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.
MU wide receiver T.J. Moe runs in the touchdown as KU cornerback Tyler Patmon reaches out to grab him during the game against KU at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
Kendial Lawrence runs in for MU's third touchdown during the second quarter of the game against KU on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
De'Vion Moore makes the first touchdown in the first quarter during the game against KU at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
In the foreground from left, L'Damian Washington and Andrew Gachkar celebrate after a touchdown during the first quarter.
MU defensive lineman Terrell Resonno celebrates after a turnover during the first quarter.
Quarterback Blaine Gabbert makes a run during the first half as offensive lineman Justin Britt blocks KU defensive end Jake Laptad.
Bob Danley administers last rites for Kansas while tailgating before the Border Showdown game Saturday. Danley said it is an MU tradition to hold a service for the rival team to make sure people are cheering on the "right side."
MU tailgaters line their tent with tiger stuffed animals before the Border Showdown game Saturday against Kansas.
November 26, 2010
Tom Birkenmeier, one of the board members of the St. Louis Chapter of the Riverkeepers, records where river water samples were taken Friday on a boat trip to test for E.coli bacteria with Capt. Mike Bush, the chapter's founder.
Capt. Mike Bush, left, founder of the St. Louis chapter of the Riverkeepers collects a water sample from his boat on a creek near Grafton Illinois Friday. He will have the sample tested for E.coli bacteria on the river. Riverkeepers is a volunteer non-profit organization devoted to keeping area waterways clean and healthy.
This Nov. 1, 2010 photo shows the historic Huhn-Harrison house at 340 S. Lorimier St. in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Lynn Hoffman sees the 105-year-old local landmark in Cape Girardeau as a cherished family heirloom. "I think the home will eventually come down," Hoffman said from her Denison, Iowa, home. "And I just hate that. I wish the house could be saved, but I just don't see that happening."
Jennifer Ray, left, of Wellsville, and Cassie Borcherding, of Mexico, seek out the toys from their list of Christmas gifts at Target on Black Friday. The pair had started their bargain hunting at 8:30 p.m. Thursday and had not slept since. Borcherding has been hunting for bargains on Black Friday for ten years.
Shoppers stream into a Best Buy to take advantage of the store's early opening Friday in Dartmouth, Mass.
Quezya Miner and Brandon Deacon wait in below freezing temperatures with hundreds of other Black Friday shoppers of Target, which opened at 4 a.m. on Friday. The couple had been waiting outside the store since 12:30 a.m. Friday in hopes of purchasing a TV offered as a "doorbuster" deal.
November 25, 2010
Lyndsy Moore and Nick Rodriguez plate pumpkin pie in the kitchen of Stamper Commons on Thanksgiving Day. Moore said about volunteering for the first time, "It's fun. I want to take some of this food with me, but it's fun."