July 15, 2008
C. Lillian Metzger
Liu Haipeng, from Inner Mongolia, cheers after Royals player David DeJesus hit a walk-off home run in the 9th inning. Through a translator, Haipeng described his first baseball game, "I don't (understand) the rules, but I still feel it's very interesting." The hat Haipeng is wearing was a free give-away at the ballpark.
Feng Ye surveys the field at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City during a Royals game before taking a picture on Saturday. Feng Ye and others traveled from Inner Mongolia to learn about government in Columbia and to gain cultural experiences.
Liu Haipeng joins the crowd in cheering after Royals player David DeJesus hit a walk-off home run in the 9th inning.
From left to right, Liu Haipeng, Feng Ye, Xiong Yidi and Li Hongling, watch a Royals game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Saturday. Through a translator, Haipeng said, "I don't have the rules, but I still feel it's very interesting." Haipeng and others traveled from Inner Mongolia to learn about government in Columbia and to gain cultural expiriences.
Tim Campbell runs a sample on the chlorine levels of Columbia's water supply. The water is tested every other hour and the levels are recorded immediately after. Chlorine is used to disinfect and is a necessary component of safe drinking water.
July 14, 2008
Bryan Hopkins says he believes his connection to the Missouri River might give him an advantage over competitors who are coming to race from other parts of the country.
July 13, 2008
Larry Bossaller explains the benefits of filling in a ditch and connecting two streets near his house Thursday afternoon on West Prairie Lane north of Columbia. Bossaller and some neighbors feel that connecting Prairie Lane and West Prairie Lane will improve safety and travel times.