ANALYSIS: Breaking down Missouri's 2012 football schedule

The Tigers face some uncertainty in their nonconference schedule, but an Oct. 13 showdown with Alabama in Columbia is sure to please.

A National Guardsman comes home from Iraq

Adjusting to civilian life after a stint overseas as a member of the Missouri National Guard present myriad challenges. Many members of the Guard find that marriages, families, jobs, community are changed.

New policy issued for recording classroom lectures for UM System

UM System Interim President Steve Owens issued a new policy concerning the recording of classroom lectures and discussions, requiring students to gain permission from faculty and students who made comments before sharing recorded video or audio to those outside the classroom.

2012 MU Homecoming set for Oct. 27; Missouri will face Kentucky

Along with the date, ticket sales and availability are also considered in determining when Homecoming will be. The Tigers will face the Wildcats of the University of Kentucky.

At the top of Ellis Library, sounds of recorded music serve as reminders of the past

The Recorded Sound Studio in MU's Ellis Library is home to thousands of CDs and LPs, but use of the studio has fallen sharply with the availability of music on the Web.

First Night venues, performance schedules help plan the night

First Night Columbia participants will have the opportunity to attend multiple events in 12 different venues.

Take a hike on Sunday to celebrate the New Year

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park joins Missouri State Parks in National First Day Hike on Sunday.

Boone County personal property taxes due Saturday

Penalties start at 2 percent a month beginning in January and can be up to 18 percent a year.

Influenza vaccine still available to Boone County residents

The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services continues to offer flu vaccines before flu season picks up.

Columbia resident dead after fatal crash Tuesday morning

Fatal crash involved ice on U.S. 63 at Turkey Creek Bridge

New Missouri laws to take effect Jan. 1

Several new laws will take effect on Jan 1, 2012, in Missouri.

DAVID ROSMAN: It's been an anxious holiday, but there's much to be thankful for

As far as New Year's resolutions are concerned, I do not make any, knowing full well I will not keep them, except to say thank you to those around me.

SHOW ME THE RECORDS: Missouri holiday crash reports

Holiday crash reports tell how dangerous it is to be on the road during holidays.

Pest quickly developing resistance to Monsanto's genetically modified corn

Scientists fear potentially risky farming practices could be blunting the sophisticated weaponry of a genetically engineered corn plant that makes its own insecticide.

UPDATE: Audit reports elk program cost 3 times original estimate

Conservation officials said the audit's cost calculation is misleading because it includes one-time costs such as building pens for the elk and other costs not only for the elk project.

Oklahoma baby is third sickened by rare bacteria

The Oklahoma child was infected with Cronobacter sakazakii but fully recovered, health officials said Wednesday. An Illinois child also rebounded after being sickened by the bacteria. A Missouri infant who was 10 days old died.

No. 6 Baylor still unbeaten, 54-52 over No. 15 MSU

No. 4 Louisville falters against No. 12 Georgetown

Louisville had been one of six Division I teams that came into play Wednesday without a loss.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: FAA needs to move faster on rules for commercial pilots

Common sense says the FAA should do its part to keep exhausted pilots out of the cockpit.

Missouri football: SEC releases 2012 conference schedule

Missouri will host Georgia in its SEC opener on Sept. 8.