Sample declaration of domestic partnership [Document]

Click here for an example of the document to be filled out declaring a domestic partnership.

'New Beach Scene' [Photo]

"New Beach Scene" is one of the paintings exhibited by Ming Zhou at Orr Street Studios.

City Council ordinance establishing domestic registry [Document]

Click here for the official Columbia City Council ordinance.

'Eating with a Fork' [Photo]

"Eating With A Fork" is part of artist Ming Zhou's display at Orr Street Studios.

'Good Taste' [Photo]

"Good Taste" is one of the paintings displayed by Ming Zhou at Orr Street Studios through May 15.

Ming Zhou celebrates at Orr Street Studios [Photo]

Ming Zhou, right, interacts with Dennis Murphy during the inauguration of her paintings at Orr Street Studios on Friday. Zhou said the paintings are her critique of China's new middle class, which she feels is mimicking the West and paying no attention to the spiritual aspects of traditional Chinese culture.

Redrawing College Avenue [Graphic]

Columbia residents commented at a public meeting on a proposed "bike boulevard" that would close the median of College Avenue between Windsor and Ash streets. This map represents the proposed boulevard.

From Rock Bridge to Rwanda [Photo]

Rock Bridge golfer Tyler Kolb, far left in second row, traveled to Rwanda with Kanakuk, a Christian athletic camp. While there, he learned first hand about the devastation still remaining from the 1994 Rwandan Genocide.

Levin leads Hickman tennis [Photo]

Hickman junior Ben Levin returns a serve during a practice session at Cosmo Park on April 8, 2009. Levin is the No. 1 singles player for the Kewpies this year.

Missouri baseball player Aaron Senne runs the bases [Photo]

Missouri's Aaron Senne rounds the bases in Wednesday's 20-5 victory.

Willie Smith Probable Cause State [Photo]

the beat 4/08 [Audio]

Hickman celebrates Kewpie centennial [Photo]

Kewpie dolls behind them, senior Diego Brown, juniors Candace Hayes and Ashley Atkinson eat lunch at Hickman High School on April 2, 2009.

Kewpie Centennial [Slideshow]

As Kewpie doll lovers around the world celebrate the Kewpie’s 100th anniversary, Hickman High School students, faculty, and alumni remember the doll as it fits into the school’s history. Hickman students share why they are proud to be Kewpies and how the Kewpie experience has impacted them.

Guarding Afghanistan [Photo]

An unidentified soldier carries an assault rifle on a street in Afghanistan.

Tricia Bhatia [Photo]

Tricia Bhatia of Medway, Mass., stands in front of a drawing of her brother, Michael Bhatia, at the family's home in Medway.

Afghanistani stands guard [Photo]

A man stands with an assault rifle on a street in Afghanistan. Michael Bhatia, who took this photograph, was killed in the area of Khost, Afghanistan, in May 2008 while working for the Human Terrain System program.

Contractor Bhatia [Photo]

Personal effects once belonging to Michael Bhatia are seen in the Bhatia family home in Medway, Mass. Bhatia, an academic, was killed in Afghanistan in May 2008 while working for the Human Terrain System program. The personal effects, including a notebook with entries from Afghanistan, background, and two identification patches, were sent to the Bhatia family by the U.S. Military following Bhatia's death.

the beat 4/07 [Audio]

Bates' return performance [Photo]

Emily Bates, who played the lead in Be The Shoe Productions' film "American Gothic," acts out a scene with Peter Jacques in "Salad Daze."