Focus helped Missouri offensive line get tough against Oklahoma

Missouri junior offensive lineman Dan Hoch celebrates after a Tigers touchdown Saturday against Oklahoma.

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said no one is an offensive lineman to be a star, but Saturday, the Tigers' offensive linemen clearly stood out, playing their best game of the season against their strongest test.

INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC: What an extended parks sales tax will buy

Proposition 1, if approved, will generate $12 million. Use our interactive map to see where the city plans to spend some of that money.

ABC announces Missouri vs. Texas Tech football start time

Missouri is scheduled to play in ABC's primetime game for the second time in three weeks against Texas Tech on Nov. 6.

DAVID ROSMAN: Second Amendment calls into question Columbia's Prop 2

Arguments over Tasers electrify as some consider the constitutionality of Proposition 2.


TODAY'S QUESTION: What do you think about MU's rankings this week?

After MU beat Oklahoma, should the university's football team be ranked higher?

Big 12 offensives putting up higher numbers, more points

Five of the nation's top offenses are in the Big 12.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fantasy transformation through stage makeup

The MU stage makeup class practiced technique by decorating themselves in images that included a hatching dinosaur and a painting of Mount Fuji.

VIDEO: Following the goal post to Harpo's

Fans rushed Faurot Field on Saturday night, uprooted the north end zone goal post and, following tradition, took it to the downtown bar.

Presiding commissioner candidates find common ground on economic incentives

Both candidates support the county's use of incentives to attract and retain business.

UPDATE: Columbia Police arrest another suspect in Break Time homicide

Columbia Police have arrested a third suspect, Deshon Joseph A. Houston, in connection with the homicide of Aaron Hobson, which occurred Saturday.

Three men escape from northwest Missouri jail

The Daviess County Sheriff's Office says the men crawled under a fence to get out of the jail in Pattonsburg.

Missouri college officials to award grants to low-income students

The federal government will fund the $1.6 million in grants but the state Department of Higher Education will administer the program.

Columbia visitors bureau to ante up $50,000 for farmers market building

The building will also house an educational center, which the visitors bureau hopes will draw day-trippers and overnight visitors.

Vets and breeders discuss impact of Prop B on dogs' health

Missouri veterinarians weigh in on which kind of flooring is best for dogs' health, how much access to the outdoors they need and if breaks between breeding cycles are necessary while professional breeders discuss their practices and what they think is best for their dogs' health.

Baum makes third-party bid for state auditor

Baum, a Libertarian, said his lack of ties to a major party make him the ideal candidate for an office he believes must be objective.

Local House candidates share views for tax credits

Candidates for the 21st, 23rd, and 24th House District seats spoke about state tax credits and their plans to confront the issue.

Schweich taking first shot at running for office

Republican state auditor candidate Tom Schweich has served as an appointed official since 1999, this year marks the first time he is running for an elected position.

PHOTO GALLERY: Warm weather, fall colors abound

Unseasonably warm weather has many people around mid-Missouri enjoying the fall colors and outdoor activities.

UM System hires new associate VP to address future employee benefits

Kelley Stuck has been named associate vice president of total compensation for the system. She will be involved in shaping salaries and benefits of UM employees.

Incumbent Missouri state auditor Montee cites CPA background, experience

The Democrat is seeking a second term as auditor.