If you support health care and education, then you might want to join in the effort to pass Proposition B, the measure that would increase cigarette taxes in Missouri.
The trash collection system might not have achieved the level of international interest as Akin, but it is certainly top news here.
Although an individual's religious affiliation has no impact on that person's ability to run for office, it might have an effect if the population actually votes for them.
Owning more guns will not slow down gun crime, nor will eliminating all gun ownership. But there is an answer somewhere. We have to be willing to talk first.
While vacationing in New York, Rosman found that staying away from the news is nearly impossible.
David Rosman writes that Republican candidates seeking office in the August primary mention no specifics on their stance concerning legislation that will create jobs — or their abilities to manage a nation.
David Rosman believes that Amendment No. 2 has a strong possibility of violating the state and federal constitutions and encourages voters to vote "no."
Commentary has been circulating on blogs that First Ward Councilman Fred Schmidt no longer lives in the First Ward. Despite this, Schmidt said he still lives in his West Ash Street home.
Even with the governor’s signature, SB 628’s language concerning the definition of "blight" found in section 135.950 and 135.953, nothing will change.
The Paycheck Fairness Act is a right step on the path towards equal pay for men and women.
The gratifying experience of reading in print can't be duplicated by computers, e-readers or other new forms of technology.
In 1868 Gen. John Logan ordered that flowers be placed on the graves of Union soldiers at cemeteries around the country on May 30. It took until the end of the World War I for states to acknowledge this day of honor.
Infighting and refusing to compromise could cost the GOP the election this November.
The bill's lack of a definition of "incompetence" could lead to unfair dismissals of teachers based on religious, sexual or scientific beliefs.
Columbia's gang problem has been growing for several years now, and the city has done nothing to help curb the problem. It is time to take action.
The incident that resulted in the firing of police officer Rob Sanders reveals a problem with the local support for the police department.
Our Republican legislators think if we do not speak or teach about sexual orientation, other than in pure scientific terms, it will not exist.
Republican legislators are working to punish state educators with a new bill taking aim at job tenure, a move that will continue pushing teachers away from Missouri.
Politics have reached nearly unbearable heights, which is why a restaurant review is just what we need to find solace. Because if you can't find solace in food, where can you find it?
The past couple of weeks have put firefighters and police officers to the test cleaning up after wrecks and containing fires, and they deserve our praise for keeping us safe.