by Shiloh Perry During the final weeks of the Obama administration, the Fish and Wildlife Service listed the rusty patched bumblebee as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act. While the FWS claims the listing will help protect the bee species, what does the first-ever addition of a bee species in the continental U.S.
My Fellow Missourians: Friday, Feb. 3, was my birthday as it has been every year since 1950. My wife, Marla, and I took the day off and accomplished something on my bucket list. We toured the Truman Library in Independence. One of my favorite Missourians is Harry S Truman. Then on Saturday, after getting the
The MO-4 Undo List You may have seen my unveiling of the “MO-4 Undo List” recently. In case you haven’t, here is the video I made highlighting the list and some of the burdensome policies it points to: I wanted the president to hear from the people themselves, and it is my hope he will
“We have had a great week in the lieutenant governor’s office. I was privileged to speak with a variety of organizations that work on economic development, agriculture and tourism. We have several exciting projects in the works to highlight all that Missouri has to offer ranging from products manufactured to the food grown within our
by John Sadler Columbia Missourian Surrounded by roughly 100 spectators, including many Republican members of the state House and Senate, Gov. Eric Greitens signed the bill that will make Missouri the 28th “right-to-work” state. “Today represents a great day for the people of Missouri and especially families that need jobs,” Greitens said. The official signing
Some of the nutrition trends over the last year are carrying over to the New Year include consuming a more “natural” diet and finding “natural” solutions to common ailments. One natural solution for pain will be sure to please cherry lovers. There is considerable evidence showing the benefits of tart cherry juice in combating muscle
There’s a reason why they say your home is your castle. This is a place of rest and refuge so you can be returned to your best state. The next time you find yourself with a quiet evening or weekend in your abode, make self-care and pampering a priority. In fact, you can borrow a
What’s the biggest threat to our health? It isn’t cancer or even accidents, but heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, one in four deaths in the U.S. is caused by heart disease, which includes heart attack and stroke. This statistic is scary, but the good news is, there is something powerful we can
On the path to good health, it pays to follow your heart – literally. A healthy heart is essential to supporting good overall health, yet many people ignore the warning signs that their heart is not as healthy as it could be. A 2016 survey from the American Academy of Family Physicians, conducted by Harris
My Fellow Missourians: I hurried home after session last Thursday, Jan. 26, just in time to do about an hour’s worth of choring the livestock. I then drove over to Lowry City for an Open House Study on Highway Route 13 Intersection improvements. There are 25 intersections between Clinton and Springfield with high crash rates.