There is no typical day for a fish biologist. One day, Finley might be in the field collecting fish samples for surveys. Another day, he is helping crews on the Missouri River with pallid sturgeon recovery. Sometimes he is in his office, completing paperwork.
The Crimson Tide's wild 34-28 loss at Auburn dropped Alabama to fourth. Ohio State is second and Auburn is third. Missouri is fifth.
Alabama lost its spot at the top of the rankings after losing to Auburn, which moved up to No. 3 in the AP Poll.
THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Missouri football beats Texas A&M; volunteers preserve Almeta Crayton's Everyone Eats
This week, Missourian photographers took images of Missouri football's win over Texas A&M, Rock Bridge football's loss in the state championship game and the Everyone Eats annual Thanksgiving meal.
The anticipation of Missouri's game against Texas A&M grabbed the attention of Missourian readers this week.
THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Football beats Texas A&M, heads to SEC Championship; volleyball completes undefeated season
This week in Missouri sports, the football team defeated Texas A&M and punched its ticket to the SEC Championship game, and the volleyball team completed a perfect regular season.
A comedic church service gives advice on college life and allows students to ask questions live.
A man cycling along Route E on Saturday afternoon noticed a fire spreading toward a mobile home. He helped save a disabled woman from the fire, but the trailer was destroyed.
The Broncos held off a furious rally to beat the Chiefs 35-28 on Sunday and seize control of the AFC West.
The new bridge means the entire line through eastern Missouri has double tracks instead of funneling to a single line to cross the Osage River.
While Colin Kaepernick was sacked four times, Robert Quinn and the opportunistic Rams defense failed to make the game-changing plays it had the past two weeks
Police were speaking to several witnesses after Sunday's incident and said that three people had been taken to the Kansas City Police Department's headquarters for questioning.
More than 50,000 people can log on to the website at one time and more than 800,000 people will be able to shop for insurance coverage each day, the government estimated in a report released Sunday.
William Eddleman, a former biology professor at Southeast Missouri State University, said he believes the deer are true albinos.
Staff hasn't determined whether the elephant involved in the death of a zookeeper will return to the public eye.
Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham of Mississippi wants Mississippi to recognize her marriage so she can divorce her partner.
These days, only one-third of Americans say most people can be trusted. Half felt that way in 1972, when the General Social Survey first asked the question.
From afar, Josey seemed like an unlikely hero. Just like Missouri seemed like an unlikely candidate for the SEC Championship Game. But Josey's 13th touchdown of the season and 96 yards rushing couldn't have been a more fitting capper to the biggest win on Faurot Field in more than half a century.
Fusion Pathways founder Trinity Reese teaches black women to live healthy and "dream big."
The performance by Johnny Manziel, the first Heisman Trophy winner to play at Memorial Stadium since Billy Sims in 1979, was ultimately underwhelming.