Rams-49ers tie draws ire around the league

The Rams-49ers game Sunday finished at 24-all, the first tie in four years and only the fifth since 1990. So the rule right now that limits regular-season overtime to one period is likely to stay the same for a while.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Sorry, the polls didn't stop on Election Day

Polls dominated election coverage throughout 2012, but the only poll that matters is the the one on Election Day.

Truck problems plague southwest Missouri food pantry

A truck that travels to Columbia to pick up food for the Benton County Food Pantry is need of repairs.

Kander preps for Missouri secretary of state takeover

Democrat Jason Kander defeated Republican Shane Schoeller last week in the race to succeed Robin Carnahan.

First half woes show Missouri men's basketball team has room to improve

Despite being concerned after the first half, Missouri coach Frank Haith understands that this team is still trying to mesh.

Columbia residents review possible power line routes

Residents worried that the proposed route for connecting a new Mill Creek substation to the city's grid would lower property values.

A scolding, a 'great play' and a 'confidence boost' for Missouri safety

In the fourth overtime of the Tigers' game Saturday against Tennessee, redshirt freshman Ian Simon made the play that would take the Volunteers' offense off the field for good.

Students, faculty come together for discussion about diversity at MU

An informal discussion about diversity between students and faculty raised questions for the future as a part of One Mizzou Week. Although most attendees were minorities, some students hope this will change as the One Mizzou movement matures.

Head Start promotes home treatment over emergency room visits

Head Start Columbia invited parents from eight counties to attend a low-literacy health training event Tuesday night at Stoney Creek Inn.

PHOTO GALLERY: A tree of lights at Shakespeare's in downtown Columbia

Randy Fletcher crafted a "magic tree" Tuesday outside Shakespeare's Pizza on South Ninth Street in downtown Columbia.  Fletcher said it will take about 24 hours and require thousands of lights to decorate the tree.

Retired brigadier general, former POW to speak at Hearnes Center

Members of the Midway Locust Grove United Methodist Church youth group are bringing the Vietnam prisoner of war, Jim Sehorn, to Columbia.

Red Cross executive director travels to New York to aid in disaster relief

Dave Griffith, the executive director of the Red Cross Heart of Missouri Chapter traveled Monday to New York to help in the relief effort for those affected by Superstorm Sandy.

Fewer deer kills during opening weekend compared to previous year

The opening weekend tally in Boone County was 532 deer: 266 antlered bucks, 62 button bucks and 204 does.

Parks panel set to vote on Grindstone trail project

The Parks and Recreation Commission is expected to vote Wednesday on a City Council plan to shelve the Grindstone trail and shift funds to other GetAbout projects.

Bowers' 3-pointers propel Missouri men's basketball team's second-half surge

Senior forward Laurence Bowers scored all 14 of his points, including three 3-pointers in the second half of Tuesday night's 91-54 victory against Alcorn State on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Rosemary Lane, section of College Avenue to close Wednesday

The construction is expected to be finished by Friday.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We need new paradigms

Every group of people has a right to choose their compatriots according to their core values and beliefs starting on a very small scale, such as within a family or friends, to the levels of city, state and country, a Missourian reader writes.

MoDOT to make traffic flow changes near Columbia Mall

Starting Nov. 18, several changes will occur at Stadium Boulevard and Interstate 70 to ease traffic flows and reduce delays.



Learning specialist helps dyslexia patients through art

Cathy Cook, the owner of OnPoint Learning, helps children with dyslexia see the advantages to their disability.

Paul Cheavens loved family, church, police chief job

Paul Cheavens died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. He was 88.