November 6, 2010
MU grad Jessica Claborn, class of 2001, stands with her 6-month-old daughter, Shay, before the Texas Tech vs. Missouri game on Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium. Jessica's husband, Shannon, is a Texas Tech alum.
Texas Tech University's mascot "The Masked Rider" poses for pictures before the Texas Tech vs. Missouri football game on Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium.
MU students Samantha Hirshberg, right, and Allison Smith pat a horse named Brando during the annual horse sale preview on Saturday at the MU Equine Teaching Facility. Brando was one of several horses that were on display for potential buyers.
Student horse trainer Jonathan Sarno and MU student Sarah Erickson lead Clover back into the barn during the annual horse sale preview on Saturday at the MU Equine Teaching Facility. Sarno has been in charge of training Clover during the fall semester.
MU student horse trainer Maureen Coughlin leads a horse, Charlie, back into the barn during the annual horse sale preview on Saturday at the MU Equine Teaching Facility.
Jack Otero served as deputy undersecretary of Labor for International Affairs in the Clinton administration and is a former vice president of the AFL-CIO.
November 5, 2010
The Missouri basketball team defeated Harris-Stowe State 114-60 on Friday night at Mizzou Arena in the first of two exhibition games for the Tigers. Junior Laurence Bowers led the way for the Tigers with 23 points and six rebounds, while newcomer Ricardo Ratliffe registered a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds. The 114 points was the most the team has scored in and exhibition game in the Mike Anderson era. The previous high was 113 in 2007 against Missouri Western.
Richard Newton, speaker for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, speaks at the Missouri NORML conference Friday, Nov. 5, 2010. Reason Magazine Senior Editor Richard Balko also spoke at the event.
Larry Meyer of Tiger Towing cleans up the rubble left behind from an injury accident at Brickton Road and East Broadway on Friday. The driver of the silver Mazda RX-8 was transported to Boone Hospital Center.
Texas Tech backup quarterback Steven Sheffield looks to throw in a 24-14 loss at home against Texas. Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville may start Sheffield over Taylor Potts on Saturday night against No. 14 Missouri.
Dozens of roses sit in front of the flower shop at Patricia's Foods as part of a fundraiser organized by The Rotary Club of Columbia NW on Friday. People arrived at the store as early as 7:30 a.m. to help pick up and deliver roses. Ninety-one dozen were delivered by 9:30 a.m.
Dan Peery of The Rotary Club of Columbia NW, left, and Mitsy Roberts of the flower shop at Patricia’s Foods quickly inventory dozens of roses to be sold as part of a Rotary Club fundraiser Friday.
Jimmie L. Foster of Anchorage, Alaska, is national commander of the 2.4-million member American Legion, the nation's largest veterans service organization.
Gary and Vickie Pierson both had bariatric surgery and have lost more than 150 pounds each. "It was my wow moment," said Vickie Pierson, "when I noticed we could put our arms around each other and clasp hands. In terms of intimacy, being able to hold on to each other is really awesome."
November 4, 2010
Missouri senior linebacker Andrew Gachkar fends off Nebraska blocker Niles Paul in Saturday's game in Lincoln.
First-year Texas Tech football coach Tommy Tuberville has never competed against Missouri coach Gary Pinkel or the Tigers, who have won their past three games against the Red Raiders.
Stephens College junior Megan Sheffield, left, and senior Courtney Hafenstein block a shot against William Woods junior Nicole Mannino during Thursday's match at Silverthorne Arena. Sheffield is leading the American Midwest Conference in blocks.
Stephens College junior Megan Sheffield celebrates a point against William Woods on Thursday at Silverthorne Arena. Despite Sheffield's enthusiasm, the Stars lost to the Owls in three games.
Twenty-one firefighters from the Columbia Fire Department responded Thursday to a house fire at 5510 Arrow Wood Drive. Two people were in the home at the time of the fire but were not injured. The cause of the fire is unknown.
Joel Salatin speaks to a group of farmers Thursday at the National Small Farm Trade Show & Conference at the Boone County Fairgrounds. Salatin, a sustainable farmer who has been featured in "Food, Inc." and "The Omnivore's Dilemma," was speaking to the group about how they as farmers must make choices to run their farms more sustainably and not wait for the government to act.