It might be exciting to see famous actors film a movie in your city, but the economic activity is short-lived.
The city recently agreed to pay $300,000 to a man who was injured in July 2008 after being shocked with a Taser by Columbia police. Does the settlement change your opinion of the device?
K. Kendall Mathews encourages others to give of themselves in the name of Jesus Christ this holiday season.
UM System President Gary Forsee has floated the idea of three-year degrees to help students complete their studies faster and with less expense.
Columbia Missourian reporter Molly Harbarger joined KBIA's Eric Durban on The Beat to discuss what the designation means for Douglass.
Rep. Cynthia Davis, R-O'Fallon, has proposed a state constitutional amendment that would change the direction of the health care debate. Davis is wasting time and energy.
The Associated Press' Julie Jacobson shared her story of following and photographing Marines in Afghanistan to a cadre of editors in Kansas City earlier this week.
The push to legalize marijuana in America continues with a legalization bill moving through the California Legislature. Despite many misconceptions, places like the Netherlands haven't legalized marijuana; the use is decriminalized, but the mass production of it is still a crime.
Downtown cameras are expensive and don't work to solve crimes, while the proposal to nullify provisions of a federal health care bill is unconstitutional.
If the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program is not renewed, 53,048 Missourians will lose federal unemployment benefits between January and March, according to the study. Nationwide, more than 3.2 million will be affected.
Downtown surveillance cameras have proven their effectiveness around the world and won't violate anyone's right to privacy. Why, then, are local officials opposed to installing them in Columbia?
Columbia's City Council has decided to allow voters to make the final call on whether or not the city use permanent cameras to monitor downtown Columbia.
Santa Claus may not be real, but I want to believe in him. At least during this time of year to recapture childlike wonder lost in adulthood.
Simply put, coal equals carbon. With every light switch flipped, TV show watched, and adjustment of the thermostat, we are feeding the coal habit.
On Sunday, Missouri football players talked about looking forward to playing against a worthy opponent in an important recruiting area on a major TV network. But many fans are frustrated that several bowl games perceived Missouri as a less valuable participant than had been expected.
Dress codes aren't mandatory, but people should at least dress presentably.
I’m convinced that as many hours as people spend in front of the set, we would be a less violent society if we had more sensible television fare.
President Obama has said that American forces will begin to return from Afghanistan starting in July 2011. Is that date too soon or too distant? Should there be a specific timetable?
A closer look at Gary Forsee's letter reveals that his views more accurately represent those of our nation's most polluting special interests than of the students, faculty and staff of the UM System.
For example, violence is a story that won't go away, so what can be learned from the deaths of the Kahlers?