Tigers blow out Buffaloes

MU forward Laurence Bowers gets past Colorado defenders Toby Veal, left, and Trey Eckloff for a layup late in the second half of the Tigers' 107-62 win over the Buffaloes on Jan. 14. Bowers led the team in scoring with 16 points in just 19 minutes off the bench.

The Missouri men's basketball team beat Colorado 107-62 on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. It was the largest win in conference play for the Missouri program, demolishing the old record of 31. It was the eighth largest victory by any team in Big 12 play.

Tigers look to guards for leadership

Coach Mike Anderson sees a difference in play when the guards are more vocal and energetic on the court.

Association aims to unite Columbia's black parents

The group wants to support black parents and their allies in helping children achieve at a high level without being exclusionary.

Bulge blogging: Social networking keeps dieting honest

A typical New Year's resolution to be more healthy and lose weight is easier to achieve when friends support your efforts via Twitter, Facebook and other social networking outlets.

Tigers guard might have embellished family connection

Missouri freshman guard Miguel Paul might have embellished his relationship with New Orleans Hornets point guard Chris Paul, according to several media reports.

LETTER: Luetkemeyer, Congress must do their part to help citizens

Affordable health care and repairing a broken financial system should be Congress' top priorities.

Kansas blows by Missouri women's team

The Tigers fell to 0-2 in Big 12 Conference play with a 75-58 loss Wednesday to the host Jayhawks.

Forsee memo tells UM campuses to cut back 'significantly'

Chancellors at the four University of Missouri System campuses were sent a memo from UM President Gary Forsee on Wednesday that listed 14 specific areas where expenditures should be reduced.

Missouri action agencies call for $10 million in utility aid

The money would go to the Utilicare program, which provides home weatherization and utility assistance funds to low-income families.

National day of service provides volunteer opportunities

President-elect Barack Obama is attempting to redirect some of the focus on his inauguration to Martin Luther King Jr. Day by calling for a national day of service on Monday. In response, organizations such as Habitat for Humanity and the Sierra Club have scheduled a variety of events that people can volunteer for in Columbia.

Preparing for the temperature drop

Local plumbing, heating and auto parts businesses were expecting more phone calls and demand for their services with temperatures expected to drop into negative numbers Thursday morning.

Water treatment method could lower carcinogen level

Officials are considering adding ammonia to the water supply to create chloramine, which would reduce the levels of carcinogens found recently in Columbia's water.

Nixon announces new plan to award license offices

Competitive bidding for license offices began Tuesday for six offices in Missouri, included the Columbia location. According to Gov. Nixon, the fee offices netted $2.7 million in processing fees last year.

Summer Repertory auditions open to public

Auditions for the 41st season start at 9 a.m. Feb. 28 at the Rhynsburger Theatre.

Columbia applies to host leg of Tour of Missouri bike race

Columbia is vying with 18 cities to host a stage of the 2009 Tour of Missouri bike race. The city hosted a stage finish during the 2007 inaugural race, but didn't apply in 2008 because of scheduling conflicts.

From the fishbowl to the studio: Renee Hulshof takes on the airwaves

Renee Hulshof brings a regionally famous last name and more than a decade of seasoning as a political spouse to her new gig as Simon Rose's co-host on KFRU's "The Morning Meeting."

Columbia Post Office plans route, staffing changes

Columbia residents may see a change in their mail carrier or delivery time because of possible delivery route changes the U.S. Postal Service is making to save money.

LETTER: How The Sims could change U.S. government

The new administrations at every level could benefit from the Sim-induced creativity  of our youths.

Details, specifications of Forsee's 14-point cutbacks

Nixon seeking bids for license offices

Gov. Nixon's administration has started the bid process for six of the state's privately run license offices. The offices were previously awarded to political supporters.