WHAT OTHERS SAY: Money for sports? No problem. Money for higher ed? Problem

Thursday, July 5, 2012 | 3:42 p.m. CDT; updated 8:04 p.m. CDT, Thursday, July 5, 2012

Five days after Gov. Jay Nixon trimmed $9 million from Missouri's higher education budget last month — bringing the amount cut from the higher education budget to $120 million in the past three years — some sports fans gave $30 million to MU.