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    Like most Americans watching the endless reality TV presidential campaign of Donald Trump, I've discovered the secret to Trump's success on the campaign stump. It has nothing to do at all with sterling qualifications, superior grasp of national security issues or stunning displays of logic. …

      Donald Trump is on his way to being an authority figure. Some feel he's already there. When nominated, he will have the mantle of authority that comes from being the standard-bearer of one of America's two major political parties.

        Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is defiant. While the Kentucky Democratic primary results were being counted, Sanders wasn't there. He was in Carson, California, addressing a huge rally. "Let me be as clear as I can be ... We are in 'til the last ballot is cast," he said, getting a thunderous ro…

          Remember those Road Runner cartoons, where no matter what dirty tricks Wile E. Coyote used to catch the Road Runner, he would always end up frustrated while the Road Runner went "beep beep" and rocketed away? Recently, we've seen Donald Trump acting like the Coyote and going after Hillary Cl…

            Right now, businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump has no Republican rivals except himself.

              Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had blowout victories in New York this week. Understandably, each exulted in their triumph. Clinton said, "The race for nomination is in the home stretch, and victory is in sight."

              The decarbonized, electrified future envisioned by the Biden administration, state governments, automakers, utility companies and corporate sustainability goals depends to a huge degree on minerals and metals. Lots more lithium will be needed for car and truck batteries, as well as the big banks of batteries that are increasingly popping onto the electric grid to balance the […]

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              Anyone with a Missouri address can now request emergency contraception pills be shipped to them by mail, for free, under a pilot program launched Thursday by a health care nonprofit. Missouri Family Health Council Inc. launched the “Free EC” initiative using federal Title X funds for family planning programs. Missourians can request the pills through […]

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              Missouri public libraries survived a legislative fight over state aid but now face a new hurdle to obtain the money – they must certify to the Secretary of State that they have policies in place that put parents in charge of what their children read and see. The most likely response from libraries, leaders of […]

              The post Missouri rule takes effect putting library funds in jeopardy over ‘obscene’ material appeared first on Missouri Independent.


              The Shed Vapes has done it again. For the third year in a row, the business earned Best Parkland Vape Shop. The business also earned another award: Best Specialty Shop-Farmington.

              A New York City man, Theo D. Cooke, was arrested on May 23 on suspicion of identity theft at Belgrade State Bank in Potosi. According to a probable cause statement From Potosi Police Department, Cooke applied online for a $70,000 automobile loan using the identification information of a Cali…

              The Fredericktown Police Department recently introduced the community to its newest officer, "Balt" and his handler, Fredericktown native Officer Zach Boyer. 

              ST. LOUIS – A former Missouri prison guard pleaded guilty to federal charges Tuesday and admitted assaulting an inmate and possessing child pornography.

              After more than two years of offering shelter and resources to homeless people, East Missouri Action Agency Inc. (EMAA) recently announced it is closing its Uplift Overnight Homeless shelter on June 12.

              According to a news release issued Wednesday, Ste. Genevieve Police Chief Jasen Crump officially announced his plans to run for sheriff of St. Francois County in the August 2024 Republican primary.

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