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Tigers trampled in Texas

A pile of Texas players spill into the end zone on a first half touchdown by Longhorns running back Chris Ogbonnaya on Oct. 18 in Austin, Texas.

One team played like the No. 1 team in the country, and the other looked lucky to ever be named No. 11. One quarterback brought more Heisman cred to his name. The other was completely shut down and disheartened in Texas.

The first two drives of the game tell the story of Missouri's 56-31 loss in Austin, TX. The Longhorns take it to the end zone in 12 plays with 6 first downs. The Tigers go three and out.

Coffman stands out on dismal night for Tigers

Missouri tight end Chase Coffman had 12 catches for 140 on Saturday night at Texas, yet he would have traded in every last one of his receptions for a chance to improve on the Tigers' 0-11 record against No. 1 teams.

Protesters celebrate 25 years of weekly peace vigils

Mid-Missouri Fellowship of Reconciliation has been protesting at the same time and place each weekend since 1983. Saturday's vigil in protest of military action in Iraq and Afghanistan marked the 25th anniversary of the weekly protests.

NOTEBOOK: Fan started ESPN tradition

Come next week, the Washington State flag will have followed ESPN's "College Gameday" crew to their next location, like it has done for the past five years.

In character, judgment, policy, Obama's the better choice

My guy is a deeply religious Christian with one wife, one house and one car. He has been consistent throughout his public career in his commitment to social justice and his opposition to the wrong war. His opponent is, by his own account, a reformed playboy who dumped his faithful wife for a beer heiress.

Five Ideas: Presidential debate not only about winning

Columbia discusses the debate, falling gas prices, MU's nuclear research program, helping KCOU and the changing math curriculum.

Council will look at controversial zoning requests

The rezoning of a former church for a funeral home in the Second Ward, and of an empty double lot in the First Ward for the Cozy Cottages plan are the subject of public hearings before the City Council on Monday.

Hickman resource officer under investigation over action in fight

Concerns about Officer Mark Brotemarkle's actions have led Demetria Stephens, a Hickman parent, to collect signatures for two petitions, one to remove Brotemarkle from his position as Hickman's resource officer and one to remove him from the Police Department.

Fair offers easy access to city government

The city held its "Keys to the City" event to provide citizens an opportunity to talk with public officials and city staff.

Rocheport event celebrates history through art

Two galleries in historic Rocheport combined efforts Saturday afternoon in Rocheport's West End Art Demo Day.

MU swimmers win Show-Me Showdown

In a meet that serves as a warmup, the Tigers men's and women's swimming and diving teams won by comfortable margins.

William E. Connolly speaks about spirituality and politics

The political science professor from Johns Hopkins University spoke about coexistence among religious minorities and their importance in politics.

Columbia artist remembered for activism, compassion

Art, activism, idealism and optimism are four tools Don Choate used to whittle his life into a sculpture of sincerity, simplicity and service.

What's up with that? Old MFA gas station razed

If you've noticed an empty space at the intersection of Broadway and Providence Road lately, it's because the vacant MFA oil service and gas station was torn down.

MU student robbed outside home

Police say a man armed with a handgun stole cash from a 21-year-old woman early Saturday morning. The victim was not injured.

St. Louis rally draws largest Obama crowd in campaign so far

After the candidate spoke beneath the Arch to his largest gathering yet, he spoke to thousands more later in the day in Kansas City as the campaigns fight for a lead in the state's polls.

McCain likens Obama to European socialists

Republican John McCain Saturday likened Democrat Barack Obama to European socialists who advocate redistributing wealth as he desperately tried to reverse his declining poll numbers.

GM-Chrysler talks gain momentum and fears grow

Thousands of workers — and the businesses that depend on them — are concerned about what a merger between the two auto giants might mean to them.

Hulshof, Nixon clash over taxes in gubernatorial debate

U.S. Rep. Kenny Hulshof accused Attorney General Jay Nixon of wanting to raise taxes while Nixon painted his opponent as a Washington politician partly responsible for the nation's economic troubles.

St. Louis man sentenced to 67 years in fatal shooting

Judge imposes maximum penalty for 27-year-old Thurman Shelton, convicted last month of involuntary manslaughter and first-degree assault for shooting his girlfriend, who was killed, and her friend, who survived.

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