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Radio Adelante Episode 5 [Audio]

AUDIO: Radio Adelante Episode No. 5
Aired: Oct. 25, 2008

Episode No. 5 Contents: H2B Visa Workers Part 2: profile on H2B workers; Made in LA movie profile and overview of panelists; national and international news; interview with film director presenting movie at RagTag

Host/Reporter: Carolina Escalera
Reporters: Sarah Horne, Wendy Narez and Mark Stanley
Producers: Sarah Horne and Sara Shahriari
Business Manager: Mark Stanley

Jesse Valencia [Photo]

Jesse James Valencia

Rios retrial begins [Photo]

Former Columbia police Officer Steven Rios, right, confers with his attorney, Gillis Leonard, on Tuesday as the prosecution gives opening statements during Rios' murder trial. Rios is accused in the death of MU student Jesse Valencia.

Gender power [Graphic]

Dad juggles basketballs, family roles [Photo]

Annelle Whitt and her sons Jimmy Whitt, left, and Marcus Whitt see how many basketballs can fit into dad James Whitt's arms at the Midwest Sports Academy.

The Burnams: Living 'Everybody Loves Raymond' [Photo]

The Burnam family, from left to right — Ashley, Logan, Lexi and Weyen — enjoy a family dinner on Nov. 6. The family ate nachos and talked about the kids' adventures at the skate park.

Radio Adelante Episode 4 [Audio]

AUDIO: Radio Adelante Episode No. 4
Aired: Oct. 18, 2008

Episode No. 4 Contents: Election Issue: education; H2B Visa Workers: Story about companies that hire H2B workers; national and international news; Cuban pianist plays in Columbia; community calendar

Host/Reporter: Carolina Escalera
Reporters: Sarah Horne, Wendy Narez, and Yuritza Oliver
Producers: Sarah Horne and Sara Shahriari
Business Manager: Mark Stanley

Radio Adelante Episode 3 [Audio]

AUDIO: Radio Adelante Episode No. 3
Aired: Oct. 11, 2008

Episode No. 3 Contents: Election Issue: health care; Separated Family: a husband and father leaves his family as part of the National Guard; national and international news; Economic Crisis Series Part 1, how the economy is affecting Latino community; community calendar.

Host/Reporter: Carolina Escalera
Reporters: Jordan Hickey, Jessica Nuñez and Nicolas Jimenez
Producers: Sarah Horne and Sara Shahriari
Business Manager: Mark Stanley

Radio Adelante Episode 2 [Audio]

AUDIO: Radio Adelante Episode No. 2
Aired: Oct. 4, 2008

Episode No. 2 Contents: Election coverage, issues that are important for Latino community; profile on Al Rojas, a Farm Workers Union organizer who worked with Cesar Chavez that came to speak at MU; conversation with film director, Daniel Flores y Ascensio from El Salvador who came to Columbia to showcase his documentary on indigenous rights in El Salvador.

Host/Reporter: Carolina Escalera
Reporters: Jessica Nuñez
Producers: Sarah Horne and Sara Shahriari
Business Manager: Mark Stanley

Radio Adelante Episode 1 [Audio]

AUDIO: Radio Adelante Episode No. 1
Aired: Sept. 27, 2008

Episode No. 1 Contents: Son Venezuela, salsa band of mid-Missouri profile; national and international news; coverage of Los Zaptistas, a play that came to MU for Hispanic Heritage Month; community calendar.

Host/Reporter: Carolina Escalera
Producers: Sarah Horne and Sara Shahriari
Business Manager: Mark Stanley

Ped Net Obesity News Release [Document]

Ped Net Obesity News Release

Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen heads to Wyoming [Photo]

Several sources confirmed on Monday that Missouri offensive coordinator Dave Christensen is set to become the new head football coach at Wyoming.

Roland Meinert mug [Photo]

Roland Meinert is a Columbia resident.

Tracy Barnes mug [Photo]

Tracy Barnes is a columnist for the Missourian.

Remembering AIDS victims [Photo]

Regional AIDS Interfaith Network Executive Director Cale Mitchell is enveloped in red balloons, which attendees of RAIN's annual World AIDS Day tribute carried with them on a walk down College Avenue to the Bond Life Sciences Center on Monday evening. The event was held in remembrance of the 235 AIDS victims in North Central Missouri in the past 27 years.

Alternative treatments for HIV/AIDS [Photo]

William Folk gives a presentation on alternative medicines and drugs used to treat HIV/AIDS on Monday evening. Folk is the principal investigator and co-director of an international research center that studies indigenous phytotherapies used for the treatment of AIDS. The quilt behind him is one of four that were put together to honor those who have recently died of AIDS, and it will be on display at the Bond Life Sciences Center.

A closer look [Photo]

Johann Faulstich is part of a team making parking brakes at Otscon Inc. on Monday.

Working as a team [Photo]

John Kessler, Matt Harlow, Christina Turner and Johann Faulstich work as a team to make parking brakes for Honda Civics at Otscon on Monday. Kessler oversees the process and inspects the finished product before packaging.

Checking the brakes [Photo]

John Kessler inspects parking brakes for Honda Civics at Otscon Inc. on Monday. Kessler has been working at Otscon, an auto part manufacturer, for two and a half years. He oversees the eight people who make parking brakes.

stored salt [Photo]

Columbia public workers unload their trucks Monday afternoon at the salt dome on Big Bear Road. The salt dome holds 5,000 tons of salt, but only about 2,000 tons were used during the 2007 winter. Workers expect to have another early morning to handle the suspected snow showers on Wednesday.
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