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Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 10:04 PM

Lanna UlticanBlue SpringsTo the editor:On Friday, people around the world will take part in World Population Day to raise awareness about population issues. But here in the United States, we don't talk enough about the specific effects our exploding numbers have on wildlife, the planet and our own future.There are more than 7 billion people on the planet, and we´re adding 227,000 more each day. Every eight seconds another person is...

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 10:02 PM

Regina SpaydKansas CityTo the editor:A man, John Middleton, is scheduled to be executed on July 16 because of a terrible crime he committed in 1995. While I do not justify his actions, I do not believe...

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 9:58 PM

Richard McKieIndependenceTo the editor:I am running for 3rd District Jackson County legislator, and I seek your vote. I believe in the Constitution and our Lord Jesus Christ. I seek to follow their...

Updated Jul 8, 2014 at 9:55 PM

Roland SneedBlue SpringsTo the editor:I rarely get mad, but the political cartoon in the July 1 Examiner got my blood boiling. It shows Speaker of the House John Boehner saying “Who does he...

Updated Jun 27, 2014 at 5:05 PM

In my 23 years in K-12 education in Missouri, I’ve seen plenty of change, for good and bad. One of the areas where change is overdue is in STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – education.These subjects are...

Updated Jun 23, 2014 at 6:44 PM

Edwin WoolseyWillow Springs, Mo.To the editor:Many of your readers, who are retired educators from the state of Missouri, need to be forewarned to prepare for another fight to protect their meager...

Updated Jun 23, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Stanley RobinsonPrinceton, Mo.To the editor:A recent AP article by David A. Lieb highlighted the differing opinions held by Gov. Jay Nixon and Sen. Mike Kehoe on the proposed...

Updated Jun 23, 2014 at 6:40 PM

Wayne WagnerIndependenceTo the editor:The biggest error early on was barring Medicare from the ability to push for drug discounts as Medicaid and the VA system can. These discounts would save billions of dollars. To force...

Updated Jun 23, 2014 at 6:37 PM

Happy memoriesfrom Vaile MansionEarlena FinkenIndependenceTo the editor:When I was reading about the Vaile Mansion on North Liberty Street, it reminded me of the many times my...

Updated Jun 23, 2014 at 6:24 PM

Earlena FinkenIndependenceTo the editor:When I was reading about the Vaile Mansion on North Liberty Street, it reminded me of the many times my mother, Josephine Smith Ebeling, during the 1970s, would...

Updated Jun 17, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Marvin SandsIndependenceTo the editor:The ridiculous Senate Bill 509, which benefits the rich and powerful in Missouri, was strongly encouraged by Rex Sinquefield of St. Louis. The bill was vetoed by...

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