The Department of Defense's decision to stop supplying federal firefighting equipment to states on the grounds that the equipment does not meet emissions standards is ill-timed.
A rare respite from the heat in July seemed to put everyone in a better mood. Executive Editor Tom Warhover imagines the perfect story to go along with the perfect week.
Nora Dietzel's experience as a deputy in the Boone County recorder of deeds' office make her the best candidate for the job.
Accessible and affordable public transit is good for all of Missouri. So why does the state largely ignore and underfund it?
Careful reading of the bill that allows the use of cannabis extract to treat epilepsy shows that it sets up the regulatory framework for dealing with medicinal marijuana, now legal in 23 states.
It is time we remove the radical right from office and move in moderates and Democrats who will be willing to work across the aisle to return to their homeland those who are here illegally and to help stop the overflow of unaccompanied children sent by their parents to achieve a better life.
Finley Gibbs is an expertly qualified and very deserving candidate for Boone County Associate Circuit Judge. He’s exactly the type of person you would want on the bench — a balanced, thoughtful man who knows the law in depth
Highway and bridge building and repairs should be paid for by the people and businesses that use them. If MoDOT needs more money, we should increase tax on fuels.
The wording of the Right to Farm Act raises questions about whom the proposed law protects: Missouri farmers or big ag?
David Wallace's home and yard became a major staging area for crews working to get the power lines back up. He expresses his gratitude for the work the teams did in the aftermath of the July 7 storm.
This year's legislative session provided many more examples of partisanship at its worst, leading to bad law in some cases and failure to get necessary work done in others.
A number of farmers in Kansas, Missouri and other states are concerned that a pending clarification of the federal act will require them to give up some of their current farming activities or seek the EPA’s permission for how to handle water runoff on their lands.
Many African-American professionals are a part of the perpetration of injustices against low-income disenfranchised members of their own culture.
Between Memorial Day and Labor Day 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 1,000 people were killed in crashes involving teen drivers and more than 550 of those fatalities were teens.
Sen. Claire McCaskill has turned a spotlight on sexual violence at colleges and universities. She is working on legislation to help clarify overlapping sex-crime laws and strengthen campus disciplinary proceedings.
Monday's storm wasn't the roughest event in Columbia's weather history, but that didn't stop it from knocking out power in the west.
The economy added 288,000 jobs this past month and 2.5 million jobs in the past 12, the fastest annual growth since 2006. Still, there are factors that are perhaps cause for worry.
Thanks in part to the Humane Society of the United States, and real hunters who were offended by the lack of "fair chase," Internet hunting is now illegal in Texas and most other states, including Missouri.
Regardless of one's perspective on the death penalty, all should concur our society is ill served by executing the wrongly convicted.
The United States is facing a flood of children seeking safety from violence in their countries. They may be here illegally, but they are still children and deserved not to be treated with such ugliness.