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Updated at 11:42 AM

It’s been three weeks now since we lost an hour to embark on another round of daylight saving time. I’m just beginning to get used to it. Every time my wife asks if I’ve done something she asked me to do earlier, I explain that I’d have gotten to it already but for that hour we never had. I know we pushed the clocks ahead March 8, but that means we’re still running an hour behind.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 7:29 PM

It is no secret that America has the finest fighting force this world has ever seen. When those brave military men and women return from service, it is our duty to provide them with the benefits they have earned and deserve.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 6:49 PM

What we did not tell you last week was that the initial responder at the scene was Brandy Baker who is a paramedic with Phelps county Regional Medical Center. Brandy was off duty at the time of this incident and just happened to be pulling into the...

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 6:05 PM

Since Mother’s Day on May 10 is our last frost date for south central Missouri USDA Zone 5A and B, it is time to start planting seeds. It may be easier to buy seedlings but you can save a lot of money, and get more variety, by starting your...

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 6:03 PM

At the March 16 Rolla City Council meeting, pastor Chuck Whitmire concisely and compassionately laid out some concerns about the St. Pat’s Week celebration. Do you think his comments will encourage the city and the university to take some...

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 9:41 AM

Republicans hailed the budget resolutions released this week by the House and Senate as a blueprint for addressing the urgent problem of what to do for the poor and middle class once they become rich.

Updated Mar 27, 2015 at 8:44 AM

A Pennsylvania police officer has been charged with murder in the death of a man who sped away after the officer noticed he had an expired inspection sticker on his vehicle. When the officer caught up with the man he attempted to flee on foot.

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 4:50 PM

The mandated school treatment of bullies throughout America may seem appropriate but it does a disservice to the bullied when they graduate, drop out or commit suicide. Bullies have existed since Cain slew Able. You can’t legislate them out,...

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM

The House had an incredibly busy first half of the legislative session as members approved more than 90 bills that now await approval in the Senate.

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 9:38 AM

“The Four Tigers” is a shorthand label for the dynamic economies of East Asia which achieved strikingly rapid growth from the 1960s into the 1990s – Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan.

Updated Mar 25, 2015 at 12:26 PM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Warren Buffett.

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