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Missouri forward DeMarre Carroll attempts to rebound during the first half of the Tigers' game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

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Missouri guard J.T. Tiller drives to the basket during the first half of the Tigers' game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

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Sophomore guard Keon Lawrence addresses his teammates during a break in the action during the Tigers' game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Boone County deputies search blacks and Hispanics during traffic stops more than whites [Graphic]

Goodbye, Matt Blunt. We hardly knew you. [Photo]

City Council support needed to revive Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival [Photo]

Rosetta Bonaparte grills chicken at the Rooten Tooten BBQ catering trailer on 8th Street during the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival on Sept. 8, 2007. Rooten Tooten sold out of the majority of their BBQ by 2 p.m. that day.

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People walk down tent-lined 8th St. on Sept. 7, 2007, during the Roots 'n Blues 'n BBQ Festival.

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Dierik Leonhard plays the banjo at the Roots 'N Blues 'N BBQ Festival.

Going green by going brown [Photo]

Buddy Wells, an equipment operater at the MU Power Plant, uses a front-wheel loader to mix wood chips into the plant's coal supply. The plant burns about 750 tons of the mixture daily, about 5 percent of which is wood chips.

School board candidate Arch Brooks arrested [Photo]

Arch Brooks, a candidate for the Columbia School Board, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of domestic assault.

From one court to another [Photo]

Senior Nicole Wilson was recruited by coach Cindy Stein for the height that she could add to the team. She hadn't played basketball since high school.

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Nicole Wilson had an immediate impact at Missouri, starting every game as a freshman for the Tiger Volleyball team and eventually securing the school's all-time hitting percentage.

Stephens College celebrates 175th birthday [Photo]

Jessica Gonzalez, a senior at Stephens College, finishes an interview at the 175th Stephens College birthday celebration at the Kimball Ballroom on Thursday. "At Stephens you can really find your passion and go for it," Gonzalez said.

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Stephens College students file into the Kimball Ballroom in Lela Raney Wood Hall for the college's 175th birthday celebration on Thursday. The celebration included a speech from Wendy Libby, the President of Stephens, and a cake shaped to repesent the 175th year.

Scott perfects the fine art of stealing for Douglass [Photo]

Douglass senior Cameron Scott runs from the top of the court during a practice scrimmage against teammates Wednesday.


Presidential candidate John Edwards campaigned in Jefferson City on Tuesday. Rhonda Perry, a Howard County farmer and long time Edwards supporter, talks about family farming.

Owner of Kevin's World moves away from pop-up retail [Photo]

Kevin Walsh stands in his empty store on Ninth Street, Kevin's World, which he closed after being open 18 months. Walsh wants to be remembered for his experiment in retail and bringing people together. He now works for the State Historical Society as a security guard. He also is a member of its program committee.

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A house stands off Mills Drive, near the Limerick Lakes Neighborhood Association.

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The Limerick Lakes Neighborhood Association had speed bumps put on various roads to slow down traffic in the area, which is located near Forum Boulevard.

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Megan Anz walks her 4-month-old baby Anneliese down Limerick Lane, part of the Limerick Lakes Neighborhood Association. Anz recently moved here because of her husband's residency at University Hospital, and likes the variety of her neighbor's ages.