August 27, 2009
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill held her second listening forum in front of 375 people in Jefferson City at the Cole County Lewis and Clark Middle School cafeteria on Wednesday. Due to fire codes, more than 150 people were turned away. These are some of the questions they had hoped to ask the senator.
August 26, 2009
Missouri right tackle Dan Hoch rides an exercise bicycle stationed by the Tigers' practice fields while his teammates go through Wednesday's workout. Hoch is rehabbing an injured knee and hopes to be ready to play in time for Missouri's season opener on Sept. 5. "I've been watching quite a bit," Hoch said, "trying to get those mental reps. But being out there with them is what's most important."
A house fire on Alpine Ridge Drive prompted a joint response from both City of Columbia and Boone County Fire District firefighters Wednesday. No one was hurt in the blaze.
In this image provided by Anheuser-Busch InBev, one of 27 designs for the company's promotional "Fan Cans" is shown. The company is dropping its "Fan Cans" promotions from communities around the country where colleges have complained that the effort, which sells cans of Bud Light in school colors, promotes underage drinking and infringes on trademarks.
Mayor Darwin Hindman will announce Thursday if he will run for a sixth term.
In this July 17, 1981, photo, Supreme Court nominee Sandra Day O'Connor and Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., make a statement to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.
In this Jan. 28, 2008, photo, then-Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., smiles with Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., during a rally at American University in Washington, D.C., where Kennedy endorsed Obama.
In this Jan 8, 2002, photo, President George W. Bush, and Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., laugh before speaking at an event in Boston.
This undated photo shows the Kennedy brothers, John F. Kennedy, left, Robert Kennedy, and Ted Kennedy, right, in Hyannis Port, Mass.
In this Feb. 23, 1962, photo, Ted Kennedy inspects the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Street.
In a Sept. 27, 2004, photo, Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass delivers his speech about the effect of the war in Iraq on America's security at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Joseph P. Kennedy and his wife Rosemary Kennedy pose with their nine children for this picture in 1938 at Bronxville, N.Y. From left are, seated: Eunice, Jean, Edward (on lap of his father), Patricia, and Kathleen. Standing: Rosemary, Robert, John, Mrs. Kennedy, and Joseph, Jr.
Then-Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., smiles with Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, D-Mass., during a 2008 rally at American University in Washington, D.C., where Kennedy endorsed Obama for president. Kennedy, the liberal lion of the Senate, has died after battling a brain tumor. He was 77. Kennedy's family announced his death in a brief statement released early Wednesday.
Columbia Police Sgt. Barbara Buck takes down information from cyclist Jeff Wainright, left, and MU student and driver Dan Marston on Tuesday afternoon at Sixth and Walnut streets.
Eric Jaffe, pastor of Journey Church, sends updates and greetings to about a dozen people online during the early portion of Sunday's service in Orange Park, Fla. The congregation at Journey Church were asked to turn off the ringers on their phones, but were encouraged to send text messages, or to send status updates on Twitter and Facebook to encourage friends to join the service online.
Stephanie Waugh, right, watches as her husband Jeremy Waugh text messages a friend, who said he'd meet them at church during Sunday's service at Journey Church in Orange Park, Fla. The congregation at Journey Church were asked to turn off the ringers on their phones, but were encouraged to send text messages, or to send status updates on Twitter and Facebook to encourage friends to join the service online.
August 25, 2009
Missouri linebacker Andrew Gachkar goes through drills at Tuesday's practice. Surgery for a blood clot caused Gachkar to miss spring practice as a sophomore.
Missouri linebacker Andrew Gachkar catches his breath and listens to his coach during a break in drills at Tuesday's practice. Since having surgery for a blood clot in January 2008, Gachkar says his conditioning is almost back to normal.
From left, David Clohessy, Don Asbee, Steve McAllister and Mary McAllister speak before a small crowd during a news conference in front of the St. Thomas More Newman Center on Tuesday. Steve McAllister called for the Catholic Church to cleanse itself and make all church sexual-abuse records public.
From left, Don Manson, Don Asbee, Mary McAllister, Steve McAllister and David Clohessy discuss wanting to put the Rev. Gerald Howard behind bars after a news conference outside the St. Thomas More Newman Center on Tuesday. Steve McAllister confirmed that his son Mark McAllister was abused by Howard in the 1980s.