Although we share a sense of relief that terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden has been killed, we are not inclined to cheer or chant. Bin Laden’s death during a surgical raid Sunday by elite U.S. Navy Seals marks a successful step — indeed, a vital step — in the ongoing war against terrorism.
Missouri’s celebration of Earth Day today offers an ideal opportunity to emphasize respect for natural phenomena.
Autism spectrum disorders, as its name implies, is multi-faceted.
Missouri senators deserve to be commended for unanimous passage of a practical, updated domestic violence law.
If the energy, letters and money spent on Proposition B is any indication, animal welfare issues obviously spark passion and emotion.
A procedural move blocking legislation on financing a new nuclear plant is indicative of a larger problem — opposing factions remain too far apart. And the disparity over financing may indicate a larger disagreement on the future of nuclear power.
New representation can bring fresh ideas and approaches to existing issues and initiatives.
The temptation to chase tax dollars with tax dollars provides a quintessential example of why government is going broke.
Although the theory of a Fair Tax is appealing, the practical application raises concerns.
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Jefferson City’s role in the war is outlined in the Civil War Passport.
Access e-government via the state’s website and, ironically enough, up pops the latest about e-government.
For the young child, the world presents a dazzling array of possibilities and opportunities.
“Every Dollar Counts” served as a campaign slogan for Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder.
News Tribune editorial
Twelve percent may be a great interest rate, but it’s a pitiful voter turnout. Cole County Clerk Marvin Register, the county’s chief election authority, predicts a meager 12 percent of voters will cast ballots in Tuesday’s election.
Jefferson City’s trash and recycling contract is reasonably priced, practical and progressive. Proposition A on Tuesday’s ballot would not be a change for the better and we urge residents to vote “no.”