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Humane Society CEO stumps for Proposition B [Photo]

Wayne Pacelle, CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, speaks to a crowd at Cafe Berlin in support of Proposition B, which would regulate dog breeding in Missouri.

Mizzou's Franklin carries football [Photo]

Missouri backup quarterback James Franklin carries the football down the field in the second half of Missouri's rout of McNeese State on Saturday.

Study of the strategy for child exploitation prevention [Document]

The Providing Resources, Officers and Technology to Eradicate Cyber Threats to Our Children Act of 2008 requires that the Department of Justice submit a report to Congress every two years on the fight against child exploitation. This first-ever study ranked the Missouri task force that works to prevent Internet crimes against children among the most prolific and well trained in the nation.

Overview of task force's 2009 statistics [Document]

The Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force Statistics include breakdown of arrests by offenses.

'Tar the Goldfish' game at CarnivOIL [Photo]

A rubber duck floats in a syrup-filled container as part of the game "Tar the Goldfish" at the CarnivOIL event Monday on Lowry Mall at MU. The traveling event was on the last week of a four-week tour of the Midwest and East Coast.

Joe Rexwinkle tries a strongman game at CarnivOIL [Photo]

MU sophomore Joe Rexwinkle pauses after striking the lever on the strongman game at the CarnivOIL event Monday on Lowry Mall at MU. The event used midway-style games to suggest the oil industry has a negative impact on government and the environment.

Cyclists leave the gates at Bike MS event [Photo]

Cyclists leave the gates for the Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway Ride on Saturday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Cyclists line up for Bike MS event [Photo]

Cyclists line up for the Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway Ride on Saturday morning at the Boone County Fairgrounds. The ride was a two-day event with 40-, 75- and 100-mile routes. Money raised will go to multiple sclerosis research and awareness programs.

Jose Lindner [Photo]

Jose Lindner hugs his then-wife, Barbara, after accepting the Citizen of the Year Award in June 2007 at a Columbia Chamber of Commerce banquet.

Derrick Washington mug [Photo]

Less than two weeks before his arraignment for felony charges, former MU tailback Derrick Washington was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault.

FP DIAGRAM: black walnut trees [Graphic]

Thousand cankers disease is caused by a fungus that is carried by walnut twig beetles. The fungus spreads and blocks nutrients to the tree, eventually causing the tree to die. The disease has not been discovered in Missouri, but the state has a large native population of Eastern Black Walnut Trees.

MAP: Black walnut tree populations [Graphic]

The fungal infection thousand cankers disease reached its eastern most state in July, hitting Tennessee. Although the disease has not been detected in Missouri yet, the state has a large native eastern black walnut tree population. If the disease were to infect Missouri trees, it could cost the state more than $850 million over a 20-year period, according to Missouri Department of Agriculture estimates.

Columbia College soccer player Edgar Reyna vs. Fort Lewis College [Photo]

Columbia College junior Edgar Reyna fights for the ball with Fort Lewis College's Abdel Becerra during Sunday's game. The Cougars won the game 2-0.

Columbia College soccer player Milos Milosavljevic vs. Fort Lewis College [Photo]

Trying to avoid a slide tackle from midfielder Thomas Hoang of the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks, Columbia College junior Milos Milosavljevic attempts to pass the ball. Coach John Klein yells in the background about the referee's call.

Columbia College soccer players celebrate after goal [Photo]

Columbia College soccer players Milos Milosavljevic, left, Edgar Reyna and Nikola Velickovic hug forward Yudai Yamaguchi after he scored a goal. Columbia College went on to win 2 to 0 and is now 2-2 on the season.

DIAGRAM: black walnut trees [Graphic]

Thousand cankers disease is caused by a fungus that is carried by walnut twig beetles. The fungus spreads and blocks nutrients to the tree, eventually causing the tree to die. The disease has not been discovered in Missouri, but the state has a large native population of Eastern Black Walnut Trees.

Death certificate of James T. Scott [Photo]

This is the death certificate of James T. Scott, a black man who was killed by a mob in Columbia in 1923. "Lynched" is listed as the primary cause of death at middle right, but just below that, a secondary factor is listed as "Committed rape." Scott was dragged from jail by the mob and hanged from a Stewart Road bridge before he could be tried for the rape he was accused of.

Old Stewart Road bridge, site of James T. Scott lynching [Photo]

This bridge on Stewart Road -- shown on a postcard -- used to span Flat Branch near MU. In 1923, an MU professor's daughter was raped under the bridge. James T. Scott, the man accused of the crime, was hanged from the bridge eight days later.

Videographer Scott Wilson [Photo]

Columbia videographer Scott Wilson is doing research for a documentary on James T. Scott, a Columbia black man who was lynched after being accused of molesting a white girl in 1923.

UPDATE: Timeline of Derrick Washington's troubles [Graphic]

Columbia police arrested suspended MU tailback Derrick Washington early Sunday morning on suspicion of 3rd degree domestic assault.
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