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Death notices

Robert Bracker

84 of Springfield, passed away peacefully on November 21, 2022.


VOICES


OPINION: News is never ‘free’

Today, I’d like to respond to something I’ve heard from time to time over the past year: the idea that we should somehow make the news we publish “free.”

Letter: Vote No on Question 1 to protect ecosystem

OPINION | by Sue Skidmore, Springfield Life on Earth is complex with a complex system of overlapping ecosystems.  These basic ecosystems are our life support systems on Earth.  If we live in harmony with these life-giving systems, life on Earth will flourish.  If we abuse these natural systems with chemical poisons and pollutants, and/or intrusive development…


SPRINGFIELD LIFE



SCHOOLS & CHILDREN


Ashcroft’s controversial new rule on racy books adds to growing book ban discussions

IN-DEPTH | On Tuesday, a controversial new administrative rule from Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft will enter its next phase of implementation. The rule could block state funding for libraries that contain materials that appeal to the sexual interests of minors.  The administrative rule comes amid an increase in talk of banning books in…


economy & growth



elections


Galloway zoning challenge may or may not be done

“If we decide to sell the property after this election, there is nothing stopping another developer from buying the property, submitting demo permits, receiving those permits, and within a matter of a few weeks, clearing the site of those buildings.”


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