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MU Student Health Center

The Student Health Center is within walking distance of campus for students at MU.

Artlandish exchange

Anne Jacobson, an art teacher at Columbia Independence School, visits with Lisa Bartlett, the owner of Artlandish Gallery on Walnut Street. The two exchanged ideas and materials for collage work. Jacobson has known Bartlett for a number of years and was a patron of Bartlett's old store, The Vintage Shop, on Ninth Street. Bartlett's gallery opened on July 24.

Artlandish items get displayed

Items are displayed at Artlandish Gallery, a new art gallery featuring the work of local artists on Walnut Street in downtown Columbia.

Artlandish painting

A painting done by Lisa Bartlett, owner of Artlandish Gallery, hangs for sale on a back wall of the gallery. The gallery opened July 24.

Explaining support for chickens

Mary Stillwell, left, listens as Gretchen Erb, right, explains her reasons for supporting the Urban Hen Petition on Saturday in Columbia. "My neighbors want a couple of laying hens and it doesn't bother me" Erb said.

Collecting signatures in support of chickens

With clipboards in hand, Claire Garden stands at the entrance to the Farmer's Market on Saturday in Columbia. Garden is collecting signatures in support of the Urban Hen Petition.

Keeping chickens

The Faaborg family of Columbia raises Barred Rock and Araucana chickens in a coop outside their home. Araucana chickens are known as 'Easter Egg' chickens because of the pink and sometimes blue eggs they produce.

Chickens eating

The Faaborg family owns 19 Araucana and Barred Rock chickens. Janice Faaborg chooses to own these laying chickens because she likes knowing where her eggs are being produced.

Chicken chores

MU Professor John Faaborg and his family perform everyday duties such as feeding and watering their 19 chickens.

Dogs memorialized in College of Veterinary Medicine scholarship

David and Gloria Lowell's golden retrievers Honee and Goldi were the reason for the Lowells' donation. MU Chancellor Brady Deaton announced today that the Lowells have committed $1 million of their estate to create two scholarships for students in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The scholarships were named in memory of the Lowell’s golden retrievers, who passed away in 2006.

Five hospitalized after three-car accident

Four children and one adult were in the Dodge Durango that was involved in the three-car accident at Brown Station Road and Route B on Wednesday afternoon. They were all taken to the hospital.

Brown Station Road accident injures five

A three-car accident at the corner of Brown Station Road and Route B in Columbia on Wednesday sent five to the hospital.

Handing out samples

Jayton Johnson stands ready to hand out samples of his group's taco salad in the cafeteria of Douglass High School on Wednesday. Amy Hoffman, coordinator for the Fun City Youth Academy's Kids in the Kitchen program, says this year's recipes include healthy options.

Learning new recipes

Jalyn King and Kiejah Clark add pudding to their fruit cups during Fun City Youth Academy's Kids in the Kitchen program, held every Wednesday during June and July at Douglass High School. The program focuses on promoting physical activity and encouraging healthy eating habits, such as introducing the kids to new foods and giving them recipes to make at home with their families.

Cran-licious creation

Bryant Brown Jr., left, gives a final stir to his group's 'Cran-licious Smoothie' as Thomas Johnson waits to pour in the cafeteria of Douglass High School on Wednesday in Columbia. Both are enrolled in the Fun City Youth Academy's Kids in the Kitchen program.

Taking a break for break dancing

Nick Rodriguez shows break dancing moves to Jayson Crawley during Fun City Youth Academy's Kids in the Kitchen program on Wednesday. They were preparing for the group's talent show to celebrate the end of the program later this month. Kids in the Kitchen is a summer program held at Douglass High School that encourages physical activity and healthy eating habits.

Dedication for more than 500 acres of land

Hal James takes a picture of Thomas Bell, John Burk and Tom Shryock at a dedication ceremony of more than 500 acres of land. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service combined with Ducks Unlimited and the National Wild Turkey Federation to purchase the land.

Steve Clayton and his propane-fueled Ford

Steve Clayton, general manager of Ferrellgas in Columbia, promoted liquid propane-injection fuel technology in Columbia last week by driving a propane-fueled Ford F-250 to consumers in the area interested in propane fuel for their vehicles.

Grato Ndunguru of Columbia

Grato Ndunguru of Columbia has been traveling in Nigeria and is scheduled to return to the U.S. on Monday.

MU's Sean Weatherspoon at Big 12 Media Day

Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon talks to reporters during Big 12 Media Day on Tuesday in Irving, Texas.
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