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Sandbaggers try to block floodwaters in Quincy, Ill., on July 13, 1993. James Scott had volunteered in the effort to contain the flood only to become the focus of the blame.

Kansas defense surprises Virginia Tech in Orange Bowl

Kansas' Aqib Talib flips the ball after scoring a touchdown against Virginia Tech on an interception return in the first quarter.

MU nursing student donates bone marrow to stranger

Katie Quinn, an MU nursing student, volunteered to donate her peripheral blood stem cells after learning that she was a perfect DNA match for a 22-year-old girl with acute leukemia. Quinn has never met the woman.

Columbia vocal coach still going strong at 80

Harry Morrison, who taught voice at MU for 30 years, poses in front of the piano in his home.

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Harry Morrison has been choir conductor for First Presbyterian for more than 37 years.

Virginia church attempts to include diverse flock

Wendel Cover, pastor of Word of Life Assembly of God Church in Springfield, Va., greets twins Curtis and Otis Ofori after a recent service.

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Phyllis Roop, a Sunday school teacher at Word of Life Assembly of God Church in Springfield, Va., blesses Jabeen Ghulam, of Annandale, Va., standing with her son Elisha Musih.

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Members of the Boone County Fire Protection District inspect a trench that collapsed in Sturgeon on Thursday.

Prairie Home man survives trench collapse

Members of the Boone County Fire Protection District inspect a trench that collapsed in Sturgeon on Thursday.

Columbia Access Television: Is the show over?

Amy Mack, far left, waits for production to begin for “Counterpoint,” a talk show hosted by Third Ward City Councilman Karl Skala in November. Guests for the show were DeAnna Walkenbach, Dan Goldstien and Ben Londeree.

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CAT staff members Stephen Hudnell and Jeff Bassinson work the production booth during a taping of Brendan Craughwell’s “Scientific Station” in November.

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Stephen Hudnell, left, shows Brendan Craughwell how to change the exposure on a video camera in the CAT studio on the Stephens College campus. The station’s camera classes give interested volunteers a chance to learn their way around video equipment.

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Bob Hartzell, right, tests his knowledge of the iMovie software at a class lead by CAT Director Beth Federici, along with classmate John Zielinski. Federici says it’s rewarding to teach how movies are made behind the scenes because it helps people become more media literate.

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Missourian reporter Emilie Rusch, who took a camera class as part of her reporting on CAT, counts down to a taping of Brendan Craughwell’s “Scientific Station.”

Woman doesn't mind living with pigs

Nancy Shepherd trains her pigs to do tricks. She teaches Little Stevie, left, and Bibica, right, inside the barn she custom built and designed for the needs of her pigs. Speedy the cat can be seen in the foreground.

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Shepherd feeds her pigs at dawn and dusk every day.

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These three pigs are the youngest living at Shepherd’s farm. She keeps them inside the house most of the time, and they even sleep there at night.

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Shepherd’s pigs can be timid but are usually not afraid to get close to people.

Growing up with music

Kercy Main and Eduardo Crespi play in Crespi's house while Kelly Main, Kercy's mom, is in the kitchen with Crespi's wife.

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Kercy Main takes piano lessons once a week and practices at home most days of the week.
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