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THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Fever Festival, Occupy COMO and Missouri football on the road

Sunday, October 9, 2011 | 6:55 p.m. CDT; updated 9:35 p.m. CDT, Sunday, October 9, 2011

Images from a festival at Fairview Elementary School and the Missouri football team's road trip to Kansas State were among last week's best photos from the Missourian's staff.

 

In this photo by Katie Currid, 7-year-old Areya Sehad gets her hair temporarily dyed during the Fairview Fever Festival on Friday at Fairview Elementary School. The festival is put together by the PTA and is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year.

In this photo by Sarah Hoffman, Missouri and Kansas State fans ignore the rainy weather to watch the football game. The Tigers scored two fourth quarter touchdowns but could not finish the comeback and lost to the Wildcats 24-17.

In this photo by Pinar Istek, Hickman High School senior Laura Davis watches schoolmates hang a Homecoming banner. Davis had to choose between her religious obligations of attending Yom Kippur services and a spot on the homecoming court; she's chosen to take part in Homecoming.

In this photo by Benjamin Zack, volunteers read "Llama Llama Red Pajama" to preschoolers Thursday morning at Field School. The volunteers were there as part of the Read for the Record program, which tries to break the record for largest shared reading experience, as well as spotlight early education benefits.

In this photo by Pinar Istek, Douglas Triplett eats lunch outside of the Daniel Boone City Building as part of Occupy COMO. Occupy COMO is a group inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement taking place in New York City; both groups are protesting corporate greed and the increasing wealth gap in America.


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