October 9, 2008
An early reading program has been successful at raising test scores.
GetAbout Columbia provides a timeline for when shared lane markings will be in place around the city in 2009.
Many roads throughout Columbia will soon feature "sharrow" symbols to help motorists and cyclists travel more safely together.
Part 3 of Sen. Joe Biden's phone interview with the Missourian. In this clip, he talks about highways.
Part 2 of Sen. Joe Biden's phone interview with the Missourian. In this clip, he speaks about nuclear energy.
Part 1 of Sen. Joe Biden's phone conversation with the Missourian. In this clip, he talks about health care.
The MU center started a pawpaw trial in 1999 with 10 cultivars and 50 trees.
Pawpaws, native to Missouri, are tropical fruit that resemble a pear on the outside but have a custard-like juicy consistency on the inside. The sweet fruit is being cultivated by the MU Center for Agroforestry in hopes of making it easier for family farmers to benefit from the fruit’s potential.
Safety Kyle Asbury ,left, and his wide receiver brother Ryan Asbury are attacking both sides of the ball for the Kewpies this season. Kyle is in his junior year at Hickman and Ryan is a sophomore.
Sarah Becking with her two children Adelaide, 6, and Jack, 3.
Radio Adelante airs every Saturday at 10 a.m. on KOPN/89.5.
KCOU DJs and staff handed out fliers to passersby and the crowd gathered at Speaker's Circle.
Jordan Stockdale, hip-hop/R&B coordinator for KCOU, shows his support for the station at Speaker's Circle on Wednesday. KCOU disc jockeys and staff gathered to support the station. KCOU has been trying to get funds from MSA and needs $30,000 for a new radio tower.
Carolina Escalera is the host for Radio Adelante, which airs every Saturday at 10 a.m. on KOPN/89.5.
Rock Bridge infielder Carly Levy, center, receives congratulations from her teammates after she scored in the bottom of the fifth inning Wednesday.
October 8, 2008
After a 5-0 start, MU starting cornerback Castine Bridges said the team has been doing well, but he thinks the secondary still needs improvement. "(We need) to stay on top of our deep balls and make the quarterback force throws," Bridges said. "Every game since the first game, we've been getting better and better."
Thomas R. Shrout, 89, recalls memories of the Great Depression at his home on Sunday. Shrout, who earned his Doctorate of Theology at Harvard shortly after the Depression ended, commented on the current economic crisis. “My feeling is that we will have a period of decline and then it will raise back up. Congress has taken action and in the Great Depression there was a lot of hesitation,” he said
Thomas R. Shrout is pictured here in a high school yearbook photograph. Shrout’s childhood was affected by the Great Depression from elementary school through college.