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Missourian holds mayoral candidate debate

From left: Mayoral candidates Sean O'Day, Bob McDavid, Paul Love, Jerry Wade and Sid Sullivan address questions posed by moderator David Lile of KFRU during the Columbia Missourian's candidate debate on Monday evening. Questions spanned issues including tax increment financing, St. Charles Road improvements, use tax and developments within the city.

Ugandan strappy sandals

Rachel Heaton models sandals made by Sseko Designs in Peace Park on Monday. Liz Forkin founded the company to give jobs to Ugandan girls.

Sandals of Sseko Design

Rachel Heaton models sandals made by Sseko Designs in Peace Park on Monday. Liz Forkin founded the company to give jobs to Ugandan girls.

Young women of the Sseko workshop

From left: Wangila Ednina, Kyesige Harriet, Liz Forkin Bohannon, Mercy Ahurira, Lunkuse Robinah, Nakammanya Toepista, Akello Betty, Nakiyana Teddy. The Sseko class of 2010 stands outside the Sseko workshop. The 7 girls all live and work together and will attend University in August. While in University, selected girls from the class of 2010 will continue working with Sseko in career-specific internship positions.

Ugandan Sseko stitchers

From left: Nakiyana Teddy, Akello Betty, Lunkuse Robinah, Wangila Ednina walk hand in hand on the road to the Sseko workshop. The workshop is located near the Mackerere University campus in the heart of Kampala, where several Sseko girls hope to attend college.

Sandal stitches in Uganda

Nakiyana Teddy hand stitches a fabric strap for the 2010 spring collection in the Sseko workshop. Teddy hopes to attend college to study medicine, and is passionate about providing health care to the youth of Uganda.

MU men's basketball player Steve Moore vs. West Virginia

Missouri sophomore Steve Moore, left, blocks a shot by West Virginia's Da'Sean Butler on Sunday in a second round NCAA Tournament game in Buffalo, N.Y. Moore said this season he has tried "to do some blue collar things to help us win basketball games."

BOONE LIFE: Finding work

Cheryl Wade-Coleman opens a bill on Monday, March 15. At 63, Wade-Coleman is retired and has been since 2006, but she is now looking for a part-time job to supplement the disability check she receives.

Ready for first day at school

Future Rock Bridge High School principal Mark Maus leaves a Student Council meeting Thursday after meeting with the council for the first time. Maus will start his new job at Rock Bridge on July 1.

Edwards races Keselowski

Brad Keselowski (12) races Carl Edwards (99) on Sunday during the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn.

Missouri gymnast loses her balance

Missouri freshman gymnast Lauren Swankoski loses her balance in her routine on the balance beam Sunday at the Hearnes Center.

Missouri defeats Northwestern

Junior Rhea Taylor, tied the standing record for 110 career steals during a game against Northwestern on Sunday at Devine Pavillion. The game was moved inside because of the weather, and Missouri won 5-1.

Paddling the creek

Bryan Hopkins makes his way toward the halfway point during the Perche Creek Gutbuster river race, on Saturday. Hopkins, in his surf ski kayak, ended up finishing the race with the fastest overall time.

Holocaust exhibit opens in Kansas City

In this March 10, 2010 photo, the exhibit,¨Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race "developed by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, opens at the National Archives, in Kansas City. Renee Kaplan with the United State Holocaust Memorial Museum led a training effort to help tour guides deal with questions on the extremely sensitive topic of eugenics. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Mike Ransdell)

Training effort held for tour guides of new eugenics exhibit in Kansas city

In this March 10, 2010 photo, Renee Kaplan with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum led a training effort to help tour guides deal with questions on the extremely sensitive topic. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Mike Ransdell)

Members of Teen Challenge help with museum preparations

Members of the Teen Challenge program Jimmy Vasquez, Matt Moloney, and Jared Holt, from left, are silhouetted amidst a cloud of dust while working in the former Walther's building in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Thursday. The building will open in a few weeks as the new Discovery Playhouse.

Eugenics exhibit opens in Kansas City

In this March 10, 2010 photo, the exhibit, "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" developed by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, opens at the National Archives in Kansas City. The sensitive material in "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" at the National Archives in Kansas City has prompted presenters to recommend that only those who are high school age or older visit the exhibit. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, Mike Ransdell)

Volunteers work toward the opening of children's museum

Members of the Teen Challenge program Jared Holt, left, and Luke Morgan, right, churn up a cloud of dust while working in the former Walther's building at 502 Broadway in Cape Girardeau, Mo., on Thursday. The building will open in a few weeks as the new Discovery Playhouse.

Making the effort

Missouri's Keith Ramsey ties up West Virginia's Da'Sean Butler, drawing the foul and the turnover.

Mark Maus prepares for new role as Rock Bridge High School principal

Future Rock Bridge High School principal Mark Maus departs from a student council meeting March 18, after meeting with the council for the first time. Maus will start his new job at Rock Bridge on July 1.
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