardinals baseball great Ozzie Smith visited the … more
To my Patients and Friends in Vienna and its surrounding communities, It is with a very heart that I must announce the closing of Capital Region Physicians-Vienna, formerly known as Vienna Family … more
To the Editor: Kudos to U.S. Representative Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) for taking a stance I thought extinct from today’s political circles: revering the truth more than personal political gain. And … more
To the Editor: I was happy to see the picture of Renee Terrill in your paper this week. I became acquainted with her in 2003, when my husband was a resident at Gerald Nursing Home. I became … more
It isn’t much of a creek in the summer, but miles above where it flows into an Ozark lake, you can find it bank full in the spring. There are lots of those kinds of creeks in the Ozarks. They … more
I am not going to call President Joe Biden a liar in this column. Let’s say that his advisors and speechwriters gave him wrong advice and he passed it on. Maybe they are ignorant of the … more
Mothers are the glue that hold our families together. They know just what to say to make bad news okay or good news even better, and they somehow have the ability to be both a source of comfort and … more
The end of the 2021 legislative session is fast approaching. With only the remainder of this week of session left, lawmakers are busy trying to get their priorities across the legislative finish … more
In 1937, after a series of rulings undercutting his New Deal legislation, President Franklin Roosevelt proposed expanding the Supreme Court to as many as 15 justices. His attempt to use brute … more
At 6 p.m. on Friday, May 14, the Missouri General Assembly will adjourn Sine Die. This means that our regular 2021 legislative session is over. As I listened to the floor debate on Thursday, I … more
One of the fascinating issues for the 2021 legislative session has been the idea of a tax increase. You would think such an idea would be dead on arrival in a Republican-controlled legislature. … more
LYONS, Neb.,— Across the country, states have been increasingly innovative in finding ways to integrate the goals of eliminating hunger and strengthening local food systems, according to a white … more
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., — Democrats and Republicans have different views about the importance of a free press, an independent judiciary, the Bill of Rights, and a potent Congress, according to a … more
It was two o’clock in the afternoon before we got to the lake, and it was up a few feet, as I expected it to be. The water was a little murky, but there was still a foot or so of visibility in … more
A quick search on the Internet gives us these ten popular activities to do with your family on Mother’s Day weekend. Sip Tea Enjoy brunch at a local restaurant Hop along a wine … more
To the Editor: I have been hearing from many a disgust for getting the covid vaccine. Excuses run the ranges of political views to fears of side effects. It has been almost 60 years ago, but I … more
After one of the most trying years in American history, the state of our union continues to improve. Many children are back in school, more Americans are being vaccinated every day, and our … more
This week, the Missouri Senate approved its version of the state’s operating budget for Fiscal Year 2022. Composed of 13 appropriations bills, the budget provides funding to a wide range of … more
This past week, I was invited into the office of the Speaker of the House. Speaker Rob Vescovo presented me with the Freshman of the Year award for my work as an advocate for conservation. At the … more
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