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Families could benefit from new autism resource

Published Jun. 25 2017

We welcome a new resource offering knowledge and mentorship for area doctors who deal with complex cases involving autism patients.

Missouri bill aims to protect women's safety

Published Jun. 25 2017

On Tuesday, the House debated, amended and passed Senate Bill 5 back to the Senate with stronger protections for women's...

Perspective: Reforming the tax code a priority in US House

Published Jun. 24 2017

There has been a lot of talk in Washington about our nation's tax code, and I want you to know...

Our Opinion: Missourians to tackle pollinator problem

Published Jun. 24 2017

A multifaceted group of Missourians is addressing what is becoming a growing threat to our environment: the loss of pollinators.

Our Opinion: Rein in tax credits

Published Jun. 23 2017

A new audit lends credibility to Gov. Eric Greitens' cynicism of tax credits.

Your Opinion: Trump's repeated lies

Published Jun. 23 2017

Does it matter that President Trump repeatedly lies and uses what one of his aides, Kellyanne Conway, brushes off as...

Commentary: Let's plunge toward our fast-unfolding future

Published Jun. 22 2017

In 1859, when Manhattan still had many farms, near the Battery on the island's southern tip The Great American Tea...

Your Opinion: Brutal challenge of First Amendment

Published Jun. 22 2017

The First Amendment to our Constitution is the most hated contrivance yet produced by mankind.

Our Opinion: A well-deserved honor for Danforth

Published Jun. 21 2017

We were delighted to see former U.S. Sen. John Danforth honored with the Winston Churchill Leadership Medal from the National...

Your Opinion: Response to Gibson

Published Jun. 21 2017

I feel it necessary to respond to Sue Gibson's letter.

Your Opinion: LU-UM MOU a win-win

Published Jun. 21 2017

I enjoyed reading about the memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Lincoln University and the University of Missouri.

Your Opinion: States should fund firefighter training

Published Jun. 20 2017

A recent Our Opinion noted that Mid-Missourians are pitching in to provide relief for victims of wildfires in surrounding states,...

Your Opinion: How ironic can it get?

Published Jun. 20 2017

The last few days an uproar has been taking place over the Kathy Griffin video holding the Donald Trump bleeding...

Our Opinion: Sunshine Law violations unacceptable

Published Jun. 20 2017

On two consecutive days last week, a Cole County judge ruled one agency must comply with Missouri's Sunshine Law and...

Perspective: Special session legislation supports Missouri's first amendment rights

Published Jun. 19 2017

The events of this week once again reminded me of the dangerous world we live in.

Your Opinion: Free speech and Kathy Griffin

Published Jun. 18 2017

In Mr. Cal Winter's article about free speech and Kathy Griffin I might have agreed with him if he would...

Your Opinion: Missouri come CLEAN

Published Jun. 18 2017

The CLEAN Missouri initiative seeks to put democracy, transparency, and trust back into political campaigns and state governance.

Our Opinion: Another backwards step for Corrections

Published Jun. 18 2017

It was disheartening to hear a Missouri parole board member and a Corrections department employee were making a farce out...

Commentary: The demolition of a 1931 law would make building much cheaper

Published Jun. 18 2017

"Contrary" does not quite capture Steve King's astringency. The Iowa native and conservative congressman was born, appropriately, in Storm Lake,...

Perspective: Enhancing abortion regulations justifies special session

Published Jun. 18 2017

The General Assembly returned for the year's second special session last week to work on legislation concerning abortion.

Perspective: Remember the importance of our flag

Published Jun. 17 2017

Each year on June 14, we pause and recognize the day as Flag Day to celebrate and honor our American...

Our Opinion: School board increases transparency through live streaming

Published Jun. 17 2017

We're pleased to see the Jefferson City school board following in the footsteps of other governmental bodies such as the...

Our Opinion: A voice for the missing

Published Jun. 16 2017

If your child went missing, would you ever give up the search? We didn't think so. Neither would we.