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Becky Doisy and Johnny Wright

Becky Doisy, left, a waitress and an art student, disappeared in 1976. More than 30 years later, Johnny Wright, right, was found living in Georgia under a different name. He is charged with the second-degree murder of Doisy, though her body was never found.

Groupon launches discounts in Columbia with B&B Bagels

Groupon, a website that works with businesses in certain cities to offer customers different discounts each day, launched in Columbia Monday morning. A screen shot taken from Groupon's website shows that with less then two hours to go before the deal expired, 173 people had purchased the discount.

Sam Stowers reads at Kaldi's

Sam Stowers reads Monday after drinking espresso and an Americano at Kaldi's Coffee on Ninth Street.

Kierstin Boz awaits Russian ballet performance

Kierstin Boz, 7, waits Monday to see the Russian National Ballet Theatre's performance of "Cinderella" at Jesse Auditorium. Kierstin takes dance lessons, and this was the second year for her to see "Cinderella."

Karlynn and Kaylen Hayward wait for Russian ballet performance

Karlynn Hayward, 3, and Kaylen Hayward, 7, wait to be seated Monday for the Russian National Ballet Theatre's production of "Cinderella" at Jesse Auditorium. Karlynn brought her American Girl doll, Letsy.

Damage to the car

A crowd gathers on the scene of a hit-and-run on Monday at the corner of Broadway and Ninth Street. A driver, who was backing out from a parking spot on the opposite side of the street, backed into a parked vehicle and pushed it onto the sidewalk. No one was harmed in the accident, and no damage was caused to the storefronts.

Jansen checks out hit-and-run damage

Kurt Jansen surveys the damage on his car after a hit and run on Monday at the corner of Broadway and Ninth Street. Jansen was returning to his car after getting coffee and said he was shocked to find his car on the sidewalk.

Jarod and Charity Quinn on the couch

Charity Quinn and her husband, Jerod, relax at home after a full day's work. Quinn is the executive director of My Life Clinic in Columbia, a not-for-profit resource center that serves women with unplanned pregnancies.

Charity Quinn plays guitar

Charity Quinn, 28, and her husband, Jerod, 29, practice electric guitar in their living room. Charity and Jerod have been practicing together for more than a year. "It's just another thing we can do together, (a way to) spend time together ... and feel cool," Charity said.

MU student Tony Brown demonstrates his app

Student developer Tony Brown demonstrates an Apple iPhone 4 with the NearBuy app he helped develop. The app lets housing shoppers browse real estate listings in their area. Brown created the NearBuy application in 2008 as part of a contest with three other students at MU, earning them a trip to Apple headquarters along with job offers from Google and other technology titans.

Tony Brown shows off his apps

Student developer Tony Brown displays the applications he helped develop, NearBuy and Newsy, on an Apple iPad and iPhone 4 on Tuesday in Columbia. Brown developed the NearBuy application in 2008 as part of a contest with three other students at MU, earning them a trip to Apple headquarters along with job offers from Google and other technology titans. The app allows users to search local real estate listings from mobile devices.

Bird in snowy tree near Boone Tavern

A bird nestles in a tree near Boone Tavern in downtown Columbia on Sunday evening.

Looking onto Regency Hotel parking lot

Parking lot behind Regency Hotel in Columbia on Sunday.

Regency Hotel parking lot

Parking lot behind Regency Hotel in Columbia on Sunday.

Covering forgotten tracks

Snow fills the sidewalks on Broadway in downtown Columbia.

Shoveling a path

Jacob Westbrook, 23, shovels snow off the sidewalks in downtown Columbia on Sunday morning, Jan. 23, 2011. Westbrook has shoved snow off Columbia streets for three seasons. "This is the worst one I've worked," Westbook said. "It's colder, and there's a lot more snow." Westbrook began shoveling at 2am earlier in the week when the snow first arrived. "Once you get through the first snow, it's not so bad," he said.

Waiting in the cold

Shakespeares Pizza parking lot attendant Bethany Bailey, 17, waits for customers to pick up their parking tags. Bailey arrived an hour before Shakespeares opened on a brisk Sunday morning to make sure non-customers did not park in the lot. To help stay warm, "I'll go inside every hour and stick my hands in the oven," she said.

Clearing the way

Todd Berchek, 23, pushes snow off the sidewalks in front of the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts Sunday morning, Jan. 23, 2011. This was Berchek's first time shoveling snow in Columbia.

Shoveling snow

Todd Berchek, 23, pushes snow off the sidewalks in front of the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, Sunday morning. This was Berchek's first time shoveling snow in Columbia.

MU freshman diver Loren Figueroa vs. Iowa State

Freshman Loren Figueroa leaps from the diving board Saturday during the Tigers' victory against Iowa State at the Mizzou Rec Center.
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