Reports say Christensen to take Wyoming job

Reports suggest Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen will be named Wyoming's next head coach.

Tigers look to refocus for Oklahoma

Oklahoma will face Missouri in the Big 12 Conference title game next Saturday. The Sooners won a three-way tie with Texas and Texas Tech atop the Big 12 South standings by taking the No. 2 spot in the Bowl Championship Series standings.

Survey: students are lying, cheating and stealing in greater numbers

Educators reacting to the findings questioned any suggestion that today’s young people are less honest than previous generations, but several agreed that intensified pressures are prompting many students to cut corners. The ethicist, who conducted the study, says better or worse is not the issue, but rather that it's time to take action.

More Missourians voted in 2008 elections, but many skipped races

More than 2.9 million people in Missouri voted for president — nearly 200,000 more than in 2004. But compared with four years ago, tens of thousands more voters trailed off, skipping races for the state legislature and even for governor.

The sad fall of the American car industry

GM was so successful in the 1950s that the company suspended its advertising and promotion efforts whenever sales volume approached 60 percent of the industry mark. But how could a company of such wealth and even popularity now go so bad and end up in Congress, hat in hand, looking for a handout? Better they should have come with a plan. Shocking they didn’t. The Congress had to tell them what to do.

Economics are not ecology

The economy is built around people and shouldn't be treated as a science.

Tigers set school record for nonconference home wins

Missouri has won 30 straight nonconference home games despite struggling the past few seasons.

Lyons helps Tigers hold off Oral Roberts

Leo Lyons scored a team-high 26 points to lead the Missouri men's basketball team to a 92-83 victory over Oral Roberts on Sunday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.

MU women's basketball rallies past Northwestern

A day after losing a triple overtime heartbreaker, the Missouri women's basketball team rallied from an 11-point deficit in the second half to defeat host Northwestern.

City adds Range Line corridor connectors to street plan

But the new additions to the city's Major Roadway Plan aren't expected to be built for years.

Boone Junction anticipates two more historic homes

A Victorian farmhouse and wartime steel structure are awaiting relocation.

Blue River gets a makeover

Kansas city officials, industrial companies and volunteers are restoring the waterway.  They have already removed 100,000 tons of scrap iron and trash, as well as 20,000 to 30,000 tires.

BOONE LIFE: Rocheport family home schools year-round

Elise Wilson, a mother of five in Rocheport, home schools her four oldest children year-round.

Man convicted in eagle deaths grateful for pardon from Bush

A Missouri man was pardoned by President George W. Bush twelve years after pleading guilty to federal charges in the deaths of three bald eagles.

Husband of Hannibal 911 dispatcher reports house fire while wife is on duty

Lonnie Potter, his two daughters and four family pets safely escapted the fire, which destroyed the family's garage.

City, Fire District to meet on territorial agreement

The latest meeting about the fire territorial agreement will take place at 9 a.m. Monday in the Daniel Boone Building, 701 E. Broadway.

California man arrested for burglary, assault

A 19-year-old from California was found in a residence on Saturday night. Boone County Sheriff's Department deputies arrested him on charges of first-degree burglary and third-degree assault.

Exhibit celebrates Memorial Union's history

 The Transcendent Tower exhibit in the lobby of Memorial Union North aims to celebrate the history as well as the architectural significance of the Union through pictures and text.

Slow start dooms Tigers against Jayhawks

Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing torched Missouri for 375 yards and four touchdowns, and it took Missouri until the beginning of the third quarter to start playing a strong game.

FIVE IDEAS: The happy holidays edition

This week, we ask you to weigh in on how the economy is effecting your plans for travel and gifts, whether you'll be saying "Happy Holidays" or "Merry Christmas" and if you think charitable giving will be down this year.