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Pictures of the week for June 12 [Slideshow]

UM System online courses [Document]

Course information is detailed for the 2010-11 school year for the four University of Missouri System campuses. All of the listed classes are either face-to-face courses that will be delivered online or new courses.

High school rodeo competitor Cody Wright [Photo]

Cody Wright of Billings, Mo., throws his hands up at the end of his go in the calf roping competition Thursday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

High school rodeo competitor Garet Aldridge [Photo]

Garet Aldridge* holds on tightly during the saddle bronc riding event Thursday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Cowboy confab [Photo]

Tanner Brundage, 15, from Jefferson City, left, and Chase Gabriel, 17, from Grain Valley, who are partners in the team roping event, talk about their performance with Gabriel's father, Lance outside of the arena Thursday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at Boone County Fairgrounds.

High school rodeo competitor Bailee Wright [Photo]

Bailee Wright of Billings, Mo., chats with a friend while waiting for her turn in the breakaway roping Thursday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

High school rodeo competitor Victoria Meyer [Photo]

Victoria Meyer of Moscow Mills chases after a calf in the breakaway roping event Thursday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Touring the new green building [Photo]

Shelley Simon of Simon Oswald Associates gives a tour of the renovated building on Thursday. "Blending history and tradition while looking to the future was the theme of this design," Simon said. Simon Oswald Associates was the Architecture firm commissioned to redesign Columbia College's Missouri Hall, now the first building in Columbia to receive a LEED silver certificate.

Missouri Hall [Photo]

Missouri Hall originally was a girls dormitory and now houses the admissions office. Missouri Hall is also the first building in Columbia to receive a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) silver certification as a green, sustainable building. Kerry Renner came to see the building at a tour given on Thursday because his Architecture firm is currently working on a LEED project as well.

Secret Garden of Columbia [Slideshow]

Joanne and Jerry Berneche live tucked away from rest of their neighborhood. From the street, their property looks like a small forest someone forgot to cut down. But inside those woods is the Berneche's own private Italian-styled villa that Joanne has spent 40 years tending.

Ed's Quick Stop [Photo]

Ed's Quik Stop on Rte B in Hallsville will be the site of library-to-go lockers, managed by Daniel Boone Regional Library. Once installed, books can be ordered by residents and picked up from lockers with a library card. According to Daniel Boone Regional Library's website, the lockers should be installed in August. Demonstration lockers can be seen at Hallsville's Heritage Days festival on Saturday.

Quick Stop Books [Photo]

Katlyn Daly, left, chats with Theresa Brink and her grandmother Rhonda Daly at Ed's Quik Stop in Hallsville on Thursday. The store, which Rhonda Daly co-owns, will be the site of library-to-go lockers in August. The lockers will allow residents of Hallsville, which has no library, to pick up books ordered from Daniel Boone Regional Library with a swipe of a library card. Katlyn Daly's favorite book is, "Anne of Green Gables."

Budget informational session [Photo]

Jan Mees, school board president, left, listens as Superintendent Chris Belcher, right, adds specific details pertaining to Columbia public schools during an informational session on the districts budget on June 10 at the Columbia Public Schools' district office.

Budget specifics [Photo]

Linda Quinley, chief financial officer for Columbia Public Schools, right, clarifies budget specifics to Christine King, school board member, during an informational session covering the district's yearly budget on June 10 at the Columbia Public Schools district office.

Cooks in the kitchen [Video]

Through "Cooks in the Kitchen," program coordinator Mark Ohrenberg teaches people with disabilities how to cook. The volunteer-based program is a collaboration between Services for Independent Living and the Columbia/Boone County Public Health and Human Services Department. The class is open to the public. For more information, contact Mark Ohrenberg at Services for Independent Living, 874-1646.

Getting ready for the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals [Photo]

Holly Miller gives water to her horse Choc Lit Nic before competing in an exhibition barrel racing event Wednesday in preparation for the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals that begin Thursday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Workers prepare for high school state rodeo [Photo]

Dennis Morris, Cody Morton and Austin Kaiser tie supports to the fence that will line the arena inside a multipurpose building at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday in preparation of the Missouri High School Rodeo state final.

Justin Becker practices calf roping [Photo]

Justin Becker practices his calf-roping skills in preparation for this week's Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals.

High school rodeo competitor Justin Becker [Photo]

Besides competing in rodeo, Justin Becker played baseball and basketball at New Bloomfield High School.

West Bend, Wis., Police Department reports no issues with bikers in city, despite shooting [Photo]

Bosco, from Shreveport, Louisiana, serves up style as the main course Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004, at the 27th Annual National Bikers Roundup at the Washington County Fair Park near West Bend, Wis.
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