October 19, 2007
On Oct. 14, kite clubs from Kansas City, St. Louis and Jefferson City met at Cosmo-Bethel Park in Columbia as part of the One Sky One World kite festival. One Sky One World is an international organization that promotes peace and friendship throughout the world through kite flying.
October 11, 2007
Roller figure skater Charlie Manchee shows and explains the execution of a loop figure.
October 6, 2007
The Imada Puppet Troupe from Iiba City, Japan, shows off a few of its artistic moves in Jesse Wrench Auditorium in Memorial Union on Friday.
October 4, 2007
An early spring and then a late frost took a toll on the apple harvest in Waverly.
September 25, 2007
MU students talk about their wait for the new video game outside Tiger Tech on Monday night.
September 23, 2007
The Hispanic Heritage Dance Group performs Mexican folk dancing at a Cinco de Mayo celebration.
September 13, 2007
Bob Barker was added to the Hall of Famous Missourians at the state Capitol in Jefferson City on Wednesday, Sept. 12. In this footage from his acceptance speech, the longtime host and executive producer of the game show "The Price is Right" jokes about his bronze likeness and talks about beating up comedian Adam Sandler.
September 11, 2007
Barbecue cooks have fun stories to tell and work hard to find the winning combination for the judging.
The All Breed Health Clinic and Fun Day for dog owners was held at the Columbia Canine Sports Center on Sept. 8. Debi Bell, of the Columbia Missouri Kennel Club, helped organize the all-day event and explains its purpose. Jennifer Riess of the Show-Me Canine Agility Club, describes one of the exams that the clinic offered and its importance for her dog.
September 2, 2007
Law enforcement officials conducted a sobriety checkpoint over the weekend to catch intoxicated drivers. About 400 cars were stopped and five drunk driving arrests were made.
August 30, 2007
Tiger fans gathered at Memorial Stadium for the annual Quarterback Club pep rally on Wednesday. The 2007 football season starts Saturday when the Tigers face Illinois at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.
Roommates Nathan Zabel and David Boyko explain the sport of parkour, a sport that uses natural body movements to quickly and efficiently navigate around and over obstacles such as walls or trees. Zabel and Boyko have been practicing the discipline for almost a year now.
August 27, 2007
Pilot Jason Gaines explains the process of launching and landing a hot air balloon at the Columbia Balloon Invitational.
August 20, 2007
A heat wave that swept the Midwest during the Missouri State Fair did not stop Missourians from coming out in large numbers to enjoy the all the fair had to offer. Here's a sampling of the sights and sounds of this year's state fair.
August 4, 2007
Nick Rodriguez is a performer at heart; he writes rap lyrics, plays the guitar and sprays graffiti art. Watch Nick use his body to express himself in the form of break dancing.
Jade Li has been playing the Pipa, a Chinese lute, since she was a child. Jade says, “playing Pipa expresses my own nationality and tells people who I really am.” Watch Jade play an old Chinese song about a man forced into an arranged marriage on the Pipa at Teen Speak and explain what this song means to her.
Tim Douglas can’t remember a time when he wasn’t singing. He is the lead singer and bass player for Thunderclap Douglas and the 8-Track Groove. Watch Tim sing a song by his band a capella and explain what music means to him.
July 31, 2007
Trei Davenport has been in demolition derbies since he was 16. Derbies are an every-man-for-himself event, where the last car still running wins. Davenport didn't make it past the semifinals this time, but said he's already planning for his next derby in Auxvasse.
July 29, 2007
Watch 82 Columbia kids smile, squirm and play their way to the top at the Boone County Fair Baby Boy Contest.
July 27, 2007
Using 18th century techniques, Denis Yates heats, pounds and twists metal into useful and ornamental shapes.