January 14, 2011
Memo to city manager on red light cameras
Summary of citations issued at red-light-camera intersections.
Volunteer Rocket Kirchner counts cots in preparation for the arrival of the homeless men and women seeking shelter on Thursday at the Missouri United Methodist Church.
Clean blankets and bedding are piled inside the gymnasium where the homeless will sleep on Thursday at the Missouri United Methodist Church.
Instructions are laid out for volunteers to read before the men and women seeking shelter arrive on Thursday at the Missouri United Methodist Church.
Eve Edelheit is a senior at the Missouri School of Journalism and a staff member at the Columbia Missourian.
MU junior gymnast Allie Heizelman practices her vaulting on Wednesday in preparation for this weekend's Beauty and the Beast event
MU sophomore gymnast Sandra Ostad practices on the uneven bars on Wednesday in preparation for the Beauty and the Beast event this weekend at the Hearnes Center.
MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson at the Missouri-Central Arkansas game Dec. 18.
January 13, 2011
Bob Lannert used his farming background to invent the TowPlow, improving snow removal on Missouri's roads.
Dick Blount talks about his life as a civil rights and social justice advocate on Tuesday. Blount has been running the Open Door Ministry in Columbia through the Missouri United Methodist Church for 10 years and was awarded for his efforts in the community at the Columbia Values Diversity Awards celebration.
The quilt was created by 30 MU Children's Hospital patients after being told the story of "The Yellow Boat." Each child created a small quilt square depicting things they love and what makes them happy.
Michele Cropp browses her inventory at The Villager on Wednesday. Cropp and her daughter own the wedding dress shop, which is closing after around 20 years in business.
Liz Jambor tries on a wedding dress while employee Kimberly Carpenter watches on Wednesday at The Villager.
Wedding dresses line the racks on Wednesday at The Villager, a locally owned wedding dress shop on Broadway that has recently announced its closing.
"Jeopardy!" contest Ken Jennings, who won a record 74 consecutive games, refers to his opponent, an IBM computer called Watson, while being interviewed after Thursday's practice round. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
"Jeopardy!" champions Ken Jennings, left, and Brad Rutter, right, look on as an IBM computer beats them to the buzzer to answer a question during a practice round of the "Jeopardy!" quiz show in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., on Thursday. The hardware and software system, named Watson, played a competitive practice round against the two champions. A "Jeopardy!" show featuring the computer will air in mid-February, 2011.
Britton Stamps, 10, plays Benjamin Saar in "The Yellow Boat," a play written by David Saar, whose son contracted HIV from a blood transfusion and died of AIDS-related complications in 1987. Kailin Tintes, left, plays Sonja, Benjamin's mother, and Julian Foley, right, plays the father, David.
Actors Kailin Tintes, left, and Julian Foley, right, portray parents dealing with a hemophilic son, played by Britton Stamps, center, who contracts HIV via a blood transfusion.