TIMELINE: Events in the Miami-NCAA probe

The NCAA announced Tuesday that MU basketball coach Frank Haith will be suspended for five games.

MU creating emergency medicine residency

The university's School of Medicine plans to recruit six to eight residents for the program's first class. It is to begin training those physicians next July.

Mother and daughter plan to bring back Peggy Jean's pies with Kickstarter campaign

Jeanne Plumley and her daughter, Rebecca Miller, plan to bring Peggy Jean's Pies back to Columbia by Thanksgiving with donations from their Kickstarter project.

FROM READERS: Reader shares short story, 'Marlboro Ned'

As the doors glide open, he takes another puff of his Marlboro Red, a kiss good-bye to his lover, which he flicks aside in a classic gumshoe fashion, and enters into the belly of the whale.

Anna Laura Cannaday enjoyed time with family, exploring Colorado

Anna Laura Cannaday of Columbia died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, of pancreatic cancer. She was 67.

Columnist Tim Dahlberg: Party time again at University of Miami

Miami's three-year dance with the NCAA is over, all for a couple of paltry scholarships, the final payment for a decade of allowing the football and basketball programs to run amok.

Cardinals, Red Sox set to renew October rivalry

Boston was listed as a slim favorite over St. Louis in the matchup between teams that tied for the big league lead in wins. The clubs haven't met in the regular season since 2008, and Red Sox speedster Jacoby Ellsbury was looking forward to this pairing that some are billing as the Beards vs. the Birds.

No. 20 Gamecocks looking to upset No. 5 Missouri

Steve Spurrier said Tuesday the Gamecocks (5-2, 3-2 SEC) could get back on track against Missouri (7-0, 3-0) after losing 23-21 at Tennessee this past weekend. A South Carolina win would also open the door for the other East teams like the Vols, Georgia and Florida who trail the Tigers by two games in the division.

Anna Laura Cannaday — June 26, 1946 to Oct. 20, 2013

Anna Laura Cannaday of Columbia died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013. She was 67.

Dana Louise Coats, March 31, 1956 - Oct. 19, 2013

Dana Louise Coats of Columbia died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. She was 57.

Carl McClellan was known as 'mad mower,' gifted storyteller

Carl McClellan of Columbia died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at his home. He was 64.

Carl W. McClellan, Aug. 1, 1949 - Oct. 19, 2013

Carl W. McClellan of Columbia died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. He was 64.

Columbia woman pleads guilty to Garth Avenue hit-and-run

An 87-year-old Columbia woman pleaded guilty to charges of careless and imprudent driving and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident in connection with a hit-and-run last November that seriously injured an MU professor.


James Alan Carey loved to barbeque, enjoyed outdoor activities

James Alan Carey died Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, in Harlingen, Texas. He was 54.

Lawyer served in Army, founded Columbia firm

David Arthur "Art" Oliver attended the MU School of Law and was involved in several legal and community organizations.

David "Art" Oliver, May 26, 1929 - Oct. 20, 2013

David Arthur "Art" Oliver, 84, son of Virginia Hays Oliver, nee Virginia Irene Hays, and Charles Clay Oliver, passed away at his home in Columbia on October 20, 2013. Art was born May 26, 1929 in Bloomfield, MO.

James Alan Carey, Sept. 21, 1959 - Oct. 14, 2013

James Alan Carey, 54, passed away on the evening of October 14, 2013 in Harlingen, Texas.

Dana Louise Coats, March 31, 1956-October 19, 2013

Dana Louise Coats, 57, of Columbia, Missouri passed away on October 19, 2013.

Texarkana friends Wacha, Middlebrooks meet in World Series

Texarkana has a population of 36,411, according to the last U.S. census. That's slightly smaller than the crowd that will jam into Fenway Park on Wednesday night to watch old friends Michael Wacha and Will Middlebrooks face each other when the Boston Red Sox host the St. Louis Cardinals in the World Series opener.

MU theater troupe sparks breast cancer dialogue

The MU Interactive Theatre Troupe performs plays about breast cancer throughout mid-Missouri during the month of October to increase dialogue between doctors and patients.