March 2, 2011
Missouri senior Kathryn Poet tries to beat a throw to first base during the fifth inning of Game 1 against Drake on Wednesday. Poet, who was pinch hitting for Maria Schweisberger, was out on the play. It was her only at bat.
Tom Sisson and Dwayne Browning wait for the True/False Box Office on Ninth Street to open Wednesday. Sisson and Browning, who were the first two in line, arrived at 4 p.m. The box office opened at 5 p.m.
A sign outside of Sparky's Homemade Ice Cream promotes the True/False film festival Wednesday.
A bowl of True/False keychains sits on a counter at The Butterfly Tattoo on Wednesday. The Butterfly Tattoo is one of many local venues where people can purchase True/False garb.
True/False ticket-holders wait in line for the box office to open Wednesday. Before the box office officially opened, the line stretched down Cherry street between Ninth and Tenth streets.
True/False ticket-holders take their turn entering the official box office on the corner of Ninth and Cherry streets Wednesday. It was the first day folks could pick up tickets.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Chris Carpenter, left, talks to catcher Yadier Molina before leaving a spring training baseball game against the Florida Marlins on Tuesday in Jupiter, Fla. Carpenter left the game early with an injured left hamstring.
Columbia Deputy Fire Chief Charles P. Witt Jr. was announced as the next Columbia Fire Department chief. The appointment will be effective Sunday. In October, Columbia Fire Chief William Markgraf announced his plans to retire.
Renovations continue at Lucy's Cafe on Tuesday after the restaurant sustained smoke damage from a fire on Feb. 3. "This will be a completely new, remodeled building with better air conditioning and even a patio, so people can eat outside this spring and summer," co-owner Robert Grove said. Lucy's Cafe is expected to continue renovations for about four to five weeks and will have a grand reopening around the first week in April.
Lucy's Cafe is currently closed after sustaining smoke damage from a fire on Feb. 3. Renovations were in progress throughout the entire restaurant Tuesday. "We expect Lucy's to have a grand reopening in about four to five weeks, around the first week of April," co-owner Robert Grove said.
In this Oct. 6, 2010, file photo, Margie Phelps, second from right, a daughter of the Rev. Fred Phelps, and the lawyer who argued the case for of the Westboro Baptist Church, of Tokepa Kan., walks from the Supreme Court, in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court has ruled that the First Amendment protects fundamentalist church members who mount attention-getting, anti-gay protests outside military funerals.
March 1, 2011
An MU student's red Kia Soul with graffiti on the side is parked on the fourth floor of the Hitt Street parking garage Tuesday evening. The graffiti is the third incident of vandalism on campus in the past five days.
Missouri's Ricardo Ratliffe, center, manages to pass the ball through the defense of Nebraska's Jorge Brian Diaz, No. 21, and Lance Jeter, No. 34, in the second half of the Tigers 69-58 loss in Lincoln, Neb., on Tuesday.
Nebraska's Lance Jeter passes the ball over the defense of Missouri's Ricky Kreklow, No. 2, and Matt Pressey, No. 3, in the first half of their game in Lincoln, Neb., on Tuesday. Jeter led the Cornhuskers with 16 points in their 69-58 victory.
Dan Akins takes photos from the top of Columbia's new 10-story parking garage at Fifth and Walnut streets on Tuesday. The garage's first sunset open to the public brought many Columbia residents out to enjoy the view.
Oklahoma's Joanna McFarland, left, and Jasmine Hartman, right, gang up to defend Baylor's Brittney Griner in the Bears' 82-81 victory Sunday in Norman, Okla.
IHOP employee Joe Cole takes Barb Rudkin's order at IHOP on Tuesday. Rudkin brought along 8-year-old Jaida Beshears, not pictured, to enjoy National Pancake Day.
Four-year-old Garrett Comerford and 2-year-old Reagan Comerford enjoy their pancakes with mother, Rachel Comerford, on Tuesday during IHOP's National Pancake Day. Diners were given a free short stack of pancakes, but they also were encouraged to leave a donation for the Children's Miracle Network.
Since the revolt against Moammar Gadhafi's 41-year-old rule began two weeks ago, his regime has launched the harshest crackdown in the Arab world. Gadhafi has already lost control of the eastern half of the country and at least two cities close to the capital — Zawiya and Misurata. He still holds the capital, Tripoli, and other nearby cities.
Unidentified pro-Gadhafi security forces stand near a checkpoint Tuesday on a street in Qasr Banashir, a city southeast of Tripoli, Libya's capital. Government opponents in rebel-held Zawiya repelled an attempt by forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi to retake the city closest to the capital in six hours of overnight fighting, witnesses said Tuesday.