December 7, 2010
The state's response to MU's justification of some of its "low-producing" programs.
Here's a look at a city report on a proposal by Legacy Construction to buy and renovate the historic Heibel-March Drugstore at Wilkes Boulevard and Range Line Street.
Interim Columbia Police Chief Tom Dresner announces the arrest of 16 alleged members of the Cut Throat gang at a press conference held on Jan. 29, 2009, at the Columbia Police Administration offices. Dan M. Nelson, Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, right, and Dan Jones, FBI Agent in Charge, back right, lead their respective departments in working with the Columbia Police Department in making the arrests.
MU offers a variety of on-campus locations where mothers may privately breast-feed their children. Each of the buildings labeled includes at least one quiet space made to accommodate women who are nursing. Different amenities are offered at each location, such as refrigerators, lockable doors and privacy curtains. Exact room numbers can be found at equity.missouri.edu/learn/lactation-areas.php.
Two members of the Mid-Missouri Bomb Squad look at the bomb robot after it emptied a backpack that was inside a Greyhound bus on Range Line Street on Dec. 7. The bus was pulled over because of suspicious comments made by a passenger. As of 12:45 p.m. no suspicious materials had been found.
In November, a group of men chose to grow mustaches to show support in the fight against prostate cancer. Movember is a worldwide organization that has been adopted by men in the MU community.
December 6, 2010
Missouri junior guard Marcus Denmon, this week's Big 12 Player of the Week, spent down time on the Tigers' recent road trip teaching his teammates to be better card players.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay and Biological technician Rebecca Welly, both with the U.S. Geological Survey, suit up in warm clothes and life vests before they search for and check on the reproductive condition of a previously tagged female pallid sturgeon in the shadow of the Jefferson City Bridge and the Missouri State Capitol Building on Oct. 29.
Biological technician Rebecca Welly, from the U.S. Geological Survey, holds the end of a pole which guides a receiver on the submerged end intended to locate tagged pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River on Oct. 29.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay, with the U.S. Geological Survey, holds a transmitter that is surgically implanted into untagged pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River on Oct. 29.
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay, with the U.S. Geological Survey, displays a captive male pallid sturgeon at the Columbia Environmental Research Center on Oct. 29.
attending public meetings. Missouri averaged a 3.6 percentage points higher rate of volunteering than
national levels. The state’s voter turnout in midterm elections is 3.2 percentage points higher than the
The National Conference on Citizenship collected data that show trends in voting, volunteering and
Ecologist Aaron DeLonay, with the U.S. Geological Survey, holds a shovelnose sturgeon netted just east of Jefferson City on the Missouri River that he estimates to be 3 or 4 years old Oct. 29. DeLonay and a small team of scientists go out on the river frequently to check on the reproductive condition of a more rare fish, the pallid sturgeon, to see, and in some cases ensure, successful reproduction. Whenever DeLonay and his team catch a pallid sturgeon that they have not caught before, they implant a tracking device that, other than tracking water depth and temperature, can be used to determine if the fish mated.
Intersex has been observed in fish in river basins and waterways across the U.S. and throughout the world.The intersex condition is the presence of female eggs growing in or on the male testes. Scientists are concerned about how this is affecting fish populations.
Missouri senior forward is starting to gain more confidence in new coach Robin Pingeton's system.
Quarterback Dax Crum gets instructions from Wyoming head coach Dave Christensen near the end of their game against Utah on Oct. 16 in Laramie, Wyo. Crum was the backup to starting quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels.
Here's a copy of a report to the City Council on a grant that would pay for upgrades to the Mid-Missouri Bomb Squad's robot.
Here's a copy of a letter sent to the Columbia City Council asking that it put council stipends on the ballot for voters to decide.
Elena Vega, new owner of the Guitar Mansion, walks through the music room of the house on Thursday. Vega said the music room is one of her favorite rooms in the house.