Big 12

Mizzou to SEC
11:55 pm
Sun November 6, 2011

Mizzou bolts Big 12 for SEC

Mizzou athletic director Mike Alden after announcing that the school has been invited to join the SEC as its 14th member on July 1, 2012.
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Updated with quotes from press conference. Reporting from KBIA's Ryan Faumuliner, Kaveh Kaghazi and Chris McDaniel was used in this story.

After months of speculation, it's official - the University of Missouri is bolting the Big 12 Conference for the SEC.

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Conference shuffle
11:12 pm
Tue October 4, 2011

Mizzou may bolt Big 12 Conference

Univ. of Missouri football players celebrate after a touchdown during a 2007 game against Texas Tech. The system's Board of Curators on Tuesday authorized Chancellor Brady Deaton to consider moving Mizzou from the Big 12 to another conference.
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Reporting by KBIA's Ryan Famuliner was used in this report.

The University of Missouri is officially looking to leave the Big 12 Conference.

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University of Missouri Board of Curators
12:20 pm
Tue October 4, 2011

Missouri curators may talk conference realignment

The University of Missouri (Columbia) Tigers football team just before a game in 2007. The University of Missouri system's board of curators may discuss realignment as speculation continues about a move from the Big 12 Conference.
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We will have more information on this for you following the meeting.

University of Missouri curators plan to meet behind closed doors Tuesday afternoon amid continued speculation that the Tigers are still considering a move from the Big 12 Conference.

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Morning round-up
9:19 am
Fri September 23, 2011

Morning headlines: Friday, September 23, 2011

Attorney General Chris Koster has announced that he will seek another term in 2012.
(Official Portrait, Missouri Attorney General's office)

Koster announces re-election bid

Missouri Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster is running for a second term. Koster's campaign said today that he had announced his re-election bid at the home of the Jackson County Democratic Party chairman.

Koster says under his leadership the attorney general's office helped prosecute crime, tackled fraud and tried to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from breaching a Mississippi River levee in southeastern Missouri.

No Republican candidate has announced plans yet to run for attorney general next year.

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