March 27, 2010
Approximately 500 attendees gathered to honor Mayor Darwin Hindman at the "Thank You, Mayor Hindman!" Dinner held at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Saturday night.
March 26, 2010
If Google selects Columbia, the city would become part of an experiment that would bring ultra-high speed Internet to the area.
Mayor Darwin Hindman submits the online application for Google Fiber at city hall on Friday.
Standing at the corner of Ninth Street and Broadway on Friday, Dan Viets makes clear his opposition to Proposition One, which would allow the use of city surveillance.
Columbia's application to Google to host a trial for the company's high-speed fiber-optic broadband Internet service. (360 KB)
The LGBTQ Resource Center at MU is providing stickers at Memorial Union for people to place on their census envelopes. "The current census counts individuals on more traditional lines. We are trying to move it to a phase where people have more options for being counted based on sexual identity and gender identity." said center coordinator Ryan Black.
Francisco Forbes, 73, runs a census booth at Memorial Union at MU. Forbes, a partnership assistant, raises public awareness for the census. On April 1, Forbes will become a census enumerator, meaning he will go out and count people in neighborhoods, home shelters or any other location. “We will make every effort for people to work in local areas where they live,” he said.
March 25, 2010
Senior gymnast Sarah Shire performs a floor routine Feb. 19 during the meet against Oklahoma at Hearnes Center.
A rendering of what William Street will look like once it is completed.
Bob McDavid discusses how the city should balance its budget.
March 24, 2010
The city hall expansion project will provide a new home for city government.
Missouri junior infielder Abby Vock is only hitting .087 this season, but her defensive ability and her gritty playing style keep her on the field.
Amparo de Rubio and Oralia Chopin of TRAMA Textiles describe working conditions in Guatemala during the "Empowering Women Through Weaving: the Story of TRAMA Textiles in Guatemala" presentation at Stephens College on March 23.
The Environmental Protection Agency has begun to review the decision on regulating coal ash waste, or cinders, by researching if coal ash waste is hazardous. The point when specific chemicals that can be found in cinders become dangerous depends on factors including the amount of materials, location and rainfall.
The city of Columbia Public Works Department uses cinders provided for free by the Columbia Municipal Power Plant on icy roads.
Hickman second baseman Xavier Lewis avoids St. Charles' Tony Nelson as he slides into second base during the Kewpies' home opener. Nelson was ruled out on the play.
Hickman senior Ehrich Chick hits a ground ball. Chick drove in one run during Wednesday's game against St. Charles.