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Updated at 4:13 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on the 4th of July.

Updated at 2:42 PM

Summer is here and so is the hot weather, but nothing we haven't dealt with before. I hope all of you have a safe and blessed summer.

Updated at 1:26 PM

According to Washington’s political pundits Donald Trump’s rise is a history making event that will change American politics and the Republican Party. To his backers he is the answer to “politics as usual,” that has failed the middle class and the...

Updated Jun 26, 2016 at 1:32 PM

Burlesque dancer Sally Rand was born Helen Gould Beck in 1904 in Elkton, Hickory County, Missouri.When Sally was a toddler, the family moved to Kansas City, where she got her first job in show business at age 13 as a chorus girl.

Updated Jun 26, 2016 at 1:31 PM

Scam phone calls are nothing new, but unfortunately, consumers still are sometimes tricked into believing them.

Updated Jun 26, 2016 at 1:30 PM

One afternoon almost 10 years ago, I answered the phone to hear, “Hello, this is Debbie _____ from Lifetime TV. May I please speak to Darla Noble?”

Updated Jun 26, 2016 at 1:28 PM

Seven years ago, Gov. Jay Nixon appointed me to the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission. It has been a wonderful experience. I will be forever grateful to the governor (and to the Senate who confirmed me) for the opportunity to work with...

Updated Jun 26, 2016 at 1:20 PM

‘Words have meaning’ and ‘actions have consequences,’ those are two sayings or quips that many of us have heard before. However, I can tell you when it comes to the U.S. Constitution and the expected conduct of elected...

Updated Jun 25, 2016 at 8:59 AM

Talk from R.D. Hohenfeldt's garden. Some things to know.

Updated Jun 25, 2016 at 8:54 AM

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign’s decision last week to revoke credentials provided to The Washington Post worries me...a lot

Updated Jun 25, 2016 at 8:47 AM

Britain just voted to leave the European Union and to many in this country, the news will be greeted with a yawn. It shouldn’t be.

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