Letters to the Editor
The Monday article ‘Circles Help People Looking To Get Out of Poverty’ says the Temporary Assistance for Program for needy families was formerly known as welfare. But "welfare" is a generic term, not the name of a real program.
No one should be ashamed of statements made during a discussion that was for the public's benefit.
There are many subsets of E. coli, and many are regularly found in the human body. The article about E. coli at the Lake of the Ozarks did not explain this difference and therefore could have raised unnecessary alarm.
Columbia resident says Mary Still, candidate for the 25th District , has a lot of experience that can help her serve the community.
A public meeting to discuss the decision of the Columbia police to use Tasers is being held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 15, at the Labor Temple building, 611 N. Garth.
Bishop, if elected, would change the way certain properties are assessed and create a commission to handle tax appeals.
Nuclear power is dangerous and dirty. Instead of using money to build nuclear plants, we could invest in wind and solar power.
A Missourian reader asks for the newspaper to remain in print for the information, pictures and the opportunity for students.
In a resolution approved at the Board of Directors’ June 11 meeting, the group called for MU School of Journalism administration to investigate ways to continue the print newspaper version of the Missourian.
Printing the Columbia Missourian only once a week would ruin a community and School of Journalism resource.
The Farm Service Agency can make and guarantee loans to applicants to buy and operate family size farms and ranches.
Increasing rail systems instead of building additional lanes on Interstate 70 for trucks could be more cost-effective.
Republican presidential candidate John McCain's television commercials appear contradictory.
Pund, a candidate for the 25th District seat has a diverse background that would make him a strong state representative.
The community can do more to make the financial bind less serious for families.
Outdated war rules may not be serving overseas soldiers well.
Several ideas for city development were discussed, with stakeholder views in mind at the City Council retreat.
City land should be enjoyed by all, not just a few residents in Vanderveen.
Bob Pund, who is running for the Missouri General Assembly’s 25th District seat, would be an effective member.
The realignment of the high school districts sends students to high schools that are farther away and pushes the socio-economic gap in the community even higher.