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Radio Adelante Episode 21 [Audio]

No. 21
Aired March 21, 2009

Episode 21 Contents

Roberto Barros reports on changes in Missouri immigration laws. Dolores Obregon reports on resources that are available to victims of domestic violence in Columbia.

Host/Reporter: Dolores Obregon
Reporter: Roberto Barros
Producer: Sara Shahriari
Translator: Gabriela Renteria

Radio Adelante Episode 20 [Audio]

No. 20
Aired March 14, 2009

Episode 20 Contents

Roberto Barros reports on Barack Obama's policies on immigration. Christine Martinez reports on the warning signs of a tornado, and the steps a person should take to stay safe when a tornado strikes.

Host/Reporter: Dolores Obregon
Reporters:Roberto Barros and Christine Martinez
Producer: Sara Shahriari
Translator: Gabriela Renteria

Radio Adelante Episode 19 [Audio]

No. 19
Aired March 7, 2009

Episode 19 Contents

Radio Adelante reports on resources that help Spanish speakers file taxes, and on the the delicate situation undocumented workers face regarding taxes. Sara Shahriari reports on Central Latino's new program, Prometores de Salud.

Host/Reporter: Dolores Obregon
Reporters: Roberto Barros, Christine Martinez, Sara Shahriari
Producer: Sara Shahriari
Translator: Gabriela Renteria

the beat 4/13 [Audio]

Christy Blakemore, Boone County Circuit Court clerk [Photo]

Christy Blakemore, Boone County Circuit Court clerk, poses for a portrait in her office at the Boone County Courthouse on Wednesday, April 8, 2009. She found the Sturgeon Court of Common Pleas files during the courthouse remodel. She has since called the secretary of state to handle the preservation of the files.

Christy Blakemore and the cabinet of Sturgeon Court of Common Pleas files [Photo]

Christy Blakemore, Boone County Circuit Court clerk, poses for a portrait next to the cabinet of Sturgeon Court of Common Pleas files that she found during the courthouse remodel. She has since called the secretary of state to handle the preservation of the files.

Sturgeon Court of Common Pleas documents [Photo]

The documents, which are dated between 1860 and 1921, could provide important historical information about Sturgeon during that period, officials say.

Sturgeon Court of Common Pleas books [Photo]

Five separate moves were required during the renovation of the courthouse. During all of these moves, an old cabinet full of files dating as far back as 1860 from the Sturgeon Court of Common Pleas was found. Volunteers will soon help to create an online database for the general public to access online.

Sturgeon Court of Common Pleas documents [Photo]

During the renovation of the courthouse, a cabinet full of 100-year-old documents from the Sturgeon Court of Common Pleas was found by Christy Blakemore, Boone County circuit clerk.

Bill Lant holds a chick from his feed store [Photo]

Bill Lant, owner of Lant's Feed, holds a chick, not unlike ones he lost in last year's tornado at the store on April 2, on Missouri Highway 43 north of Seneca.

Bill Lant in front of his store [Photo]

Bill Lant, owner of Lant's Feed, recalls last year's tornado as he stands in front of his store on April 2 on Missouri Highway 43 north of Seneca.

12CARROLL [Photo]

Missouri's DeMarre Carroll added to his growing list of accolades this season, earning MVP honors at the Portsmouth Invitational. Other honors include MVP honors from the Big 12 Tournament and All-NCAA West Region honors.

A new puppy for the Obamas [Photo]

The Obama family welcomed their new puppy, Bo, this weekend. Bo is a 6-month-old Portuguese water dog and a gift from Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass.

Hsiao-Mei Wiedmeyer speaks at Columbia Friends of China banquet [Photo]

Hsiao-Mei Wiedmeyer spoke at the annual Columbia Friends of China banquet. The event, held at the Columbia Chinese Christian Church on Saturday, featured a traditional Chinese meal and an awards ceremony that recognized teachers who have spent more than 250 hours teaching Chinese culture.

Thomas Kohler, 9, carries the Cross on Palm Sunday [Photo]

Thomas Kohler, 9, carries the Cross and a palm frond as part of the special Palm Sunday service at Columbia Hope Church on April 5 in Columbia.

Lay reader Pete Kohler takes last-minute instructions [Photo]

Lay reader Pete Kohler takes last-minute instructions from the Reverend Heather McCain on February 1 at Columbia Hope Church. Kohler grew up attending Grace Episcopal Church in St. Louis before joining Columbia Hope.

Discussing the logistics of a special Palm Sunday service [Photo]

Lyn Williams listens as Pastor Heather McCain discusses logistics with Deacon Janet Schisser, right, before a special Palm Sunday service.

Dennis Crouch and his son, Charly, after services [Photo]

Charly Crouch, 7 months, is held by his father, Dennis Crouch, as he chats with fellow congregation member Kathy Batt after services on February 1 at Columbia Hope. Church members have spent many hours and late nights readying the facility, which opened officially on February 8.

Columbia Hope Church [Photo]

Columbia Hope Church's new location on 4603 John Garry Drive in Columbia.

Columbia Hope Church's 'Journey Companions' [Photo]

Members of Columbia Hope Church's "Journey Companions" all-female faith-sharing group enjoy coffee, spiritual books and fellowship on Thursday. From left to right: Julia Chang, Chris Vitt, Lisa LoPorto, Shannon Hensley and Amanda Wheeler with her daughter, Meribelle Wheeler. The group was started by Parish Administrator Tamara Oberbeck in October 2008, and met at her house until the new space was ready in early February 2009. Oberbeck said the group rotates leadership, and follows covenants to make sure that no one voice dominates during discussion. "That's how churches grow is through small groups, " Oberbeck said.
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