October 13, 2010
Temple Grandin explains the different sensory problems that children and adults with autism struggle with. Grandin is a professor of animal sciences at Colorado State University and was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people this year. While talking about growing up with autism and establishing a career, Grandin said she realized "you have to sell your work, not yourself."
The East Area Plan, which was presented to the Columbia City Council on Monday, Oct. 11, must be approved before the Richland Road Project can get the go-ahead. However, the two plans conflict on the topic of commercial development. 90.09 acres of the Richland Road Project is zoned for commercial development, while the East Area Plan aims to have no commercial zoning.
Miner Ariel Ticona Yanez, center, emerges from the capsule that lifted him to the surface after being rescued Wednesday from the collapsed San Jose gold and copper mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months near Copiapo, Chile.
Homes in the Old Hawthorne developments along Highway WW could be affected by the new East Area Plan.
Democrat Mary Still, the 25th District candidate, answers a question during the election forum on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 at the Daniel Boone Regional Library.
As seen on Tuesday, a concrete pump sits in the Old Hawthorne developments along Highway WW.
Candidates listen to a question during the forum on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 at the Daniel Boone Regional Library.
Danario Alexander led the nation with 1,781 yards receiving his senior season at Missouri.
"Beat Texas" shirts are offered for sale Wednesday at the Husker Hounds store in Omaha, Neb., ahead of the game against Texas. Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne is following coach Bo Pelini's lead and urging fans to treat Texas players, coaches and fans with respect at Saturday's game. The game has been built up as a grudge match because of last year's controversial finish to the Big 12 championship game and Nebraska's looming departure from the Big 12 to join the Big Ten.
Missouri kicker Trey Barrow runs past Colorado's Tony Jones on a fake punt. Barrow gained 26 yards and a first down to keep a Tigers touchdown drive alive. “I didn’t know how far I went. I thought that I got the first down because I felt like I was running for a while,” Barrow said.
MU juniors and Gamma Phi Beta sisters Lindsay Pike, 20; Katie Mulcahy, 21; Kelley Larson, 21; Hannah Meyer, 20; Laura Gieseking, 20; and Tara Badgley, 20, all share a downtown loft on Broadway.
North Village Lofts, located on the corner of Walnut and Orr streets, provides a comfortable, open space for Anne Derryberry to live. "It's really a terrific space," she said Thursday. "It's well-built and well-designed."
Anne Derryberry sits in her loft Thursday in North Village Lofts, located on the corner of Walnut and Orr streets. Derryberry is part of the Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellows Program and is staying in Columbia until May 2011, which makes the space an ideal place to live.
The Columbia Terminal Railroad recently finished construction of a new bridge that replaces a crossing that ran across U.S. 63. The tracks were originally ground-level at its present location but were moved west when U.S. 63 expanded. As of September, the railroad moved back east to its original location but this time as a rail bridge.
A new pavilion is part of Boys & Girls Town renovations on its campus. The organization hosted an open house Wednesday where visitors had the chance to take tours and attend a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Alex Vega, one of 33 miners trapped in the San Jose gold and copper mine in Chile, waves after being rescued. The miners were trapped for more than two months.
Joe Bradley is the publicity chairman for "Walk Me Home… to the place I belong" fundraiser sponsored by the National Foster Parent Association.
The Food, Fuel and Society forum was held Tuesday in the Reynolds Journalism Institute. At the forum, journalists discussed ways to better report on science and agricultural issues with farmers, environmentalists and scientists.
In this photo released by the Chilean government, miner Claudio Yáñez applauds as he is carried away in a stretcher after being rescued early Wednesday from the collapsed San José mine where he had been trapped with 32 other miners for over two months.
Hickman senior middle hitter Emily Peel attempts a kill Tuesday night against visiting Francis Howell Central.