A look at what the media reported about the first presidential debate

Thursday, October 4, 2012 | 12:48 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — The first presidential debate of the 2012 election season took place last night at the University of Denver's Ritchie Center. Candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama discussed issues involving taxes, jobs, health care and the economy. In case you missed the debate, the Missourian has a summary of all the major stories and headlines from last night.