Window washer works on door downtown [Photo]

Ben Appleton washes the windows of Aflac near Walnut and Eighth streets on Tuesday. Appleton said he got into the window washing business because of his father.

Competitive window washer works downtown [Photo]

Ben Appleton washes the windows of Aflac near Walnut and Eighth streets on Tuesday. Appleton has been washing windows for 20 years.

Firefighters extinguish Cedar Drive Mobile Court trailer fire [Photo]

Firefighters push a water hose into the back entrance of a mobile home Tuesday morning in Cedar Drive Mobile Court on Rock Quarry Road. Crews responded to a small fire that took less than a minute to extinguish.

Firefighters at Cedar Drive Mobile Court trailer fire [Photo]

Columbia firefighters stand Tuesday morning in the entrance of a mobile home after a fire in Cedar Drive Mobile Court on Rock Quarry Road. Firefighters removed the dryer from the residence but had not completed an investigation into the cause of the fire.

Breaking down the statistics [Graphic]

The Missouri Tigers play the Cincinnati Bearcats in their first game of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. Here is a look at the two team’s statistics during the 2010-11 season.

Missouri stats now and then [Graphic]

In 2009, the Tigers made it to the regional final of the NCAA tournament. Now, two years later, the Tigers prepare for their first game against Cincinnati. Here is a look at this season’s statistics compared to the Tigers’ 2009 season.

TIGER TIPOFF: Fast Break roommate edition [Graphic]

MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson with player Marcus Denmon [Photo]

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson, left, guard Marcus Denmon and the rest of the team have some problems to figure out if the Tigers, who have lost three of their past four games, are to be successful in this year's NCAA Tournament.

Taking a donation [Photo]

Andrew Ellis takes a donation from a caller in Paris, Mo., on Thursday in the KBIA newsroom.

Heavy snow falls on Rangeline Road [Photo]

Heavy snowfall limits visibility along Rangeline Road on Monday.

Columbia property coated with snow [Photo]

Heavy snowfall blankets the property of a Columbia home on Rangeline Road on Monday.

Vehicle parked on snowy road [Photo]

A vehicle is parked on the side of South Rock Quarry road Monday.

Snow leaves water droplets on parking garage window [Photo]

Rain drops cover the glass walls of a staircase in the parking garage at Fifth and Walnut streets on Monday.

Snow limits view of skyline [Photo]

Heavy snowfall limits the visibility of the skyline of the Tiger Hotel from the top of the parking garage at Fifth and Walnut Streets on Monday.

SLIDESHOW: Japan now must deal with hydrogen explosions [Slideshow]

Thousands of people are dead and thousands more are missing in Japan after the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami Friday. There have been two hydrogen explosions and an anticipated third at a north-eastern nuclear plant in Fukushima.

Pat Forde [Photo]

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Colorado overlooked [Photo]

Colorado basketball players Levi Knutson, front left, Marcus Relphorde, Trent Beckley and Cory Higgins show their disappointment Sunday while watching the 2011 NCAA Basketball Selection Show at the home of head coach Tad Boyle in Longmont, Colo. Colorado did not make it into the tournament.

Mizzou to face Cincinnati [Photo]

Cincinnati's Dion Dixon (3) gives teammate Yancy Gates (34) a high-five as they celebrate a 58-46 win against Georgetown on Feb. 23. The Bearcats also beat the Hoyas 67-60 on March 5. Georgetown is the only common opponent the Missouri men's basketball team and Cincinnati have faced this season. The Tigers lost to the Hoyas in overtime on Nov. 30.

SLIDESHOW: Photos of the Week, March 7-14 [Slideshow]

The best photos from Columbia and around the world from March 7-14. Images include scenes from the earthquake in Japan, the protest in Wisconsin and the revolution in Libya.

Slushy conditions [Photo]

A pedestrian crosses Ninth Street on Monday afternoon. The Weather Service in St. Louis issued a winter storm warning and advised motorists to remain alert for changing road conditions.