Crews work to rescue hurricane survivors in Texas

Rescue crews in high-wheel trucks, helicopters and boats ventured out to pluck people from their homes Saturday in an all-out search for thousands of Texans who stubbornly stayed behind overnight to face Hurricane Ike.

Record day for Daniel

Going 23-for-28 in the Tigers' 69-17 win over Nevada, Chase Daniel overtook Brad Smith's career passing record in the first quarter with a pass to Jeremy Maclin for an 80-yard touchdown.

Family Health Center tries to reduce patient waiting time

The center has cut its lengthy waiting list by hiring three new health care providers.

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Sure-handed Daniel making impression

Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel has put up eye-popping numbers through three games this season while playing in just over four halves.

The Missourian wins 28 awards from Missouri Press Association

The Missourian took home 28 awards, including 13 first-place awards, from the 2008 Missouri Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest on Saturday.

Lots of unique fans at MU-Nevada Game

Tailgaters at Saturday's football game bring lots of interesting stories to tell.

Cook shines while Kewpies sputter

The sophomore made plays on offense, defense, and special teams, but Hickman's couldn't mount a comeback throwing the ball after trailing big at halftime to Park Hill.

Centennial offers Taste of Missouri

The Taste of Missouri was one of the final events as part of the centennial celebration of MU's School of Journalism.

Internet fosters statewide grass-roots campaigns

Candidate Web sites have become a staple in political campaigns across the country. Following Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama's success using the Internet to mobilize voters, several candidates running for statewide office are embracing words not often heard in a war room: YouTube, Facebook, and MySpace.



Fortune magazine senior editor returns to MU

Carol Loomis, an MU alumna and senior editor-at-large for Fortune magazine, returned for the Journalism School's centennial to participate in a discussion about how magazines and newspapers need to change to survive in a digital world.



Halftime tweaks give MU soccer a win

The Commodores were undefeated entering the match, but MU coach Brian Blitz altered the Tigers' long-ball based offense in the second half as his team rolled to a 3-0 win.

Bruins offense struggles and lineman Hinton goes down

Rock Bridge could not get its offense rolling as McCluer North rolled to over 280 yards rushing in the game and pulled away in the fourth quarter.

Three men sought in attempted robbery

Police are searching for three suspects said to have approached a 33-year-old male Friday night and demanded money, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.

Student arrested on suspicion of bringing knife to Rock Bridge High School

Justin Goacher,17, was arrested on suspicion of unlawful use of a weapon.

Cougars fall in their home opener

TV buff lands dream job

 An MU School of Journalism graduate, Kimberly Speight Nordyke, is a reporter for “The Hollywood Reporter,” despite an unrelated start.

Engineer's error caused train wreck

A commuter train engineer who ran a stop signal was blamed Saturday for the nation's deadliest rail disaster in 15 years, a wreck that killed at least 24 people with more bodies still to be pulled from the smoldering, twisted metal.

Heavy rain drenches Missouri, Kansas

Rain caused widespread flooding of roads and low-lying areas on Saturday, while at least one death is being attributed to floodwaters in Kansas.