August 9, 2008
Akara Ingram, a life skills coordinator for the Boys and Girls Club of Columbia and a public health graduate student at MU, gives a condom demonstration at the Armory Sports and Community Center on Saturday. Ingram gives presentations and workshops on sexual health, STD transmission and healthy decision-making.
Tamra Robinson, a marketing representative for C-SPAN, gives a tour of the C-SPAN bus Friday afternoon at the Holiday Inn Exposition Center.
The C-SPAN bus visits stops by the the Holiday Inn Exposition Center on Friday Afternoon.
Mary Shelley waits for her bus at the Wabash station on Saturday. Shelley said it would be very difficult for her if bus fares were increased.
In this Aug. 5 file photo, Bernann McKinney holds one of five cloned pit bull puppies during her first meeting with them at the Seoul National University Hospital for Animals in Seoul, South Korea.
Debroah Bjorklund, left, helps her daughter, Amanda, make a bead necklace at the Special Olympics in the Holiday Inn Expo Center on Saturday.
Bernie Mac had a small role in "Mo' Money" in 1992, made a big splash as one of "The Original Kings of Comedy," a documentary released in 2000, and won awards and a wide following with "The Bernie Mac" show on Fox.
The opening ceremony for the Special Olympics drew many fans to the Boone County Courthouse Square on Friday evening.
Shirlene Treadwell, left, a member of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame, and Columbia police Capt. Zim Schwartze carry the torch at the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics State Outdoor Championships in Columbia.
August 8, 2008
Quarterbacks Chase Patton, Blaine Gabbert and Jimmy Costello run through a passing drill during practice on Friday. Starting quarterback Chase Daniel was not at Friday's practice; he was attending a family funeral. He's expected to return to practice on Saturday.
Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon runs through a drill during practice early Friday morning. The Tigers practiced in full pads Friday for the first time since spring drills.
Dustin and Nicki Lyon observe fasting as part of their Orthodox Christian faith.
People chant slogans in support of China and the Olympic Games after the dawn flag-raising ceremony in Tiananmen Square in Beijing today.
August 7, 2008
Derrick Peterson, a 2000 MU graduate, competed in the 800-meter run at the 2004 Olympics.
Former Missouri sprinter Natasha Kaiser-Brown won a gold medal in 1992 as part of the U.S. women's 4x400-meter relay team at the Barcelona games. She is now a track coach at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.
Columbia Classic Cars is now vacant.
Few cars remain in the parking lot of Columbia Classic Cars.
Senior strong safety Justin Garrett runs drills during practice on Thursday.
The cast of the PACE production The King & I pose for a photograph before the dress rehearsal on Wednesday night.