Neosho Daily News - Neosho, MO
Updated at 4:11 PM

Well, last week lived up to our expectations! We held a workforce hearing on Monday and thoroughly vetted two paycheck protection proposals. They were voted out and sent on to the select committee for their approval before getting on the House calendar. Monday evening the select committee met to re-open the hearing on Rep. Curtis’s Right to Work bill for construction unions only. We heard an additional two hours of testimony and then voted it out along with Rep. Burlison’s and my...

Posted at 3:00 PM

Here comes the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, again. The precious, obscure breeds (Coton De Tulear?), the unctuous TV commentary, the poorly dressed trainers running in circles. And yet we watch.

Updated at 2:13 PM

Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine — fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last...

Updated at 12:38 PM

The official sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law may be over, but leading congressional Democrats say millions of Americans facing new tax penalties deserve a second chance.

Updated at 12:26 PM

Oh, the glory of turning from catchers to first basemen as part of a fantasy baseball season preview. Last week, I trudged my way through backstops in a fruitless treasure hunt, hoping to find someone who can do anything, and I now move 90 feet down...

Updated at 12:20 PM

Every once in a while, I will see things that inspire me in choosing a topic for my column. Last week, I was sitting at a stop light watching a gentleman with a leaf blower trying to clean up his sidewalk on a day when the wind was blowing over 15...

Updated at 11:59 AM

When you really dissect mankind, there are a few things that we all have in common that transcend race and ethnicity and religion we all eat; we all drink; and we all sleep.

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