Aaron O'Neal [Photo]

Aaron O'Neal

Tough pitching [Photo]

MU freshman Jeff Emens pitches against Western Illinois at Taylor Stadium. Emens struck out two in one inning pitched.

Neck and neck [Photo]

Brian Allen, right, Boy Scout Pack #733 treasurer, starts the race for two pinewood derby competitors. From left, scouts Kahleb Adams, Shane Lewis, Jack Allen, Joel Hess and Josh Bennett watch.

Jumping for joy [Photo]

Chad Voney celebrates his win at the Boy Scout Pack #733 pinewood derby at Shepard School on Monday. Voney's car was shaped like a chunk of cheese with a tiny stuffed mouse posing as the driver.

O'Neal attorney's letter [Document]

LETTER: Read the document sent by attorney Michael Rader, who is representing is representing Aaron O'Neal's mother, Deborah, in the case.

Aaron O'Neal [Photo]

Aaron O'Neal, a redshirt freshman, died following a workout in 2005. A tentative settlement has recently been reached in the lawsuit surrounding his death.

the beat 3/10 [Audio]

Hail size [Graphic]

Study: Red light states [Document]

Click here to download a copy of the study "Red Light States: Who Buys Online
Adult Entertainment?"

the beat 3/09 [Audio]

Jeanne Sinquefield [Photo]

Jeanne Sinquefield rehearses with the Columbia Civic Orchestra on Dec. 9 at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts. Sinquefield and her husband recently donated $1 million to MU's School of Music.

the beat 3/06 [Audio]

Pinkel with the Pawpurrazzi [Photo]

MU football head coach Gary Pinkel unloads glasses at the start of "A Night with the Pawpurrazzi" at Chris McD's. Pinkel, along with other well-known people in Columbia, served as celebrity hosts at the event.

A Night with the Pawpurrazzi [Photo]

Sarah Perry participates in the silent auction that was part of "A Night with the Pawpurrazzi." The charity dinner to raise money for the Central Missouri Humane Society held took place at Chris McD's on Monday.

Turner2 [Photo]

Terrell Turner lines up a shot in practice at the Southwell Gymnasium.

Turner1 [Photo]

Terrell Turner, center, along with Jason Ellis, left, and Taylor Evans sit in the Columbia College men's basketball team's locker room after practice on Monday. A senior at Columbia College, Turner said he picked the No. 24 for his jersey because a day has no more than 24 hours.

Tepesch [Photo]

Nick Tepesch struck out a career-high 12 batters in Sunday's win against Ball State.

Members of Audubon Society [Photo]

Dena McNeely, a member of the Missouri Audubon Society, surveys bird populations. Forty years of such surveys has led the Audubon Society to the conclusion that climate change is forcing bird populations north.

Climate change [Photo]

"Dance-a-holics" go round and round [Photo]

Joanne Roth, center left, Fred West, center right, and the rest of the "Dance-a-holics" do a number in a circle at the Centrlia Senior Citizen Center. The group meets for line dancing every Tuesday from 1:30 to 4 p.m.