Missouri's James Franklin listed as No. 3 on depth chart

James Franklin, the senior quarterback will be No. 3 on the depth chart for Saturday's game against Tennessee. Coach Gary Pinkel said Franklin is listed as questionable, and Maty Mauk is likely to start. 

FROM READERS: Faculty award winner says MU was window to a larger world

Ruth Brent Tofle, recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Faculty Award, acknowledges coming to MU as the moment she steered onto a global personal path — which has been dotted with journeys to Morocco, Tunisia and China — and learned to appreciate diversity.

ROSE NOLEN: Sorting out voting issues now helps everyone get access

Some women who have changed their last names could be prevented from voting in Texas. This issue needs to be amended quickly.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why I demonstrated on behalf of Brandon Coleman

Brandon Coleman can't present his side of the issue because he was shot and died.

Lila Adams was active in community, loved planting flowers

Lila Adams of Columbia died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at the Columbia Manor Care Center. She was 82.

Mary Elizabeth Green Logan styled hair, loved playing with her dog

Mary Elizabeth Green Logan died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, of liver failure. She was 45.

Missouri soccer's McKenzie Sauerwein breaks record, again

The redshirt junior goalkeeper now holds records for career saves, total minutes played and career games.

Lila Adams, May 3, 1931-Oct. 27, 2013

She was involved with her husband, Gayle, at the Columbia Area Senior Center since the early 1990s.

Mary Elizabeth Green Logan, April 2, 1968-Oct. 23, 2013

She loved working as a hairstylist at Hair Design 1000, and attending the Hickman Kewpie basketball games where her son, Cray, played and now coaches the team.

Sports spotlight shined on St. Louis, ended in double disappointment

Monday Night Football and the World Series came together with the two games played virtually simultaneously eight blocks apart in downtown St. Louis before a combined 103,000 fans. But neither ended well.

Tennessee quarterback out indefinitely with injured thumb

Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced the severity of quarterback Justin Worley's injury after Tuesday's practice and said he believes Worley has a torn ligament.

Columbia College volleyball's van Deursen enjoys central position

The junior setter grew up in the Netherlands before attending Redlands Community College in El Reno, Okla. She has settled into her role for Columbia College, and coach Melinda Wyre-Washington said she is the "total package."

WHAT OTHERS SAY: NSA gambled too much by spying on U.S. allies

Damage resulting from the NSA surveillance might be more than just harmed alliance.

Medicare chief apologizes for health care website woes

Medicare chief Marilyn Tavenner apologized to a House committee for the health care website's malfunctions.

Officials report attendance up at Missouri State Fair

A final report said admissions to the 11-day August fair totaled about 366,000, an increase of about 13,000 from 2012.

For Ike Skelton, the U.S. military was his mission

The number of troops at Fort Leonard Wood undergoing training more than quadrupled and the post's mission expanded from the Army to all branches of military service during Skelton's tenure.

Former student gets jail time for Lindenwood leaks

Addison Richard Todd previously pleaded guilty to two counts of tampering with computer data and one count of tampering with a computer user.

Kansas City-area church turns to flock for landscaping

Susan Jaster of Storm Rider Farm in Concordia said her sheep can clear up to 100 square feet in a day.

Patriot Act architect says U.S. spying goes too far

Chief architect of Patriot Act is seeking changes to spying program after National Security Administration revelations.


Two days later, Missouri football kicker moving on

Missouri kicker Andrew Baggett wasn't thinking about the excuses, about what went wrong or what other plays could have helped the Tigers win. He was thinking about how he was responsible for the Tigers' heartbreaking 27-24 loss in double overtime.