Monthly Archives: November 2015

Thanksgiving Proclamations

President Barack Obama designated Thursday, November 26, 2015 this year as a National Day of Thanksgiving. First proclaimed 226 years ago  George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation in October 1789 set aside the 26th of November that year for …a day of public thanksgiving and … Continue reading

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Federal Law and Sanctuary

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) joined 43 fellow Democrats and one Republican (Kirk, R-IL) on October 20 to vote against the Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act that required 60 “Yea” votes to pass. If enacted, the law would have withheld “…certain federal funding from states … Continue reading

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Missourians prepped for legal marijuana

To date, Missouri’s Secretary of State has approved two initiative petitions to legalize marijuana for medical, commercial and recreational use. Each requires approximately 160,000 valid signatures. The filing deadline for signed petitions to qualify for a place on the November 2016 … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

At 11 a.m. on November 11, 1918, Germany signed an armistice with the Allies, officially ending World War I.   President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 designated November 11 as Armistice Day, a holiday for reflection on the sacrifice and service … Continue reading

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USMC celebrates 240 years – November 10, 2015

Happy birthday to all current and former members of the United States Marine Corps. The few, the proud, the Marines …  once a Marine, always a Marine —  well-known mottos. A family spirit binds Marines to one another in the field and … Continue reading

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Lincoln Post office reopens

Monday morning, November 2, 2015, the Lincoln, Mo. post office reopened to the public. A fire on May 10 this year, as reported in the print and online editions of the Enterprise, had devastated the building’s interior. More work remains to … Continue reading

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