August 1, 2008
Byron Scott, a veteran newspaper and magazine journalist and professor emeritus of journalism, moderated this discussion in place of Stuart Loory, who holds the Lee Hills Chair in Free-Press Studies at the MU School of Journalism. The weekly radio program “Global Journalist” airs at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays on KBIA/91.3 FM or at www.globaljournalist.org.
Scooters sit on the showroom floor at Columbia Powersports on Monday. Because the scooters have small engines, they are technically considered bicycles, and only a normal driver's license is needed — not a motorcycle license. The scooters can reach speeds of 35 mph and get around 100 miles per gallon.
July 31, 2008
Matthew Lunders helps move a couch out of his sister's apartment on Rosemary St. on July 30.
Terry Mitchell, Matthew Lunders and Broc Barton move a freezer out of an apartment on Rosemary St. on July 30.
David Lipman covered Missouri Tiger athletics before being promoted to assistant sports editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in 1966. He graduated from MU in 1953, and won the Missouri Honor Medal in 1989.
John D. Sullivan
Breaunna Bragg, 16, center, practices the final number of the For His Glory dance team routine during a practice at the "Blind" Boone Center.
Carleena Jones, 13, runs through a flag routine during the For His Glory dance team practice at the "Blind" Boone Center.
Braunna Bragg, 16, leads the For His Glory dance team in an interpretive routine of the Lord's Prayer.
Christian Cantwell fields questions at Wednesday's press conference in Columbia. Cantwell, who graduated from MU in 2003 with three Big 12 championships, will be competing in the men’s shot put August 15 in the Olypmic Games .
July 30, 2008
Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama speaks during a town-hall style meeting Wednesday afternoon in Rolla. Obama said the nation needs to invest in green energy.
Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama greets supporters at a town-hall style meeting Wednesday afternoon in Rolla. Obama toured three rural Missouri towns, beginning the day in Springfield and ending with a barbecue in Union.
Harold Warren Sr. served as Columbia's first black city councilman and is the former director of Warren Funeral Chapel, one of the few minority-owned funeral homes in mid-Missouri.
Dan Viets, the lawyer representing the Warren Funeral Home, talks with reporters on Wednesday after a hearing in which Assistant Attorney General Peter Lyskowski announced an agreement between the state and the Warren Funeral Home that would cease all operations for 15 days.