The Stupak Amendment is a controversial health care reform bill that could prevent private insurance companies from offering abortion coverage in the future, even though they currently do so.
We must educate ourselves and others to make the decisions that are best for society rather than allowing ourselves to be manipulated. We must take action to address the mess we face.
Missourian reporters and editors are taking an increasingly Web-centric focus for the newspaper.
The Stupak amendment to the House health care bill states that federal money cannot be used to pay for insurance plans that cover abortions not performed for medical reasons or in situations involving sexual assault.
Sesame Street is not only a childhood staple in the U.S., but the show is popular in many countries, such as South Africa, Brazil and Germany. However, the reach of this American show is sometimes at conflict with a country's culture.
Columbia Missourian reporters Roseann Moring and Tram Whitehurst joined KBIA's Eric Durban on "The Beat" to discuss the evolving community conversation.
The anti-Taser coalition is split as to what to do about the weapon, and being shocked sounds better to me than being clubbed.
Columbia Missourian reporters Elliot Njus and James Patrick Schmidt joined KBIA's Eric Durban on "The Beat" to discuss the process behind the tweets.
Columbia Missourian reporter Michelle Hagopian joined KBIA's Eric Durban on "The Beat" to discuss the latest findings.
You have a voice. It's time to start using it and participate before you hear about a new law passed and signed by the governor.
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer did not support House Resolution 3962. He should listen more to his constituents rather than the insurance industry.
Twitter helped the spread of incorrect information during the hostage scare in Jefferson City on Tuesday. What should or shouldn't media organizations do when it comes to using Twitter as a source for breaking news?
The health care reform bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives would not allow federal subsidies for health insurance plans that cover elective abortions.
When Columbia's newest HyVee opened this week, the real news for local Minnesota transplants was the Caribou Coffee outlet that came along with it.
An Associated Press analysis estimates that term limits have cost the state as much as half a million dollars, which is the tab for special elections held to replace legislators who left early to take other jobs.
There is an incredible amount to learn from our country's veterans. Historically, we have manuscripts, tapes and film, but we must also treasure our living veterans. Take the time today to thank a veteran.
Bureaucracy leads to one size fits all policies, impeading on individual freedoms.
Boone County leaders plan to gather an exploratory committee to look at whether a local use tax should be put on the ballot in the future. The use tax could generate more money for the community, but it was voted down by residents twice in the 1990s.
Despite what a person has done in the past, acts of violence and murder are not the solution.