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NaNoWriMo kicks off in CoMo

From left, Christian Young and Kirstin Steitz work on their novels at 12:27 a.m. Thursday at Steak 'n Shake. The NaNoWriMo group met at Steak 'n Shake at 8 p.m. Wednesday to celebrate the midnight kickoff of National Novel Writing Month by commencing their efforts together.

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Christian Young works on his manuscript at Steak 'n Shake on Wednesday. Young and other authors were given a sticker that said "my word count is bigger than yours" and a tattoo that said "50K (50,000 words) or bust."

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Clockwise from left, Keri Smith, Becky Frank, Abe Ott and Noah Medling, front, type their novels at 12:27 a.m. at Steak 'n Shake on Thursday. The group met at 8 p.m. to play games and do writing exercises in anticipation of the midnight start of National Novel Writing Month.

Longtime Hickman football coach<br>knows importance of Kewpies-Jays rivalry

Hickman defensive coordinator Arnel Monroe says he makes sure his players understand the importance of a game against Jefferson City. “You try to talk about adding their name to that tradition."

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Alex Innecco sings on Monday.

East Columbia road plans put landowners in limbo

Jane Mandel poses in the front yard of her 15-acre property just outside east Columbia on Sunday. A proposed expansion of Stadium Boulevard could force Mandel to move from her home.

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Jane Mandel plants day lilies on her property on Sunday. Mandel could lose her home, pond and gardens if a proposed expansion of Stadium Boulevard is built.

Dressing up their sounds

MU professor Leo Saguiguit, left, takes a break at the Cherry Street Artisan with Neil Ostercamp, a graduate teaching assistant and saxophone student.

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Jess Adams, a senior, plays during a saxophone lesson at the MU Fine Arts Building.

Personal landscapes: Yard art brings expression to a new medium

Stone garden trolls sit on a table awaiting sale. Gardeners use so-called “vernacular landscapes” to add a touch of personality or whimsy to their gardens.

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A blown glass sculpture sits in The National Garden at the United States Botanical Garden in Washington, D.C. Garden art can add interest and a sense of identity to a lawn or garden.

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Gena Ryan, 14, tries to orientate herself in the Regulator Room of the Necropolis Haunted House on Saturday, while an actor (not in view) impersonating a mental asylum patient confuses the visitors with wrong directions. The room is designed to split up groups of friends, forcing the the participants to step out of their comfort zones.

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Gena Ryan, 14, tries to orientate herself in the Regulator Room of the Necropolis Haunted House on Saturday, while an actor (not in view) impersonating a mental asylum patient confuses the visitors with wrong directions. The room is designed to split up groups of friends, forcing the the participants to step out of their comfort zones.

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Zach Kinne was elected National FFA President for 2007-2008.

Life around sports gives MU golfer Ryne Fisher lessons to succeed


Junior, Ryne Fisher (cq), member of the Men's MU Golf Team, determines a putt during practice on Monday, October 29, 2007 at the Country Club of Missouri. Fisher is from Clarksville, Tennessee.

MU linebacker Sean Weatherspoon doesn’t forget to have fun on the field


Sean Weatherspoon, #12 at Saturday's game against Iowa State on Oct. 27, 2007 in Columbia, MO.

A fascination with fear

Gena Ryan, 14, tries to orientate herself in the Regulator Room of the Necropolis Haunted House on Saturday, while an actor (not in view) impersonating a mental asylum patient confuses the visitors with wrong directions. The room is designed to split up groups of friends, forcing the the participants to step out of their comfort zones.

State Supreme Court declines review of Rios case

Steven Rios

MU student elected National FFA president

Zach Kinne was elected National FFA President for 2007-2008.

MU students share their good taste

While Executive Chef Leslie Jett, center, instructs students Brandon Joiner, left, and David Grenier, second from left, to go through the peeled potatoes and remove the brown spots, student Rob Miller listens to the chef’s directions.
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