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With Earth Day coming on April 22, we have reduced our carbon footprint by curtailing travel and our thermostat. We recycle. But, we can do so much more by cutting our consumption of animal meat and milk products. Yes, that.

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The Junior College District of Metropolitan Kansas City, Missouri ballot will ask that you vote for or against attaching our local school districts to the junior college district.

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I am honored to endorse Anna Marie Martin for the Liberty Hospital Board. Anna Marie has lived in Liberty for 44 years, raising her family, owning a business and being an active part of our community.

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Congressman Graves' letter (in the March 18, 2021 Courier-Tribune) trashed the American Rescue Plan, a bill that is sending help and hope to a nation badly in need of both. He is disingenuous when he says this bill does nothing to solve problems. The nation’s support proves him wrong; 76% of…

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The upcoming City Council election gives Liberty the opportunity to choose an experienced community servant in Kelley Wrenn Pozel in Ward 2.

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Anna Marie Martin has the experience we need on the Liberty Hospital Board. In her 40-plus years of living in Liberty, she has spent over half of that in public service to this community, including the past six years as a hospital board member.

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On April 6, residents of the city of Liberty will be holding elections for city council. I am a resident of Ward 2, and as such, will have the opportunity to select from three very fine candidates for City Council. I write this letter to express my support and to encourage my fellow resident…

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Anna Marie Martin served on Liberty’s city council for 12 years. One of her great contributions of public service during that time was leading the effort to make Liberty a smoke-free city for employees at work and the customers who shopped locally. Anna Marie cares about public service and a…

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I write this letter in support of Lyndell Brenton's candidacy for mayor of Liberty. I have known Lyndell for many years, dating back to my days on the Liberty City Council. I saw him then and see him now as an ideal candidate for public service. He is intelligent, experienced, fair-minded and calm.

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While we have several good candidates for the Liberty Second Ward city council position, it is clear that Kelley Wrenn Pozel brings a wonderful perspective for the well-being of all citizens of Liberty from a civically-involved lifestyle with many roles/responsibilities. Her many experiences…

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Since his election as mayor in 2013, Lyndell Brenton has provided decisive and detail-oriented leadership to the city of Liberty. Always putting the community first, he combines sound judgment with imagination in formulating and executing his vision.

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On May 30, 2016, my life changed forever. After years of a brave struggle, my sweet husband, Councilman Jeff Moore, died of pancreatic cancer. Following his death, Mayor (Lyndell) Brenton asked me to assume Jeff’s seat on the Liberty City Council. I was honored to be asked and graciously accepted.

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Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. Have you gotten your gifts for that special someone yet? This Valentine’s Day, consider making it extra special by stopping into local shops for some unique gifts that will knock their socks off.

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In 2021, Missouri education faces a choice. Students are falling behind and current education methods are failing. Creative solutions are necessary to solve these new problems. Now, more than ever, parents need a say when it comes to their child’s education.

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Liberty is a truly special community. We blend small-town values, values we can be proud of, with big city scale and massive undertakings that always remember the little guy. We challenge the status quo. We build, we grow, we teach, and, most importantly, we never settle for being strangers.

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With the year of COVID barely behind us, we look forward to the new year and the customary resolutions to reduce personal weight and reduce time on social media. (We should also) reduce consumption of animal foods. Yes, that.

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