FINAL: Missouri 49, Kansas State 32

Missouri ranks 49th in spending on higher education over the last five years

The numbers certainly paint a discouraging picture: Over the past five years, spending on higher education in Missouri has decreased by 9.9 percent, a worse percentage than in any other state but one: Colorado. Between 2005 and 2007, however, Missouri dropped to 50th in the nation in the percent increase in appropriations for higher education.

Public demands more from media on presidential candidates

According to public opinion polls, the public isn’t satisfied with the limited information the media provides on the presidential hopefuls.

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Missouri football's "Chase the Heisman" web site debuts

Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel and teammate Martin Rucker, both candidates for prestigious post-season awards, now have their own web sites.