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Look Dad, no training wheels! [Photo]

Doug Stritzel and his son Jack, 5, ride down Fourth Street toward the Bike, Walk & Wheel Week Kick-Off Celebration. "He's pretty good," Doug Stritzel said. "He doesn't even have training wheels and we rode all the way from Scott Boulevard. Honestly, I didn't think he'd make it."

Human statue [Photo]

George Stevenson stands silently next to the stage with a bag for donations. Though he couldn't speak, being a statue, event organizer Janet Godon said this was Stevenson's first time as a statue performer and the idea stemmed from street performers in San Francisco.

Hickman runners Nasia and Taalor Stevenson [Photo]

Hickman junior Nasia Stevenson, left, and her sister sophomore Taalor Stevenson chat while running at practice Friday.

the beat 5/01 [Audio]

Radio Adelante Episode 26 [Audio]

No. 26
Aired April 25, 2009

Episode 26 Contents

Radio Adelante talks with Eloy Rodriguez, a Latino Scientist who recently visited MU. Dolores Obregon reports about the A+ Program in Missouri. International and national news and the community calendar complete the show.

Radio Adelante habla con Eloy Rodriguez, un científico Latino que visitó la Universidad de Missouri. También, Dolores Obregon reporta sobre el A+ Program en Missouri. Las últimas noticias nacionales e internacionales, así como el calendario comunitario completan el episodio.

Host/Reporter: Dolores Obregon
Reporters: Dolores Obregon, Christine Martinez
Producer: Sara Shahriari
Translator: Gabriela Renteria

Radio Adelante Episode 25 [Audio]

No. 25
Aired April 18, 2009

Episode 25 Contents

Radio Adelante talks with Valentina Mensa, the coordinator of the Central Latino in Milan, Missouri. Hannah Ritchie reports on the resources available to Spanish-speakers in Columbia's Public Library. Christine talks with Bienestar Familia about their available resources for the Latino community. Finally, Radio Adelante offers some important facts about diabetes in the Latino community. International and national news and the community calendar complete the show.

Radio Adelante habla con Valentina Mensa, el coordinadora del Centro Latino en Milan, Missouri. Hannah Ritchie reporta sobre los recursos que estan disponibles para hispanohablantes en La Biblioteca de Columbia. Christine Martinez habla con Bienestar Familia sobre sus recursos para la comunidad Latina. Finalmente, Radio Adelante ofrece algunos hechos sobre los diabetes en la comunidad Latina. Las últimas noticias nacionales e internacionales, así como el calendario comunitario completan el episodio.

Host/Reporter: Dolores Obregon
Reporters: Dolores Obregon, Christine Martinez, Hannah Ritchie, Sara Shahriari
Producer: Sara Shahriari
Translator: Gabriela Renteria

Radio Adelante Episode 18 [Audio]

No. 18
Aired February 21, 2009

Episode 18 Contents

Radio Adelante habla con niños del Centro Latino acerca del Mes de la Historia Negra y del Mes de la Historia de la Mujer. Las últimas noticias nacionales e internacionales, así como el calendario comunitario completan el episodio.


Radio Adelante talks with children from Central Latino about Black History Month and Women's History Month. International and national news and the community calendar complete the show.


Host/Reporter: Dolores Obregon
Reporters:Hannah Ritchie
Producer: Sara Shahriari
Translator: Gabriela Renteria

Radio Adelante Episode 18 [Audio]

No. 18
Aired February 21, 2009

Episode 18 Contents

Radio Adelante habla con niños del Centro Latino acerca del Mes de la Historia Negra y del Mes de la Historia de la Mujer. Las últimas noticias nacionales e internacionales, así como el calendario comunitario completan el episodio.


Radio Adelante talks with children from Central Latino about Black History Month and Women's History Month. International and national news and the community calendar complete the show.


Host/Reporter: Dolores Obregon
Reporters:Hannah Ritchie
Producer: Sara Shahriari
Translator: Gabriela Renteria

Missouri golfer qualifies for East Regional [Photo]

Missouri golfer Julia Potter will compete in the NCAA East Regional, which will start on May 7. Potter's coach, Stephanie Priesmeyer, said she thinks Potter has a good chance of qualifying for the national meet this season.

Songkran Festival celebrates Thai New Year [Slideshow]

MU marked the Thai New Year with The Grand Songkran Festival. Events included opening remarks by MU Chancellor Brady Deaton, a drum parade and traditional music performances, as well as a spicy papaya salad-eating contest and water fight. The event drew a large crowd despite the wet weather. Along with the food and music, Thai artifacts, tourist attractions and historical information were showcased.

Missouri catcher Trevor Coleman [Photo]

Tigers catcher Trevor Coleman had surgery on his right hand Thursday. If Missouri makes the NCAA Tournament, it is possible that Coleman could return as the team's catcher by then.

INTERACTIVE: TDD board [Graphic]

Bringing in a new year [Photo]

Louis Nithibeuyahovn and Sam Pao create a dish native to northeastern Thailand at the Songkran Festival celebrating the Thai New Year at MU on Thursday. The festival, hosted by the Thai Student Association and the International Programming Committee, offered a taste of traditional Thai food, music, dancing and culture.

the beat 4/30 [Audio]

Bill Kitchen works at the Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprise [Photo]

Bill Kitchen sorts parts as part of his job at the Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprise (CMSE). The CMSE is a sheltered workshop for developmentally disabled persons to work.

D.J. Dailey works on a 3M assembling task [Photo]

D.J. Dailey works on a 3M assembling task at the CMSE on Wednesday. 3M has ended its subcontract with CMSE, which will result in employee layoffs.

Betty Connaway builds wire wraps [Photo]

Betty Connaway builds wire wraps at the CMSE on Wednesday.

Kyle Goodson works on building a jack socket kit [Photo]

Kyle Goodson works on building a jack socket kit at the CMSE on Wednesday. 3M, a company that has a subcontract with CMSE, will soon end the contract, which will result in layoffs.

3M ends contract with Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprise [Photo]

3M, a worldwide company that produces products such as Scotch Tape and Post-it notes, has been forced to end its contract with the Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprise (CMSE) because of the economic recession. The 3M section of the CMSE workspace will have to make employment cuts of about 20 to 30 people.

Transportation districts collect your money with little oversight [Photo]

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