The Innocence Project says it has freed about 275 wrongly convicted individuals in its 20 years of existence.
Aspiring writers take heed, your great idea will need refining and planning before any success comes your way.
Sept. 30 is Blasphemy Day. But if you do celebrate it, realize that if you are going to dissent, you must also have a real and workable solution to your problem.
The city should consider a public transportation system like that in Boulder, Colo.
America's paranoid overreaction in the years following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, has resulted in a fearful nation with a new agenda of exclusion and isolation.
As we approach Labor Day, we have laborers to thank for 40-hour work weeks, minimum-wage laws, benefit packages and fair-labor and anti-discrimination laws.
By not expanding the public transit system (rather than cutting it), workers, students and citizens of Columbia become strapped by gas prices, hamstringing the economy.
Whether you are young or old, avoid becoming a victim with a quick refresher course in common sense.
Learning has to entail so much more than just that which online classes can convey — all of the senses, interaction and interpersonal, nonverbal and verbal communication found only in a classroom.
A lost amendment to the U.S. Constitution would have made using titles like "Dr." and "Esq.: a violation of federal law.
Moderate Democrat and Republican party members need to take action and work together in solving the nation's fiscal crisis.
Like Minnesota, the NBA and NFL, Missouri government could shut down, too. State Democrats and Republicans need to act like adults.
We have survived wars, financial crises, periods of great unemployment and moral crises before, and we will again.
The new proposed cigarette tax is unfair to smaller tobacco companies.
To have a chance to unseat President Barack Obama, the Republican presidential candidates must get organized and come up with a more moderate strategy.
A decision at the June 18 American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri meeting will decide the fate of the mid-Missouri ACLU chapter.
The Columbia City Council wants to raise parking meter rates to fund another parking garage. The question is, what do the citizens get out of it all?
Voter fraud does not warrant constitutional amendment because restrictions could add unaffordable costs for lower-income voters, and fraud cases are too infrequent.
Rumors about Missouri's pending voter identification bill have portrayed it as discriminatory and disenfranchising, wrapping more red tape around an already sticky system for exercising our constitutional right to vote. It is — but first, let's get our facts straight.
When it came to passing meaningful laws, the legislature didn't step up. The laws that did pass didn't help generate jobs or protect the needs of the people.