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In My View

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If you’ve lived in Owensboro for any amount of time, you probably know that George “Bugs” Moran, the Chicago mobster whose gang was wiped out in the “St. Valentine’s Day Massacre,” lived on Littlewood Drive from November 1945 to March 1946.

Readers Write

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We’ll know what to expect if another carefully disguised “Patriot Rally” survives its planning stages. The latest involves a Muhlenberg County Agriculture Center and fairgrounds setting in September. While rumors fly as to the identities of guest speakers, rest assured that the primary tacti…

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I have voted Republican before, but probably never again. Former President Donald Trump worshipers, which include our two senators, think it is OK to lose the popular vote in 2016 and win the election, but also lose the popular vote and the electoral vote in 2020 and still win the election.

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U.S. Olympian Gwen Berry turned her back on the playing of the national anthem. She stated it did not stand for her and her people. With all due respect Ms. Berry, from 1775 to date, 1.8 million Americans have died in wars for your freedoms. A large part of those soldiers were African Americ…

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The Commonwealth of Kentucky is now experiencing the benefits of the American Rescue Plan that was passed by Congress in March. Even though this plan will provide much-needed support for all of our local schools and help businesses and local citizens, it is very unfortunate that not one of o…

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The U.S. is made up of a very diversified population. We have all kinds of races, genders, cultures, religions and lifestyles to make up this great country we call the United States. It's, in fact, a melting pot of humanity from all walks of life and from all nations. One thing the majority …

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At the beginning of a rebroadcast of episode two of the PBS documentary series "Rise Of The Nazis" that aired on WNIN Channel 9 at 9 p.m. Sunday, May 9, the narration begins with the words, "It's January 1933, and Germany has a new chancellor. He refuses to engage in the boring day-to-day de…

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The ability to control one’s own God-given path and destiny through life is one reason our country is exceptional, above the rest. American freedoms allow for the improvement of personal accomplishments and these virtues manifest themselves in these United States as practical benefits for th…

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After reading the policy statement on the editorial page, it is my understanding that the editorial board is responsible for all that is published on this page of the Messenger-Inquirer. Therefore, this letter is a question regarding the cartoon published March 6, 2021. It was a political ca…