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Brunstrom wears body camera [Photo]

Officer Ryan Brunstrom of the Columbia Police Department wears a body camera before going on shift Feb. 16. All uniformed Columbia police officers wear body cameras on duty to film interactions with the public, Brunstrom said.

Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth leaves funeral for Tom Schweich [Photo]

Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth leaves The Church of St. Michael and St. George in Clayton, Missouri, after delivering the eulogy at the funeral for Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich on Tuesday. Danforth denounced the ugly nature of American politics Tuesday while eulogizing Schweich, suggesting that political bullying and an anti-Semitic whisper campaign led his friend to kill himself.

Family members of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich embrace [Photo]

Family members of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich embrace outside The Church of St. Michael and St. George in Clayton, Missouri, after his funeral on Tuesday. Schweich, 54, fatally shot himself last Thursday in what police say was an apparent suicide at his home in Clayton.

Ostrander laughs with teammates [Photo]

Battle High School guard Daviante Ostrander laughs with teammates during practice at Muriel Williams Battle High School on Feb. 25. Ostrander has had several seizures since last summer but is determined to keep playing despite the uncertainty of his condition.​

Ostrander watches film [Photo]

Battle Spartans guard Daviante Ostrander, second from right, watches video of the previous night's game against Rock Bridge at Muriel Williams Battle High School on Feb. 25. The Spartans lost 60-77.

Ostrander stands in huddle [Photo]

Battle Spartans guard Daviante Ostrander, standing center left, and teammates huddle around Coach John Burns, center, during a game against the Rock Bridge Bruins at Muriel Williams Battle High School on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. The Spartans lost 60-77. Ostrander has had several seizures since last summer but is determined to keep playing despite the uncertainty of his condition.

Ostrander takes pills [Photo]

Battle High School sophomore Daviante Ostrander ​prepares to take medication to help prevent seizures at his home in northeast Columbia on Feb. 26. Ostrander, a guard on the Battle Spartans basketball team, has had several seizures since last summer but is determined to keep playing despite the uncertainty of his condition.

PHOTO GALLERY: Daviante Ostrander plays basketball through illness [Gallery]

Battle High School sophomore guard Daviante Ostrander started having seizures last summer. Over the past nine months, he's had several more episodes, which, in addition to altering his well-being and worrying his family, have affected his basketball season. Still, Ostrander has averaged more than 16 points per game for the Spartans this season.

Sloane Scott listens attentively [Photo]

Sloane Scott, 16, a Battle High School junior, listens attentively to the Young Artist Philharmonic conductor, Maestro Kirk Trevor in orchestra rehearsal on Monday. Scott helped found the Youth Advisory Council, which will voice student concerns to the City Council. The Youth Advisory Council was formed last month with the help of Scott's gifted program teacher.

Maestro Kirk Trevor directs [Photo]

Maestro Kirk Trevor, the Young Artist Philharmonic conductor, directs the orchestra through "Jubilee" at a rehearsal on Monday evening. Cellist Sloane Scott is part of the new Youth Advisory Council, which will voice student concerns to the City Council.

Sloane Scott plays a new piece [Photo]

Sloane Scott, 16, a junior at Battle High School, plays a new piece in orchestra rehearsal on Monday evening. In her application to the Youth Advisory Council, Scott said she thinks the disconnect between youth and adults would detrimentally delay city progress.

Sloane Scott's cello [Photo]

Cellist Sloane Scott worked with teacher Matt Leuchtmann to design and pitch the Youth Advisory Council to the city. Leuchtmann and Ron Rowe, a strategic coordinator for the Youth Community Coalition, will serve on the board as non-voting members.

PHOTO GALLERY: Sloane Scott championed Youth Advisory Council [Gallery]

Sloane Scott is one of 21 teenagers appointed to the new Youth Advisory Council, which will weigh in on youth-related matters for the City Council. Scott started brainstorming the council with a teacher about four years ago.

J'Den Cox waits for referee [Photo]

Missouri sophomore J'den Cox and American University sophomore Brett Dempsey wait for the go-ahead from referees after a foul during their match on Feb. 15 at Hearnes Center. The Tigers defeated American University 34-3.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman High School beats Smith-Cotton High School [Gallery]

Hickman High School beat Smith-Cotton High School 51-42 Monday at Blue Springs South High School in Blue Springs, Missouri. Hickman will play Blue Springs South at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Jimmy Whitt attempts jump shot [Photo]

Hickman senior guard Jimmy Whitt attempts a field goal Monday at Blue Springs South High School in Blue Springs, Missouri.

Hickman players laugh on the bench [Photo]

Hickman junior guard Shaheem Hicks, right, laughs with teammates junior forward Calvin Hubbard, center, and junior guard Grant Beasley on the bench Monday at Blue Springs South High School in Blue Springs, Missouri.

Aaron Canty battles for loose ball [Photo]

Hickman senior guard Aaron Canty fights Smith-Cotton High School sophomore guard Keoni Hale for possession of the ball Monday at Blue Springs South High School in Blue Springs, Missouri. Hickman beat South-Cotton 51-42.

Thomas Dutton attempts lay up [Photo]

Hickman junior center Thomas Dutton attempts a layup Monday at Blue Springs South High School, in Blue Springs, Missouri. Hickman beat Smith-Cotton High School 51-42. Hickman will play at Blue Springs South High School on Tuesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Boston residents have been marking shoveled out spots with placeholder items [Gallery]

Amid one of the snowiest winters in the city's history, Boston residents have taken to saving shoveled-out parking spaces with placeholder items. Officials typically turn a blind eye to the lawn chairs, orange cones and assorted bric-a-brac Bostonians use to reserve a parking space after clearing it of snow. That ended Monday with an order from City Hall to remove space savers, reigniting the ugly parking wars that have pitted neighbor against neighbor.
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