March 14, 2010
Daryl Dudley answers: What incentives, if any, should the city offer to bring in new businesses?
Daryl Dudley answers: Do you support the ballot issue calling for the city to place security cameras downtown?
Daryl Dudley answers: Is crime a problem in Columbia? If so, what do you believe to be the best way to curb crime in the city?
Daryl Dudley answers: Should the city be looking at new sources of revenue in tight economic times? If so, what are the best options?
Daryl Dudley answers: There's been quite a bit of debate on the balance of power between the City Council and city manager. Do you think council members should have more input in executive decisions?
In this audio slideshow, Bob Washington, an assistant coach for the Missouri School for the Deaf, voices the words signed by senior player Donte' Darrington.
The Missouri School for the Deaf in Fulton focuses on the education of hearing-impaired students. Because most students have to leave their families and move into dorm rooms, the school devotes itself 24-7 to placing them in the best position to succeed both in and out of the classroom.
The Columbia Kennel Club Dog Show took place at the Bone County Fairgrounds on Saturday. Dogs were judged by the American Kennel Club's standards.
March 13, 2010
March 12, 2010
Missouri freshman Eric Anderson pitches while Xavier University senior Bobby Freking leads off at first base at Taylor Stadium on Friday. Missouri’s sophomore relief pitcher stepped in during the ninth inning and pitched the rest of the 13-inning game. Missouri defeated Xavier 7-6.
Missouri junior Brett Nicholas waits for the ball during the game against Xavier University. Missouri defeated Xavier 7-6 at the bottom of the 13th inning.
Jan Fugit talks with her son Carter Fugit, 11, after she was sworn in as the Boone County Treasurer. Carter said he is "very proud and excited" for his mother.
Jan Fugit talks with Brian Winn after she was sworn in as Boone County Treasurer in the County Commission Chambers. Winn, the director of financial services at Boone Hospital Center, said that he worked with Fugit while she was the financial reporting manager there. "Since the lease of the hospital is with the county, we will have direct relations with them," said Winn.
Jan Fugit, right, smiles as she is sworn into office as the Boone County treasurer by County Clerk Wendy Noren in the County Commission Chambers on Friday afternoon. "I am looking forward to Monday and to settling in," Fugit said to the press.
Dan Levitin talks writing while fellow panelist Tim Page looks on during a discussion at the Missouri School of Journalism on Friday. Levitin and Page, both professional journalists, brought their respective books for signing: "This is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession and the World in Six Songs" and "Parallel Play: Growing Up With Undiagnosed Asperger's."
Journalists Dan Levitin, left, and Tim Page lead a discussion on music, writing and the mind at the Missouri School of Journalism on Friday. Levitin and Page have both written on music for years.
Missouri's Chelsea Thomas pitches during a game against New Mexico at University Field on Friday. Mizzou won 2-0.
Missouri's Shana White is welcomed at home plate after scoring against New Mexico at University Field on Friday. Mizzou won 2-0.
Missouri women's softball players roll out the tarp on University Field during a rain delay while playing against New Mexico on Friday. The Tigers won 2-0.