November 29, 2010
Environmental impact was a concern during the construction of the bridges on Maguire Boulevard. In an effort to be more environmentally sensitive, Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe said the bridge doesn't directly drain into the creek below. The extension increases access to many businesses, including a FedEx facility on the boulevard.
Sixth Ward Councilwoman Barbara Hoppe, second from left, and Mayor Bob McDavid, with Roger Bumgarner between them, cut the ribbon after several attempts in a ceremony for the new Maguire Boulevard extension Monday, Nov. 29. The new road connects Lemone Industrial and Stadium boulevards.
Two bridges and a road cut are part of the Maguire Boulevard extension to connect with Stadium Boulevard.
City Manager Bill Watkins speaks before the ribbon cutting for the Maguire Boulevard extension Monday, Nov. 29. The extension, which connects Maguire to Stadium Boulevard, was envisioned for 30 years before it was finally realized.
Missouri junior guard Kim English dribbles past Western Illinois defender Matt Lander on Nov. 18 in the Tigers' season-opening victory at Mizzou Arena.
The Maguire Boulevard extension has opened, celebrated by a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday. The $6.9 million road project connects businesses in the Lemone industrial area northward to Stadium Boulevard.
Some of the several extension cords used to light up The Magic Tree at its new location in The Village of Cherry Hill on Sunday.
Addison Smiley, 11, looks up at the Magic Tree for the first time on Sunday. Smiley and her family moved from Kansas and hadn't seen the tree before. The Magic Tree is at its new location in The Village of Cherry Hill.
There is a total of 37,500 LED lights on The Magic Tree on Sunday at The Village of Cherry Hill.
Randy Fletcher, also known as Will Treelighter, works on another Magic Tree, named the Unity Tree located at the Unity Center of Columbia on Sunday. He worked on the Unity Tree for 18 hours.
Firefighters examine the damage at a house fire on Sunday in Columbia. According to Fire Captain Eric Hartman, there had been a fire at the residence on Oct. 30 that destroyed the back porch. The resident of the house, Jake Houska, said that they had replaced the porch that day and it was less than five hours old.
November 28, 2010
Arkansas Pine-Bluff's Dominic Moore, center, tries to split Missouri's Kim English, left, and Laurence Bowers during the second half of Sunday's game.
Missouri forward John Underwood goes for a dunk during Sunday's game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
LaNee Bridewell sits among her friends with her 1 1/2 year old son, Jai, on her lap before the Legion of Black Collegians Black Homecoming on Oct. 21 at Stoney Creek Inn. Bridewell's friends often take turns playing with Jai when she brings him with her to events.
Stephen Wyse is a Columbia attorney. This column is a guest commentary.
November 27, 2010
MU quarterback Blaine Gabbert dives to the ground in an attempt to avoid being sacked by KU linebacker Steven Johnson, left, during the Border Showdown.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates, left, and Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen arrive to testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy on Capitol Hill in Washington on Feb. 2, 2010.
MU quarterback Blaine Gabbert prepares to throw the ball during the first quarter of the Border Showdown at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
Jerrell Jackson hugs De'Vion Moore after he scored the final touchdown Saturday in the Border Showdown. The Tigers beat the Jayhawks 35-7.
Missouri players hold up and beat on the drum during the trophy presentation after beating KU Saturday in the Border Showdown.