THERE have been some encouraging developments recently in the battle against opioid abuse. CVS Health announced last week that it will limit the amount and strength of prescription opioid painkillers it provides to patients taking the drugs for the first
ONE NEW building, taking shape as part of Quincy School District's multi-year, $89 million construction and reorganization program, was open for a walk-through by certified staff last week.
HARVEST season has begun, and rural roads should be considered active work zones, where all drivers need to use extra caution. Agriculture is the top industry in the United States. Illinois, Iowa and Missouri are among the nation's top producers with comb
HOMEOWNERS who have rebuilt after floods near the Mississippi and Illinois rivers, or in other parts of the region, have a rough idea of the frustration and hard work ahead for Americans hit by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. While the flooding in Texas, Loui
AGENCIES that help meet vital needs in Northeast Missouri got help with their own pressing needs last week. Thirty-five volunteers pitched in during a Day of Caring sponsored by the United Way of the Mark Twain Area.
PERSONAL information stolen from Equifax will compromise the economic welfare of as many as 143 million Americans, more than half of the nation's adult population. Hackers now have data to steal people's identities.
CONSTITUTION Day doesn't get the respect that it deserves. No fireworks, no three-day weekend or other trappings of a major holiday are accorded to Sept. 17. We the people have ultimate authority to see that the republic endures.
AMERICAN farmers and ranchers are the world's most prolific producers of food and fiber -- they also have some of the nation's most dangerous jobs. Farm injuries and deaths will be the focus during National Farm Safety Week, which begins Sunday.