August 4, 2010
Ed Rosenthal, left, talks with Donnie Warren one of the founders of CoMoCitizens, after the Citizens Police Review Board meeting on Wednesday in front of City Hall. Rosenthal filed an appeal with the review board concerning the Columbia SWAT team raid in February.
Teammates Cole Evans and Brett Bales joke around during their final baseball practice before the Little League Regional Tournament in Indianapolis. The Daniel Boone Little League All-Star team will start their series on Saturday, August 7, 2010, against Kansas.
Members of the Daniel Boone Little League American All-Star team gear up at the batting cages on Wednesday night, August 4, 2010, in preparation for their trip to regionals in Indianapolis. Their first game is Saturday, August 7, 2010, against Kansas.
Cole Evans, third baseman for the Daniel Boone Little League American All-Star Team, swings at the ball during batting practice on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, in preparation for the Little League Regional Tournament in Indianapolis. The regional tournament winner will advance to the World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., August 20-29th.
Dave Adams of Cleveland checks the fuses on a Harley-Davidson belonging to his friend Al De Freece, of Montclair, N.J., at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday. The motorcycle would not restart after the pair stopped at the entrance. "A bike breaking down is part of riding," Adams said. With the help of a technician from Harley, they got the bike back up and running.
Riders enter the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds as heat radiates off the pavement on Wednesday afternoon.
Participants walk up and down the vendor area of the National Bikers Roundup on Wednesday. More bikers are expected to arrive as the weekend nears.
Al De Freece, of Montclair, N.J., tries to figure out why his Harley-Davidson won't start as friend Dave Adams, of Cleveland, looks on at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday.
Al De Freece of Montclair, N.J., and Dave Adams of Cleveland try to determine why De Freece's Harley-Davidson won't start at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday. De Freece and Adams have been friends for 36 years and meet in Cleveland every year to travel to the roundup.
RVs and tents are a common sight around the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds. "Camping is safer, easier and more convenient," said Sassie, a member of the High Desert Deuces motorcycle club.
Riders prepare to leave the fairgrounds to go out for a ride on the roads of Boone County on Wednesday. The National Bikers Roundup runs through Sunday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
Sheree Red Bornand, right, hugs Aidan Dunn after hearing the decision in the United States District Court proceedings challenging Proposition 8 outside of the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, Wednesday. A person close to the case says a federal judge has overturned California's same-sex marriage ban in a landmark case that could eventually land before the U.S. Supreme Court. Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker made his ruling Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by two gay couples who claimed the voter-approved ban violated their civil rights.
Prince Albert II, of Monaco talks with Austin Janes and Salwa Mikhail during a visit to Hannibal Regional Hospital on Monday.
Alpacas, with their built-in sweaters, have an especially hot situation this time of year.
Judge Larry Bryson and his wife, Patti Bryson, look at early election results online around 9 p.m. on Tuesday.
Presiding Commissioner candidate John Sam Williamson, in grey, waits with friends and family for his election results to come in during his watch party at D. Rowe's Restaurant Bar on Tuesday.
Judge Larry Bryson sits with his granddaughter Grace Bryson, 7, at his home in Centralia where he hosted friends and family to watch primary election results Tuesday. Bryson defeated Kim Shaw 4,596 to 4,353 votes on Tuesday’s Democratic primary for his current position as Associate Circuit Judge, Division V, which he’s held since 1986.
Presiding Commissioner candidate John Sam Williamson, right, discusses the incoming election results with friend Mike Leipard during Williamson's watch party at D. Rowe's Restaurant Bar on Tuesday.
J. Scott Christianson gives a victory speech to a crowd of supporters at the end of his primary election result watch party on Tuesday at Mojo's. Christianson led the polls throughout the night and won the Democratic nomination for Boone County Presiding Commissioner with 70.52% of the vote.
Presiding Commissioner candidate John Sam Williamson keeps an eye on the incoming election results via laptop during his watch party at D. Rowe's Restaurant Bar on Tuesday. "I'm absolutely hopeful," he said.