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Kay Murray

Boone County Treasurer Kay Murray

Shoveling the walk

Allen Nguyen, 10, shovels the sidewalk in front of his parents' restaurant in Columbia on Monday, when Columbia area schools closed due to snow. Nguyen said he always enjoys a good snow day. "I like to stay home and play video games all day," he said. "So once I finish this I'll probably do that."

Ryan Ferguson at his trial

Ryan Ferguson waits for proceedings to start Friday, April 23, 2004, in Columbia.

Erickson testifies at Ferguson trial

Chuck Erickson describes where he says he and Ryan Ferguson were hiding behind a dumpster moments before they allegedly killed Kent Heitholt in the parking lot of the Columbia Daily Tribune. Erickson recanted that testimony in a deposition videotaped Nov. 22, 2009.

Employees unpack after moving into new City Hall addition

Jennifer Hudson, an engineering aide at the Public Works Department, unpacks a box in the engineering cubicles during the move at Columbia City Hall on Monday.

MU men's basketbal player Kim English works on his shot

Missouri sophomore guard Kim English practices his shot at Mizzou Arena two hours before a January game against visiting Nebraska. The extra work did little for his game. English shot 2-for-9 against the Cornhuskers while airballing one shot and clanking another off the side of the backboard.

City staff begins to move into new building addition

Telephones, computers and other office necessities wait to be reorganized throughout the engineering department during the moving process at Columbia City Hall on Monday.

Students learn about thermal camera

From left, Jiyoung Lee, and Byung Joo Lee look on intently as Lt. Debbie Sorrell, assistant fire marshal at the Columbia Fire Department, explains on Monday how a thermal camera works. The two students are from South Korean universities and enrolled in the English and Professional Immersion program at the University of Missouri.

MU student tries on firefighter's uniform

Engineer Rachel Smith helps Han Jeon remove the firefighter's uniform she tried on Monday at the Columbia Fire Department. Jeon is a student in the English and Professional Immersion, or EPI, program run by the Asian Affairs Center at the University of Missouri.

CJ's prepares for game day

Rene Cruz prepares chicken wings for frying by tossing them in flour at CJ's in Tiger Country on Saturday. He said that game days are especially busy. "If it's Mizzou related, then this place is packed," Cruz said.

Restaurant makes hot wings for Super Bowl Sunday

Quentin Stevenson mixes chicken wings and sauce at CJ's in Tiger Country on Saturday. "We're more like a family. It makes me love Columbia a lot more," Stevenson said.

Restaurants prepare wings for Super Bowl

Rene Cruz prepares to add more chicken wings to the trays already frying in the kitchen at CJ's in Tiger Country on Saturday. "The atmosphere in the kitchen is awesome," Cruz said. "Jack FM is probably my second favorite part of working here."

Chuck Erickson

Chuck Erickson in court in 2004 when he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Kent Heitholt . Erickson's testimony helped send his former high-school classmate Ryan Ferguson to prison with a sentence of 40 years for murder. Erickson has recently recanted his original story and now says he acted alone. Pool photo by Don Shrubshell.

Brees celebrates

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees holds his son Baylen after the Super Bowl on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts in Miami.

Mizzou controlled by Iowa State

University of Missouri women's basketball forward Shakara Jones, center, fights for possession of the ball against Iowa State players Alison Lacey, left, and Anna Prins, right. The tigers lost the match at Mizzou Arena 39-65 on Sunday.

Cyclones overpower Tigers

University of Missouri forward Amanda Hanneman, left, attempts to pass the defense of Iowa State players Kelsey Bolte, center, and Alison Lace, right during their game on Sunday The tigers lost the game in Mizzou Arena 65-39.

Iowa State pushes back Mizzou

MU junior guard RaeShara Brown attempts to move past Iowa State senior guard Denae Stuckey on Sunday in Mizzou Arena. Iowa state won the game 65-39.

Local artist's work admired by out-of-state visitor

Terry Adamson, a visitor to Columbia from Illinois, peruses an exhibit of Paul Jackson's watercolor paintings at the Boone County Historical Museum on Sunday. Adamson enjoys going to museums and was pleased to see a local artist's work.

Muscled out by Iowa State

Iowa State senior guard Alison Lacey blocks MU junior forward Shakara Jones on Sunday in Mizzou Arena. Iowa State won the game 65-39.

Eagle Scout debuts art show at Scouting celebration

Paul Jackson, Eagle Scout and accomplished watercolor painter, debuted an art show on Sunday as part of the 100 Years of Scouting celebration at the Boone County Historical Museum. Jackson became an Eagle Scout at age 13 and has since continued to be involved with the Scouts.
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