Baseball is his dream, and he works hard. Until it has to end, whenever that may be, we're in support of it.
With the price of gas trending downward, there's no better time to jump in the car, put the top down, and head out for a drive. Here, we have 10 itineraries for some of the country's most classic road trips.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is facing a dilemma. Should he sign a bill that was intended to help many state residents get coverage for cost-effective health care that insurers often refuse to pay for? Or veto the bill because it is loaded with amendments that will benefit insurers?
We've had a virtually lawless campaign finance system in Missouri for more than four years. Here's what it looks like.
Nearly seventeen years ago, my friend and his wife lost their 34 year old son to cancer. A friend of the son who attended the funeral was doing mission work in the Ukraine and offered to take the son's clothing back with him to the impoverished nation
Some members of Congress consistently vote against clean water, and many others are reliable champions. The senators profiled below were the biggest surprises in their vote to block protections for our nation's waterways.
It has become clear that Keystone pipeline is a threat to jobs, health and safety, energy security, food and water security, smart growth, and the climate -- but that's not all it threatens: Now, Keystone XL is becoming toxic for politicians who support it.
Young teachers from across the United States have told me they no longer have the ability to properly manage classrooms not because of lack of desire, but because of upper administration decisions to reduce statistics on classroom referrals and in-school and out-of-school suspensions.
Four hundred plus individuals came together to hear stories of innovation from nearly 20 leading speakers, and to build lasting relationships within the regional and national community to move entrepreneurship forward.
In AMC's Mad Men, Don Draper's true origins were something of a mystery until he was revealed to be Richard "Dick" Whitman, a fellow who had assumed the identity of an officer he had served with in the Korean War. The origins of Jon Hamm, who portrays Draper, are less mysterious.
Instead of focusing on ways to improve the local economy and help lift thousands of his constituents out of poverty, Steve Cookson is focused on mean-spirited ideas that punish poor kids for being poor.
I am struck by how art and politics seem to have traded places in Missouri. The documentary After Tiller represents everything that is messy and complicated about the world, while politics here seem to exist in a fantasy world.
In the past, agents and brokers have largely had the insurance marketplace all to themselves. As you can imagine, agents and brokers are not happy that other organizations will be able to help folks "navigate" the health insurance world.
At the end of the day SXSW Interactive is an amazing spectacle. If you haven't ever been to Austin it's a must see city. If you haven't been to SXSW it's a bucket list event.
One of the things I never really said out loud until recently was how reluctant I was to return to teaching at Joplin East Middle School after the May 22, 2011, tornado.
While the military justice system is different from our civil justice system for good reasons, the time has come to take a hard look at the rules which allow military commanders to vacate entire jury convictions, expunge criminal records, and reinstate convicted sex offenders.