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Citizen Voices: Hope in 2017

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Welcome to 2017. It’s a year for Hope and Change! Here are 3 things that I am hoping will change: 1. Freedom of Speech: The first amendment will be understood by more people on the extreme left and right. The founders believed that Freedom of speech was so important that …

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Constituent reaches out to County Commissioners, little response, dialogue goes cold

Occasional TNN contributor and Northland community organizer Jason Withington recently reached out to Clay County Commissioners Ridgeway and Owen for a dialogue about issues at the Courthouse. He was concerned about the recent changes to the format of the County Commission meeting that was passed 2-1 at the end of …

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White man tortured in Chicago, forced to say ‘f**k white people’ and ‘f**k Donald Trump’

Special needs white man bound and gagged as a group of blacks taunt and torture. Disturbing video.. Full uncensored video here… Police will consider hate crime charges against assailants. Great point from Reason.com: “We ought to be a little skeptical of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s contention that Trump’s election …

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More Celebrities Whining About Trump

Sally Field, Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Wright, Rosie Perez, and a bunch of mildly famous people you’ve never heard of, have a message for members of Congress. They fail to understand… No one cares. Torture yourself with the video if you want. #StandUpForUS from Art Not War on Vimeo. Read more …

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Missouri State Senator Dan Hegeman – Balancing Competing Interests in Crafting Public Policy

Missouri State Senator Dan Hegeman represents parts of northern Clay County. This is his January 3, 2017 email newsletter. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these updates from legislators please click HERE. The public policy process is often a frustrating and difficult experience.  While there …

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Citizen Voices: Frustrations of Slip Holders Continue at Smithville Lake

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Don Milum is a resident of Clay County. TheNorthlandNews.com readers may remember that he was one of the individuals that spoke at length at the County Commission meeting back in May. To submit a Citizen Voices column please email your column to stories [at] TheNorthlandNews.com. Citizen Voices is your portion …

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Senator Roy Blunt – Helping Missouri Families

Senator Roy Blunt is the Junior United States Senator from Missouri. This is his December 23, 2016 email newsletter. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these communications from you elected officials please click here. With the holidays fast approaching, it’s an important time to pause and …

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Congressman Emanuel Cleaver – An Eventful Year

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver represents the fifth district in the United States House of Representatives. His district includes a portion of Clay County Missouri. This is his December 22, 2016 newsletter. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these communications from your elected representatives please click here. As …

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