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Missouri lawmakers are once again engaged in deliberations on how to find more revenue for our state’s chronically underfunded transportation system.

I wrote months ago about how excited I was to now live near a bunch of fast-food restaurants that I hadn’t been around in a while.

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Last week I objected during the Joint Session count of electoral votes in order to have a debate on the issue of election integrity. My objection proceeded according to the letter of the statute, which specifically permits for objections and debate, and followed the traditions of Congress. I…

If you’ve seen my columns the past couple months, you might have noticed my wife and I have cut way back in our traveling.

Kimberly Scudder is an Army brat turned Army wife. The Fairbanks, AK, native is married to Jerry Scudder, a retired Army veteran, and together they own Scudder & Co. Coffee On Main, which they launched in 2019.

While born and raised in St. Louis County, Rick Hopp’s connection to Washington dates back to the 1800s when his family settled here.

On a mild Chicago afternoon on Oct. 20, 1924, the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team took the field against the Hilldale Daisies in the final game of the first Negro World Series. Tied at four games apiece, both sides pitched shutouts for seven innings, until Kansas City exploded for five ru…

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As a born-again believer, you carry in you the message this world needs ... the hope, power and love of God. Paul stated that God commissioned him to proclaim the Word of God in all of its fullness, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. (Colossians 1:24-29) Christ stated that He gave th…

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I need not tell you about how we have suffered and how much we have lost this year. It’s been unimaginably hard for all of us. Even those who are rugged and strong in spirit know a deep sadness as sickness, racial injustice, economic disparity and political divisiveness have created tension …

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America’s founding fathers were far from perfect. Perhaps the chief example of that is Thomas Jefferson. His contributions to America’s foundation are unmatched: governor, congressman, secretary of state, vice president and finally president. The Louisiana Purchase and Lewis and Clark happen…

Phillip James is general manager for WEG Transformers USA in Washington, where he is responsible for two factories producing power transformers, distribution transformers and the North America service team. A third factory in Washington is expected to begin production in the summer.

Tonya Stockhorst Webb was born and raised in Washington. A graduate of St. Francis Borgia Regional High School, she married Pete Webb in 1996. They have one child, Tanner, who is a senior at Missouri State, and a fur baby girl, Marlee. Next year she will celebrate her 16th anniversary workin…

The first coronavirus vaccine has been administered in England. Missouri is scheduled to receive more than 50,000 doses of the vaccine around Dec. 12. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar told Axios that every American will be able to get a coronavirus vaccine by the second …

The year 2021 marks the 200th anniversary of statehood for Missouri — Aug. 10, to be exact. Almost seven years ago, the 97th Missouri General Assembly put the State Historical Society of Missouri in charge of planning statewide commemorations of the bicentennial. Since that time, we have vis…

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