'Ridiculous' Friday crowd welcomes 'GameDay' crew to Columbia

The ESPN "College GameDay" crew visited Harpo's on Thursday before taping segments for "College Football Live" and "SportsCenter" on Friday morning.

Gibbs family awarded $35 million in damages

The family of Anita Gibbs received $35.25 million in compensatory and punitive damages from CenTra Trucking Co. Gibbs was killed in a car accident caused by a CenTra driver in 2006. The defense plans to appeal the charges.

ESPN's 'GameDay' hears crowd roar for Tigers

The crowd gathered early Friday to watch the Golden Girls and Truman the Tiger lead cheers on Francis Quadrangle during ESPN's "College GameDay" pre-show broadcast.

Jefferson Junior centennial brings out memories from community

Families and former teachers at Jefferson Junior High tell their stories about time spent at the downtown Columbia school.

Police caution Missouri football ticket seekers

Looking for a ticket to Saturday's sold-out Missouri versus Oklahoma football game? Watch out for phony sellers, police say.

Brother of Missouri Senator McCaskill arrested on drug charge

William McCaskill was arrested Wednesday in Holts Summit after a warrant was issued for his arrest Aug 31.

ESPN to use MU buildings and students for 'GameDay'

The Reynolds Journalism Institute will play host to ESPN.

Allan Purdy's memorial to be held Oct. 30

The former student financial aid leader died Oct. 14.

CDC: Missouri donated HIV-tainted blood infects Colorado man

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the risk of getting the virus from blood transfusions as being about 1 in 1.5 million.

Muslim students try to clear misconceptions through Islam Awareness Week

The organization moved up the date of its annual Islam Awareness Week to respond to the controversy surrounding a planned mosque near the site of Ground Zero.

GLOBAL JOURNALIST: Making sense of the UN and biodiversity policy

Delegates to a conference on biodiversity this week hope to set measurable goals to slow the disappearance of animals and plants. What will be the result? Journalists from Japan, New York and Washington, D.C., discuss the possibilities.

LETTER: Voters deserve to know where money is coming from

Huge sums of money from secret sources are going into campaign advertising.

Blagojevich attorneys want to delay retrial

Because the judge said the Blagojevich's defense team can only have two attorneys and a paralegal, the attorneys said they need until May to get ready for his second trial.

LETTER: Vote Yes on Proposition 2

Yes on Proposition 2 allows you to own and carry a Taser, but not to threaten or shoot it at someone.


Southeast Missouri State University battling 'crisis ready to happen'

Southeast Missouri State University is proposing more than $56 million in maintenance and renovation plans, which would be geared towardAcademic Hall, Magill Hall and other maintenance needs.

Car incentive drives Florida pastor to reconsider Quran burning

Pastor Terry Jones picked up a 2011 Hyundai Accent as an incentive not to burn the Muslim holy book. Former New York Giants tackle Brad Benson offered Jones the deal as part of one of his ad campaigns.