March 22, 2010
Rachel Heaton models sandals made by Sseko Designs in Peace Park on Monday. Liz Forkin founded the company to give jobs to Ugandan girls.
From left: Wangila Ednina, Kyesige Harriet, Liz Forkin Bohannon, Mercy Ahurira, Lunkuse Robinah, Nakammanya Toepista, Akello Betty, Nakiyana Teddy. The Sseko class of 2010 stands outside the Sseko workshop. The 7 girls all live and work together and will attend University in August. While in University, selected girls from the class of 2010 will continue working with Sseko in career-specific internship positions.
From left: Nakiyana Teddy, Akello Betty, Lunkuse Robinah, Wangila Ednina walk hand in hand on the road to the Sseko workshop. The workshop is located near the Mackerere University campus in the heart of Kampala, where several Sseko girls hope to attend college.
Nakiyana Teddy hand stitches a fabric strap for the 2010 spring collection in the Sseko workshop. Teddy hopes to attend college to study medicine, and is passionate about providing health care to the youth of Uganda.
Missouri sophomore Steve Moore, left, blocks a shot by West Virginia's Da'Sean Butler on Sunday in a second round NCAA Tournament game in Buffalo, N.Y. Moore said this season he has tried "to do some blue collar things to help us win basketball games."
Cheryl Wade-Coleman opens a bill on Monday, March 15. At 63, Wade-Coleman is retired and has been since 2006, but she is now looking for a part-time job to supplement the disability check she receives.
Cheryl Wade-Coleman is an older Columbia resident who is having difficulty finding part-time employment. She is not alone.
Sen. Kevin Engler, R-Farmington, regularly brings his 80-pound English bulldog to the Capitol during legislative sessions. The jowly-faced pooch, named Winston, is well-known in the Capitol and throughout Engler's 3rd District. The senator says having his dog around helps him relax after tough legislative days.
Average temperature at Sanborn Field in Columbia between midnight and 6 a.m.
Future Rock Bridge High School principal Mark Maus leaves a Student Council meeting Thursday after meeting with the council for the first time. Maus will start his new job at Rock Bridge on July 1.
March 21, 2010
Brad Keselowski (12) races Carl Edwards (99) on Sunday during the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn.
The Missourian article "Ten things you didn't know about Buffalo" drew a large number of first-time commenters.
Missouri freshman gymnast Lauren Swankoski loses her balance in her routine on the balance beam Sunday at the Hearnes Center.
Junior Rhea Taylor, tied the standing record for 110 career steals during a game against Northwestern on Sunday at Devine Pavillion. The game was moved inside because of the weather, and Missouri won 5-1.
Bryan Hopkins makes his way toward the halfway point during the Perche Creek Gutbuster river race, on Saturday. Hopkins, in his surf ski kayak, ended up finishing the race with the fastest overall time.
In this March 10, 2010 photo, the exhibit,¨Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race "developed by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, opens at the National Archives, in Kansas City. Renee Kaplan with the United State Holocaust Memorial Museum led a training effort to help tour guides deal with questions on the extremely sensitive topic of eugenics. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Mike Ransdell)
In this March 10, 2010 photo, Renee Kaplan with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum led a training effort to help tour guides deal with questions on the extremely sensitive topic. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Mike Ransdell)
Members of the Teen Challenge program Jimmy Vasquez, Matt Moloney, and Jared Holt, from left, are silhouetted amidst a cloud of dust while working in the former Walther's building in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Thursday. The building will open in a few weeks as the new Discovery Playhouse.
In this March 10, 2010 photo, the exhibit, "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" developed by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, opens at the National Archives in Kansas City. The sensitive material in "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" at the National Archives in Kansas City has prompted presenters to recommend that only those who are high school age or older visit the exhibit. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Mike Ransdell)