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One thing leads to another for Tiller in Missouri basketball team's victory

Missouri senior guard J.T. Tiller drives toward the hoop as Iowa State senior forward Marquis Gilstrap looks on.

A broken nose, a suggestion from a former Tigers star and a second half that saw Missouri struggling to pull away from Iowa State all led to guard J.T. Tiller's best game of the season.   

Seniors on Missouri men's basketball team have felt better

All three of the seniors on the Missouri men's basketball team have suffered physical ailments in the past week.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Are you looking forward to watching the Winter Olympics?

2008's Beijing Olympic Games brought in the largest global TV audience ever. With the Winter Olympics starting Friday, it's Vancouver's turn to capture the world's eye.

COLUMN: Statistics show progress, 'Pride and Prejudice' in the women's movement

A new study shows just how far women have come as economic forces in marriage. To truly understand the leaps and bounds that have been made, we must look to the past, especially to the world of Jane Austen.

Taylor calming force for Missouri men's basketball team

Missouri guard Zaire Taylor, whose nickname is Easy, uses a relaxed approach to help calm down a team that relies on hectic traps and constant fast breaks.

GUEST COMMENTARY: Nixon must restore funding to Parents as Teachers

The budget cut to the organization Parents as Teachers hurts a group that works with parents of children from pregnancy to 5 years of age.  Restoring funding to this invaluable group is something Gov. Nixon must address at once.

Delta to upgrade two flights at Columbia Regional Airport

The addition of a regional jet for one flight in and out of Columbia Regional Airport each day reflects increasing use of the airport and fits Delta's plans to phase out the smaller planes. The flights will use the 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet 100 instead of 34-seat Saabs.

Filling endowed chairs tricky in tight economic times

When someone gives the university $1 million, one would think that would be enough to fund an endowed chair. Turns out, it's not even close. And in tough economic times, it's harder.

Benefit concert invites Columbia to 'Hear for Haiti'

All proceeds from the "Hear for Haiti" event will benefit the American Red Cross.

Male practice squad a plus for Missouri women's basketball team

The Missouri women's basketball team recruits an all-male practice squad to run the offensive plays of Missouri's opponents.

Zootoo, Humane Society finalize renovation plans

Humane Society board of directors President Jim Loveless says he expects construction to begin in two to three weeks.

Missouri women's basketball team reaches new low in loss

The Missouri women's basketball team tied for the program's lowest point total Wednesday in a 37-33 loss at Kansas State.

Missouri track star won't stop after graduation

Missouri's Nick Adcock, who competes for the Tigers' track and field team in the heptathlon during the indoor season and in the decathlon during the outdoor season, says when his collegiate career ends, he will start to focus on the 2012 Olympics.

LETTER: Come learn how to keep your neighborhood safe

Come get directly involved in your neighborhood safety by attending the Winter Quarter War 3 Neighborhood Safety Summit and Town Hall meeting Thursday.

Puppy mill initiative has some worried about its agriculture consequences

Some in the Missouri agriculture community  said the Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act, a ballot initiative sponsored by the Humane Society of the United States, could open the door to unwelcome legislation in the agriculture sector.

MU faculty discuss possible changes to general education requirements

MU faculty attended a forum Tuesday to discuss changing class requirements for the General Education Program.

Analysis: Same talk, little action from Obama

After a year in office, the president has yet to fullfill his campaign promises.

New aerial NYPD photos of 9/11 attack released

A New York Police Department Aviation Unit Detective took hundreds of pictures of the terrorist attacks from a helicopter on Sept. 11.

Fervor fades for live tiger mascot at Mizzou

A student group that suggested recruitment of a live tiger for MU football games has muted its enthusiasm.

List of offices closed for Presidents Day

Monday, February 15 is Presidents Day. The Missourian has compiled a list of offices, such as the Post office, that will be closed on Friday and Monday in observance.

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