With Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, announcing his intent to run for attorney general in 2017, David Rosman says there are drawbacks when active politicians begin their campaigns too early.
During the past three years, the Ozark Rivers Heritage Foundation has made a big impact on Table Rock Lake and tourism in the region.
No matter how many mass murders occur, people will continue clinging to their guns.
Right now short-term lending is governed by a hodgepodge of state laws, with online operators coming up with ingenious ways to evade them. The industry needs uniform regulations and enforcement at the federal level.
Congress refusing to raise the debt ceiling is a bit like suggesting no one should pay bills.
Lawmakers are fighting for tax breaks in secret as the Senate moves to overhaul the nation's tax code.
Navy Yard shooting raised two issues: the security failures that allowed someone with a history of mental illness to work as a contractor in a military installation. And how was someone with mental illness able to pass a federal background check when he bought a shotgun.
The new members of the Readers Board, a panel of community members who help improve the Missourian, introduce themselves.
The carnage in Washington is more cause for frustration for many Americans. Politicians continue to reject measures to expand background checks.
One in six people in the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri service area face times when they don't know where the next meal is coming from.
Consistent child safety seat and safety belt use is the most effective way to protect people and reduce serious injuries and fatalities in motor vehicle crashes.
Sometimes the human mind just decides to close out the outside and deal with problems within, and that is what has been going on with me in the past two months.
A roundup of editorials from Missouri newspapers.
The governor called HB 436 “unsafe.” If the governor thinks it's “unsafe” to make law enforcement officials (state or federal) accountable for infringing on the rights of the people, then he must not know much about history.
One of the things that Missouri government does well is juvenile justice. Now many other states have realized what Missouri realized decades ago: Locking kids up in detention centers neither bodes well for their futures nor keeps the public any safer.
A group of climate change activists wants hurricanes to be named after head-in-the-sand politicos who — in mindless defiance of science — are climate change deniers.
Even though funerals provide an important step in the grieving process, they shouldn't cost so much.
Violent crime has been studied for decades, so a crime summit should offer some realistic solutions to the problems Missouri's cities face.
Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander urged Missourians to become registered voters for November elections.
SaypYu — the Spell as You Pronounce Universal project — offers a new way to communicate in what it hopes will be the solution to the confusion of multiple languages and oddities of spelling and pronunciation.