The Missouri Plan has kept politics out of the judicial branch since its adoption in 1940. Let's not change that now.
American Academy of Pediatrics is suggesting that hot dogs no longer be tubular in shape and think a redesign would help prevent choking accidents. The only way to actually prevent choking is to sit down and pace yourself while eating.
Advertising revenue and print circulation may be down, but reports that many newspapers would go out of business has been proven false.
The U.S. Department of Education said Missouri needs to expand its charter school system and improve education reform plans to be a contender for grants.
Despite civil rights gains, the black community remains relatively impotent. Too many of the black beneficiaries of economic and political progress have squandered our legacy, resources and potency.
Hatred is a passion and something that one feels and has an opinion about. The bigger question is how so many German citizens felt indifferently.
The Holocaust Museum is an assault on one's senses, forcing visitors to confront images they might not want to while also informing and explaining how it occured.
If family members don’t have the money to pay the estate tax, there is probably a developer waiting for their call.
May 3 is World Press Freedom Day, which presents an opportunity to face the “powers that be” and declare a collective, unwavering commitment to protecting freedom of the press.
Educated people all around the world see Muslims as nothing more than terrorists. This is made obvious through offensive depictions of the prophet Mohammed that are made to be laughed at. If no one speaks up against Islamophobia, the future will only hold more misery for the next generation of Muslims.
The next step is convincing Gov. Jay Nixon that funding the center has long-term benefits.
Payday loans have begun to run wild in Missouri, yet there has been no vote or effort to protect the citizens.
Financial reform needs to be done well and with a focus on small communitities. If the bill is passed the way it is written now, credit will be less available for consumers and small businesses and non-banks will lack protection.
We must stop being inactive and begin to hold our leaders accountable.
Columbia City Council makes its policy on an ad hoc basis with little record of actions taken by the council.
Stimulus spending may not prove to be very stimulating. According to a recent study, only spending on highly demanded government services appears to boost growth.
With the 2010 Census forms arriving in households this month, the Columbia/Boone County Complete Count Alliance is encouraging community participation.
Video games can tell a story just as powerful as a movie or book. With the average age of a gamer in the U.S. at 35, video games are becoming more emotionally intense.
The cotton ball incident was not just vandalism. It was a hate crime.
Jan Mees, president of the Columbia School Board, says supporting the bond issue will help students in school now and set the stage for future growth.