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New Fire District chief [Photo]

Scott Olsen was selected Wednesday as the chief of the Boone County Fire Protection District.

Missouri volleyball players Paola Ampudia and Rosa Medrano [Photo]

Missouri volleyball players Paola Amudia, left, and Rosa Medrano decided to transfer to Missouri together from Miami Dade.

Texas kick returner Jordan Shipley [Photo]

Texas' Jordan Shipley looks for running room on the way to a 74-yard punt return for a touchdown Oct. 10 against Colorado. Shipley leads the Big 12 in punt return average with more than 16.4 yards per return.

Pujols and his bat [Photo]

Albert Pujols is one of the professional baseball stars who uses one of Jack Marucci's bats.

Bat maker for the stars [Photo]

Bat maker Jack Marucci shows bats, one for his son, Gino, the other for Manny Ramirez, at his shop in Baton Rouge, La. Of course, when all this started, Marucci wasn't looking to become bat maker to the stars. He simply wanted to carve a comfortable piece of lumber that his boy could use.

Drumming a beat [Slideshow]

Lots of children, including the Grant Elementary School's drum ensemble, joined the activities at the Family Fun Fest at Flat Branch Park on Wednesday night.

Missouri tennis player Mallory Weber [Photo]

Mallory Weber, one of Missouri's top players, says the Tigers should be used to the type of competition they will see at the ITA Central Regional.

Decorating The District [Video]

Every organization involved in Homecoming is assigned a storefront in The District to decorate for MU’s Homecoming. Although the game does not take place until Saturday night, students worked throughout the day Wednesday to “Decorate the District.”

Rollover accident on Scott Boulevard [Photo]

Police and fire department officers look on as a totaled Ford Escape is being prepared to be towed from Scott Boulevard. The Escape was hit as it pulled out of West Smith Drive on Wednesday.

Decorating Shakespeare's [Photo]

Julie Bennett participates in Decorate the District for Homecoming by painting the windows of Shakespeare's Pizza. Bennett is a freshman in the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.

Decorating Quinton's [Photo]

Katie O'Toole participates in Decorate the District for Homecoming by drawing tiger paw prints on the balloon arch located outside Quinton's. O'Toole is a senior in Delta Sigma Pi, a business fraternity.

Nixon checks his lineup [Photo]

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon talks with MU players before heading to the draft. Nixon took Zaire Taylor with the second pick and Kim English with the third pick.

Forsee and Nixon choose sides [Photo]

UM System President Gary Forsee, left, and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, center, choose squads for Friday’s Black & Gold basketball game as coach Mike Anderson looks at the draft board. Forsee, who won the pre-draft coin flip, chose
J.T. Tiller with the first pick.

Tracy Fisher [Photo]

MU freshman Tracy Fisher died Monday from an undetected blood clot in her leg, according to the Boone County Medical Examiner's Office

Clinch in court Tuesday [Photo]

William Clinch points to a timeline illustrated by public defender Jennifer Bukowsky while on trial Tuesday at the Boone County Courthouse. Clinch is on trial for first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy vs. Oklahoma [Photo]

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy scrambles to avoid Oklahoma defensive end Jeremy Beal in last Saturday's victory in Dallas.

Tracy Fisher remembered [Photo]

A T-shirt, photographs and candles lie on a table during a memorial service for Tracy Fisher on Tuesday at Mizzou Hillel. Fisher died from a blot clot in her leg that traveled to her heart. Tuesday would have been her 19th birthday.

Friends mourn sorority sister [Photo]

Rachel Solomon, 20, and Michelle Benaim, 18, mourn the loss of their sorority sister Tracy Fisher on Tuesday at Mizzou Hillel. The two were in Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi, a Jewish sorority, with Fisher. "We're all wearing headbands because she always was," Solomon said.

The Progression of Pulmonary Embolisms [Graphic]

Pulmonary embolism results from the passing of a blood clot, or emboli, through the pulmonary arteries in the heart. Emobolisms are hard to detect or diagnose because symptoms are often vague and nonspecific.

Georgia officials visit Columbia [Graphic]

Five government officials from the Republic of Georgia will be in Columbia from Nov. 7 - 15 to learn about American government through the Open World Program. The officials hail from five different Georgian cities.
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