April 9, 2009
This analysis, by MU economics professor Jeff Milyo, details concepts like "hit rates," which measure the accuracy of police traffic stops based on the race of those stopped in several Missouri communities. It includes information on frequency of traffic stops by race.
This report provides the number of total traffic stops made in Columbia. It then categorizes them by race of stopped drivers and further by details of the stops such as locations and results.
This report breaks down arrests made in 2008 by charge, race, and gender. It includes explanation and analysis from the Columbia Police Department.
Click here for an example of the document to be filled out declaring a domestic partnership.
"New Beach Scene" is one of the paintings exhibited by Ming Zhou at Orr Street Studios.
Click here for the official Columbia City Council ordinance.
"Eating With A Fork" is part of artist Ming Zhou's display at Orr Street Studios.
"Good Taste" is one of the paintings displayed by Ming Zhou at Orr Street Studios through May 15.
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.
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.
April 8, 2009
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.
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's Aaron Senne rounds the bases in Wednesday's 20-5 victory.
Kewpie dolls behind them, senior Diego Brown, juniors Candace Hayes and Ashley Atkinson eat lunch at Hickman High School on April 2, 2009.
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.
An unidentified soldier carries an assault rifle on a street in Afghanistan.
Tricia Bhatia of Medway, Mass., stands in front of a drawing of her brother, Michael Bhatia, at the family's home in Medway.
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.