On the way to Arrowhead Stadium [Photo]

MU fans Kelly Roekich and Tyler Britz start the tailgating early on the I-70 exit ramp near Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City during last year's Border Showdown game between Missouri and Kansas. Fans will continue to make the trek from Columbia and Lawrence, Kan., for the next four years for the annual game.

Border Showdown to remain at Arrowhead Stadium [Photo]

MU fans gear up for last year's Border Showdown outside Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. The Tigers and Jayhawks signed a deal Thursday to keep the annual rivalry game in Kansas City through 2012.

Thanksgiving meal to enjoy [Photo]

Marty Janains, Jeff Peterson and Willy Maxwell enjoy the Thanksgiving dinner provided by the Salvation Army at Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken on Paris Road. The event relied on donations and help from a variety of volunteers, many of whom have participated for several years.

Thanksgiving service with a smile [Photo]

Willy Maxwell waits for his second plate to be assembled by David Shirley, Dawn Brandon and Lisa Berry at the Salvation Army Thanksgiving Dinner held at Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken on Paris Road. Shirley said he was happy to come out and spend time at the event. "The experience from this side of the counter is very gratifying," Shirley said.

Gary Pinkel's contract extension [Document]

Click here to download a PDF version of MU football coach Gary Pinkel's new contract extension.

Richland Annexation [Graphic]

Ethanol blender pumps [Graphic]

Habitat for Humanity volunteers building in North Columbia [Photo]

Volunteers for Show-Me Central Habitat for Humanity work to complete vinyl siding for a new house being built in North Columbia on Saturday. This home was one of more than 20 that are located in the Habitat for Humanity subdivision in North Columbia.

Bob Shannon teaches novice builders construction skills [Photo]

Bob Shannon, shown inspecting a home on Saturday, is a building supervisor for Habitat for Humanity. He takes groups of novice builders and teaches them construction skills.

Media tour Clydesdale breeding farm in Boonville [Photo]

Jake, a Budweiser Clydesdale, greets Karla Terry during a media tour Wednesday at the new Anheuser-Busch breeding farm in Cooper County. Jake, 7, stands 20 hands high (about 80 inches from the feet to the top of the shoulders) and weighs 2,290 pounds.

Clydesdale horses on display [Photo]

Jake, a Budweiser Clydesdale, is displayed with show grooming during the media tour Wednesday at the new Anheuser-Busch breeding farm near Boonville. Expert grooms who travel with the horses may spend five hours preparing the horses for events or showings.

Farm holds 70 percent of Budweiser Clydesdales [Photo]

The new Anheuser-Busch breeding farm near Boonville is not open to the public but it did invite media Wednesday to view the 350-acre farm that now holds 70 percent of the Budweiser Clydesdales.

Hosting Clydesdale horses [Photo]

A Budweiser Clydesdale observes the media tour passing his paddock at the breeding farm near Boonville. Anhueser-Busch expects to host about 100 Clydesdales within the first year at the new property.

Clydesdale horse breeding farm [Photo]

One hundred Budweiser Clydesdale horses have recently moved to a new Anheuser-Busch breeding farm near Boonville. To qualify for one of the six hitches (10 horses per hitch) the Clydesdale gelding must be fours years old, stand 6 feet at the shoulder, weigh about 2,000 pounds, "be bay in color, have four white stocking feet, a blaze of white on the face and a black mane and tail," according to Anheuser-Busch regulations.

Friends rally around Angie Kennon [Photo]

Angie Kennon and her husband, Dave, play peek-a-boo with their son Ryan while waiting for his doctor at University Hospital. Kennon was diagnosed with breast cancer in August.

More households seek utilities assistance [Graphic]

Agreement between Paulsell and fire district [Document]

This document, provided by the Boone County Fire Protection District, is the Mutual Release, Settlement Agreement and Covenant Not To Sue between Steve Paulsell and the fire district.

Steve Paulsell announces his retirement [Audio]

AUDIO: Listen as Steve Paulsell announces his "forced" retirement as chief of the Boone County Fire Protection District.

Former councilman defends outgoing fire chief [Photo]

Former City Councilman Pat Barnes speaks in defense of outgoing Boone County Fire Chief Steve Paulsell at a board meeting Tuesday evening at Boone County Fire Protection District headquarters. Barnes criticized board members for forcing Paulsell into retirement against his will. He received a standing ovation for his comments.

Fire chief recent controversies [Graphic]