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Deep water on Boone County roads

On Tuesday, a car drives through a flooded section of West Akeman Bridge Road, about 2 miles west of Highway 63. Boone County is under flash flood warning until 7:45 p.m.

Columbia College's Christian Lewis goes in for a jumper

Columbia College's Christian Lewis goes in for a jumper during the first half.

Ellis drives for Columbia College

Columbia College guard Jason Ellis drives in for a layup during the second half of the Cougars 60-56 victory against MidAmerica Nazarene. Ellis was fouled on the play and converted the 3-point play with a free throw.

Hugs and celebrations for Columbia College men

Columbia College's Terrell Turner hugs teammate Jason Ellis following the Cougars 60-56 victory against MidAmerican Nazarene on Monday night.

Burchard gives instructions

Columbia College coach Bob Burchard coaches his team from the sideline during the first half.

Columbia College players celebrate semifinal victory

The Columbia College bench celebrates after the buzzer following the Cougars 60-56 victory against MidAmerica Nazarene University.

Columbia College fans cheer at NAIA semifinals

Columbia College fans cheer during the first half of the Cougars' game against the Mid-American Nazarene Pioneers at Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City.

Victory dance

Columbia College coach Bob Burchard, center, imitates a surfer in the locker room — to the amusement of his players surrounding him — following the Cougars' win over MidAmerica Nazarere in the NAIA tournament semifinals. Burchard told his players "to keep riding the wave" they were on in the tournament.

School board montage

Top row, left to right: Marc Bledsoe, Jeannine Craig, Greg Flippin, Dan Holt
Bottom row, left to right: Christine King, Sam Phillips, Michelle Pruitt, Adam Sorg
Not pictured: Bill Merideth

Brazilian music students

Jairo Wilkens, a clarinetist, and his wife Clenice Ortigara, a pianist, are both from Brazil and part of the Partners of the Americas exchange program.

King goes running

Christine King, a candidate for the school board, runs with her trainer, Chris Hayday from Wilson’s Fitness Center on the Katy Trail near Forum Boulevard.

Christine King

Christine King is a candidate for the upcoming Board of Education elections on April 7.

Dan Holt

Dan Holt is a candidate for the upcoming Board of Education elections on April 7.

Holt and his daughter

Dan Holt and his daughter Emily sell MSHSAA programs as a fundraiser for Rock Bridge High School Booster Club at Mizzou Arena. Holt is one of the candidates running for the school board.

Signing paperwork during the resettlement process

Assisted by Annie Zellhoefer, an intern at Refugee and Immigration Services, Bienvenido and Adelaida Velasco sign paperwork relating to their resettlement in Columbia from Cuba. The couple were two of 11 Cuban refugees who came to Columbia in 2008.

Cuban passports

Bienvenido and Adelaida Velasco's passports lie amongst paperwork they were required to fill out during the process of their resettlement in Columbia from Cuba.

Arriving at the airport

Bienvenido Velasco, second from left, and Adelaida Velasco, second from right, arrive from Cuba at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport on Oct. 17, 2008. They are greeted by their sons, Luis Quintana, right, and Yordanky Velasco, left; daughter-in-law, Medina Velasco, center; and granddaughter, Violeta Quintana. All are immigrants from Cuba who have entered into the United States as political refugees.

Taylor drives to basket

Missouri guard Zaire Taylor drives past Marquette's Dominic James in the first half of the Tigers' second-round NCAA Tournament game. In a team huddle during the final minutes of the game, Taylor inspired teammates by saying they had been in similar situations before.

English scores a career-high 17 points

Missouri freshman guard Kim English cuts along the baseline in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. English finished the game with a career-high 17 points in only 12 minutes of play.

Tiller defends Burke

J.T. Tiller defends against Marquette's Dwight Burke as Lazar Hayward and Leo Lyons look on.
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