MU doesn't care about time of possession

Given their success, Missouri offensive players scoff at the time-of-possession statistic and look to continue their hurried scoring barrage.

Despite criticism Tigers' secondary insists it's improving

The Tigers rank last in the Big 12 in pass defense, but without MU's struggles against Illinois, the Tigers would jump ahead of Texas and Nebraska, two defenses that haven't been criticized nearly as much.

LETTER: Operation Share-the-Road ensures safety for cyclists

The PedNet Coalition views bicycling as a legitimate and overwhelmingly practical mode of transport for local journeys. Most trips to work, school, shopping or social events in Columbia are five miles or less, so the time saved by driving is negligible.


Save money by shopping smart

The government got us jump-started by dropping a trillion dollars to absorb free radicals from our financial system. It’s probably time for us to bypass the pomegranate juice. $4 for a vial of POM isn’t the most thrifty way to eliminate antioxidants. There are ways to save money by spending some, though.

Oklahoma State won't change offensive approach against Missouri

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy and his offensive staff welcome the opportunity to keep pace with MU's prolific spread attack Saturday night in Columbia, and they don't plan to alter their approach.

Daniel and Patton on ESPN cover

Memories of the Depression

The current economic crisis has some Columbia residents who lived through the Great Depression remembering the hard times they endured.

Gang awareness forum to be held at Hickman High

A gang awareness forum will be held in the Hickman High School media center at 7 p.m. Oct. 22.

Rock Bridge softball team opportunistic

The Rock Bridge softball team used smart base-running and the emergence of young players to defeat Camdenton 7-2 on Wednesday night in the Class 4, District 10 tournament.

Breaking down the interest rate cut: How it may affect you

The Federal Reserve's cut in its benchmark interest rate Wednesday could put more money in your pocket — or take some out. Or both.

College softball suits Bruins' seniors

The Rock Bridge softball team's Carly Levy, Sara Stafford and Kate Rikoon all recently committed to play at the college level.

Kansas State defeats Missouri in volleyball

Rock Bridge beats Hickman in tennis

City strives to streamline dealings with businesses

Permit applicants are now able to drop off construction plans in one place instead of a number of city offices scattered throughout Columbia. Also, City Manager Bill Watkins plans to hire a business ombudsman to nurture relationships between the city and employers, beginning in spring 2009. 

Daniel Boone Regional Library unveils Playaway audiobooks

City explores ads on buses

To counter the effects of high fuel prices, Columbia Transit is considering allowing businesses to buy ads that would be placed on the sides of buses.

KCOU seeks new transmitter through bill at MSA senate meetings

When Hudson Residence Hall closes for renovations at the end of the semester, KCOU/88.1 FM, MU’s student-run radio station and an auxiliary of the Missouri Student Association, will no longer have access to its transmitter on the roof.

Children, teens wanted for Moscow Ballet production of "Nutcracker"

Moscow Ballet will hold open auditions at 10 a.m. Saturday  for its production of "Great Russian Nutcracker." Auditions will be held at Columbia Dance Academy, 4250 E. Broadway, Suite 1031.

UPDATE: Deliberations begin in Mo. ‘Precious Doe' case

Jurors began deliberating the case Wednesday of a man accused of kicking a 3-year-old girl in the head, waiting hours without seeking help while she died, then decapitating the girl and dumping her body.

Anheuser-Busch teamsters come to a tentative agreement on five-year contract

The contract covers more than 5,000 employees at the company's 12 U.S. breweries. Union members will vote on the agreement in November.