July 27, 2010
July 26, 1990 marks the signing of the Americans for Disabilities Act, a monumental law aimed at protecting people with disabilities from discrimination. On Saturday, more than 100 people participated in a march downtown to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the ADA.
This is a list of more than 7,300 Missouri nonprofits in danger of losing their tax-exempt status, including more than 175 organizations in Columbia. It's a long list, so try searching for the word Columbia.
This is a list of more than 7,300 Missouri nonprofits in danger of losing their tax-exempt status, including more than 175 organizations in Columbia.
Because of a larger than anticipated MU freshmen class, Residential Life has made available an unoccupied Stephens College dorm and the former Liahona House as options for the coming school year.
Rachel Prevette and Esperance Nantore pack up after cleaning the Williams' house on Zoe Lane on July 2.
Esperance Nantore, an African refugee, cleans a house on July 2. Nantore is an employee for a cleaning company called Safi Sana. Safi Sana was started with the objective of helping refugees find work. Nantore has been in Columbia for nearly two years.
Rachel Prevette and Esperance Nantore discuss the cleaning checklist for a house on July 2. Prevette, Nantore and their boss, Jen Wheeler, all attend the Christian Fellowship church. Prevette says she enjoys being paired with Nantore, who is nice and with whom she practices her Swahili.
Ragtag Cinema and Lee Elementary school combined forces to host a children's art exhibition as part of Artrageous Fridays. The exhibit was part of a children's film festival Ragtag is currently screening.
This is a list of more than 7,300 Missouri nonprofits in danger of losing their tax-exempt status, including more than 175 organizations in Columbia. It's a long document, so try searching for Columbia, or for a specific name.
The novice youth and amateur horse show had approximately 20 participants in over more than 40 different shows at the Midway Exposition Center on Saturday and Sunday. Participants vied for the ultimate prize — a belt buckle worth over $150, according to Janice Klenke, the show secretary.
July 26, 2010
Dale Carrol keeps his horses on course Monday in the Boone County Fair horse pull event.
Nicholas Eckman, left, and Caleb Vaughn, right, help Charlie Kane attach his horses to the sled Monday before his team's run in the Boone County Fair's horse pull.
Tom Miller steers his horses, Frank and Marty, to a second-place finish Monday at the Boone County Fair horse pull. Nine different horse teams competed in the farm teamcompetition, in which they pulled up to 12,000 pounds of cinderblocks up to 20 feet.
Will Garrett, left, helps Brendan Rost, right, shear his sheep for the weigh for the breeding sheep show at the Boone County Fair on Monday. The breeding sheep show is scheduled to take place on Wednesday.
Storm clouds roll in over the the Boone County Fairgrounds on Monday before the rides officially opened for the day.
Abby Miller, 7, of Columbia, reduces a slice of watermelon to its rind during Family Fun Night Monday at the Boone County Fair. Rain and clouds persisted throughout the day, but three-legged races, water balloon tosses, and watermelon eating competitions gave visiting families ample reasons to enjoy their night.
Lainey Gussman, 3, Noah Wilson, 4, and Adam Wilson, 5, attend to their watermelon slices with varying degrees of determination during the Family Fun Night watermelon eating contest on Monday night at the Boone County Fair.
Garrett Snow, 4, left, watches his brother, Hunter Snow, 5, cruise to a first-place victory during the Under-6 watermelon eating competition at the Boone County Fair on Monday night. Hunter, who showed his pig in the Pee Wee competition, said that the watermelon topped off an "awesome" day.
Nebraska coach Bo Pelini answers reporters' questions Monday at the 2010 Big 12 Football Media Day in Irving, Texas.