TIGER KICKOFF: Moore the old man of the Missouri football team

Missouri running backs coach Brian Jones said De'Vion Moore not only helps the younger players with drills and techniques, he also mentors them academically. "I look up to him a lot, on the field and off the field," freshman running back Henry Josey said. "It’s like he knows everything. He’s real smart, not just with his books, but with life.”

De’Vion Moore, a junior tailback for the Tigers, is the leader of a young group of running backs that includes sophomore Kendial Lawrence and freshmen Henry Josey and Marcus Murphy.

Fans swarm to see 'Harry Potter'

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1" opened at 12:01 a.m. Friday.

Nixon announces plan for nuclear power plant legislation

New legislation would increase utility costs to cover the cost of an early site permit for a potential new nuclear power plant in Callaway County.

Nixon reveals plans for Callaway County nuclear plant

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Friday he was pushing for legislation to help build a second nuclear power plant in central Missouri.

TIGER KICKOFF: No sleeves MU offensive line's unwritten rule

Many Missouri football players outside of the offensive line can't help but laugh when they think of playing without long sleeves this Saturday in the cold in Ames, Iowa.

Police chief receives recommendation from review board on Billups case

The Citizen's Police Review Board has sent its letter of recommendation to police chief Ken Burton regarding a case involving what it called unnecessary force by a police officer.

MU faculty criticize state mandate to reconfigure programs

MU administrators and faculty are trying to balance political and educational goals without compromising the quality of education offered.

MU baseball coach named manager of USA Baseball Collegiate National Team

Tim Jamieson, a Columbia native, will helm the 2011 team that competes internationally.

COLUMN: Moderation is key for caffeine consumption

Caffeine is gaining a reputation as a killer. But is it as bad as they say?

Fifth-grader credited with heroics in Missouri bus crash

A fast-thinking student is being credited with helping save a handful of students after a bus crash Thursday in Eureka.

TIGER KICKOFF: Iowa State looking to extend season with victory

Saturday’s game against Missouri is the Cyclones' final regular season game. With a win Iowa State will have a 6-6 record and a chance at a postseason bowl game. A loss means the season is over.

MU junior a finalist for $123,000 scholarship from Dr Pepper

The MU student is up for the scholarship because she painted her face like a tiger and stood out in the crowd at "College GameDay."

Wagner sets up fundraising committee for RNC chair

Ann Wagner was co-chairwoman of the Republican National Committee from 2001 to 2005 and was the chairwoman of the Missouri Republican Party for six years.

LETTER: Additional restrictions on smokers would be unfair

We gave you restaurants, planes, public buildings; you asked us to take it outside, and we did. Now, you're going to take outside as well?

'Good Morning America' contest featuring Shakespeare's happens Saturday

Voting for "Best Bites: College Edition" will be open Saturday from after "Good Morning America" until 6 p.m.

Nixon plans state tour to discuss electricity

The Missouri governor planned a news conference in Jefferson City Friday and is scheduled to speak in St. Louis and Springfield later. No information is available yet about what he intends to say.

Rock Bridge soccer falls short in semifinals

PHOTO GALLERY: West Junior High School students prepare for performance

West Junior High School students prepare to perform "The Man Who Came to Dinner" at Smithton Middle School on Friday night.

Columbia College men's basketball falls for first time in 2010

Texas Wesleyan defeated the Cougars in their opening game of the Dr. Pepper Classic in Waxahachie, Texas.

MU women's basketball team prepares for Paradise Jam after surprising start to season

After two games that didn't play out as expected, the MU women's basketball team prepares for three tough games in the Paradise Jam tournament beginning Nov. 25 in the U.S. Virgin Islands.