If elk are released in Missouri, expect injuries and vehicle damage on Missouri's highways.
The Missouri Conservation Commission advocates the reintroduction of elk to the state. The proposed plan includes 150 of the animals being placed in a southeast Missouri "restoration zone."
Going the wrong way — whether on the football field or in the Atlantic Ocean — sometimes works out for the best.
A recent meeting about reintroducing wild elk into parts of Missouri showed that landowners have unanswered questions and remain skeptical about whether they would benefit from the plan.
Proposition B, which will be presented to voters on the November ballot, would put regulations into place that would encourage more humane treatment of dogs in large- scale breeding operations.
A reporter from Kenya takes a look from the outside, saying the U.S. boasts being the "land of the free," but American civil rights are clouded by fear.
Millions of Muslims are observing Ramadan, an important Islam holiday, which requires fasting from food, drink and sexual activity for an entire month.
Tasers are simply too dangerous to be used as an effective law enforcement tool.
The Senate needs to advance the "oil spill bill" by amending the bill with a national Renewable Electricity Standard. The benefits would include helping the U.S. catch up with other countries in the switch to clean energy economies and reducing the dependence on imported fossil fuels.
I advocate for agriculture, believe in its practices and know the referendum disguised to help pets is the first step for the Humane Society of the United States to get into Missouri with the ultimate goal of eliminating livestock production.
There are a lot of champion-grade livestock to see at the Missouri State Fair, but the real attractions are the 4-H and FFA exhibitors — they are the ones who care for the livestock.
Young people have too few employment and education opportunities.
The tax cuts at issue provide $700 billion in unpaid revenue to the top 2 percent wealthiest Americans, and they don't come without a price to the rest of us.
Allowing students in unaccredited school districts to move to accredited ones could create an education free-for-all in Missouri — unless significant reforms are made.
Though health care reform — especially the issue of the individual mandate — is a controversial subject, but it will help Missouri residents lead healthier lives.
A Missouri hobby breeder explains the proposed legislation and why it might harm dogs more than it helps them.
The more complex our lives, the more we believe we need leaders. And "leader" as a title is different from leadership as a practice.
BP was negligent in preparing its oil-spill response plan and has downplayed the impact of the oil spill. BP CEO Tony Hayward complains that he wants his life back, but neither he nor BP deserve any relief.
The second step is to figure out what happened and take the steps to make sure it doesn't happen again.
To reach our full potential, we must rigorously and creatively maximize our thinking in this multidimensional and evolving world.