New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg hopes to ban sodas and sugary drinks in an attempt to decrease obesity in the city that Bloomberg says has reached 58 percent of people.
"Pocketbook" issues remain at the focal point during presidential elections, but this year, demographics may go a long way toward deciding the winner.
Numerous efforts by development lawyers, business executives and political officials are under way behind the scenes to get companies to move from one side of the state line to the other. The recent increase in job piracy won’t stop until responsible leaders act.
Between now and when the redistricting process starts anew in 2020, Missourians owe it to themselves fix the process' inequities.
Secrecy in government may prompt the public to assume the worst. The public imagination often conjures a more atrocious scenario than that revealed by the facts.
SpaceX's Dragon capsule recently docked at the International Space Station, opening up new lanes for commercial space travel to fill the void left by the retirement of NASA's space shuttles.
University of Missouri System President discusses benefits of continuing education beyond high school.
What effects will the zone have on businesses outside the zone or homeowners in the community?
The amendment was supposed to help lower gas prices, but the savings are not being passed on to customers by gas retailers. It's time to repeal the amendment.
I was at the foot of the mule trail the night they brought Capt. Waskow’s body down.
Shakir should not go to prison for sending money to his family in Iraq.
An electronic tracking system for purchases of drugs containing pseudoephedrine is a better solution than proposed state legislation.
The public and private sectors must continue working to complement each other to get Joplin on its feet.
The aftermath in Joplin reminds us of the devastation tornadoes can cause. A similar response is needed to last year's Missouri River flooding to avoid future devastation, though political forces and lingering apathy make such a response unlikely.
A year after an EF5 tornado ripped through Joplin, helping hands continue to uplift the community. Volunteers have contributed $17.7 million in donated resources and hours, city officials say.
Sen. Roy Blunt reflects on the resilience of the Joplin community one year later.
Missouri's legislature ended session with more failures than accomplishments.
Football is a dangerous, potentially lethal sport, but its most ardent fans say that violence is just part of the game.
Sticking with the current name — the University of Missouri-Kansas City — will forever suggest that Kansas City's public university is a branch campus of MU in Columbia.
House Speaker Steve Tilley sold out Missourians when he gave talk-radio personality Rush Limbaugh a spot in the Hall of Famous Missourians.