Hickman soccer's Sarah Levin [Photo]

Hickman freshman Sarah Levin, right, pushes past Francis Howell Central's Karlee Schweigert during Saturday's game. The Kewpies lost 2-0.

The story behind the bench [Audio]

One of the benches along the MKT Trail is dedicated to Al and Marjo Price. Passersby can use their cell phones to call and hear the story of whom the benches are dedicated to. Listen to the audio clip as an example of the story behind bench.

Sinclair gas station closes [Video]

Sinclair gas station owner Cindy Mutrux closed her gas station by Stadium Boulevard and Rock Quarry Road for good on Friday. Mutrux says she will miss the store’s regular visitors, and regulars say the "mom-and-pop" feel of Mutrux’s store will also be missed.

Samantha Lamp feels at home in Columbia Fire Department [Video]

Rookie firefighter Samantha Lamp, 23, is the only woman of seven recruits hired by the Columbia Fire Department in the past year and a half. “I feel confident and plan on staying in it until I retire,” she said. “I feel I was in the career I was meant to be in.”

Nick Tepesch pitches for Missouri [Photo]

Nick Tepesch pitches early for Missouri against Oklahoma State on Friday at Taylor Stadium. The MU junior pitched seven innings and struck out eight batters.

Rockhill Park [Photo]

The entrance to Rockhill Park sits off Rollins Street. The East Campus Neighborhood Association is trying to rename the park and expand it in honor of Clyde Wilson, a former mayor.

Couple adapts to multiple sclerosis [Video]

The couple moved from their San Francisco home to Columbia, where they built a home that allowed David more mobility.

Mike Anderson Oregon [Photo]

Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson reacts to a bad play near the end of the Missouri's game against Nebraska in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament in March at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.

The week in pictures: April 10-16 [Slideshow]

A compilation of photos that highlights the changing of Columbia's mayoral guard, earthquake devastation in China and India, a flaming meteor, the death of the late Polish President Lech Kaczynski, and more.

Sgt. Kelley patrols downtown [Photo]

Sgt. Chris Kelley of the Columbia Police Department talks with a patron of Generic Nightclub on March 11. Kelley is one of the downtown patrol now wearing a small video camera clipped onto his shirt front during patrol hours, which functions as another set of eyes and provides further evidence if any altercations occur.

Police's new body camera [Photo]

The Columbia Police Department has instituted the use of small video cameras clipped to the shirt fronts of patrol officers as a way to provide more evidence in situations where an altercation occurs, or to simply act as another set of eyes.

MU School of Law drops in rankings [Photo]

R. Lawrence Dessem speaks to students during an afternoon meeting concerning MU School of Law’s recent drop in the US News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools.

Student questions law school's ranking [Photo]

MU law student Caroline Pinkston asks a question about the MU School of Law's current status during an afternoon meeting in the Law School Courtroom on Tuesday. The School's rank recently dropped from No. 65 to No. 93 in the US News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools.

Employee Pay and Benefit Survey findings [Document]

Former Missouri football player Joe Andrew Maples passes out his resume at career fair [Photo]

Former Missouri defensive tackle Joe Andrew Maples hands his resume to a recruiter at the Missouri athletics career fair. The annual event offers career placement services and job hunting training for athletes.

Hickman baseball player Conner Shaw vs. Rock Bridge [Photo]

Hickman first baseman Conner Shaw, right, used to play Rock Bridge baseball. This season, he plays for Hickman, which was edged 3-2 by the host Bruins on Monday.

Act Out! Tax day performance [Slideshow]

Act Out! —an outdoor theater troupe — performs an anti-war dramatization at 5:15 p.m. on tax day, Thursday, outside the post office on Walnut Street. The group wanted to remind the public what its tax dollars support. This was the troupe’s first production. They had an earlier performance at noon at Speaker’s Circle. Act Out! plans to present the next piece for Earth Day.

Tracking gas prices [Graphic]

Data from the American Automobile Association demonstration the expected increase in gas prices for the summer of 2010.

States suing the federal government over health care reform [Graphic]

Attorneys general in 14 states are suing the federal government over health care reform. Virginia filed separately. All but one of the attorneys general are Republicans. Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster has not joined the lawsuit, but is still observing the situation, according to spokeswoman Nanci Gonder. Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder has expressed his intention to personally participate in the lawsuit if Koster does not.

Beekeepers keep busy throughout retirement [Video]

Art and Vera Gelder have spent the past 18 years working at Walk-About Acres. Throughout the spring and summer they can be found selling a wide variety of products, including honey and honey ice cream, at the Columbia Farmers' Market. Above all, their love for their farm and animals has brought them to new interests after retirement.