January 26, 2008
Carson Sitko, Mahogony Thomas, and Lindsey Ausmus prepare for their group dance audition. After learning the dance steps, the group performed twice in front of the director of the play, Izzie Baldwin.
Missouri State Treasurer Sarah Steelman declared her intention to run as a Republican candidate for governor of Missouri at her brother's home in Springfield on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008. The unexpected announcement by Gov. Matt Blunt, a Republican, that he will not seek re-election has opened up the contest.
Missouri guard Jason Horton, left, chases after a loose ball with Colorado guard Marcus Hall in the second half of Missouri's 66-62, come-from-behind victory in a Big 12 basketball game in Boulder, Colo.
January 25, 2008
January 24, 2008
The Missourian has reported on Lana Jacobs as a political activist and community volunteer many times over the years. This timeline shows a sample of her activities that have made headlines.
Local youth read essays and performed music with the theme of "The Garden of Humanity" for a Youth Speak event hosted at the Cherry Street Artisan. The event was held to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Greg Bowers is the Missourian's Sports section editor.
Darrin N. Stokes
Colorado guard Richard Roby, right, dunks over Kansas State forward Bill Walker during the first half of a game in Boulder, Colo., on Wednesday.
Jonas Likos, 4, waits with his mom, Holly Likos, at U.S. Grant Elementary school on Thursday to pick up his older brother, Ben Likos, 6. The Likos family lives close to the school. "If Jonas can handle it (the weather) then we walk," Holly Likos said.
Shaquille Thompson, 16, and Quinton Sanders, 14, race to the basketball hoop at the court outside of The Intersection, an after-school program for youth. "It's freezing! I can't feel my hands or my arms," Thompson said as they went back inside because of the cold.
Sam Kepoo, a construction worker for Vaughan Pools, writes down measurements while working on a pool at the Hampton Inn construction site off Stadium and Rock Quarry on Thursday. Columbia's temperature hovered around 17 degrees midday.
Texas women's head basketball coach Gail Goestenkors, left, talks to forward Ashley Lindsey, right, during a team workout Jan. 7. After 15 years in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Goestenkors is learning what it takes to win in another league.
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House Speaker Rod Jetton
Thomas Jones, a Columbia crossing guard for the past seven years, says that he has found many ways to stay warm when the temperature drops, including ditching his long johns, which actually make him colder. "The kids all know him, the parents all know him, he really is a fixture at the school," said Grant third-grade teacher Ken Greimann.