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Patient reading [Photo]

Robin Blake, a retired family physician and MU professor, reads a passage from "Still Alice," a novel about a woman's sudden descent into Alzheimer's disease during the MU Health Care Book Club meeting Wednesday. Blake retired early from medical school to write short stories and teach a class on medicine and literature.

Elementary school tornado drill [Photo]

Lisa Cunningham's first grade class at Rock Bridge Elementary School practices a tornado drill on Thursday in the school's media center. The school participates in a statewide tornado drill once a year.

Discussing diversity [Photo]

The Chancellor's Diversity Initiative organizes a town meeting Thursday in connection with a cotton ball incident two weeks ago at Monsanto Auditorium. During the meeting, five KU students delivered a banner that expresses their support for diversity at MU.

Listening to talk about diversity [Photo]

MU Chancellor Brady J.Deaton, left, listens to Samantha Pugh from the University of Kansas during a town hall meeting Thursday at Monsanto Auditorium in connection with a cotton ball incident two weeks ago at MU. Five KU students visit MU to deliver a banner that expresses their support for diversity at MU.

A show of unity [Photo]

Five University of Kansas students deliver a banner that expresses their support for diversity on campus during a town hall meeting in connection with a cotton ball incident two weeks ago at MU.

Supporting diversity [Photo]

Drew Case from the University of Kansas, left, and Lawrence Hale of MU listen to a panel discussion during a town hall meeting Thursday about a cotton ball incident two weeks ago at MU.

Missouri's Steve Moore banged up in Big 12 men's basketball tournament loss [Photo]

Missouri forward Steve Moore is attended to by a trainer after a sideline collision with a cameraman in Thursday's loss to Nebraska in the Big 12 men's basketball tournament in Kansas City.

Stein era ends in MU women's basketball team's loss to Texas [Photo]

Missouri coach Cindy Stein, right, talks with forward Jessra Johnson during a time out in the Tigers' loss to Texas on Thursday in the Big 12 tournament in Kansas City.

MU women's basketball player Amanda Hanneman shines in final game [Photo]

Missouri's Amanda Hanneman, left, tries to get around Texas defender Kathleen Nash. "... That’s what I wanted to do, just give my all and that’s what happened.” Hanneman said.

Freshman gymnast Brittany Bendoff [Photo]

MU freshman gymnast Brittany Bendoff performs during her floor routine on Friday night, Feb. 19, 2010, during the competition against Oklahoma University in the Hearnes Center. OU won the meet 197.05 to 195.50.

Columbia's Fourth Ward [Graphic]

Sarah Read answers 11 questions [Video]

In this video, Sarah Read talks about the city's transportation needs. Watch Read answer 11 questions on issues of importance to the city.

Sarah Read: Transportation [Video]

Sarah Read answers: What do you think are the most important issues related to transportation in Columbia?

Sarah Read: Government transparency [Video]

Sarah Read answers: How would you rate city government in terms of transparency, and what, if anything, would you do to improve it?

Sarah Read: Sustainability [Video]

Sarah Read answers: What do you think the primary goals of the city's new sustainability director should be?

Sarah Read: Ward reapportionment [Video]

Sarah Read answers: Columbia's population now exceeds 100,000, and ward boundaries will have to be redrawn after the 2010 census. Do you believe the city should add more wards and council members? Why or why not?

Sarah Read: Parks [Video]

Sarah Read answers: Would you vote to put a renewal of the city's sales tax for parks on the November ballot?

Sarah Read: Growth management [Video]

Sarah Read answers: What are your thoughts on comprehensive growth management planning now under way?

Sarah Read: Economy [Video]

Sarah Read answers: What incentives, if any, should the city offer to bring in new businesses?

Sarah Read: Downtown cameras [Video]

Sarah Read answers: Do you support the ballot issue calling for the city to place security cameras downtown?
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