It’s not just the risk of an Atlanta-style fiasco that should concern the millions of people who live in other car-dependent communities. It’s also the toll of their day-to-day experience.
People's Visioning successfully designed a Net-Zero home being built by Habitat for Humanity and is now looking at other renewable energy sources for Columbia.
It’s odd to find ourselves on the same side of gun issue as the National Rifle Association. Of course, the NRA is against it for all the wrong reasons, but in the spirit of togetherness, let’s ignore that.
Wynna Faye Elbert spent a lifetime giving voice to those who were otherwise voiceless. It is ironic that her life story was buried in the public conversation this week by news of Michael Sam’s coming out.
Sen. Claire McCaskill's committee should not stop investigating Army fraud that involved illegal recruiting bonuses until those at the upper end of the hierarchy have paid a price for failing to honor the uniform and protect taxpayers from fraud.
More than 20 health bills filed in the state Legislature since Jan. 8 aim to prove that women aren't smart enough to make health care decisions on their own, a reader writes.
Even though more Americans opted for e-books than ever last year, nearly 25 percent of U.S. adults didn't read a single book — in print or on screen.
Cuba is a land of contrasts, where the old accompanies the new. But when the "old" is former President Fidel Castro and his socialistic views and the "new" is President Raul Castro and his capitalistic spin, where will Cuba find the balance?
Legalizing marijuana would increase tax revenue and allow the drug to be prescribed for medicinal use, but it would decriminalize a recreational drug and possibly increase illnesses from smoking it.
A request for public records indicates the pubic works director has established his own unwritten criteria on how to spend money to repair private sewers.
In an attempt to appease Missouri farmers, Chris Koster becomes the first attorney general to sue the state of California over its law regarding the housing of egg-laying hens. The law — aimed at increasing the health of the hens — comes at a financial cost to Missouri egg producers, he says.
The president hasn't gotten any political benefit from decreasing deficits. State surpluses are being attributed to two things — national economic growth and an increase in state's personal income taxes.
Society is changing, as well as the culture of professional sports. And changing, too, thanks in part to Mr. Sam, is the definition of a football player and a teammate.
Missouri lawmakers seek to strip control of cellphone towers from local governments, ceding power to telecommunication giants. Local groups claim that such acts would cost local governments the authority of land-use oversight.
The community should join the conversation about sexual assault and mental health to face the good and bad about our campus culture.
Republicans not only are shelving Nixon's budget, they are challenging the governor's budget authority. The conflict isn't just about money; it's also personal.
California lawmakers in 2010 passed a law requiring all eggs sold in California — where one in every three eggs laid in Missouri is sold — to come from hens quartered in accommodations that meet the state's requirement.
When do you out a college football player? Not when you know.
The most recent unpleasantness, a snowstorm that sauntered in on Tuesday, shut down the city. Students and professionals responded in the way they always do when there's a big story: by going toward the action, not away from it. It was a grand effort over the next two days.
Some lawmakers believe Gov. Jay Nixon isn’t moving quickly enough on appointments, and they have proposed legislation to require more timely action.