February 13, 2008
MU gymnast Lisa Puccio lays on the balance beam watching her teammates practice thier beam routines on Tuesday. Puccio, a senior, only performs on the uneven bars due to a torn ACL that required surgery last season.
Lisa Puccio practices her uneven bars routine at the MU gymnastics team practice on Tuesday. Puccio has adopted the position of unofficial hairstylist for some of her teammates.
Allen's Flower Shop employee Jessica Black, prepares deliveries on Wednesday. The downtown shop will fill about 700 orders for Valentine's Day. Managers hired 2 extra workers and 4 extra delivery people for the rush.
Allen's Flowers employees, from left, Natalie Richardson, Amy Fergson, Tina Bradley and owner Sandra Fergson prepare flower arrangements in preparation for Valentine's Day Tuesday afternoon.
Missouri's DeMarre Carroll takes a shot in front of Nebraska's Sek Henry in the second half on Wednesday night in Lincoln, Neb. Missouri beat Nebraska 86-78 in overtime.
February 12, 2008
Uno, a 15-inch beagle and winner of the hound group, poses with his blue ribbon on Monday at the 132nd Westminster Kennel Club dog show at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Uno, a 15-inch beagle, is carried by his handler Aaron Wilkerson during the hound group competition at the 132nd Westminster Kennel Club dog show on Monday at Madison Square Garden.
Joe Wulff, director of research and development for AFuels, LLC, and his brother Phil Wulff, who works as a clean fuel programmer, check a gauge on a generator powered by acetylene at a garage in northern Columbia on Friday. The Wulff brothers have been researching the use of acetylene, which is created by combining water and calcium carbide, as a cleaner and more efficient source of fuel.
Matthew D. Feldewerth
Tyler D. Eckert
Joe Wulff shows off a floor polisher powered by acetylene at a garage in northern Columbia on Friday.
Joe Wulff, director of research and development for AFuels, LLC, holds a cup of calcium carbide at a garage in northern Columbia on Friday. Calcium carbide reacts with water to produce acetylene, a cleaner and more efficient alternative source of fuel, Wulff says.
Zachary T. Wayhart
This portrait of Lloyd L. Gaines was unveiled Tuesday at the Gaines/Oldham Black Culture Center. Gaines was denied admission to the MU Law School 72 years ago because of his race.
Daughter Katy, 15; husband Berkley Hudson; daughter Elizabeth, 11; Grammy nominee Milbre Burch; and her mother, also Milbre Burch, pose for a photo before attending the Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday.
February 11, 2008
Construction continues at the Boone County Courthouse. It is slated to be finished December 2008.
Dan Sitar and John Palmer finish their 18 mile run at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial entrance to the Katy trail on January 26, 2008. Sitar and Palmer are part of the Long Run Lunatics, a group of runners who meet Saturday mornings to hang out and run the streets and trails around Columbia.
John Palmer gets ready to head home after his 18 mile run on January 26, 2008. The temperature was low enough to freeze the sweat on Palmers' hat, but as the weather policy on their web site states, "There is no such thing as bad weather. If it's cold, bundle up."