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Seeks Donations for Thanksgiving Dinner

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“We Snooze — We Lose” — Apathy Reigns

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Freeways to Byways

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What to do about transportation? Specifically, highways, new and old. Transportation funding isn’t meeting today’s needs. People don’t like ne…

There’s Some Concern . . .

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The Franklin County Area United Way has been through this before — having some concern about reaching its goal by the end of the official camp…

Questioning a Giant

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At a newspaper meeting in Washington, D.C., several years ago, one of the speakers was the legendary Ben Bradlee, once the editor of the Washi…

Photojournalism Hall of Fame

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The 10th annual Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame induction ceremony was bittersweet. 

Texting Bans

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There now are seven municipalities in metro St. Louis that have adopted a ban on texting while driving. Lake St. Louis is the seventh.

Battleline — Rams are Making Strides

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If the Kansas City Royals can make the World Series, anything is possible, right?

Need Resolve of Dr. Weideman on Board

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To The Editor:I’ve kept abreast of the current controversy of the Union R-11 school board and Dr. Virgil Weideman.

For Political Junkies, This Book Is for You

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If you like insider politics ad nauseam, this book is for you. The title is “Blood Feud,” or the Clintons vs. the Obamas, by Edward Klein, aut…

Final Program Here

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The 10th annual induction program at the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame will be held in Washington Thursday evening. It will be the las…

Memorials Take Time

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Earlier this month, a new memorial in Washington, D.C., was dedicated. It is the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial. It is located n…

Correct About Closed Board Sessions

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To The Editor:I do not always agree with Virgil Weideman, but he is correct about special issues being discussed in closed session.

What I Used to Hate to Hear

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To The Editor:First of all, I did not come up with the content on my own. I don’t know who came up with these statements but they really rang …

Successful Book Sale

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To The Editor:The Friends of the Washington Public Library held another successful book sale in September. Over $3,000 was raised for the library. 

Sunshine Law Violation

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The hope here is that the Union R-XI Board of Education will move beyond the flare-up with one of its board members over the Sunshine Law.

No on Amendment 3

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While there are four proposed state constitutional amendments on the Nov. 4 ballot, the backers of one of them have already thrown in the towel.

TV Media Notified Before Protests

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To The Editor:There is no doubt there is discrimination in our society. Not just African-Americans. Those with weight, looks and mental proble…

Attorney General Has Feet of Clay

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To The Editor:I love a joke. I enjoy your cartoons. But, I do not like for our nation to be used by a joker for political gains.

Says Law Unjust, Should Be Repealed

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To The Editor:Is anyone reading this out there married to or thinking about marrying a Missouri certified public schoolteacher? Warning! 

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