The Columbia Public School District is asking voters to approve a 54-cent tax levy. Based on an assessment by financial consultants, this increase, as well as an internal budget reduction of $5 million, will result in financial stability for the next five years.
Even sewage systems factor into decisions made on Election Day.
Audrianna is just one month old, and she has been keeping her parents awake at night.
Hateful language flows too often and too easily, and sometimes comes from unlikely sources ... and it needs to be stopped.
The association, now an incorporated entity, thinks John Clark could help it set up places open at night for children.
Jane Stuart attended her first political caucus in March. She said the votes were close, and she enjoyed participating in the unique process.
Interest rate cuts are only going to make more problems, when the Fed. should just let the rates adjust themselves.
Sturtz is creative, understands economic issues, is a strong communicator, easily accessible, and uninfluenced by special interests.
The Supreme Court should let stand the D.C. Federal Appeals Court’s decision that D.C.’s ban on handguns violates the Second Amendment.
We lost a lot in our move from an agricultural to an urban society: Such things as realizing the importance of families working together, a willingness of neighbors to help neighbors, an appreciation of our relationship with nature and an understanding of death in the natural order.
Ines Segert would bring energy and open-mindedness to the Columbia School Board.
Byron Scott, a veteran newspaper and magazine journalist, is professor emeritus, Missouri School of Journalism and director of The European Union Center at MU. He was filling in for Stuart Loory, who holds the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the MU School of Journalism, regular moderator of the weekly radio program “Global Journalist.” It airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at globaljournalist.org.
Sewer bond issues are a definite yes, but the school tax is a harder call.
One cannot live life to the fullest with anything less than a perfect balance.
Community members as well as the press need to effectively discuss the issue of race in the First Ward, especially as the April 8 election approaches.
Paul Sturtz offers a vision that goes beyond just the issues of the First Ward.
Good ideas, solid people skills, intelligence and the correct values make Sturtz the best choice for First Ward voters.
Everyone from the superintendent to the public have their pet projects, but nobody is willing to give one up.
A recent panel gathering at MU to discuss the Bush administration’s wiretapping showed little promise of objectivity.
By planting from the three varieties of lilacs, you can have blooms for up to six weeks. The plant's arrival in America dates back to the mid-1750s.