MU Softball Team Prepares For Season [Photo]

Missouri Tigers softball team's Amanda Renth makes a throw during the Black and Gold intrasquad game at the Dan Devine Pavilion on Saturday afternoon.

Bill Clinton speaks at MU [Photo]

Former President Bill Clinton addresses the crowd on Saturday at the MU Recreation Complex.

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Fans of Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton, from left, Bonnie Selting, Speer Morgan, Kris Somerville and Casey Bruce, hold signs and wave to passing cars outside of MU's Recreation Complex to show their support before a speech by Former President Bill Clinton.

Seen this week: Running hot and cold [Photo]

MU senior Lindsey White teeters on the edge of the ice melting into Hinkson Creek at Stephens Lake Park in Columbia on Saturday. Temperatures over the weekend rose from frigid to pleasant then back to frigid as snow and rain made a surprise return on Tuesday.

Connecting through music [Photo]

Alex Innecco directs the Chancel Choir at Missouri United Methodist Church through selections from “Navidad Nuestra,” or “Our Christmas.” Innecco said he chose a career in music as a means to connect with people on a personal level.

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Innecco prepares the choir to perform Spanish Christmas music selections for the next Sunday’s service.

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Alex Innecco signals a thumbs-up to a sound technician during dress rehearsal with the Chancel Choir at Missouri United Methodist Church.

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Sitting in street clothes, Missouri players, from left, Jason Horton, Darryl Butterfield and Marshall Brown watch from the bench along with Leo Lyons, second from right. The four were suspended from the team indefinately after a violation of team rules.

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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.