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Photographer Carol Guzy discusses the stories behind her images

One of the seven recipients of the Missouri Honor Medal this year, Carol Guzy, gives background information about five images she's taken for The Washington Post.

UPDATE: District chooses Sapp site for southwest elementary school

The new southwest elementary school will be located on the Sapp property at Scott Boulevard and Route KK.

TIGER KICKOFF E-BOOK: Missouri v. South Carolina

Missourian digital subscribers can download a copy of the e-book ahead of Saturday's game.

Columbia City Council highlights: Oct. 21, 2013

Couldn't make Monday's City Council meeting? Here's what you missed. Check out our notes and the council's agenda — available to Missourian digital members.

'World's Worst Farmer' turns mishaps of working the land into comedy

Whether it's damp trousers, faulty equipment or just plain bad luck, Lewis Baumgartner's jokes dig at the sometimes funny, sometimes frustrating job of farming.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: MU has first transgender Homecoming candidate; Ferguson case featured on CNN

This week's most read stories included an MU homecoming royalty candidate pushing gender boundaries and the Ryan Ferguson case being featured on CNN.

Developer eyes 24-story tower as Columbia aims to tighten downtown zoning laws

As the city has signaled its intention to toughen zoning restrictions, Park 7 has sought an exception for what would be Columbia's tallest building. The mixed-use tower would stand on the north edge of MU.

MU Homecoming king candidate pushes gender boundaries

Josie Herrera identifies as gender queer, meaning as neither a man nor a woman but as encompassing parts of both. Herrera, who used to go by the first name Laura, appears to be MU's first transgender Homecoming candidate.

TIGER KICKOFF E-BOOK: Missouri v. Florida

Missourian digital subscribers can download an e-book edition of the Tiger Kickoff ahead of its print publication Friday.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: CrossFit controversy highlights problems of overexercise; police arrest man connected to body found near Boonville

The week's most read stories include apparent links between CrossFit programs and rhabdomyolysis, Missouri football's win against Vanderbilt, and a fight outside an Aspen Heights party that ended in gunfire.

Achieve Program at Fairview Elementary aims to narrow achievement gap

An MU education teacher and Fairview Elementary School's principal have come up with a one-on-one mentoring program to get students the extra help they need to perform better in school.

Missouri sees sharp rise in certain tick-borne illnesses

Doctors do not always order laboratory tests to diagnose patients with tick-borne illnesses, such as Lyme disease, before treating them with antibiotics. So there's no way to determine how many cases there actually are. One thing is certain: Some tick-borne illnesses increased this year in Missouri.

Columbia City Council highlights and notes from Oct. 7

Couldn't make Monday's city council meeting? The Missourian was there and kept track of the meeting's highlights. Check out our notes and the council's agenda. 

From one chapter to the next, Doug Wilson continues to build independent bookstore

Village Books co-owners Doug Wilson and Becky Asher will be relocating the store in November. Wilson is passionate about staying connected with the community while maintaining a thriving business. 

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Columbia woman dies in car accident; Missouri fans take over Nashville

This week's most read stories include the death of a Columbia woman in a car accident Friday, news about the local effects of the national government shutdown, and reports from the Missouri football team's 51-28 blowout of Vanderbilt on Saturday.

Removed as city clerk, mayor cuts new path in Hallsville

Cheri Reisch is settling into her first term as mayor just months after she was ousted as city clerk by the Hallsville Board of Aldermen.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: MU student conduct office sees few rape cases; bald eagle rescued

Among the top stories from this week's Missourian were a look at MU's handling of reported sex offenses and a Columbia man's rescue of a bald eagle.

The Syria conflict: What it's about and why the U.S. cares

A look at the latest developments in the Syria conflict and how it got to this point.

TIGER KICKOFF E-BOOK: Download a copy of Missouri's game preview

In this week's edition, Markus Golden talks about how he'd spend his money if he were to get paid for playing football, and Max Copeland talks about the 'beard culture.'

Growing number of students in Columbia launch businesses while still in school

Students are able to receive encouragement from fellow entrepreneurs by being involved in the entrepreneurial community.