The search for a public school superintendent is fraught with challenges. Ken Green, co-founder of Youth Alternative Learning Exchange, offers advice from educators and his own personal experience.
Facing economic difficulty, the United States Postal Service has proposed Congress eliminate a federal mandate for delivery six days a week. While e-mail and other advancements have diminished its role in some situations, the Postal Service has come in handy for procrastinators mailing their last-minute, Saturday material.
The Columbia Missourian's managing editor, Jeanne Abbott, talks to KBIA's Janet Saidi about how Columbia is fairing compared to national economic trends.
An encounter with a stranger prompts a man to re-examine his views on abortion.
Paula Hall, 42, of Sparta, was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of 68-year-old Freda Heyn of Oldfield. A man accused of cleaning up the crime scene is still at large.
The energy company's proposal puts the risk of building another nuclear plant on customers.
With President Barack Obama's current popularity, Rush Limbaugh's controversial comments won't help the Republican Party's image.
Pending legislation would only change who gets to choose how to form a labor union. It would make that the choice of the workers instead of the choice of their boss.
Missourian public life editor Scott Swafford rehashes the debate with KBIA’s Janet Saidi.
Calm minds and foresight will boost the country, not a quick-fix economic stimulus.
Being stranded on a desert island is a scenario that has fascinated for centuries. No matter how cliché it becomes, we continue to find it irresistible. What exactly is it about the idea that so easily captures our imaginations?
K-12 reporter Joshua Nichol-Caddy talks to KBIA's Sean Powers about the latest developments on the search for Columbia Public School's next superintendent.
In these troubling economic times, Congress needs to focus on helping the people of the U.S., working across party lines. In the future, a new party may serve as an answer to the constant power struggle between Democrats and Republicans.
As many nation's economies are in crisis, no visible leaders have stepped forward with clear solutions.
The measure includes funding for alternative transportation and would help create the "green jobs" that President Barack Obama has promoted.
Columnist David Rosman suggests staying away from the parties and sports bars on Super Bowl Sunday. Rosman wonders why the Super Bowl receives so much hype.
The newsroom has had a long week of moving furniture, and many more tough decisions will have to be made by the end of February.
Don't forget the bombing of the USS Cole in the changed political atmosphere; instead, contact your representatives — local, statewide, nationwide — to voice your opinion on the trial of suspected terrorist Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri.
Missourian public safety editor Katherine Reed talks about the significance of these charges with KBIA’s Sean Powers.
This week, we ask you to weigh in on the stimulus package, the search for a new schools superintendent, Gov. Jay Nixon's plans for the UM System, parking at the public library and the impeachment trial of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.