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J'Den Cox waits for referee

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.

Jimmy Whitt attempts jump shot

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

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

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

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.

Car remains buried under snow on residential street in Boston

A car remains buried in snow along a residential street on Feb. 23 in South Boston. 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.

Cones save parking spaces on residential street in Boston

Cones save parking spaces on a neighborhood street on Feb. 23 in South Boston. The city is just a few inches away from its snowiest winter in history.

Lawn chair with threatening note saves parking space on Boston street

A lawn chair with a threatening note saves a parking space on a residential street on Feb. 23 in South Boston. Garbage haulers began collecting the "space savers" Monday after Mayor Marty Walsh declared an end to the longstanding practice — at least until the next major storm.

A Boston worker's truck is parked on a snow-covered residential street

A worker's truck with a note in the windshield is parked along a residential street on Feb. 23 in South Boston. 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.

Wainwright throws

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright throws a bullpen session as pitching coach Derek Lilliquist watches during spring training baseball practice Monday in Jupiter, Florida. Wainwright is throwing off the mound again after missing a few days due to an abdominal strain.

Tourists have their photo taken in front of the Petronas Towers in Malaysia

Tourists have their photograph taken against the Petronas Towers on Feb. 27, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Two airplane catastrophes put Malaysia on the map in a bad way in 2014. But it didn’t hurt the country’s tourism, and the higher visibility may even have helped: Visitor numbers had their strongest growth in years.

Robert Mase and Carol Raymond speak at a news conference in Jet Propulsion Labratory

Robert Mase, right, project manager for the Dawn mission at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, speaks on Monday at a news conference with Carol Raymond, deputy project scientist at JPL, left, at JPL in Pasadena, California. NASA's Dawn spacecraft is scheduled to slip into orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres on Friday, the last stop in a nearly eight-year journey.

Peggy Kirkpatrick speaks during a news conference

Peggy Kirkpatrick, executive director of the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri, speaks to an audience of media, staff and volunteers during a news conference in March 2013 to announce a $1 million gift from the Missouri Foundation For Health. On Monday, it was announced that Kirkpatrick will serve as interim executive director of Heart of Missouri United Way.

Blues make trade for Arizona defenseman

Arizona Coyotes defenseman Zbynek Michalek moves the puck during the second period against the Toronto Maple Leafs during a game in January 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. The St. Louis Blues bolstered a defense that's been without All-Star Kevin Shattenkirk for a month, acquiring veteran Zbynek Michalek and a conditional third-round draft pick from the Arizona Coyotes for prospect Maxim Letunov on.

Self calls a play

Kansas head coach Bill Self calls a play during Saturday's game against Texas at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.

Construction competition heats up

On Feb. 13, construction workers James Gibson, left, David Rager, center, and Shawn White frame the second floor of a two-story custom home being built in Orlando, Fla. As construction jobs return in some regions, competition for skilled labor is heating up.

Construction workers frame house

On Feb. 13, construction workers David Rager, front, and Shawn White frame the upper floor of a two-story custom home being built in Orlando, Florida. As construction jobs return in some regions, competition for skilled labor is heating up.

Overbird with geolocator

A Missouri student shows an overbird with a geolocator.

Royals adding pop

Kansas City Royals' Alex Rios waits to bat during spring training baseball practice in Surprise, Arizona. The Royals made the World Series last year without a single player hitting 20 home runs.

Terrapins in the top 10

Maryland's Dez Wells gestures toward fans in the second half of Tuesday's game against Wisconsin in College Park, Maryland. Wells contributed a game-high 26 points to Maryland's 59-53 upset win — a win that boosted the Terrapins to the top 10 for the first time since 2003.
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