Nov. 11 is Veterans Day in the United States. The diverse population of veterans is something that one American Legion commander is proud of and happy to celebrate.
Proposition A has unearthed discussion across the state about whether voting on the issue of earnings taxes should be contained to local voters or extended to voters across the state.
This administration and Congress finally were able to pass legislation ending discrimination against women, who will now be able to look forward to higher pay and move closer to equal pay for equal work. Thanks also are due for work on clean energy.
Proposition B is mainly known through Columbia as the “Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act.” So why would a longtime trainer, exhibitor, local and national club member and instructor of dogs be against Proposition B?
A change in state law is the only way to make sure a local earnings tax doesn’t gain traction in your community.
Recent high-profile suicides of young gay and questioning men highlight the need to end bullying and harassment.
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.