May 10, 2010
KBIA/91.3 FM tapes a special live segment of its weekly news discussion program "Intersection" on race and diversity in mid-Missouri in the Fred W. Smith Forum in Reynolds Journalism Institute at MU. The panelists selected for the discussion were Ibtisam Barakat, an international author based in Columbia; Eduardo Crespi, director and founder of Centro Latino; Marie Glaze, the City of Columbia's human rights specialist; Nathan Stephens, director of the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center at MU; and Roger Worthington, chief diversity officer for MU.
MU Associate Professor of Law David Mitchell asks a question about the make-up of the panel selected for a live taping of "Intersection," KBIA/91.3 FM's weekly news discussion program during a live broadcast of the show from the Fred W. Smith Forum in Reynolds Journalism Institute at MU on Monday. The panel discussed issues of race and diversity in mid-Missouri.
Rock Bridge sophomore Brett Fuller, center, tries to gain control of the ball as Cor Jesu senior Caiti Huber, right, attempts to steal it away Monday at Rock Bridge High School.
Senior Esther Vermue runs mid-distance races for the Missouri women's track and field team. She came to MU from the Netherlands and is studying to get a degree in health education and promotion.
AUDIO: Columbia Police Department Chief Ken Burton announced that the department has made more adjustments in its SWAT team policies at a news conference Monday afternoon. Listen to the audio from the news conference here.
Lauren Seyfarth gives a child a lift in Haiti while there on a trip through the Haitian Timoun Foundation. She worked with many children, developing relationships with them to help show them that there are people who care.
Lauren Seyfarth interacts with children at a children's organization in Haiti. She went there with the Haitian Timoun Foundation through her church.
Lauren Seyfarth worked with an organization that helps severely disabled children and adults on her second visit to Haiti.
This document, provided by the Columbia City Clerk's office, includes the full applications for each of the 11 people applying for a seat on the Planning and Zoning Commission.
MU Law professor Richard Reuben is an expert on the Supreme Court and believes that President Obama's nomination, Solicitor General Elena Kagan, is a nonconfrontational choice.
From right, President Barack Obama after introducing Solicitor General Elena Kagan as his choice for Supreme Court Justice in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Monday.
Solicitor General Elena Kagan stands with President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden as she is introduced as Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court during an announcement in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Monday.
Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton gives a statement during a press conference Monday afternoon at the Columbia Police Department. Burton was discussing the recent incident in which a SWAT entered a Columbia residence while serving a search warrant. SWAT officers shot and killed a pit bull inside the residence. The wife and child of the warrant's defendant were both inside the residence at the time the SWAT team entered.
Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton answers a reporter's question during a press conference on May 10 at the Columbia Police Department. Burton was discussing the recent incident in which a SWAT entered a Columbia residence while serving a search warrant. SWAT officers shot and killed a pit bull inside the residence. The wife and child of the warrant's defendant were both inside the residence at the time the SWAT team entered.
Attorney Kris Kobach poses for a photo in Kansas City. When politicians and police across the country want to crack down on illegal immigration, they often reach out to Kobach, a little-known Kansas attorney with an Ivy League education who is the architect behind many of the nation’s most controversial immigration laws.
A May 10 news release from the Columbia Police Department on the status of an internal investigation into the Feb. 11 raid of 1501 Kinloch Court.
An affidavit listing the reasons a Police Department detective, whose name was redacted, believed police should search 1501 Kinloch Court.
The Columbia Police Department has made immediate changes to its narcotic search warrant protocol, outlined in this document.
Three salary schedules for new hires in the 2010-2011 school year are being recommended by the Board of Education Finance Committee for action at the May Board of Education meeting. The committee believes these schedules will allow the district to continue to keep compensation relevant to responsibilities and to more effectively analyze payroll costs.The document proposes wages should be set according to job responsibilities and tied to educational credit advancement.
The staff/student relations policy exists so an atmosphere conducive to learning can be achieved in schools. Boundaries detailed are both emotional and physical. The document lists potential violations of the policy and how to report violations.