The recent peaceful election in El Salvador is just one example of how Latin America seems to be moving away from violent government turnover.
Paul Fisher didn't suggest the Sunshine Week promotion, but he surely appreciated the concept behind it. His work led to knowledge and information regarding journalist access, more specificially through the Freedom of Information Center.
The Second and Sixth Ward candidates discussed their ideas for reducing crime at a forum on Monday.
In some cases, eminent domain is a necessary and useful measure toward progress. But, in the case of the Missouri State Historical Society, taking the blocks at Elm and South Sixth streets would be a mistake.
Many predict that Missouri can go far this March, including several analysts from ESPN's selection show who said the Tigers have the ability to make it to the Elite Eight, and one who said they have Final Four potential.
A bill proposed in the Missouri House would require Taser users to gain more knowledge about Tasers and would create a task force that regulates its usage.
Smith alleges that police handcuffed him, sprayed him with mace and slammed his head against a police car without first providing him an opportunity to explain himself.
Vandalism at the Paquin Park community garden is not right and cannot be allowed to go on.
Too much focus is given to political extremists like Rush Limbaugh because regular voters are not swayed by that kind of rhetoric. President Obama should learn to ignore the chatterings of his opponents.
Military recruiters shouldn't be allowed to influence high schoolers into military service, especially when the post-war health care for veterans is so poor.
Bantering over the Central Missouri Humane Society's lackluster facility does nothing to help the animals that depend on it.
The post office in Columbia, along with post offices in Jefferson City and St. Louis, offers a program for customers to recycle their mail.
Taxpayer money should go to worthy investments, like children and pre-K programs.
Missouri should follow the examples of other states and choose cleaner fuel.
This week is national Sunshine Week, a time to ponder how average citizens can help keep the government accountable for its actions. Wake up and start giving a hoot.
Nuclear plants are essential in providing Missouri with consistent power and supplementing renewables like solar and wind power.
Columbia Missourian reporter Ben Magnuson talks about how some of the candidates have spent their campaign contributions.
Nowadays, what someone says may not always be what they mean. One has to watch out for contextual differences between phrases in order to understand today's political rhetoric.
Some stimulus money will be used to build a new bridge in Columbia, but does that change your opinion of the plan?
Tournament brings the sport to the international stage.