The citizens of Missouri are a diverse group of individuals. To avoid conflict among this disparate group of individuals, there are only two things we can do – stop centrally imposing standards or suppress the voices of some citizens.
Amendment 10 on the November ballot is an effort to fix something that is not broken.
There is no special trait among the wealthy, so it's time to pay attention to low-income workers and advocates.
Recognizing that different uses generate different amounts of traffic, Proposition 2, which is on the Nov. 4 ballot, would raise the charge for new construction to $1 per square foot for residential, $1.50 per square foot for nonresidential with low traffic and $2 per square foot for nonresidential with high traffic.
The national student loan default rate fell from 14.7 percent to 13.7 percent from 2010 to 2011.
Despite a recovering economy, the Census Bureau reports that in 2013, the median household had $4,500 less buying power than it did in 2007, which could result in fewer purchases during the holidays.
America’s wealthiest 400 hold a combined net worth of $2.3 trillion, which places the average Forbes 400 fortune at $5.7 billion, an all-time record high.
The very Constitution that our kids learn about supports the idea that we are all created equal. Does not that mean minorities should be represented as core classroom teachers in a similar proportion to the very students they teach and serve?
The CDC has a good track record for preventing and controlling infectious diseases, but it can't be everywhere at once.
Today, with a quick visit to our doctors, we can protect ourselves and our loved ones from dreadful diseases that our ancestors had to face.
Setting good and challenging standards should in no way impede a teacher's ability to teach that subject or grade level.
Missouri legislators are willing to pass a special law for one company while schools are under-funded and food insecurity rates increase.
Agriculture is pushing up global temperatures and draining our resources. High- and low-tech solutions have been proposed, but the real answer might be to use all of them.
NFL fans so inclined can get their favorite team jerseys, hats, and just about anything else sporting the pink ribbon or done in a pink color scheme. But breast cancer research only gets about 5 percent of that revenue.
Altogether, the top three executives for the company that owns the Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse are leaving their jobs with combined compensation valued at an estimated $68 million.
The Missouri Democrat hopes her proposed Campus Accountability and Safety Act can pass Congress in 2015.
A report released earlier this week by Auditor Tom Schweich shows transparency violations throughout Missouri. Attorney General Chris Koster must press the case all over the state that the Sunshine Law is a valuable accountability tool for citizens.
The CW Network, the last bastion of Saturday morning cartoons debuted a five-hour package of educational and informational shows. No longer are there cartoons on network television.
Air travelers are screened in West Africa before they are allowed to leave their countries. Still, the American health care system needs to react with greater vigilance when cases of Ebola do reach this country.
One of the main messages of Mental Illness Awareness Week stresses spotting indicators of illnesses such as depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia with the goal of timely intervention in mind.