Removing the cornerstone [Photo]

John Kruger uses a circular saw to cut through the one of the corner stones of the University gates located north of Francis Quadrangle on Elm Street ion Monday, Nov. 23. The inscription on the stone describes in a few words the one and a half century history of the stone.

Wilkerson has other interests [Photo]

Kirsti Wilkerson, center, plays basketball for Columbia College but also like to hunt with her family and has a trophy buck to her credit.

Basketball at low volume [Photo]

Columbia College's Kirsti Wilkerson began losing her hearing at the age of 5 and now has 58 percent hearing loss and wears hearing aids.

Barduzzi's friendship bring Frys to soccer games [Photo]

Columbia College sophomore forward Dylan Barduzzi, left, worked with Bob Fry in the maintenance department at Columbia College during the summer. Their friendship is one of the things that enticed the Frys to attend soccer games.

Heart of Missouri chorus [Photo]

Heart of Missouri Chorus members use techniques such as "revving up their motorcycles" to warm up physically and vocally before practices.

Girl uses FES bicycle as part of rehabilitation [Photo]

Margaret Romph uses her FES rehabilitation bike to help stimulate her muscles in her arms while her mom, Sherline Romph, monitors her Nov. 11, 2009, in their Jefferson City home. Margaret is performing her physical therapy exercise as she works on her arms one day and her legs the next. This bike was made specifically for Margaret and the needs she has as far as muscle stimulation and strengthening.

Portrait: Rita Miller [Photo]

In this Nov. 12, 2009, photo, Rita Miller poses for a photo at her St. Joseph home. Miller, graduated from Buchanan County's Drug Court in 2006 and has been clean and sober ever since. She's attending Missouri Western University majoring in Social Work and hopes to be able to help adults suffering from alcohol and drug addiction.

Urban farmers collide with rules [Photo]

In this photo taken Oct. 30, 2009, Steve Mann of Kansas City harvested oak leaf lettuce from a garden in the Northland in Kansas City. The city of Kansas City is looking at revising its ordinances to accommodate urban farms.

Douglass Park Sprayground [Graphic]

Located next to the existing swimming pool in Douglass Park, the new sprayground will feature six different water apparatus. It is expected to open in April 2010.

Jaycees hold 30th Holiday Parade [Video]

The Junior Chamber of Commerce, or Jaycees, held its 30th annual Holiday Parade on Sunday. School bands, local businesses and anyone else who wanted to enter the parade marched down Broadway from College Avenue to Fifth Street. The parade lasted an hour and the entries were judged and the top two finishers won cash prizes.

Johnson wins fourth straight [Photo]

Jimmie Johnson holds up his trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Tiller smiles from bench [Photo]

Injured Missouri senior guard J.T. Tiller, center, laughs with his team on the bench Saturday. His status for Tuesday's game is still questionable.

Safford scores, misses second half [Photo]

MIssouri junior forward Justin Safford scores two of his seven points during Saturday's game. He missed the second half with "small little spur” in the joint between his left ankle and foot.

English passes the basketball [Photo]

Missouri sophomore guard Kim English passes the basketball Saturday against Texas-Pan American junior guard Manny Hendrix. English finished with 25 points, three assists and three steals.

Washington rushes to first down [Photo]

Missouri running back Derrick Washington pushes forward to a first down during Missouri's game against Iowa State on Saturday. Washington suffered a concussion, and he did not play during the second half.

God's Girlz dolls [Photo]

God's Girlz from left to right: Sarah, Imani, Abigail and Hannah. Each doll's name has a specific spiritual meaning given to them by Kerusso.

God's Girlz vs. Barbie [Graphic]

Kerusso produces God’s Girlz dolls to provide a modest and fashionable alternative to other dolls such as Barbie and Bratz.

Catching CO2 [Graphic]

The Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is a technique that separates carbon dioxide (CO2) from fossil fuel-fired power plants and industrial facilities to reduce their CO2 emissions. Instead of being vented into the atmosphere, the CO2 travels from power plants through the pipelines and stays underground.

Coal Protests [Photo]

MU students promoting the Sierra Club Coal Free Campus Campaign put on a demonstration at Speaker Circle on Wednesday, Sept. 16, to educate listeners on the amount of coal the MU campus uses. The group displayed the amount of coal that the MU campus burns every second and said that last year MU burned 48,000 tons of coal.

The Beat: 'Bang for your Buck' [Audio]