March 11, 2010
Mayoral candidate Bob McDavid answers a question Wednesday evening at a forum held on the University of Missouri's campus.
Joan Sullivan, wife of mayoral candidate Sid Sullivan, listens to the candidates speak at a student forum on MU's campus Wednesday evening.
Columbia mayor candidates Jerry Wade, Paul Love, Sid Sullivan, Bob McDavid and Sean O'Day answer questions at a forum Wednesday sponsored by the Missouri Students Association and the Associated Students of the University of Missouri.
Modenia Burk, an information system team supervisor at Boone Hospital, explains how the hospital’s computer records are stored in the data room of the building’s basement. The equipment behind her allows medical professionals to access records from remote locations. Burk said some of the hospital's files are massive and it could use a faster Internet connection. Hospital officials are hoping Columbia is selected to test Google Fiber.
Networking cables connect Boone Hospital’s servers, which contain patient records, to a command center computer in the hospital. The hospital’s data rooms must be kept at or below 77 degrees to protect the computer system.
March 10, 2010
Alyssa Vachon shaves Steven Devore in the parking lot in front of I B Nuts & Fruits Too and Upscale Resale on Wednesday. People across the country are participating in Gillette's bus tour, which has visited the hometowns of NASCAR drivers. Carl Edwards canceled his appearance in Columbia, where three people attended the event.
Download speeds are affected by the type of Internet connection a home has.
A free throw with only 27.8 seconds left in Stephens' final game of the season gave Tia LaFavor exactly 1,000 points for her career with the Stars.
Missouri men’s basketball coach Mike Anderson reacts to a bad play Wednesday near the end of the Missouri's game against Nebraska in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
Missouri freshman guard Michael Dixon Jr. watches from the bench after fouling out with eight minutes left in the game Wednesday against Nebraska in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament. Dixon helped spark the Tigers but picked up three of five fouls in 48 seconds to foul out of the game.
Missouri guard Miguel Paul attempts to shoot the ball but is blocked by Nebraska guard Brandon Richardson during the second half of Wednesday's first-round game of the Big 12 Conference Tournament in Kansas City.
In the past 14 years of her life, being deaf has not kept Tia LaFavor from playing basketball.
Tia LaFavor, center, talks to teammates on the bench during a Stephens game against Williams Baptist in February. LaFavor is legally deaf, but talking to her is no different than talking to a person who has perfect hearing. She enunciates well and can understand everything someone is saying as long as she can see their lips.
In high school, Missouri freshman Nicole Hudson played outfield and pitcher, but for the Tigers she is learning to play third base.
Wun "The Shot" Versher from the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team takes photos with Kelsey Perez after his ball-handling performance.
In this video, Tracy Greever-Rice speaks on the issues of crime and public safety in Columbia.
Tracy Greever-Rice answers: What do you think are the most important issues related to transportation in Columbia?
Tracy Greever-Rice answers: How would you rate city government in terms of transparency, and what, if anything, would you do to improve it?
Tracy Greever-Rice answers: What do you think the primary goals of the city's new sustainability director should be?
Tracy Greever-Rice answers: Columbia's population now exceeds 100,000, and ward boundaries will have to be redrawn after the 2010 census. Do you think the city should add more wards and council members?