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The day will come when Missourians will marvel at the recollection that the state’s legislature once debated whether to spend $859 million or $1.4 billion to widen Interstate 70.

When Gov. Mike Parson says he would call a special session to address issues involving transgender athletes and adolescents, he’s signaling one of two things.

Those who look hard enough could find a sliver of good news in the latest census updates pointing to further population loss in Buchanan County.

On some level, it might feel good to cast Gabe Edgar aside as superintendent of the St. Joseph School District following an embarrassing charge of driving while intoxicated.

Missourians deserve two things when the state assesses the performance of their schools. First is a comprehensible scoring system that avoids educational gobbledygook. And they need policymakers — both at the district and state level — to refrain from making excuses or using the data to secu…

If there’s safety in numbers, then it’s possible to feel an enhanced sense of security on the day when the St. Joseph Police Department releases its annual report on crime statistics.

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For the city of St. Joseph, the most important part of the $1.5 billion terminal at Kansas City International Airport isn’t the new check-in hall, the 40 gates or even the little flourishes like artwork, fountains and restaurants.

It doesn’t take a doctorate in educational leadership to understand a basic requirement for learning in school.

On Dec. 4, 2012, dignitaries from Missouri and Kansas gathered to celebrate the opening of the Amelia Earhart bridge connecting Atchison and southern Buchanan County.

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In 1957, Americans looked to the sky to get a glimpse of the first artificial satellite launched into low-Earth orbit.