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Will Ferrell

Actor Will Ferrell runs up on stage to speak to a large crowd gathered for a showing of the new movie "The Other Guys."

Red Carpet

Actors Will Ferrell, right, and Mark Wahlberg work the red carpet before a showing of their new movie "The Other Guys" at Wehrenberg Chesterfield Galaxy theater on Thursday, Aug. 5, in Chesterfield.

First MU Football Practice 3

Junior quarterback Blaine Gabbert walks across the field on the first day of MU football practice on August 5, 2010.

First MU Football Practice 2

Freshman wide receiver Marcus Lucas, 85, catches a pass during the first day of MU football practice on August 5, 2010.

First MU Football Practice

Justin Britt, 68, practices offensive drills on the first day of MU football practice on August, 5, 2010.

Here is the item up for bid

The auction was far from silent at The National Aladdin Lamp Collectors Club convention on Thursday as bids came in for a green crystal kerosene lamp.

Showing off the merchandise

Bernie Holmes arranges a collection of Baker Light Lamps in the display room of The National Aladdin Lamp Collectors Club convention on Thursday. The purple version of the lamp was not known to exist until only a few years ago, and this convention is the first time the entire collection has been assembled or photographed in one place. The lamps were only produced during 1953, and undamaged specimens are rare.

Obtaining the sacred treasure

A rare and racey Aladdin lamp goes up for auction on Thursday at The National Aladdin Lamp Collectors Club convention. It was sold to Jimmy London and his wife Donna London for $2,250.

Examining the Aladdin lamp

Jerry Berger, left, and Charlie Bush examine an Aladdin Mantle Lamp up for auction at The National Aladdin Lamp Collectors Club convention on Thursday.

Weatherspoon off to good start with Falcons

Atlanta Falcons rookie linebacker Sean Weatherspoon (53) stretches with teammates Curtis Lofton (5) and Weston Johnson, rear, last week during a preseason practice in Flowery Branch, Ga.

FFA comes to town

Members of the Future Farmers of America organization gathered in the second floor of Memorial Union for their annual leadership conference on Thursday.

School bus accident

Rescue personnel work at the scene of an accident involving two school buses and a tractor-trailer on Thursday, on eastbound Interstate 44 near Gray Summit. The school buses were carrying high school band students to an amusement park.

Accident involving school buses

Rescue personnel work at the scene of an accident involving two school buses and a tractor-trailer on Thursday, on eastbound Interstate 44 near Gray Summit. The school buses were carrying high school band students to an amusement park.

School bus crash

This image made from video provided by KTVI shows responders at the scene of an accident on Thursday, on eastbound Interstate 44 near Gray Summit. The school buses were carrying children from the St. James School District. Details about the injuries were not immediately known.

California complainant makes speech to review board

Ed Rosenthal gives a speech during the Citizens Police Review Board Meeting on Wednesday. The board meeting discussed Rosenthal's appeal with the review board concerning the Columbia SWAT team raid in February.

California complainant comes to review board meeting

Ed Rosenthal, left, talks with Donnie Warren one of the founders of CoMoCitizens, after the Citizens Police Review Board meeting on Wednesday in front of City Hall. Rosenthal filed an appeal with the review board concerning the Columbia SWAT team raid in February.

Daniel Boone Little League 3

Teammates Cole Evans and Brett Bales joke around during their final baseball practice before the Little League Regional Tournament in Indianapolis. The Daniel Boone Little League All-Star team will start their series on Saturday, August 7, 2010, against Kansas.

Daniel Boone Little League 2

Members of the Daniel Boone Little League American All-Star team gear up at the batting cages on Wednesday night, August 4, 2010, in preparation for their trip to regionals in Indianapolis. Their first game is Saturday, August 7, 2010, against Kansas.

Daniel Boone Little League

Cole Evans, third baseman for the Daniel Boone Little League American All-Star Team, swings at the ball during batting practice on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, in preparation for the Little League Regional Tournament in Indianapolis. The regional tournament winner will advance to the World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., August 20-29th.

Biker checks fuse on motorcycle

Dave Adams of Cleveland checks the fuses on a Harley-Davidson belonging to his friend Al De Freece, of Montclair, N.J., at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday. The motorcycle would not restart after the pair stopped at the entrance. "A bike breaking down is part of riding," Adams said. With the help of a technician from Harley, they got the bike back up and running.
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