November 3, 2009
Pat Martino and guitar. Photo courtesy of Jimmy Katz.
Although everyone has E. coli bacteria naturally in their intestines, people and animals can be infected with the strand of E. coli 0157:H7, which can sometimes be found in undercooked foods, contaminated water and feces.
A number of wastewater treatment plants failed to report high levels of bacteria that they were discharging into the Lake of the Ozarks over the summer. These discharges are one possible cause of the high levels of E. coli in the Lake of the Ozarks in recent months, along with rainwater carrying waste from farm fields and faulty residential septic tanks.
Mian Hussein, left, fills out paperwork on the trunk of his Silver Toyota Camry while Columbia Police Officer Kim Green, center, interviews Jerry Grace and Julie Davis next to their car on Worley Street near West Junior High School on Monday. Hussein reportedly hit Grace and Davis in their black Kia Optima, who in turn hit a white Ford Mustang and a red Kia Sol in a domino effect. Everyone involved was wearing seatbelts and no one was reported injured.
Columbia Police Officer Kim Green verifies the details of a four-car accident with Ashley Edwards just after 3:00p.m. on Monday. Edwards' red Kia Soul was rear-ended while stopped on Worley Street at the Clinkscales intersection. Edwards and her three passengers were all wearing seat belts and no one sustained injuries.
Bonnie Shapero poses for a portrait wearing a scarf she knitted during her chemotherapy sessions when she battled breast cancer in 2005. When she began chemotherapy in April of that year, Shapero picked up knitting as a way to keep her mind off treatment and pass the time. "It was calming," she said.
Jan Lank enjoys the vibrant fall colors as she poses for a portrait on Wednesday at Stephens Lake Park. Lank was diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2003. Lank loves to walk, an activity she engaged in throughout chemotherapy and has continued since overcoming cancer. In the past two years, Lank and her husband, John, have participated in the Walk Across Missouri walking along the Katy Trail and have less than 30 miles to complete.
Kathy Windmoeller, a cancer survivor, stands outside the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center before an appointment on Wednesday.
November 2, 2009
Adam Falk is a multimedia reporter for the Missourian.
Columbia College freshman Kaleb Turner became interested in coming to play for the Cougars after watching a video of the coaching staff in action on Youtube.
Eric Mueller, left, with his brother Andrew Mueller. Eric Mueller played baseball at St. Louis University. Andrew Mueller pitches for Missouri.
Don Mueller hit five home runs in two days in September 1951. His son was born during this stretch.
Former Giants' manager Leo Durocher, center, with Don Mueller, left, and Willie Mays, the two players he depended on to win a second consecutive NL pennant.
Missouri sophomore Hannah Lovelock practices her putting during the last practice of the fall season on Friday. Lovelock began playing golf as a child in England with her family and has never looked back, even when that brought her to mid-Missouri. "I love my team and I love my coaches and I love this place, I can't imagine life without it," Lovelock said.
A 14-year veteran billboard installer describes his work above Missouri highways and interstates.
Forty-four-year-old Tammy Teel has returned to college after 25 years. Teel, who is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, is attending Moberly Area Community College in Columbia to earn the pre-requisites for a degree in occupational therapy. The community college experienced a 25 percent increase in student enrollment this year and will be moving to a larger facility next fall.
Zeph Boand, 15, dances with Sarah Jones, 12, during her prom at the University Plaza Convention Center, in Springfield, Mo. Prom had to come early for Sarah, who is starting hospice. Zeph, family, friends and complete strangers came together to organize a bash for a girl they said is a blessing.
Zeph Boand, 15, sings a song for Sarah Jones, 12, during her prom at the University Plaza Convention Center in Springfield, Mo. Sarah has struggled with health problems all her life including severe scoliosis, a curvature of the spine; arthritis, dislocated hips, muscle spasticity, numerous surgeries, and three months ago they discovered she has a chronic lung disorder. Years ago, Zeph Boand promised Sarah Jones he'd dance with her at prom. On a recent Friday, he traveled eight hours for that dance.
Shealynn Myers Fuller, 6, right, shares a moment with her sister, Sarah Jones, 12, during her prom at the University Plaza Convention Center in Springfield, Mo. Sarah has struggled with health problems all her life including severe scoliosis, a curvature of the spine; arthritis, dislocated hips, muscle spasticity, numerous surgeries, and three months ago they discovered she has a chronic lung disorder. Years ago, Zeph Boand promised Sarah Jones he'd dance with her at prom. On a recent Friday, he traveled eight hours for that dance.