Three fire engines respond to duplex fire [Photo]

Three engines responded to a call at Creeks Edge Court, when the garage of the two-story duplex caught fire. A neighbor's visitor saw and alerted the tenants.

Firefighters respond to fire at duplex [Photo]

Firefighters enter the duplex at Creeks Edge Court. A visitor at a neighbor's house saw flames from the garage at around 11:40 a.m. and immediately alerted the occupants.

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An angel for a child [Photo]

An angel stands beside many others that Mike Stephens has made to sell or give away to a family in need. Stephens said he sometimes gets help from his family members to make the angels, but he still does most of the work himself.

Mike Stephens makes angels [Photo]

Mike Stephens places wings on one of the many angels that he makes for terminally ill and disabled children and their families on March 10 in Sedalia.

Raw food smorgasbord [Photo]

Columbia Raw Food Meetup Group members Shirley Fairchild, left, and Dorothy Sutherland survey the smorgasbord of raw food offerings including eggplant pizza, mango tart and banana cream pie.

Blazin' Jane [Photo]

Columbia Raw Food Meetup Group founder Jane Smith, who goes by "Blazin' Jane" online, listens to a member speak during the group's monthly meeting.

Colorful nutrients [Photo]

A group member samples raw entrees prepared by other members during the monthly get together in Columbia. "It's colorful because we don't cook all of the nutrients out of it," said Jane Smith.

Anderson awarded co-coach of the year [Photo]

Missouri coach Mike Anderson was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches Co-Coach of the Year on Sunday.

Break the streak [Photo]

Jeff Gordon celebrates his first win in 48 races. "How ironic is this that when we go into this streak and we end it here in Texas, a place that's just eluded us for so long," Gordon said.

Clark pitches against Oklahoma [Photo]

Sophomore Tyler Clark pitches against Oklahoma. Clark recorded the final out of the seventh inning and the first two outs of the eighth inning.

Liberto makes contact [Photo]

Missouri's Michael Liberto makes contact as his teammates watch from the dugout. Liberto struck out three times, walked and scored a run.

Veterinary open house [Video]

The MU College of Veterinary Medicine held its annual open house on Saturday.

Local chef supports local Farmers’ Market [Video]

Chef Craig Cyr of Columbia’s Wine Cellar and Bistro shops around the Columbia Farmers’ Market and talks about local food. He then uses the ingredients he bought for a lunch demonstration.

Making a 'greener' school [Photo]

Tim Mclaughlin, left, and Gary Smith help in removing the playground fence at Lee Elementary School on Saturday. The school is expanding the playground area to incorporate more green space for students to learn and explore the outdoors.

Family flying [Photo]

ManSoo Yu plays with his daughter Kristen Yu, 3, at the Parks and Recreation Annual Kite Day at Douglass Park on Saturday. Organizers provided upwards of 60 kites for participants and awarded prizes at the end of the event.

Mid-Missouri Corvette Club holds 15th annual Corvette Cup [Photo]

Judge John Chapman inspects the interior of a Corvette Stingray during the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup on Saturday at the Quality Inn. Each car was viewed by three different judges: one for the interior, one for the exterior and one for the engine.

Corvettes await judging at 15th annual Corvette Cup [Photo]

Corvettes of varying models and years await judging at the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup on Saturday. Each Corvette was judged against others of its type by members of the club.

Judge scores Corvettes at 15th annual Corvette Cup [Photo]

Engine judge Tinker Dawson takes notes under the hood of a C6 Corvette at the Mid-Missouri Corvette Club Corvette Cup at the Quality Inn on Saturday. The cars start with a total score that gets points deducted from it for things like scratches and dirt.

Emergency response crews investigate motorcycle accident [Photo]

Emergency response crews begin their investigation of a motor vehicle collision Friday night just north of the Providence Road and Stewart Road intersection. The driver of the motorcycle was taken to Boone Hospital Center. None of the occupants of the car (pictured in background) were injured.