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Neosho Daily News - Neosho, MO
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Updated at 9:29 PM

Pending its admission into the Union, Missouri’s first seat of government was in 1820 in St. Louis. The first building to be occupied as a state capitol was the Mansion House at Third and Vine. It was here that the constitution convention for the prospective state of Missouri was held.

Updated at 9:25 PM

Taxation without representation was the overwhelming concern of the 13 colonies in June 1776. In England, King George III and the British Parliament were forcing higher taxes on residents of the colonies.

Updated at 9:20 PM

Among my first memories surrounding July Fourth celebrations were the early mornings of going to pick blackberries that grew on the back 40 of our southern Missouri farm.

Updated Jun 29, 2015 at 11:17 AM

I hate to say this because my brother Bill is in the sign business, but Iíve come to believe there are just too many signs in our lives. Letís take a little trip down the road and see what messages may be out there competing for our attention.

Updated Jun 28, 2015 at 1:40 AM

One of the main parts of my job description as managing editor of the Daily News is to get out and cover the community. That’s easier said than done with a small staff and a newspaper to put out five days a week, but I’ve made it a top...

Updated Jun 28, 2015 at 1:37 AM

I lost some friends recently, most of which I had not seen in quite a while.

Updated Jun 28, 2015 at 1:18 AM

Friends of the Neosho National Fish Hatchery do what they do best. Their service and assistance includes raising funds for things the hatchery doesn't have in its budget, including lots of physical work and manual labor.

Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 11:17 AM

You can learn a lot about a person by which cheap sticky defacements they attach to their vehicles. Some bumper stickers are preachy. Some are funny. But my favorite are always the political bumper stickers.

Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 9:08 AM

Confrontation plays a significant role in every criminal trial. Not the yelling, threatening, finger-pointing conduct we have grown accustomed to when we hear the word confrontation. The Sixth Amendment provides that an accused has the right to...

Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 8:38 AM

The intense conflict between the European Union (EU) led by Germany and heavily indebted Greece continues. On June 22, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras proposed concessions involving more taxes. On June 25, Greeceís government rejected...

Updated Jun 26, 2015 at 2:09 AM

My weeks and weeks of wishing for summer weather finally has been rewarded. What a change we’ve seen over the past week.

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