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Climbing at Capen Park

MU students Peter Kissinger (belaying), Breslin Wilson (climbing) and Brian Openlander climb at Capen Park on Monday. Openlander came to Capen to climb because "climbing outdoors is exponentially better," he said.

Rebecca Schedler reacts at Humane Society event

Rebecca Schedler reacts at a meeting at Cafe Berlin promoting Proposition B, the Missouri Dog Breeding Regulation Initiative. It will be on the ballot statewide in November.

Protesters outside Humane Society event

Mary Haas of Dixon, Mo., protests outside a pro-Proposition B event at Cafe Berlin on Monday. Haas thinks Proposition B would be a good idea if it didn't apply only to breeders.

Humane Society CEO stumps for Proposition B

Wayne Pacelle, CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, speaks to a crowd at Cafe Berlin in support of Proposition B, which would regulate dog breeding in Missouri.

Mizzou's Franklin carries football

Missouri backup quarterback James Franklin carries the football down the field in the second half of Missouri's rout of McNeese State on Saturday.

'Tar the Goldfish' game at CarnivOIL

A rubber duck floats in a syrup-filled container as part of the game "Tar the Goldfish" at the CarnivOIL event Monday on Lowry Mall at MU. The traveling event was on the last week of a four-week tour of the Midwest and East Coast.

Joe Rexwinkle tries a strongman game at CarnivOIL

MU sophomore Joe Rexwinkle pauses after striking the lever on the strongman game at the CarnivOIL event Monday on Lowry Mall at MU. The event used midway-style games to suggest the oil industry has a negative impact on government and the environment.

Cyclists leave the gates at Bike MS event

Cyclists leave the gates for the Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway Ride on Saturday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Cyclists line up for Bike MS event

Cyclists line up for the Bike MS: Express Scripts Gateway Getaway Ride on Saturday morning at the Boone County Fairgrounds. The ride was a two-day event with 40-, 75- and 100-mile routes. Money raised will go to multiple sclerosis research and awareness programs.

Jose Lindner

Jose Lindner hugs his then-wife, Barbara, after accepting the Citizen of the Year Award in June 2007 at a Columbia Chamber of Commerce banquet.

Derrick Washington mug

Less than two weeks before his arraignment for felony charges, former MU tailback Derrick Washington was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault.

Columbia College soccer player Edgar Reyna vs. Fort Lewis College

Columbia College junior Edgar Reyna fights for the ball with Fort Lewis College's Abdel Becerra during Sunday's game. The Cougars won the game 2-0.

Columbia College soccer player Milos Milosavljevic vs. Fort Lewis College

Trying to avoid a slide tackle from midfielder Thomas Hoang of the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks, Columbia College junior Milos Milosavljevic attempts to pass the ball. Coach John Klein yells in the background about the referee's call.

Columbia College soccer players celebrate after goal

Columbia College soccer players Milos Milosavljevic, left, Edgar Reyna and Nikola Velickovic hug forward Yudai Yamaguchi after he scored a goal. Columbia College went on to win 2 to 0 and is now 2-2 on the season.

Death certificate of James T. Scott

This is the death certificate of James T. Scott, a black man who was killed by a mob in Columbia in 1923. "Lynched" is listed as the primary cause of death at middle right, but just below that, a secondary factor is listed as "Committed rape." Scott was dragged from jail by the mob and hanged from a Stewart Road bridge before he could be tried for the rape he was accused of.

Old Stewart Road bridge, site of James T. Scott lynching

This bridge on Stewart Road -- shown on a postcard -- used to span Flat Branch near MU. In 1923, an MU professor's daughter was raped under the bridge. James T. Scott, the man accused of the crime, was hanged from the bridge eight days later.

Videographer Scott Wilson

Columbia videographer Scott Wilson is doing research for a documentary on James T. Scott, a Columbia black man who was lynched after being accused of molesting a white girl in 1923.

Betty Stokes and her tiger menagerie before McNeese State game

Betty Stokes sits in front of her car in Lot A on Saturday before MU's home opener against McNeese State. Stokes and her husband, Russ, have been collecting tiger paraphernalia since they began tailgating here 33 years ago. They have 27 tigers from around the country.

Jackson Chatman catches a football before McNeese State game

Jackson Chatman, 8, plays catch on Saturday before the Missouri-McNeese State game at Faurot Field.

Henry Josey sheds a tackle against McNeese State

Freshman Henry Josey tries to shed McNeese State sophomore Malcolm Bronson during the first half of MU's home opener.
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