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Illinois' Approach to Legalizing Marijuana Strikes the Right Balance Jun. 05, 2019

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Illinois' newly approved plan to legalize recreational marijuana appears well thought out, with stri... Read More

Aide Demonstrates Why Lawmakers Shouldn't Expand Conceal-Carry Venues Mar. 15, 2019

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The arrest of a Missouri Senate aide who dropped his loaded gun during a Jefferson City bar fight di... Read More

Blunt Joins in a Rebuke of Trump. Hawley Chooses Loyalty Over the Constitution Mar. 15, 2019

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With the help of Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., the Senate delivered a stinging rebuke to President Donald T... Read More

Short Takes on Charity, Kindness, Meanness and the Weirdness of R. Kelly Mar. 11, 2019

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Keeping Josiah on the Move The thief who made off with a 3-year-old's prosthetic leg deserves all th... Read More

Missouri Could Soon Shut Down Its System of De Facto Debtors' Prisons Mar. 08, 2019

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The Missouri House this week gave near-unanimous approval to a measure that would stop local court s... Read More

Short Takes on Confusion, Clarity and Everything in Between Mar. 04, 2019

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Punting the Issue Imagine our surprise when local St. Louis attorneys accused the National Football ... Read More

Move to Cali With Your Mother Mar. 02, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 17, and I'm a senior in high school. I take part in school activities and have a lo... Read More

Plan to Undermine New Minimum Wage Is Latest Display of Contempt for Voters Feb. 19, 2019

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Missouri legislators are at it again, plotting to overturn a statewide vote, this time by chipping a... Read More

Law Should Reflect Today's Medical and Societal Advances on HIV Feb. 11, 2019

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Under current Missouri law, a person who has tested positive for HIV can face serious legal conseque... Read More

Without Enforcement Teeth, Discrimination Abounds Against Section 8 Tenants Feb. 08, 2019

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Landlords throughout the St. Louis metro region openly and routinely discriminate against the poor. ... Read More

Laugh, Cry or Do Something Feb. 06, 2019

Classic Zig Ziglar

We've all used the phrase, "I didn't know whether to laugh or cry." To this, I will add there is a t... Read More

Short Takes on Weird News of the Week Feb. 06, 2019

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Maligning the Melting Pot Veteran newscaster Tom Brokaw's comments about Hispanic Americans weren't ... Read More

High Cash Bail Without Due Process Violates Defendants' Fundamental Rights Feb. 04, 2019

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If America's constitutional principle of justice had to be boiled down to four words, they would be:... Read More

Short Takes on Blindfold Challenges and Blinder Bigotry Jan. 21, 2019

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The Darwin Challenge In the Netflix film "Bird Box," a mysterious force overtakes Earth, causing mas... Read More

Ruling Upholding Discrimination Against Lesbian Couple Screams for Challenge Jan. 18, 2019

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A federal judge on Wednesday chose to interpret the absolute letter of the law in her reading of the... Read More

DeVos' Plan to Boost For-Profit Colleges Will Lead to More Disasters Like Vatterott Jan. 03, 2019

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It takes some nerve for Vatterott College to blame the Department of Education for its failure and a... Read More

For Missouri, 2018 Brought Toppled Politicos, Jobs Lost to Trade Wars and Vanishing Data Dec. 28, 2018

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For Missouri, 2018 was a year of political exits that rocked the state and drew national attention. ... Read More

McCaskill's Exit Further Shrinks America's Political Middle Ground Dec. 19, 2018

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Missouri's top-ranking Democrat is on her way out of elective politics, taking with her the last ves... Read More

Justice Is Distorted When Courts Turn Into Profit-Generating Centers Dec. 17, 2018

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There is no legal or moral justification for rural Missouri counties to continue their policies of c... Read More

Fentanyl Is the Latest Deadly Twist in America's Continuing Opioid Epidemic Dec. 05, 2018

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The opioid epidemic has a deadly new star: fentanyl, which is easier to overdose with than prescript... Read More