MILLIONS of Americans have fallen behind on their student loans. Data from the U.S. Department of Education reveal that 42.4 million people owed $1.3 trillion in federal student loans by the end of 2016, and the average amount owed per borrower had increa
QUINCY University and John Wood Community College are strengthening their educational partnership with new academic transfer agreements that not only will offer significant benefits to local students, but will address critical employer needs.
BRITAIN'S Prince Harry did himself a world of good by seeking professional help for psychological problems stemming from the 1997 death of his mother, Princess Diana. He did the world a favor by talking publicly about his struggles -- a step that may help
ANOTHER session of the Missouri General Assembly is nearing an end, and once again lawmakers have made no progress on repairing the state's deteriorating roads and bridges. The Missouri House last week overwhelmingly rejected a proposal to let voters deci
THE Adams County Health Department will soon be helping to fill an important need in some rural communities. A mobile clinic is scheduled to begin offering primary medical, behavioral and oral health care services at schools in Liberty, Payson, Mendon, C
PAYDAY loan companies are on the decline in Missouri, but still handled 1.2 million loans last year. Once again, we call on lawmakers in Missouri, Illinois and Washington, D.C., to pass more reasonable limits on high-interest lenders to protect customers.