The Olympics Games in London will captivate a worldwide audience.
Residents of 10 Missouri counties — all in the south-central region — are poorer and less educated than the rest of the state.
Monir Shababi writes that overlooking the subject of obesity is contributing to people not seeking treatment.
In Missouri and Kansas, income from students’ tuition now exceeds the amount of money the flagship universities receive from state legislatures.
The right to refuse to have health insurance is a lot like the "right" to sleep under bridges. No one wants to exercise it.
Universities are cutting academic programs, but when the budget talks mention athletics, there always seems to be a little extra money for a new facility.
In government, regulations and legislation accumulate. Among the remaining bills signed into law Friday were measures to clean, organize and eliminate clutter in accumulated legislation.
Members of the Coalition to Save the University of Missouri Press voice their concerns over the new university press model.
Columbia needs to get out of the garbage collection business, find a good buyer for the trucks and reap the sale price to buffer cuts in other core city services, Steve Spellman writes.
The 2012 presidential election will hinge on where the majority of voters stand on the issue of taxation of the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans.
Campaign ads from candidates for the August primary insult the intelligence of Republicans, Democrats and voters alike.
When it comes to summarizing ballot initiatives, should a nonpartisan or bipartisan entity be in charge?
The Education Department needs to do its homework and perform a statistical analysis that offers a reasonable basis for cutting off funding to poorly performing for-profit schools.
There are multiples reasons Gov. Jay Nixon should veto a bill on his desk that would limit insurance benefits for contraceptive coverage.
Congress recently passed a bill that would continue funding U.S. highway projects for two more years, but the law might have problems that will cost the nation much more.
Minor blunders, instead of important issues, have become the focus of the major media during the presidential campaign.
Missouri could be saving hundreds of millions of dollars and spending it on any number of programs if they fixed the tax credit system. The Post-Dispatch calls upon Gov. Nixon and Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich to lead the charge.
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, a Democrat, should expect a fight from Republicans after creating a summary of a GOP-sponsored bill concerning health care.
While the law does include a few positive provisions, it won't stop the deterioration of our health care system. We'll continue to see unnecessary suffering and preventable death.
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan's wording on a health care ballot initiative has Republicans in an uproar. But are her assertions really so far from the truth?