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Police sweep Memorial Student Union during an investigation of a bomb threat

Police sweep Memorial Student Union during an investigation of a bomb threat just before 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. Both the MU Student Center and the Memorial Student Union were evacuated due to the threat, though both buildings were later cleared by police.

A Missouri State Highway Patrol SUV blocks Rollins Street

A Missouri State Highway Patrol SUV blocks Rollins Street at Hitt Street during an investigation of a bomb threat Tuesday at the MU Student Center. Both the student center and Memorial Student Union were evacuated due to the threat, though both buildings were later cleared by police.

DeAnne Bogg and her dog arrive to investigate a bomb threat

Missouri Capitol Police Officer DeAnne Bogg, center, and her explosives-detection dog, Hutch, arrive to investigate a bomb threat Tuesday at the MU Student Center. Hutch is the closest explosives-detection canine to Columbia and is available to investigate incidents at MU under an agreement with MU police, MU spokesman Christian Basi said. MU police used to employ an explosives-detection dog, but its handler left for another agency eight months ago, Basi said.

LeBron James dunks

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James dunks in transition during Game 2 against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday. James led Cleveland to a 99-91 win.

Moustakas and Colon celebrate a homer

The Kansas City Royals' Christian Colon, right, congratulates Mike Moustakas after his two-run home run in the fifth inning of Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Nationals' Escobar hits game-winning homer

The Washington Nationals' Yunel Escobar hits the game-winning solo home run during the 10th inning of Tuesday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park in Washington.

Missouri baseball fans watch the game

The sun sets behind Taylor Stadium on Tuesday as fans watch the Missouri baseball team take on Missouri State.

Trey Harris hits a home run

Missouri outfielder Trey Harris celebrates as he runs around the bases after hitting a home run during the baseball game against Missouri State on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.

Case Munson and Dylan Becker get tangled up

Missouri outfielder Case Munson, left, and Missouri State outfielder Dylan Becker get tangled up at second base during the baseball game Tuesday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers lost to the Bears 9-8.

Lake Dabney pitches ball

Missouri pitcher Lake Dabney pitches the ball during a baseball game against Missouri State on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.

David Starrett is new provost of Columbia College

Starting in August, David Starrett of Southeast Missouri State University will be Columbia College's provost, a title new to the college, according to a news release Tuesday. He is taking over for Terry Smith, who served as executive vice president and dean for academic affairs.

Billy Elson stands watch after bomb threat at MU

Billy Elson, an employee of MU Police Department's Security Services division, stands watch outside the MU Student Center after a bomb threat was received around 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Students and faculty evacuate Memorial Union

Students, faculty and staff evacuate Memorial Union on Tuesday after MU received news of a bomb threat.

Missouri Student Unions employee Mark Ashmore directs students

Missouri Student Unions employee Mark Ashmore was one of dozens of employees stationed outside the MU Student Center to direct people away from the building after MU received a bomb threat a little after 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Cuba's Jose Abreu celebrates a grand slam

Cuba first baseman Jose Abreu, pictured above in March 2013, celebrates after hitting a grand slam in the World Baseball Classic. Abreu, who plays for the Chicago White Sox, was one of 74 Cuban-born players on major or minor league rosters on opening day.

Musician Robert Earl Keen performs before President Barack Obama

Musician Robert Earl Keen performs before President Barack Obama at a Democratic National Committee campaign fundraising event at Austin City Limits Moody Theater on May 10, 2011, in Austin, Texas.

Tab Benoit performs at the Sunshine Music and Blues Festival

Tab Benoit performs at the Sunshine Music and Blues Festival at the Mizner Park Amphitheater on Jan. 18, 2014, in Boca Raton, Florida.

Mike Farris accepts award for best roots gospel album

Mike Farris accepts the award for best roots gospel album for “Shine For All The People” at the 57th annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8 in Los Angeles.

Lucinda Williams performs on stage at the 31st Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards

Lucinda Williams performs on stage at the 31st Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards on April 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. Williams released a new album, "Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone," with 20 songs on two CDs.

The Punch Brothers perform on stage during Brian Fest

The Punch Brothers perform on stage during Brian Fest: A Night To Celebrate The Music Of Brian Wilson at the Fonda Theatre on March 30 in Los Angeles.
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