Austin Peay State men's basketball assistant coach returns to his Missouri basketball roots

Former Missouri basketball player, Scott Combs, leads Austin Peay into Columbia Sunday afternoon.

DEAR READER: The presses will roll, probably, after the Tigers play in the Texas Bowl

On-the-scene coverage of the game and related events will be online Tuesday and in print Wednesday.

Sparse shelves greet post-Christmas deal hunters

Shoppers found big discounts and limited selection at stores the day after Christmas. Retailers are counting on the days after Christmas to perk up overall holiday sales in a season that looks like it’s been only modestly better than last year’s disaster.

Empty shelves greet some post-Christmas shoppers

The falling snow did not serve as a deterrent for shoppers wanting to take advantage of the after Christmas sales.

Fuel transfer from grounded Alaska tug completed

Six fishing vessels plus Coast Guard cutters and salvage vehicles worked to skim the diesel off the surface of the water.

50 things that changed our lives in the aughts

Apps and acupuncture, texting and tweets — the years from 2000 to 2010 or more commonly referred to as "the aughts," have undergone quite a few changes. Find out the top 50 things that affected our lives this decade.

Missouri governor to seek stronger water quality laws

For the 2010 legislative session, Gov. Jay Nixon is proposing that state officials be able to more quickly limit effluent flowing into threatened watersheds and requiring a higher standard for permits.