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MU football team prepares for Nebraska

Chase Daniel was intercepted twice and Missouri lost 34-20 to Nebraska in 2006, the last time the Tigers played in Lincoln, Neb.

Should the Tigers win at Nebraska on Oct. 4, the Tigers will have passed another landmark on their journey toward national supremacy.

LETTER: Long-term energy plan needed to solve problems

A long-term energy plan, not just the decision to institute offshore drilling, is needed to protect our national security, rejuvenate our economy and save our planet.

Columbia businesses take advantage of Web to offer coupons

More and more consumers nationally are finding their way to Internet coupons, and some Columbia businesses hope the trend goes local.

LETTER: Time to take action on illegal activities in Paquin Park

The chronic drinking and drug activities in Paquin Park, which is directly behind the Lee Elementary, can or could affect the children nearby.

Economic downturn no surprise to average Americans

Years of deregulation of corporations and borrowing from other countries has set the U.S. on a dangerous trajectory. Meanwhile, many Americans are focused on putting food on the table and keeping a roof over their families' heads and remain unaffected by Wall Street's fluctuations.

Oklahoma braces for TCU

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops remembers exactly what it felt like to lose at home to TCU in 2005. By the end of this week, his players won't have any trouble with remembering that either.

Cowan perfect again for Kewpies

Taylor Cowan threw another perfect game in the Hickman softball team's 3-0 road victory over Hallsville on Monday.

Newsy.com a boon to journalism students

Through its Web site Newsy.com, Media Convergence Group will deliver online video news that integrates world coverage by leading news outlets. A partnership between the group and MU has given the School of Journalism a high-tech multimedia newsroom to train its journalists right across the street from campus.

Bruins nip New Franklin

The Rock Bridge softball team won 1-0 on Monday over host New Franklin.

Woman turns herself in after stabbing

A woman accused of stabbing two people — including her ex-boyfriend —in northeast Columbia early Sunday morning turned herself in to Columbia police on Monday.

Ladiner sentenced to 20 years in murder case

The driver of the car involved in the murder of Tedarrian Robinson was sentenced to 20 years in prison. 

Hearing planned on Rock Quarry Park

The hearing will allow residents to offer input on the design of basketball and tennis courts that are planned for the park.

University Surplus, which sells widely on eBay and elsewhere, helps MU recycle, too

Though it may fly under the radar with the general population, University Surplus has a booming resale business in used items from all of MU's departments.

Bruins runners regroup

After graduating its star runner last year, the Rock Bridge cross country team is forging an identity of its own this season.

Former employee accuses Wal-Mart of age discrimination

In a lawsuit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a 67-year-old optician alleges that she was fired by the Wal-Mart in De Soto because she was too old and made too much money.

Columbia experiencing robbery spike in recent days

Columbia has seen an increase in robberies over the past week, with six reported since Sept. 17.

Kentucky artist turns trash into art at Perlow-Stevens Gallery

The work of Tom Pfannerstill, showing until Sunday at the gallery, 812 E. Broadway, is misleading, playful and serious. The signs point to the truth behind the exhibit: Pfannerstill's work is actually art disguised as trash.

MU emergency response drill to be conducted Thursday

MU will conduct an emergency response exercise from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday on East Campus.

Lecture to discuss graphic memoirs

Andrew Hoberek, an associate professor of English and director of Graduate Studies at MU, will discuss the increase in popularity of graphic novels at a Stephens College lecture.

Elvis Is Alive Museum for sale again on eBay

The museum's owner set a minimum starting bid of $15,000 on the listing, which ends Friday.

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