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Protesters at University Hall

Mandy Sutherland leads a chant, "Forsee lacks foresight," during a protest against University of Missouri System President Gary Forsee's stance on cap and trade legislation. Forsee sent a letter earlier this week in opposition to federal climate change legislation. Protesters demonstrated on Thursday outside of University Hall.

Frank Lloyd Wright inspired homes

This house was designed by William Bernoudy, who studied architecture under Frank Lloyd Wright. It's unique because it is on a fairly flat plot of land, whereas many Bernoudy houses are on hills or more uneven surfaces. It is two stories high with the bedrooms on the second floor and an indoor balcony facing the large glass windows overlooking a large front yard filled with trees.

Missouri men's basketball player Zaire Taylor vs. Vanderbilt

Missouri guard Zaire Taylor, left, fights for a loose ball with Vanderbilt forward Steve Tchiengang in Wednesday night's loss in Nashville, Tenn.

Step this way

Sachiyo Ito, center, leads her Japanese dance class in a walking exercise at the Historic Senior Recital Hall at Stephens College. The students will be giving a free performance at the school on Friday.

Gently, gently

Sachiyo Ito demonstrates movements with a dance fan for her Japanese dance class at Stephens College.

Hickman girls basketball

Hickman varsity girls basketball players Ashley Davis, Shaunece Ballenger and Paige Nelson laugh with each other during practice Wednesday.

A look at the evidence

Boone County Circuit Judge Kevin Crane looks at pictures of evidence before Boone County Prosecutor Dan Knight presents it to the jury during the murder trial of Horace Johnson on Wednesday. Johnson is charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 2-year-old son that took place on June 25, 2008.

Testimony in Johnson trial

Douglas Miller, specializes in neuropathology, testifies at the Johnson trial on Wednesday. Miller examined Cortez Johnson's brain after his death. Miller explained the cause of death was pressure and swelling of the child's brain.

Chris Kelly

Chris Kelly

Workers create CMSE anniversary quilt

Amanda Pirtle, left, and Terri Hilt sew buttons onto a quilt celebrating the 40th anniversary of Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises, a sheltered workshop for people with disabilities. Pirtle has been working at the workshop for two years where Hilt has been a staff member for 10 years.

Working at CMSE

Ricky Orndorff and Tammy Harvey share a laugh as they assemble small parts to be used in electronic equipment at the Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises workshop on Tuesday. The CMSE, a sheltered workshop that employs people with mental disabilities, has been suffering from recent state funding and contracting cuts and consequently has had to cut the afternoon shift for employees.

CMSE's 40th anniversary quilt

The quilt celebrating the Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises' 40 years in business includes drawings and photographs by and of participants over the years.

Working together

Ricky Orndorff and Tammy Harvey share a laugh as they assemble small parts to be used in electronic equipment at the Central Missouri Subcontracting Enterprises workshop on Tuesday. The CMSE, a sheltered workshop that employs people with disabilities, has been suffering from recent state funding and contracting cuts and consequently has had to cut the afternoon shift for employees.

Former MU professor dies

Dr. Henry Liu displays a brick he created by compressing fly-ash from coal fired power plants. The bricks earned one of 10 2007 Invention Awards from Popular Science and was named one of the best environmental inventions of 2007 by Time Magazine. Liu died in the one-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon off the Lake of the Woods Exit on Interstate 70.

Cleaning up after accident

Columbia firefighters work at the scene of a fatal crash Tuesday afternoon off the Lake of the Woods Exit on Interstate 70. Former MU professor Henry Liu died in the one-vehicle accident.

D.O.G.S. volunteer helps at Parkade

Karley Blakemore, 6, and her father, Greg, encourage their lunch table to keep quiet on Nov. 12 at Parkade Elementary School. Parkade students were participating in a lunchtime contest to see which class could remain the quietest, keep their tables the cleanest and have the best behavior. Blakemore was helping Parkade students as part of the Watch D.O.G.S. program, in which dads volunteer to help in classrooms, during lunch and at recess.

President Obama addresses cadets

President Barack Obama addresses cadets as he speaks about the war in Afghanistan at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., on Tuesday. President Obama ordered 30,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan.

Kurt Schaefer

Kurt Schaefer

Burlingame home was the scene of triple homicide

The home of Dorothy Wight in Burlingame, Kan., was the scene of a triple homicide Saturday evening when Karen Kahler, and her two daughters, Emily Kahler, 18, and Lauren Kahler, 16, were shot to death. Sean Kahler, 10, escaped the house and alerted neighbors. A manhunt ensued and James Kraig Kahler was captured by authorities and indicted on murder charges in Kansas on Monday.

House vacant after man shot children in January 2009

The triple homicide in Burlingame is the second related to domestic violence that has occurred in Osage County in 2009. The house at 212 South Lawrence Road is still vacant after police say a man shot his three children and then set the house on fire, killing himself in January 2009.
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