Legislation should be written as simply and concisely as possible without any hidden tricks or hastily passed provisions.
In the end, it was a great game and the Mizzou fans were great folks.
In this new decade, let's try to remember that "we the people" are ultimately responsible for our problems and finding solutions to them.
Most football programs know and respect each others' traditions.
MU won't eliminate coal use overnight, Chancellor Brady Deaton says, but the campus has made considerable steps in that direction.
New beginnings let us leave behind old ways and habits and look ahead to a fresh start.
Marching Mizzou prevented the Navy Drum and Bugle Corps members from playing their alma mater.
One critic of the cell phone industry says a pandemic of brain cancer is forthcoming. Studies show now link between phone usage and cancer, however.
The recession wasn't an outright depression. Jobs and home prices took a dive, but it seems as if the loss has lessened. And, now, as the new year starts, it's beginning to look a bit more optimistic.
The promises of the 2008 presidential and congressional campaigns for health care coverage for all Americans seem to have shifted to a "win" for the Democrats. Republicans seem to have no idea what they want.
The moniker “context-free” could easily be used to describe the entire past decade, or at least the way society is trending. Look no further than the ubiquitous end-of-the-year/decade lists and retrospects currently plaguing the Internet.
I would like to be very clear: Tights are not pants. Those $10 black leggings found at Target are not pants. Lace footless tights are not pants. Jeggings (a combination of jeans and leggings, which also made it onto the New York Times list of 2009 buzzwords) are not pants. If the potential NotPants could be worn while playing Mercutio in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the NotPants are really not pants.
On Christmas Day, a Nigerian man attempted to blow up a plane en route to Detroit. The foiled terrorism attempt has thrust the issue of airport security into the spotlight again. Should see-through scanners be installed at airports to make it harder to bring dangerous materials onto a plane or would this infringe on individuals' privacy?
In the coming year, we should all try harder to make our country a better place to live.
Missouri voters have been asked to make decisions at the ballot that should have been made by legislators. And sometimes those decisions weren't always the right ones.
A Missouri law would makes it illegal to sell yellow margarine, andRep. Sara Lampe is working to repeal this law. Is the amount of time and resources that will go into repealing a virtually innocuous law worth the effort?
On-the-scene coverage of the game and related events will be online Tuesday and in print Wednesday.
The editorial, written in 1897, transcends any particular faith and speaks to all. It describes an aspiration for hope and wonder.
Here is some heartfelt appreciation to those in Columbia who make our community a better place to live.