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Gregory Morton examines evidence

Gregory Morton examines a photograph during his testimony in the first-degree murder trial of Tausha Fields on June 23 at the Boone County Courthouse. Morton, Fields' ex-husband, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in 2009 in the death of Fields' previous husband, Mitchell Kemp.

MU dogwood tree named state champion

Roughleaf Dogwood, latin name cornus drummondii, berries grown outside Waters Hall at MU.

MU buttonbush tree named state champion

A bee pauses briefly on a buttonbush tree, latin name cephalanthus occidentalis, behind Tucker Hall at MU on Tuesday.

MU blackhaw tree named state champion

MU Junior Aaron Gist plays baseball in the field beyond the shade of this Blackhaw tree, latin name viburnum prunifolium, near the intersection of College Avenue and Rollins Street on Tuesday.

MU sugarberry tree named state champion

A sugarberry tree, named celtis laevigata, grows at the West end of Peace Park.

MU dogwood tree named state champion

A rough leaf dogwood tree, latin name cornus drummondii, grows near the corner of Waters Hall at MU.

MU black maple tree named state champion

Jenny Dixon, left, and Keri Smith enjoy the shade of a large black maple tree, latin name acer nigrum, in Peace Park on Tuesday.

A beautiful Buttonbush tree

A Buttonbush, latin name cephalanthus occidentalis, grows behind Tucker Hall at MU.

MU fringetree named state champion

A fringetree, latin name chionathus virginicah, grows in front of Mumford Hall at MU.

Black bear

A bear on Jeff Ford's property in Webster and Douglas County — his property extends into both counties. The image was made by a motion activated trail camera. Ford has been using trail cameras since he bought the property in 2005.

Bear caught on camera

A yearling bear on Jeff Ford's property in Webster and Douglas County — his property extends into both counties. The image was made in June 2007 by a motion activated trail camera. Ford has been using trail cameras since he bought the property in 2005.

Locally grown with Mike Burden

Tausha Fields

Tausha Fields is charged with the death of her husband, Mitchell Kemp.

Witness testimony during Fields murder trial

Carolyn Kemp examines evidence as Boone County prosecutor Andrea Hayes displays it during witness testimony in the first-degree murder trial of Tausha Fields on June 22 at the Boone County Courthouse. Fields is charged with the death of her husband, Mitchell Kemp, who was Carolyn Kemp's son.

Tausha Fields listens at her trial

Tausha Fields listens to the prosecution's opening statements June 22 at the Boone County Courthouse.

Evidence in Fields murder trial

Boone County Sheriff's Detective Thomas O'Sullivan identifies evidence as Boone County Prosecutor Richard Hicks displays it during the first day of testimony in Tausha Fields' first-degree murder trial on June 22 at the Boone County Courthouse. Fields is charged with the death of her husband, Mitchell Kemp.

Traffic flow

Lines of cars are seen driving northbound on Stadium Boulevard on Monday from the intersection of Stadium and Broadway.

Taking a sip

Terrell Page lets his seven-month-old cousin Malik Shipley drink from a cup of lemonade purchased from a stand run by Mezzie Anderson and Kayla Wingate on Monday. The stand was located outside Anderson's house on Range Line Street.

Young entreprenuer

Eleven-year-old Mezzie Anderson pours a cup of fresh-squeezed lemonade at the lemonade stand she and Kayla Wingate ran from the Anderson's house on Range Line Street. Tessa Anderson, Mezzie's mother, said the lemonade stand was entirely Mezzie's idea. "She said 'It's summer, I want some money. How about a lemonade stand?'"

Holding their sign high

Kayla Wingate, 13, and Mezzie Anderson, 11, hold signs advertising their lemonade stand on Monday afternoon. This was the second day that the girls operated the lemonade stand, and Anderson's mother, Tessa, said that they grossed $35 in their first day - enough to pay for their start-up costs.
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