November 29, 2010
Some of the several extension cords used to light up The Magic Tree at its new location in The Village of Cherry Hill on Sunday.
Addison Smiley, 11, looks up at the Magic Tree for the first time on Sunday. Smiley and her family moved from Kansas and hadn't seen the tree before. The Magic Tree is at its new location in The Village of Cherry Hill.
There is a total of 37,500 LED lights on The Magic Tree on Sunday at The Village of Cherry Hill.
Randy Fletcher, also known as Will Treelighter, works on another Magic Tree, named the Unity Tree located at the Unity Center of Columbia on Sunday. He worked on the Unity Tree for 18 hours.
Firefighters examine the damage at a house fire on Sunday in Columbia. According to Fire Captain Eric Hartman, there had been a fire at the residence on Oct. 30 that destroyed the back porch. The resident of the house, Jake Houska, said that they had replaced the porch that day and it was less than five hours old.
November 28, 2010
Arkansas Pine-Bluff's Dominic Moore, center, tries to split Missouri's Kim English, left, and Laurence Bowers during the second half of Sunday's game.
Missouri forward John Underwood goes for a dunk during Sunday's game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
LaNee Bridewell sits among her friends with her 1 1/2 year old son, Jai, on her lap before the Legion of Black Collegians Black Homecoming on Oct. 21 at Stoney Creek Inn. Bridewell's friends often take turns playing with Jai when she brings him with her to events.
Stephen Wyse is a Columbia attorney. This column is a guest commentary.
November 27, 2010
MU quarterback Blaine Gabbert dives to the ground in an attempt to avoid being sacked by KU linebacker Steven Johnson, left, during the Border Showdown.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates, left, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen arrive to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 2, 2010.
MU quarterback Blaine Gabbert prepares to throw the ball during the first quarter of the Border Showdown at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
Jerrell Jackson hugs De'Vion Moore after he scored the final touchdown Saturday in the Border Showdown. The Tigers beat the Jayhawks 35-7.
Missouri players hold up and beat on the drum during the trophy presentation after beating KU Saturday in the Border Showdown.
MU wide receiver T.J. Moe runs in the touchdown as KU cornerback Tyler Patmon reaches out to grab him during the game against KU at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
Kendial Lawrence runs in for MU's third touchdown during the second quarter of the game against KU on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
De'Vion Moore makes the first touchdown in the first quarter during the game against KU at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
In the foreground from left, L'Damian Washington and Andrew Gachkar celebrate after a touchdown during the first quarter.
MU defensive lineman Terrell Resonno celebrates after a turnover during the first quarter.
Quarterback Blaine Gabbert makes a run during the first half as offensive lineman Justin Britt blocks KU defensive end Jake Laptad.