COMMENT: Mizzou’s future schedule could mean BCS gold

Beating down on inferior schools will certainly devalue the Tigers’ future schedule, but it’s the perfect recipe for success in the flawed BCS system.

The show-me shooter

Matt Lawrence, the Missouri men's basketball team's 3-point specialist, is one of few who had black and gold ingrained in him well before he stepped foot on campus.

Giuliani addresses voters, supporters in Columbia

The former New York mayor and presidential candidate spoke and took questions for about an hour on topics ranging from national defense and the threat of terrorism to education and the economy.

MU women's basketball team loses to Illinois

For the third straight game the Missouri women’s basketball team had a poor showing in the second half, this time leading to a 66-52 loss to Illinois on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

Action group urges Columbia to repeal smoking ban

Boone Liberty Coalition sent formal request to repeal the smoking ban and use an alternative plan.

UM set to name new president

News reports say that former CEO Forsee will become the 22nd president of the UM system Thursday afternoon.

Citizen Oversight task force to meet for the second time

Police Chief Randy Boehm and local attorney Dan Viets are scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Mezzanine Conference Room of the Daniel Boone Building.

Columbia schools again selected for award

The annual Distinction in Performance Award notes test scores and attendance rates.

Police: Toxicology report confirms Graham's blood alcohol level was above limit

Columbia Police say the report shows state Sen. Chuck Graham's blood alcohol level was above the legal limit when he rear-ended a car late Oct. 20.

LEDs light up Christmas tradition

LED Christmas lights use less energy, but the money saved is not immediate. The lights initially cost more but last longer and conserve power.

A guide for the journey: Next Step program offers help with transitions in life

Tanya Teegarden, a recovered drug addict, started Next Step, a program to help others through transitional stages of their lives. This one-on-one program is free to those asking for and needing help.

Green Christmas: Stir up a solution by baking

Baking at home should add up to fewer resources than go into the creation of purchased goodies.

Become citizens of world, not just U.S.

The Earth Charter aims to establish a peaceful and sustainable global society. In order to realize this goal, education from kindergarten through post-graduate must address the world, not just the nation.

Councilwoman Crayton hospitalized with kidney problems

Almeta Crayton, First Ward councilwoman, was hospitalized in Boone Hospital Center two days ago for kidney problems.