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Everyone should honor the flag

 Posted on October 31, 2014 at 9:33 am

  Editor; I’ve been listening to local veterans talk every month about the way everyone ignores the flag at ceremonies and parades, so I watched at the last parade. As a child I was taught at school to stand and cover your heart with your right hand while saying the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. As a young adult I was taught that men remove their hats and cover

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     Posted on October 30, 2014 at 9:44 am

    U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

    Whatever your political persuasion, I think most Americans would agree that it’s important to have a voice in our government and that is why voting is such an important part of being an American. Our form of democratic government has served as a model for the world for more than two centuries. So many American lives have been lost protecting our freedoms, including the right to vote without fear or

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  • View from the Capitol, by State Rep. Ed Schieffer

     Posted on October 29, 2014 at 10:21 am

    Rep. Ed Schieffer

    As you are aware, the general election is coming up on November 4. Please do not take this for granted. Please vote! If you want, or need, to vote early, you can go to the courthouse and request a ballot. If you have special needs, you can get an absentee ballot or you can ask to vote in your car. Please contact the county clerk’s office, and she will be

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  • Blaine’s Bulletin, by U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

     Posted on October 23, 2014 at 9:30 am

    U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

    Many of us have a mother, sister, daughter or another loved one who has been diagnosed with, suffered from and fought against breast cancer. With Americans across the country observing Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to continue my ongoing effort to raise awareness about the critical need to prevent and cure this cancer. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, nearly one in eight women will be

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  • View from the Capitol, by State Rep. Ed Schieffer

     Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:55 am

    Rep. Ed Schieffer

    By now, all of you are aware of the general election coming up on November 4. Please vote! If you want or need to vote early, you can go to the courthouse and request a ballot. If you have special needs, you can get an absentee ballot or you can ask to vote in your car. You can contact the county clerk’s office and she will make arrangements to meet

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  • Blaine’s Bulletin, by U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

     Posted on October 17, 2014 at 10:57 am

    U.S. Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer

    Last week, the manufacturing companies and employees across the nation celebrated National Manufacturing Day. With that date in mind, I set off in my car to visit a couple of leading manufacturers in the 3rd Congressional District. My first stop was the General Motors plant in Wentzville. I was fortunate enough to be invited to participate in the launch of two new mid-size cars this plant will start building. The

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  • View from the Capitol, by State Rep. Ed Schieffer

     Posted on October 16, 2014 at 11:01 am

    Rep. Ed Schieffer

    Good news for Missouri and Lincoln County! On October 8, General Motors rolled out their Missouri-made, new mid-sized pick-ups, the GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado that are being built at the Wentzville plant. The Governor said the rollout marks another milestone in Missouri’s automotive comeback, facilitated by the Missouri Manufacturing Jobs Act, which went into effect four years ago this week. “Four years ago, we set out to lead the

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