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Columbia road funding from development fees could double [Interactive graphic]

If the Nov. 4 proposition to increase Columbia's development fees passes, the money these fees generate for roads would increase from $1,000 to $2,000. That number is per 2,000 square-foot house or per residence on a 10,000 square-foot lot. Currently, Columbia developers pay slightly less in these fees than developers in Lee's Summit, Missouri. If passed, they would pay closer to what Boulder, Colorado, developers pay.

Dan Atwill speaks at public forum [Photo]

Dan Atwill, candidate for Boone County presiding commisioner, speaks at a public forum at the Hallsville school building on Thursday. The school served as a public meeting place for upcoming candidates.

PHOTO GALLERY: Eugene Richards talks with journalism students [Gallery]

Documentary photographer Eugene Richards, a Missouri Honor Medal recipient, speaks to journalism students as part of an informal Q&A session Tuesday. Award recipients were asked to speak to MU students as part of a series of master classes.

Eugene Richards speaks to journalism students [Photo]

Eugene Richards speaks to journalism students Tuesday as part of an informal Q&A session. Richards is an acclaimed documentary photographer, filmmaker and writer.

Eugene Richards gives autographs [Photo]

After speaking to journalism students Tuesday, Eugene Richards takes the time to autograph books and pose for pictures. Missouri Honor Medal award recipients were asked to come to MU to accept their awards and speak to students as part of a series of master classes.

C. Zoe Smith speaks to Eugene Richards [Photo]

Missouri School of Journalism professor emerita C. Zoe Smith speaks to Eugene Richards after a casual Q&A session on Tuesday. Richards is an acclaimed documentary photographer, filmmaker and writer.

Students crowd to hear Eugene Richards speak [Photo]

Journalism students crowd into a photojournalism laboratory to hear Eugene Richards speak Tuesday. Richards is an acclaimed documentary photographer, filmmaker and writer.

Eugene Richards fields questions [Photo]

Documentary photographer Eugene Richards listens to a question from a journalism student during a Q&A session at the Missouri School of Journalism on Tuesday. All of the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism recipients were asked to come to MU to accept their awards and speak to students as part of a series of master classes.

Golden the captain [Photo]

Defensive end Markus Golden gets a breather during the third quarter of the Missouri's football game against Vanderbilt on Saturday. Golden transferred to Missouri from a junior college, and eventually developed into a captain.

Keller Garcille reads to his sister [Photo]

Keller Garcille, 3, reads "Are You My Mother?" by P.D. Eastman to his sister Parker Garcille, 5, at their family home in Rolla, Missouri, on Oct. 12. Eastman's book is one of Keller's favorites, and he is able to read through it almost from memory.

Keller Garcille looks out his bedroom window [Photo]

Keller Garcille, 3, looks out of his bedroom window at his family's home in Rolla, Missouri. Garcille was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at MU's Thompson Center earlier this year. Approximately one in 68 people are diagnosed with some form of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Keller Garcille throws a tantrum [Photo]

Keller Garcille, 3, throws a tantrum in the backyard of the family home on Oct. 12. Garcille was upset that his older sister, Skyler Garcille, 14, told him to come back inside to put shoes on before going outside. He was afraid his sister, Parker Garcille, 5, would get to show off the chicken coop without him. Autism is often noticed at an early age because of the intensity of a child's tantrums.

Keller Garcille looks at his family's chickens [Photo]

Keller Garcille, 3, observes the Garcille family's chickens at their home in Rolla, Missouri. Garcille is fixated on animals, and he enjoys feeding the chickens. According to his mother, Erika Garcille, Keller likes the texture and feel of feeding and touching chickens, which is helpful for his brain development.

Keller Garcille plays a game on an iPad [Photo]

Keller Garcille plays a game on the family iPad. Keller can complete the puzzle of the United States in under two minutes, and he is able to recognize his home state, Missouri, and other states he or his family members have visited.

Keller Garcille jumps around in his dad's shoe [Photo]

Keller Garcille attempts to hop around in his dad's shoe. Because of his autism, Keller struggles with some basic motor skills, which makes it hard for him to do things such as take his clothes on and off.

Keller Garcille sits like his dad [Photo]

Keller Garcille imitates the sitting position of his dad, Trevor Garcille, at their home on Oct. 12. Trevor Garcille, a former division one basketball player, is concerned his son may be unable to get involved with sports at an early age like his two daughters have. He was optimistic, though, and said, "Why are we putting limitations on something just because it hasn't happened before?"

PHOTO GALLERY: 3-year-old Keller Garcille copes with autism [Gallery]

Keller Garcille, 3, of Rolla, Missouri, was diagnosed with autism earlier this year. He is just one of an increasing number of children diagnosed with the disorder, which affects the development of social and communication skills.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge, Hickman win, Battle loses in district soccer playoffs [Gallery]

Rock Bridge won 1-0 in overtime, and Battle beat Hickman 4-0 in the district high school soccer playoffs.

Jefferson City forward Spencer Bone attempts to steal ball [Photo]

Jefferson City forward Spencer Bone attempts to steal the ball from Rock Bridge midfielder Joseph Koetting during the district high school soccer playoffs. Rock Bridge won 1-0 during overtime Monday at Battle High School.

Jefferson City midfielder attempts to catch up with Hickman forward [Photo]

Jefferson City midfielder Logan Horn attempts to catch up with Hickman forward Tarnue Tyler during the district high school soccer playoffs. Rock Bridge won 1-0 during overtime Monday at Battle High School.
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