During a recent survey, residents were less than enthusiastic about the district's possible use of social media. Numbers may not add to 100 because of rounding.

The T. rex's ancestor [Photo]

This undated handout photo provided by the journal Science shows a replica of the skull of Eodromaeus. The 4-foot long hunter lived 230 million years ago in what is now South America and appears to be the ancestor of such creatures as Tyrannosaurus rex. The skull is composed of replica bones.


The TowPlow, a device that enables a snow plow to double the amount of roadway it can clear, was developed by a Missouri Department of Transportation retiree.

Unity in Diversity performance [Photo]

MU students Deandre Brown and Benjamin Vigil listen to the monologues written by cast members, which were based on their real experiences, in a performance at the 18th annual diversity breakfast on Jan. 13, at the Holiday Inn Select Expo Center. The performance, called "Unity in Diversity," was directed by Sharrell Luckett.

18th annual diversity celebration [Photo]

MU students Hilary Slaughter, Moses Weathers and Ryquriea Byrd promote the appreciation of individuals and their differences at 18th annual diversity celebration on Jan. 13, at the Holiday Inn Expo Center. The T-shirts were designed and made by the director, Sharrell Luckett.

Singing about the beauty in difference [Photo]

Rahbi Hines, a singer and drummer from Atlanta, sings about the beauty that can be found in people's differences at the end of the program at the 18th Annual Diversity Celebration, held on Jan. 13 at the Holiday Inn Select Expo Center.

Diversity dance solo [Photo]

Juel Lane, 30, from Atlanta, leads the artistic program in solo dancing for the 18th Annual Diversity Celebration on Jan. 13 at the Holiday Inn Select Expo Center.

MU men's basketball player Phil Pressey vs. Nebraska [Photo]

In a file photo, Pressey has been playing with a protective glove on his right hand after breaking a finger in December against Nebraska on Jan. 12. In the second half of Saturday's game against Texas A&M, Pressey took off the glove and scored 16 points.

MU men's basketball player Marcus Denmon vs. Nebraska [Photo]

Missouri's Marcus Denmon drives the baseline against Nebraska's Andre Almeida. Denmon tied a career high with 27 points in Wednesday night's Tigers victory

MU men's basketball player Laurence Bowers dunks against Nebraska [Photo]

Laurence Bowers dunks over Nebraska's Toney McCray, left, and Jorge Brian Diaz late in the first half. The play brought the Mizzou Arena crowd to its feet.

Heads bowed at memorial service [Photo]

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend a memorial service Wednesday for the victims of Saturday's shootings, at McKale Center on the University of Arizona campus Wednesday in Tucson, Ariz. Second from left is Daniel Hernandez, a University of Arizona political science student who helped Rep. Gabrielle Giffords when she was shot and right is Mark Kelly, husband of Giffords.

Solemn embrace [Photo]

President Barack Obama hugs first lady Michelle Obama after speaking Wednesday at a memorial service for the victims of Saturday's shootings at McKale Center on the University of Arizona campus Wednesday in Tucson, Ariz.

School lunches to face more federal regulations [Photo]

In this Nov. 19, 2007, file photo, a student puts apple slices on his tray during lunch at Central High School in St. Paul, Minn. Schoolchildren would have to pick up more whole grains, fruits and vegetables on the lunch line under proposed new federal standards for school lunches. The Agriculture Department proposal applies to lunches subsidized by the federal government and would be the first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in 15 years. They are expected to be announced Thursday.

MU men's basketball player Michael Dixon vs. Nebraska [Photo]

Missouri's Michael Dixon, right, passes the ball around Nebraska defender Caleb Walker in Wednesday's game at Mizzou Arena.

Fast Break music edition [Graphic]

FAST BREAK: A chance to hit the players with questions about anything other than their basketball skills

Nebraska men's basketball coach Doc Sadler [Photo]

Nebraska men's basketball coach Doc Sadler guides his team in the Cornhuskers' victory over Iowa State on Saturday in Lincoln, Neb.

Nebraska surprises MU men's basketball team [Photo]

Missouri guard J.T. Tiller tries to stop Nebraska's Jay-R Strowbridge during a fast break in the Cornhuskers 61-56 victory in the first round of the 2008 Big 12 tournament. Nebraska has stung the Tigers in the early going of several conference tournaments.

Shoveling a pathway [Photo]

Scott Akers shovels a pathway to one of the homes maintained by Garry Lewis Properties on Jan. 11.

Sledding on a snow day [Photo]

Jim Kraatz pushes Alice Kraatz, 5, and Hunter Rottinghaus, 9, down the hill at Stephens Lake Park on Jan. 11. Kraatz brought his two children and their friends to the park for a day in the snow.

Using the MKT Trail in the snow [Photo]

Footprints and tire tracks along this bridge on the MKT Trail show that, despite the snow, people have continued to hike and bike the trail on January 11.