October 20, 2009
Pulmonary embolism results from the passing of a blood clot, or emboli, through the pulmonary arteries in the heart. Emobolisms are hard to detect or diagnose because symptoms are often vague and nonspecific.
Five government officials from the Republic of Georgia will be in Columbia from Nov. 7 - 15 to learn about American government through the Open World Program. The officials hail from five different Georgian cities.
Less than 12 percent of the Farm Service Agency’s guaranteed loan program was leant to borrowers for the building and expansion of specialized pork and poultry production operations.
Bill Eppridge spoke at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the Reynolds Journalism Institute at MU. Eppridge presented photographs from his long career, which included coverage of the Beatles' first U.S. tour, Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign, and a photo essay on heroin use in New York City. Eppridge said that technology makes photographers work harder, but also makes them better photographers.
Mike Stambaugh drills out a small sample of wood from the Hickam House located in Rock Bridge State Park on Tuesday. Seven samples were extracted, and Stambaugh said he thinks four or five will help date Hickam House.
Mike Stambaugh examines the rings of a piece of wood extracted from the Hickam House located in Rock Bridge State Park on Tuesday. Stambaugh of the MU forestry department, will examine different pieces of wood to determine the age of the house. Pending results, the Hickam House could be torn down to make room for new park facilities.
Mike Stambaugh pieces back together a small wood sampling extracted from the Hickam House located in Rock Bridge State Park. Stambaugh, of the MU forestry department, will examine different pieces of wood to determine the age of the house.
Mallory Benedict, a junior at MU, stands with her new car near the site of her August 2007 car crash on Sept. 22, 2009. Benedict had been driving home from a friend's house on North Ballenger Lane near Mexico Gravel Road at 4 a.m. when she texted the friend for directions. While typing her message, Benedict overcorrected her steering three times, which led to her rolling and totaling her car. Although her airbags did not deploy, Benedict, who had worn her seat belt, was not injured.
Mallory Benedict's car after the accident. While texting, she overcorrected three times, which caused her car to roll, leaving it totaled.
Every day, Columbia Public Schools Superintendent Chris Belcher visits a different school to have lunch with the students and speak to the faculty and staff.
October 19, 2009
The Columbia College soccer team co-captains Lloyd Jacobs, left, and Jordan Cox, right, are both seniors playing in their fourth season season for the Cougars. But their coach says they bring different leadership styles to the team.
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert struggled passing the ball against Oklahoma State on Saturday in Stillwater, Okla.
Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads, foreground, looks on during the second half of Saturday's win against Baylor in Ames, Iowa.
Kaitlyn Ritchie practices serving Monday at the Epple Tennis and Park Complex.
Kaitlyn Ritchie returns a serve during practice Monday at the Epple Tennis and Park Complex. She is one of the MU women's tennis players that will be traveling to Norman, Okla., to compete in the ITA regionals.
From left, Tony Manansala, Paul Hood, William Clinch, and Jennifer Bukowsky confer during the murder trial held at the Boone County Courthouse on Monday. Clinch shot and killed his former brother-in-law in the McDonald's parking lot located on Clark Lane on September 2, 2007.
Travis Smith prepares for shoeing the hoof of a quarter horse named Tex. Smith has worked as a farrier for the last eight years, and for him, the job is a way to tend to the animals and "provide a service that is necessary in the fact that there are hoofs with a lot of work and constant use that need care," Smith said.
Don Zike prepares to pull a Cadillac Escalade onto the bed of his tow truck after the Columbia Police Department and the Columbia Fire Department ordered it cleared from the scene of a crash involving a pickup truck and this SUV on Paris Road by the off-ramp from U.S. 63 on Monday. Five people were injured in the crash. The two in critical condition were sent to University Hospital and the others were sent to Boone Hospital Center.
October 18, 2009
This fall's foliage show is nearing its peak in mid-Missouri. A few weeks ago, experts at the Missouri Department of Conservation predicted that warm sunny days and cool nights would produce a brilliant display. However, recent cold and damp weather suggesting the colors will be more muted.