Missourian's Neighborhood Newsletters has been fairly successful so far — e-mail newsletters are now delivered to 10 neighborhoods, and almost 1,000 people have subscribed.
Let’s follow the example of Christ and bait the hook of God’s promises and trust Him to make the big catch of that lost and wandering fish. So, the next time you feel like a big fish in a little pond, remember, God has the right bait to catch to put you out and give you just what you need to face to challenges of today.
Despite President Barack Obama's assertions that he wants to stay out of the auto industry, GM's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy would give the government a 60 percent stake in the American industrial giant.
Now that General Motors and Chrysler have filed for bankruptcy, restructuring the American automobile industry may be necessary to re-establish supremacy in the market.
Laura Nauser's proposed city ordinance fills in the gaps in the current ordinance by defining and outlawing graffiti. It would also set up a fund so property owners don't have to fix the damage themselves. The next step is to prevent kids from property destruction in the first place, by giving them opportunities through economic development.
It isn't the "greatest show on earth," but expect lots of flamboyant promotion, unnecessary acrobatics and sleight of hand from the media.
There's a nice new sign at the entrance of the MKT Trail, for instance, but how does that increase safety pedestrians and bicyclists?
The Complete Streets program, a movement that aims to make streets easier to drive, bike and walk, fell victim to MoDOT's lobbying.
If Medicaid covered home- and community-based services, it would save money and provide better care.
Nike and Glaceau's advertising campaigns for Kobe Bryant and LeBron James show the convergence of the Internet and advertising, but is it blurring the line between content and ads?
Don't let the name throw you. Yes, the Woman-Centric home's title may be cringe-inducingly outdated, but its innovative design makes it the house of the future for the family of today.
Determining which projects and subsidies are most deserving of the funds is a nearly impossible task since politicians can't predict the future. Tax cuts, on the other hand, would have put the money where its guaranteed to do at least some good — in the hands of the people.
In Missouri, 10,680 people die each year from tobacco-related deaths. Sen. McCaskill is co-sponsoring the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
The City Council has been discussing who should be responsible for removing graffiti in Columbia.
North Korea reported carrying out its second nuclear test late last month. The U.S. and other countries have condemned it as an act of hostility.
Each morning as I have coffee with my morning paper, I realize just how lucky I am to have grown up in the era before my government assumed the role of supreme nanny.
Whether it's politicians or terrorists, fear mongering is used too often in our society.
Leonard Griswell's take on the release of interrogation practices.
The FCC has the power to make its own regulations regarding indecency in broadcasting, and if left unchecked, it could restrict free speech to the detriment of society.
Missouri Farmers Union supports cap and trade because farmers can be paid when their farming methods trap carbon in the ground. Mandatory animal identification is a different story.