March 10, 2014
Columbia saw temperatures in the 70s on Monday. Many residents went outdoors to enjoy the weather after last week's snow and negative temperatures. It might prove to be a short reprieve, though, as there is a possibility of light snow forecast for Wednesday.
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid answers a question during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis last month.
Joshua Craig, 3, finishes climbing up the slide at Flat Branch Park on Monday. Columbia experienced weather in the 70s on Monday.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Shelby Miller walks off the mound as he's relieved after giving up a two-run home run to Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera in the third inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game Monday in Jupiter, Fla.
Oliver Sommerfeld-Sager, lef), Joshua Craig, middle, and Jacob Craig play on the jungle gym at Flat Branch Park on Monday. Columbia experienced weather in the 70s on Monday. The forecast calls for a high of 78 on Tuesday.
Jacob Craig, 6, swings from the monkey bars at Flat Branch Park on Monday. Columbia experienced weather in the 70s on Monday.
Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk prepares to throw in the first half against Ole Miss on Nov. 23 at Vaught–Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, Miss. Mauk will be back with the Missouri football team this year.
On Feb. 5, Alec Rash practices with the Missouri baseball team as it prepares for its upcoming season which begins on Feb. 14.
Central District engineer Dave Silvester announces the state's enhanced Pothole Patrol program on Monday. The program allows people to report potholes by phone, online, or on a smartphone or tablet computer. The program aims to have all reported potholes filled within 24 hours.
Kent Cunningham, a senior maintenance worker for the Missouri Department of Transportation, fills a pothole Monday on Clark Lane. MoDOT's program, Pothole Patrol, aims to fill potholes within 24 hours, relying on residents to report them using a smartphone or tablet.
Senior Missouri Department of Transportation maintenance worker Kent Cunningham scoops asphalt to fill a pothole Monday on Clark Lane. MoDOT's new program, Pothole Patrol, aims to repair potholes within 24 hours of when residents report them.
Hog farms in Missouri have been struck by a fast-spreading and deadly virus called porcine epidemic diarrhea. The reduced number of pigs in the market could lead to higher prices.
The Missouri Department of Transportation's new Pothole Patrol program aims to fill in all reported potholes within 24 hours of resident reports. Last year, the Central District filled more than 10,000 potholes across 18 counties.
More than a dozen supporters of Aiden's Avengers embraced baldness Saturday at Mojo's during the Shave for Aiden fundraising event. Community support has already raised over $25,000 for Aiden Taylor and his family.
From left: Tania Johnson, Monica Korba, Victoria King and Meghan McCullah embrace one another's shaved heads at the Shave for Aiden fundraiser Saturday at Mojo's. The women volunteered to shave their heads in effort to help raise money for the Taylor family.
Monica Korba gets her head shaved at the Shave for Aiden fundraising event Saturday at Mojos. The fundraiser included a silent auction and local musicians to benefit the cost of medical expenses for the Taylor family.
The number of Native American students enrolled at MU has been decreasing over the past five years. Native Americans make up less than 1 percent of MU's total student population. The bar chart shows the total number of Native American students, including undergraduate, professional and graduate students. The bottom chart shows Native Americans as a percentage of MU’s student body.
This Jan. 29, 2014 file photo shows Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. intelligence officials are planning an electronic monitoring system that would tap into government, financial and public databases to scan the behavior patterns of many of the 5 million government employees who hold secret clearances, according to current and former officials. The system draws on a Defense Department model in development for more than a decade, documents reviewed by the Associated Press show.
These tools were used to shave the heads of Aiden Taylor's "Aiden's Avengers" at a fundraiser at Mojo's on Saturday.
Meghan McCullah, left, and Tania Johnson prepare to donate their hair at the Shave for Aiden fundraiser at Mojo's on Saturday. The proceeds of the fundraiser will help pay Aiden Taylor's expenses.