If elected to City Council for the Sixth Ward, Rob Robison would support local law enforcement with more tools and funding to apprehend criminals. He is the only candidate to receive the Columbia Police Officers Association endorsement.
Robison is genuine and reasonable in his approach to leadership.
The Sixth Ward candidate has ideas to expand the business community in Columbia.
Sixth Ward candidate Rod Robison will make better decisions for small business.
Barbara Hoppe knows the system and works in citizens' interests.
The Sixth Ward candidate is dependable and always willing to help others.
Robison's presence on the council will benefit the entire city.
The Sixth Ward candidate educates herself about city issues before taking a stance.
Gov. Nixon should place Director of Public Safety John Britt on administrative leave pending a full investigation and accounting of acts of profiling under his supervision at MIAC, and should fully answer and apologize for the militia report.
Finally, technology that is making our lives easier.
For years, drug use in the U.S. has been thought of as a social or crime problem, but now it is seen as an international problem involving military expenditures and delicate diplomacy. Journalists from across the country discuss how this problem affects both Mexico and the U.S.
With the Tigers entry into the Elite Eight, it's hard to believe that men's basketball coach Mike Anderson might consider leaving. Athletic Director Mike Alden could offer him a contract extension at the season's conclusion.
Having the interim police chief join the community conversation in such a thoughtful way is refreshing to see.
Barbara Hoppe should be re-elected to the City Council.
While Columbia has certainly grown in size since 1973, the size of the City Council has not.
Inexperienced lawmakers tend to stick to their ideology during their limited time in office, which is one reason why so little is getting done in Jefferson City this session.
Their dedication in providing specific guidance, tailored for my arthritis, is the very essence of the university's "Make a Difference" program — they made a real difference in my life.
Greed often leads to unethical behaviors. The president says we have to get back to the values that built this nation, and greed is not one of them.
Columbia residents outside of the Sixth Ward are counting on Hoppe being re-elected.
Killing is not good for society.