The 2012 presidential election showed that gender gap in voting does exist as men and women view issues differently.
As we live in the era of computer keyboarding, texting and emails, whether making penmanship a requirement in elementary school curricula is left as a question to many states.
Thousands of farmers looking for alternative ways to feed their animals this winter after one of the worst droughts in the nation's history dried up grasslands in much of the country.
The Missouri Department of Conservation reported the deer harvest, which ran from Nov. 10 through Nov. 20, was strong in the southern part of the state but lower than normal in the north.
The ban, known as Proposal 2 and approved in a state referendum in 2006, amended the State Constitution to "prohibit all sex- and race-based preferences in public education, public employment, and public contracting."
Madison Taliaferro, who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at age 2, had the surgery on Nov. 5 at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She recently was discharged from the hospital but has to stay in St. Louis with her parents, Desiree and Mike Taliaferro, for three months while doctors monitor her progress.
It is imperative that President Obama and his administration also continue to aggressively pursue civil penalties for the spill. BP said in a news release Nov. 15 that it will "vigorously defend itself against remaining civil claims."
The Missouri Tigers football team played the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday in College Station, Texas. The final score was Texas A&M 59, Missouri 29.