Letters to the Editor
In May 2012, Shakir Hamoodi, a Columbia resident, was sentenced to 36 months in federal prison because he sent money to his brothers and sisters in Iraq more than a decade ago.
Columbia resident encourages regular colonoscopies after her father died of colon cancer in 1999.
An internship at Columbia Access Television meant valuable learning experiences. CAT fills a community gap in media and arts education that could not be filled otherwise.
Without Eliot Battle's warm eyes and genuine smile to brighten each of our days, we each must continue to work harder to make this city the one he chose to touch, raise a family in, and proudly talk about.
CAT-TV has educated me about the reality behind what we see on TV. Columbia Council members should be proud of the CAT-TV program.
Politicians continue to spread false claims about women's health issues.
Your insinuation that no American who is not poor would be motivated to serve his country by volunteering for the military is an insult to thousands of patriotic soldiers.
We have a chief of police who is of the highest character, and the answer to our prayers after all — someone who is willing to stand up for the count, no matter the criticism he must take to do so.
Police chief must be forced out if city is to get tough on crime.
It’s genuinely disappointing that politicians like Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler continue to put politics over the health and economic benefits the law provides to Missourians.
No, you haven't been "working hard and passing bills to address America's fragile economy and to protect all Americans"; rather, you have been wasting your time voting 38 or 39 times to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which could rescue millions of Americans who need health care.
A horse slaughterhouse could be an environmental nightmare for the neighboring community.
By declaring the Sedition Act unconstitutional, Kentucky and Virginia each protected its own residents' rights to free speech and free press.
Gov. Jay Nixon's state agencies are playing free and loose with our personal data.
Is the city considering the broader impact of using natural gas vehicles?
Insurance companies are quick to blame the new requirements for premium increases, but premiums increased 131 percent in an unregulated market from 2000 to 2011.
We do not need a task force for crime in this town. We need the resignation of an ineffective police chief.
If big corporations would pay their fair share, money would be available for critical, life-saving programs.
I eagerly await the selection of a permanent Director of the Press and look forward to discussions with that person about future directions of the Press.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton believes the Senate's immigration bill will provide international students a clear path to stay in the U.S. after graduation to create new American jobs.