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David Palmer mug shot [Photo]

David Palmer was arrested Friday on failure to appear on an original charge of felony forgery.

Kathy Doisy emotional after Wright conviction [Photo]

Kathy Doisy holds the hand of retired Columbia police detective Chris Egbert after Johnny Wright was found guilty of second-degree murder in the August 1976 disappearance of Doisy's older sister, Becky, at the Boone County Courthouse. Wright was taken into custody Friday on a $1 million, cash-only bond after the verdict was read. Sentencing is scheduled for Mar. 14, 2011. Jury deliberations lasted about six hours.

Assistant prosecutors address media [Photo]

Assistant Prosecutor Richard Hicks, right, addresses members of the media with Assistant Prosecutor Cecily Daller on Friday outside the Boone County Courthouse following their successful prosecution of Johnny Wright, who was found guilty of second-degree murder in the August 1976 disappearance of Columbia waitress Becky Doisy. Wright was taken into custody on a $1 million, cash-only bond after the verdict was read. Sentencing is scheduled for Mar. 14, 2011. Jury deliberations lasted about six hours.

Wright arrested after conviction [Photo]

A court marshal handcuffs Johnny Wright after he was found guilty of second-degree murder in the August 1976 disappearance of Becky Doisy on Friday at the Boone County Courthouse. Wright was taken into custody on a $1 million, cash-only bond after the verdict was read. Sentencing is scheduled for March 14, 2011.

Judy Irola presents Cine Manifesto [Slideshow]

Judy Irola, head of the cinematography track at the University of Southern California, came to MU on Friday to screen her film “Cine Manifest” at the newly completed Chambers Auditorium and reminisce about her earlier years in the film industry.

Unrest in Egypt intensifies [Slideshow]

Protesters in Egypt continue to clash with riot police.

Arctic oscillation process [Graphic]

The Arctic oscillation process involves two phases that help to determine the temperatures of the northern hemisphere.

Brian Bahr spray painting igloo [Photo]

MU senior Brian Bahr touches up the St. Louis Blues hockey logo spray painted on the side of the igloo that he built with his roommates in their backyard on William Street in East Campus. Along with the logo, the outside of the igloo is decorated with spray painted last names of the roommates.

Mike Blakey and Kevin Renard outside igloo [Photo]

MU seniors Mike Blakey and Kevin Renard remove a tarp from the igloo they built with their roommates in their backyard on William Street in East Campus. The tarp helps to keep the igloo from melting. The roommates averaged 200 hours of work over seven days "and about 350 beers," Blakey said with a laugh.

Mike Blakey inside igloo [Photo]

MU senior Mike Blakey sits inside of the igloo he and his roommates built in their backyard on William Street in East Campus. The igloo is equipped with a radio, rope lights, an ice skylight and a cable outlet. "It seats 10 people comfortably but 20 if you like to party," Blakey said.

Nathan Stephens giving blood for Mizzou Black Men's Initiative blood drive [Photo]

Nathan Stephens, adviser of Mizzou Black Men's Initiative, prepares to give blood at the program's first blood drive Friday. The event, held during Black Men Rising week, was held to increase the number of minority blood donors.

Giving blood at Mizzou Black Men's Initiative blood drive [Photo]

MU junior Jonathan Butler squeezes a stress ball while giving blood at the Mizzou Black Men's Initiative blood drive Friday. The blood drive is one of many events held for Black Men Rising week.

Charles Blow's speech [Audio]

Wednesday night at Memorial Union, Charles Blow, an accomplished columnist for the New York Times, gave a speech in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. His speech covered King’s dedication to political change. Blow also spoke about the lack of people's political knowledge in today's society.

Egyptian armored vehicle protects building [Photo]

An Egyptian army armored vehicle guards the television building following protests in Cairo, Egypt on Friday. The Egyptian capital Cairo was the scene of violent chaos Friday, when tens of thousands of anti-government protesters stoned and confronted police, who fired back with rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannons. It was a major escalation in what was already the biggest challenge to authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

Activists clash with police in Cairo [Photo]

An Egyptian anti-government activist uses his coat to carry away a tear gas canister fired by riot police officers, not seen, during clashes in Cairo, Egypt on Friday. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters poured into the streets of Egypt Friday, stoning and confronting police who fired back with rubber bullets and tear gas in the most violent and chaotic scenes yet in the challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

Anti-government protests in Egypt [Photo]

A police vehicle is engulfed in flames after it was set on fire during clashes with anti-government protesters in Cairo, Egypt on Friday. Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters poured into the streets of Egypt Friday, stoning and confronting police who fired back with rubber bullets and tear gas in the most violent and chaotic scenes yet in the challenge to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year rule.

Amy McCombs [Photo]

Amy McCombs is the Lee Hills Chair in Free Press Studies at the Missouri School of Journalism.

Missouri men's basketball player Phil Pressey [Photo]

Missouri freshman guard Phil Pressey says the first step to setting up an alley-oop is finding an open teammate.

The 'Handyman' trailer [Photo]

From left, Jessica Villarreal, Jan Hatfield, Gilbert Garcia, Brenda Case and Andrew Abernathy meet in Abernathy's "Handyman" trailer Oct. 27 to discuss ways to deal with the issues they face living at the Churchill-owned Regency park.

A busted box [Photo]

A tree branch grows through an electrical meter box in a resident's backyard at Regency Mobile Home Park on Oct. 27. Many people living at the park complain about exorbitant electrical bills, and some trailers use as much electricity as a 3,000 square-foot home. Columbia Water and Light officials have investigated two complaints but have not come up with any definitive cause, or answer to, the issue.
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