Business owners should not be subjected to a city ordinance that prohibits smoking because government wants to mandate public health and welfare.
In this Christmas season, neighborhood churches should do more to reinforce our values than attract youthful congregations.
Whether the U.S. and Iran can repair its relationship is an open question despite recent developments.
The topic at the recent community forum might have started out as being about crime in Columbia, but many in the audience thought the real issue is jobs. Closely linked to the economics is the need for more residents to be involved in finding solutions.
For those cat owners who have seen their Christmas decorations destroyed, this carol is for you.
Gary Forsee has a slew of constituents to answer to, including the General Assembly and the residents of Columbia.
Today’s Christmas music has little to do with the true spirt of the holiday, and few songs celebrate pease, hope and love.
The Earth Charter aims to establish a peaceful and sustainable global society. In order to realize this goal, education from kindergarten through post-graduate must address the world, not just the nation.
Keeping thugs off the street isn’t rocket science. It’s common sense.
Many of us have holly, misletoe and poinsettias in our homes for the holidays, but do you know the history behind them?
Individuals might complain about the price of gas, but there are very few indications that we take the energy crisis seriously.
No settlement has been reached between the Albanians and Serbs, but it seems clear that neither side wants a renewal of violence.
Republicans have been competing over their religious credentials this campaign season.
Saving 10 percent for yourself will maximize your life in the long run.
The computer-assisted, comprehensive analysis represents the future of the newsroom at the same time the old Missourian presses get taken away.
Joy, peace, goodwill and presents are great, but hearing "White Christmas" for the 11th time is not.
There are plenty of good ideas to make this country run smoother, but the United States is in need of a strong leader to execute these plans.
This notion of a level playing field is wishful thinking in that it ignores fundamental differences among people. We are all human; however, our dissimilarities abound.
President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela lost a referendum that would have made him president for life, while President Vladimir Putin of Russia gained more control over parliament.
Though debate rightfully rages over the consequence of John Merrill’s quote-lifting column, MU School of Journalism faculty say its ethical problem is set in stone.