November 2, 2010
A sign outside Fairview United Methodist Church alerts passers-by to the voting going on at the church on Tuesday.
Election volunteer Sandy Edlund, left, helps Alyssa Tauber and her daughter Erica Tauber, 6, with the voting machine at Fairview United Methodist Church on Tuesday. Tauber said that the ban on Tasers is an important issue for her because her husband works in law enforcement.
Erica Tauber, 6, waits while her mom, Alyssa Tauber, signs in with election worker Larry Wittenberger before voting at Fairview United Methodist Church on Tuesday.
Dak Ariyaratne votes at Fairview United Methodist Church before going to work on Tuesday. Blue tape marks off the voting area in which people are not allowed to cross while someone is voting.
Election workers Larry Wittenberger, left, and Diane Booth wait to give voters their ballots at Fairview United Methodist Church on Tuesday.
Election worker Larry Wittenberger initials ballots at Fairview United Methodist Church on Tuesday. Wittenberger said all ballots must be initialed by a member of both political parties.
Diane Booth, left, has Lisa Richardson sign to receive her ballot at Fairview United Methodist Church on Tuesday. "There was no one particular issue, but I always make it a point to vote," said Richardson, who came in early before going to work.
Jodi Penfield holds the door open for Robert Penfield on their way in to vote at Fairview United Methodist Church in the early morning on Tuesday. Polls opened at 6 a.m.
"I Voted" stickers are set out for voters at the Columbia Public Library on Tuesday morning. Polling opened at 6 a.m.
The sunrise reflects in the windows of the Missouri's Cattlemen Foundation on Tuesday morning. The Cattlemen Foundation is one of many polling places in Boone County.
November 1, 2010
This mockup of artwork, designed by Lampo Leong, was commissioned by the Columbia City Council and will be showcased on the second floor of the new Daniel Boone City Building. The artwork was part of a proposal heard by the council from the Cultural Affairs Commission Monday night.
The Cultural Affairs Commission delivered proposals for artwork to be placed in the new Daniel Boone City Building at the Columbia City Council's meeting Monday. Local artist Chris Morrey designed the two bronze statues staring at the bronze bird perched in the lit trace ceiling. The art will be placed on the third floor of the building.
Texas quarterback Garrett Gilbert is tripped up by Baylor linebacker Antonio Johnson, bottom left, in the first half of Saturday's game. The Longhorns' chances of gaining bowl eligibility might also be slipping through their fingers.
The recommendation is Muriel Battle High School. The Columbia School Board will vote on the name next week.
The Missouri River is home to several endangered species. The Fish and Wildlife Service and the Army Corps of Engineers were working on a project to create habitat for the species, but in 2007, the Clean Water Commission halted the project due to pollution concerns. After a review by the National Academy of Sciences, the project was cleared to continue.
The Fish and Wildlife Service, in conjunction with the Army Corps of Engineers, has been working on a project to reclaim part of the Missouri River to form a channel for an endangered species habitat. The project was halted in 2007, but has since resumed, after a National Academy of Sciences reported dumping sediment was not a problem for the area.
Jameson Island is located on the Missouri River near Arrow Rock State Park. The Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge is trying to reclaim parts of the river to create habits for endangered species.
Here are documents related to MU Chancellor Brady Deaton's report to the Missouri Department of Higher Education regarding "low-producing" academic programs.
October 31, 2010
Cason Flood, 2, left, and Lawson Flood, 3, take a break from the fun with a blow-up Frankenstein doll. The Floods were dressed as Thing 1 and Thing 2 from the Dr. Seuss book "The Cat in the Hat."
Anisha Canton, 8, left, and Georgia Brown, 2, show off their Halloween costumes. Canton was a candy-corn witch, and Brown was a ladybug. "My favorite candy is Jolly Ranchers," Canton said.