UM Curators Resolution of Oct. 5, 2007

Full text of the resolution adopted by the University of Missouri Board of Curators on Oct. 5, 2007, reaffirming “its unwavering commitment to the principles of academic freedom and intellectual inquiry.”

Transportation Department to test soy-based paint for road striping

The Missouri Department of Transportation is testing soy-based paint on U.S. 63 north of Jefferson City to gauge its usefulness in the striping of highways.

Barbecue sauce creator cooks up national title with Heffer Dust rub

Two years of work netted Spicewine Ironworks "Best BBQ Rub in the World"

ConAgra defends decision not to recall pot pies

The pot pies were being pulled from store shelves Wednesday at the company’s request, but a prominent food poisoning lawyer criticized the decision not to recall the Banquet and generic pot pies.

Health department to offer flu vaccinations over next four weeks

Last year, there were fewer flu cases than in previous years, but it is hard to predict what this year’s season will bring, health department spokeswoman Deidre Wood said.

MU Muslim Student Organization spokesman retracts statement about Ramadan

Allison Ross wrote a great cover piece on Quran recitation during the month of Ramadan. It was insightful, and for once, Muslims looked like quite amiable people in the news. Until I had to open my big mouth.

State auditor calls MOHELA spending ‘excessive’

State Auditor Susan Montee said that although some improvements have been made to the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority since she began her audit, further changes are necessary.

New constitutional amendment needed to fix presidential campaigns

With hard work, great organization and lots of money, a Campaign Reform Amendment can become a reality.

Back from injury, Danario Alexander<br>proves his worth for the Tigers

Nicknamed “Dust Mite” in high school, sophomore wide receiver Danario Alexander dedicated his performance on Saturday night to his injured brother.

Tigers' Anderson stresses defense

The Missouri men’s basketball team struggled with defense last season, and Tigers' coach Mike Anderson says improvement will translate to more victories.

Sports briefs

The No. 9 Columbia College volleyball team travels to St. Louis on Thursday.

Tigers volleyball team earns fourth straight win

Megan Wilson’s 17 kills paced the MU volleyball team in a sweep of Texas A&M that brought the Tigers back to an even mark in Big 12 Conference play.

Floatin’ the Big Muddy

The morning began bright and early at 8 a.m. at Katfish Katy’s campground and general store, named for the giant catfish often caught nearby. Pictures of people with story-worthy catches decorate the walls of the Huntsdale store, which offered early arrivals a chance to peruse everything from bike tires to fishing poles and enjoy warm biscuits and gravy.

Big Muddy projects challenged

A cease and desist order has halted construction on two Missouri River habitat restoration projects.