Urban deer harvesting [Graphic]

Hunters around urban areas in the state are encouraged to shoot female deer in order to decrease the population. More deer can lead to increase in deer related accidents, as well as damage to landscapes.

passenger numbers improving [Graphic]

Proposed runway projects [Graphic]

Toston stiff arms Tigers at Oklahoma State [Photo]

Oklahoma State running back Keith Toston stiff arms Missouri's Zaviar Gooden during the first half of the Tigers' loss to the Cowboys on Saturday.

Rock Bridge golfers Meghan Mueller and Kayla Burri [Photo]

Kayla Burri, foreground, works on her putting with teammate Meghan Mueller at a Rock Bridge practice.

Tony Hawk comes to Columbia [Slideshow]

SLIDESHOW: Tony Hawk and his BirdHouse tour come to Columbia.

MU volleyball vs. Nebraska [Photo]

Missouri’s Weiwen Wang tries to get the ball past Nebraska blockers Lindsey Licht (No. 4) and Kori Coper (No. 15) in Thursday's home match against Nebraska. The Tigers lost their first match at Hearnes Center.

Youth Service Day [Slideshow]

Wood turning at the Missouri Chestnut Roast [Photo]

Ernest Hildebrand demonstrates wood turning at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.

Sampling chestnuts at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast [Photo]

The annual Missouri Chestnut Roast, held Saturday in New Franklin, Mo., is a family oriented event. Hundreds of visitors each year enjoy samples of sweet, Missouri-grown roasted chestnuts at the MU Horticulture and Agroforestry Center.

Unhusked chestnuts at the Missouri Chestnut Roast [Photo]

Unhusked chestnuts are used as decorative objects at the annual Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.

Chestnuts roasting at the Missouri Chestnut Roast [Photo]

Debbie Milks of Chestnut Charlie's roasts chestnuts at the Missouri Chestnut Roast on Saturday.

Artist used news photo to create "HOPE" poster [Photo]

Artist Shepard Fairey, 39, signs his Barack Obama "HOPE" poster in Los Angeles on Jan. 12. The poster became the subject of a lawsuit with Fairey claiming he had the right to use a news photo to create his poster.

Tony Hawk skate demonstration video [Video]

Professional skateboarder Tony Hawk came to Columbia on Saturday to demonstrate skateboarding tricks and publicize the release of his new video game, “Ride.” Shakespeare’s Pizza sponsored the event and threw in free pizza for the public.

Hinkson Clean Sweep [Video]

After 23 years, Sir Hirsch Eichman is king at last [Photo]

A 23-year-old veteran, Rod Hauser, also known as Sir Hirsch Eichman, was king for the first time Saturday. "The memories and experiences are incomparable," Hauser said.

Members learn skills from others [Photo]

Members of the SCA are able to choose from any culture from the time period and learn skills from fellow participants. "All these people are volunteers. A lot of folks are able to share a common interest," Tim Jones.

Society of Creative Anachronism meet, practice fighting in Peace Park [Photo]

The Society of Creative Anachronism met Saturday in Peace Park for a scribe seminar and some practice fighting. Saturday's event attracted SCA members to travel Nebraska foe daylong classes.

Gentleman Auction House plays at The Blue Note during the Bluebird Festival [Photo]

Gentleman Auction House performs at The Blue Note during the Bluebird Festival on Friday.

Pomeory performs at Mojo's during the Bluebird Festival [Photo]

Pomeroy performs at Mojo's on Friday. Micah Burdick plays the guitar while David Fairbanks performs on tambourine.