Resolution for same-sex domestic partner benefits approved [Document]

Click here to read the full resolution supporting benefits for same-sex partners, as approved by the MU Faculty Council.

Celebrate the Dream luncheon [Slideshow]

Parkade fifth-graders and their African-American mentors had a feast to celebrate the end of Celebrate the Dream program on Feb. 24.

Inside holding cell No. 4 [Photo]

Nicole Palmer, shown in this video frame from the Columbia Police Department, is placed in holding cell No. 4 after being arrested on Oct. 9, 2009, in connection with shooting of a woman in the Red Roof Inn parking lot.

Calling from holding cell No. 4 [Photo]

Nicole Palmer hides under a blanket to call her mother and her attorney, Stephen Wyse, in the Columbia Police Department's holding cell No. 4. She hid the cell phone from police who did not discover it until later.

Search in holding cell No. 4 [Photo]

A Columbia Police officer searches Nicole Palmer in holding cell No. 4. During a later search, police found a cell phone Palmer used to contact her mother and her attorney, Stephen Wyse.

Scenes from a holding cell [Video]

This video shows Nicole Palmer in a holding cell at the Columbia Police Department shortly after she was arrested in connection with a shooting death at the Red Roof Inn in October 2009. There is no sound on the video.

Widaman leads a fast break [Photo]

Columbia College guard Whitney Widaman leads a fast break against Park University. Widaman had five steals in the game, setting a new school record with 307.

Columbia College's Amanda Phillips [Photo]

Columbia College's Amanda Phillips makes a move to get past Park University's Dominique Hayes on Wednesday during the American Midwest Conference quarterfinals.

Where to redeem waste bag vouchers [Graphic]

Because the city no longer delivers trash bags, residents receive vouchers through the mail in April, August and December. The vouchers can be redeemed for trash and recycling bags at these locations.

Sherron Collins says goodbye [Photo]

Kansas' Cole Aldrich, right, hugs Sherron Collins after Kansas' 82-65 win against Kansas State on Wednesday in Lawrence, Kan. Collins, a senior, played his last game at Allen Fieldhouse.

Rufus Reid [Photo]

Reid is a jazz basist coming to Columbia. He will perform at The Blue Note and visit the high schools and MU.

Sean Fitzgerald, Zachary Tucker mug shots [Photo]

Zachary Tucker, left, and Sean Fitzgerald were arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of second-degree tampering.

LeFlore speaks [Photo]

Author and Stephens College alumna Lyah Beth LeFlore gives advice to students at Stephens College about breaking into the writing world Tuesday. LeFlore, a native of St. Louis, received a degree in Communications and Media.

'The Pony Express Rider' [Photo]

This mural, "The Pony Express Rider," is from the General Services Administration office in Kansas City.

Indians painting [Photo]

"Indians watching stagecoach in distance" is from the General Services Administration office in Kansas City.

Painting adorns wall at City Council meeting [Photo]

In this Missourian file photo, the Columbia City Council discusses a project proposal to widen Forum Boulevard at a Monday meeting. "The Pony Express Rider" hangs in the background.

The money race [Graphic]

Missouri election law requires candidates to file reports 40 days before, eight days before and 30 days after the election. Candidates running for mayor and City Council seats filed campaign finance reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission last week.

School board candidates [Graphic]

Four of the five candidates running for a School Board seat with the Columbia Public School District filed campaign finance reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission last week.

MU men's basketball player J.T. Tiller at Iowa State [Photo]

Missouri's J.T. Tiller puts up a shot against Iowa State's LaRon Dendy in Tuesday's overtime victory for the Tigers. TIller tied a season high with 17 points.

Zaire Taylor comes through for MU men's basketball in OT [Photo]

Missouri's Zaire Taylor, left, is embraced by teammate Michael Dixon after Taylor scored the winning basket in Missouri's 69-67 overtime victory Tuesday at Iowa State. It was the fourth game-winning shot of Taylor's career.