Hard to overlook MU

If Missouri coach Mike Anderson had a vote in a national poll, he wouldn’t have put the Tigers on his ballot. There were, however, a few voters who disagreed.

Kansas rebounds vs. USC

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Mario Chalmers and Brandon Rush had 13 points each and 12th-ranked Kansas rebounded from its second loss of the season with a 72-62 victory over Southern California on Monday night.

In St. Louis, improvisation key as power remains out

ST. LOUIS — Hundreds of thousands of residents living without power for the fifth day had little choice but to improvise Monday.

Relatively few crashes despite rough roads

Business closings and attentive drivers helped keep accidents to a minimum over the weekend in the aftermath of the first winter snowstorm, emergency responders said Monday. While some roads and residential areas are still being cleared, they said, most are probably safe to travel with proper caution.

Navigating, clearing sidewalks remain a challenge

On his way home Monday afternoon, MU student John Gaddy had to watch his every step on the sidewalks along Stewart Road.

Situation forces fire crews to adapt

How deep was the snow this weekend? Deep enough that even fire trucks needed a tow.

Towing companies swamped after last week’s snowstorm

Towing companies across Columbia were scrambling Monday to deal with calls for assistance still streaming in after last week’s snowstorm.

Chiefs’ playoff hopes take hit

KANSAS CITY — As the schedule shapes up today, Kansas City’s biggest stumbling blocks to a playoff berth figure to be the Cincinnati Bengals and the New York Jets.

Rams attempt to regroup after Bulger’s harsh criticism

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Rams coach Scott Linehan stopped short of backing Marc Bulger on Monday, a day after the quarterback accused some offensive players of not caring. He said he didn’t even address the issue at a team meeting.

Police dissatisfaction examined

After three months of interviewing, studying policy and looking at the department’s history, an MU research center has pinpointed several reasons employees of the Columbia Police Department are dissatisfied with their jobs.

Students seek to influence grading scale

Before Ryan Lidholm was permitted to get his driver’s license, his parents told him he had to maintain a 3.0 grade-point average.

Vogue venture

At age 3, Casey Lewis was telling her mom how to dress.

Businesses still getting back supplies, customers after snowstorm

Four days after the second biggest snowfall in Columbia’s history, many businesses are gradually getting their supplies delivered as normal.

Centralia man is arrested in connection with sexual assault

A Centralia man was arrested Saturday in connection with an incident in which a woman said she was beaten, sexually assaulted and held against her will, Centralia police said.

Furnace calls inundate Columbia heating businesses

Business was beginning to return to normal on Monday at Columbia Heating and Cooling after heavy snow tripled the number of calls during the weekend as furnaces stopped working because of blocked heating vents and malfunctioning parts.

‘Flat’ MU gets boost from Tiller

In some games, it’s been the outside shooting of Matt Lawrence. In other games, Stefhon Hannah has driven Missouri to victory. On Sunday, it was the energy of freshman guard J.T. Tiller.

Tigers put on shine for Sun Bowl

The event had the makings of a highly-anticipated announcement. The lights were low, news stations’ cameras were set up and ready to go and there was a quiet buzz in the cozy Clinton Club at Mizzou Arena. The only problem was that the season ticket holders, members of the football program and members of the media who were gathered knew the news: Missouri was going to the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, to play Oregon State.

Stopping the presses

For 35 years, Missourian pressman Tony Sargent watched the students change, the pages change and the technology change.

Drivers still face rough sledding

As Missouri residents get ready to climb out of sleds and into car seats after last week’s paralyzing snowfall, Columbia and Boone County officials are asking drivers to slow down.

Details of smoking ban to be discussed

Owners of restaurants, bars and other businesses unsure of how to enforce the Jan. 9 smoking ban could soon have an answer.