Sixth Ward City Council candidate Rod Robison has demonstrated his leadership and commitment to community with his long-time involvement in Boy Scouts.
Journalists who witness tragic circumstances over and over can become immune. But Missourian reporter Christine Martinez used the tools of her craft to weave a touching story of a woman and her daughter-in-law struggling to care for two young boys, a rundown trailer and a pile of medical and funeral bills.
Forsee has been described as a good decision maker by colleagues.
The Coalition to Control Tasers wants the City Council to stop police from using one of their weapons of enforcement for 30 days.
Raw milk, which isn't pasteurized or homogenized like milk bought in stores, has its proponents and critics. Some believe the processes store-bought milk goes through kills important nutrients, while the Missouri Health Department last year said it isn't better for children to consume. The state does not regulate raw milk distribution out of individuals' homes. Should that change?
Investing in newspaper companies might not pull in the big bucks, but it helps show confidence and optimism for the future of journalism.
Rod Robison's volunteerism and emphases on bolstering business and public safety are two reasons to support the Sixth Ward City Council candidate.
The Sixth Ward candidate has not served on any city or county boards, commissions, committees, advisory organizations or even his own neighborhood association.
While businesses are important to Columbia's growth, the community's appearance is also a contributor.
Robison is endorsed by the Police Officers Association.
Sixth Ward incumbent Barbara Hoppe has done a good job in the areas of community and transportation development, helping the council better utilize its boards and commissions and working well with neighborhoods.
Sen. Claire McCaskill has the right idea in liking the Country of Origin Labeling Law and being against the National Animal Identification System, which she says places a significant and unjustified burden on independent producers.
The presidential campaign, parties, parades and celebrations are over. It's time to get to work.
The Health Connection is closing because of budget constraints, but some are willing to pay extra to keep it open.
Measure would create 3,000 jobs and protect consumers from rate increases.
While banks all over the country are suffering, experts say central Missouri banks and the local housing market seem to be doing O.K., all things considered. Many of those same markets elsewhere in America are in much worse shape.
A recent Missourian article on climate change gave attention to an issue we all need to be aware of.
Is it time to revisit whether or not the smoking ban is working for Columbia? Should we consider exempting bars?
Barbara Hoppe's experience with Neighborhood Watch and other neighborhood organizations makes her the best candidate for Sixth Ward council member.
The Sixth Ward incumbent is not afraid to stick up for what is right.