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Have the Cardinals lost their way?

This season, the Major League Baseball All-Star break seems like a welcome respite from the Cardinals’ craziness of 2018. Three days off is an act of mercy, like issuing an intentional walk to Dexter Fowler.

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Dysfunction in Wildwood

I live in Wildwood’s Ward 6, which has been my family’s “home place” since 1869. Until recently, the only time I’d ever spoken to Mayor Jim Bowlin was late last year when he appointed me to represent Wildwood on the University of Missouri Extension Council.

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Regarding Right to Work

If unions are so important to the success of states and their citizens, then why, over the last several years, are fewer and fewer states and their citizens requiring union membership in order to practice a trade? Why is the trend toward right to work? What is wrong with freedom? 

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Random Thoughts: A Community Conversation with Baylor Talcott

This week, West Newsmagazine talks with Wildwood resident Baylor Talcott, our summer intern. Talcott is a student at the University of Tampa double-majoring in journalism and new media production. He attended Eureka High, where he played football and baseball. This summer, he is coaching the Eureka JV Legion baseball team.

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