Tight ends Egnew and Jones offer different things to Missouri football team

Michael Egnew, left, and Andrew Jones each bring unique qualities to the Missouri tight end position.

Although Michael Egnew and Andrew Jones share a position, their physical strengths are anything but similar. Instead of fitting into a physical prototype, the two tight ends embrace their different body types, and the two fill the wide range of needs for the Tigers.



Task force gives Columbia cable television companies poor reviews

Although Mediacom and Charter Communications are the targets of frequent complaints, a Columbia advisory board says city government is ill-equipped to address the problems and lacks the authority to require better service.

Mizzou Meat Market launches football-shaped sausages

The meat market at MU's College of Agriculture is making sure its ready for football season with a special new product — summer sausages shaped like miniature footballs. The market, once it gets USDA approval, hopes to sell the sausage footballs at concessions stands at Missouri football games.

Columbia police officer shot at; 1 suspect still at large

A Columbia police officer was shot at near North Providence Road early on Tuesday morning.

Appeals court to hear defendant's education request in Olten murder trial

The Western District court agreed to accept written arguments on the request from attorneys for 16-year-old Alyssa Bustamante.

DAVID ROSMAN: Registered write-in candidate offers difference for 9th

Jeff Reed, a write-in candidate for the 9th Congressional District — where no Democrat is running against Republican incumbent Blaine Luetkemeyer — would represent the liberal and progressive causes of the district. And his name is easy to spell.


Nixon expects Missouri tax credit review by Thanksgiving

The state is expected to grant nearly $500 million in tax credits this year.

Future Missouri teachers may get smaller pensions

Officials say that something has to be done to pay for the pensions already promised to current teachers and retirees.

Big 12 boasts nation's top three rushers

While normally known as a pass-happy league, the Big 12 is now home to the nation's top three rushers.

Ampudia shines for Missouri volleyball team

Missouri senior outside hitter Paola Ampudia was named MVP of last weekend's Pepperdine Asics Challenge Tournament and also earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors.

BP report spreads the blame for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill

In a report released by British Petroleum on Wednesday, it claimed that itself, Halliburton, Transocean and the employees working the rig were all to blame for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Both sides have say on St. Charles County bike ban

A county councilman proposed a ban on bikes for some section of roads he says are too dangerous for both cyclists and drivers.

Audit reveals flaws in two major tax credit programs

An audit of two major tax credit programs shows the Department of Economic Development failed to properly monitor them, which led to major oversights.

Tabled pedestrian improvements would help Hickman High students

The City Council tabled a bill Tuesday night that would have green-lighted construction plans for a pedestrian improvements at Providence Road and Business Loop 70 because property owners of adjacent lots were not notified.

P&Z to consider rezoning area near public library

The property at the corner of Broadway and First Street will be discussed at the city's Planning and Zoning Commission meeting Thursday.

AT&T announces network improvements for Columbia area

AT&T's new equipment should offer a 3G signal and better voice quality, especially for customers who commute between Columbia and Jefferson City.


MU shuttle adds stop at Stephens College

About 100 students are living at Stephens College this fall.

City official says Tiger Avenue name change already official

The City Council has changed Maryland Avenue's name to Tiger Avenue, with MU picking up the cost for the spirited new sign.

Passion for golf spurs on Rock Bridge's Mueller

The senior Rock Bridge golfer has held a golf club since she was 4 years old.

Mayor Bob McDavid appoints park sales tax committee

The Friends of Columbia's Parks committee will support the renewal of the park sales tax, which is on the ballot for Nov. 2. Officials estimate the one-eighth-cent tax would provide about $12 million for local parks during the next five years.