DEAR READER: Kate McIntyre wins November's Show Me the Errors contest

This month, extra points will be awarded to people who spot "lazy seasonal cliches" in Missourian editorial copy.

DEAR READER: The biggest risk in reporting errors? We might get it right

Who wouldn't want the help of thousands of eyeballs? Too many people in newsrooms. The evidence lies in the need to create an advocacy group for reporting errors.

TODAY'S QUESTION: Will you attend Missouri football's bowl game?

Bowl game attendance problems plague the Missouri football team come bowl season because Tigers fans have a reputation, earned or not, that they do not travel.

Denmon leads Missouri men's basketball team past Oregon

Junior guard Marcus Denmon led the No. 9 Tigers with 19 points in their 83-80 victory at Oregon.

COLUMN: Course evaluations should be more than an afterthought

This opportunity for students to provide their professors with feedback shouldn't be glossed over or rushed through.

Federal pay czar to speak about executive pay at MU

Ken Feinberg, who oversees the Gulf oil spill claims process, will speak at the Trulaske College of Business on Friday morning. His talk is about the opportunities and challenges of executive pay.

Columbia Transit boosts ridership with new routes

Since August, adjusted routes and a new one have increased Columbia Transit's ridership citywide by 20 percent compared with the same time last year. 

Columbia's jobless prepare for end of extended benefits

Congress has demurred on extending long-term unemployment benefits, leaving some Columbia residents fearing they soon won't be able to make ends meet.

Downtown 'Living Windows' display debuts tonight

Downtown businesses will feature live window scenes, including "A Hogwarts Christmas," starting at 6 p.m. today.

Montee: Democrats need to make changes in Missouri

Democrats in Missouri did not get their message out to enough voters in the past election. The party needs to make changes, but state Auditor Susan Montee declined to elaborate on her interest in a leadership role.

MU swim team breaks records at Mizzou Invitational

Missouri's swimmers came in first place in the first round of the tournament.

Living Windows kicks off holiday season

Downtown visitors were entertained Friday night by local talent at the annual festival.

Columbia College volleyball advances to national semifinals

The Cougars will face No. 1 Lee University at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the national semifinal match.

Pair of new local entries join Pepsi Refresh contest

Proposals from De Minner and Central Missouri Honor Flight call for prizes to be used to train long-term caregivers and fly World War II veterans to Washington, respectively.

MU autism center opens after $5 million renovation

State and MU officials celebrated the opening of the $5 million renovation to the MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. 

Candidacy filing for School Board opens soon

Have an itch to run for School Board? The opportunity to file for candidacy starts soon.

Some Missouri residents outsource their holiday chores

There's someone willing to decorate your home, buy and wrap your gifts, and cook your dinners — for a price.

Missouri university to award nation's first master's degrees in explosives

The program is part of the mining and nuclear engineering department at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

Better Business Bureau warns consumers of holiday scams

The top five scams are selected based upon customer complaints received this year.

Columbia Public Schools surveys measure need for social media

The survey process ended Friday. The surveys sought to chart a path for new media communications usage in Columbia Public Schools.