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Preparing meal at Everybody Eats [Photo]

Volunteers for Everybody Eats help to carve turkeys in the kitchen at Stamper Commons at Stephens College on Thanksgiving Day. More than 100 turkeys were prepared Wednesday evening for the meal.

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Serving at Everybody Eats [Photo]

Ann Bromstedt places stuffing in a to-go box that Karolin Kirkwood puts together at the Everybody Eats meal put on by Almeta Crayton on Thanksgiving Day. Visitors could receive a substantial meal for free or eat in the Stamper Commons at Stephens College.

MU volleyball team tries to get comfortable [Photo]

Looking for a place to rest before their match at Baylor, several Missouri volleyball players test the shelves in the visitor's locker room for comfort. Senior Catie Wilson, left, climbs into a locker while teammates, from left, Molly Kreklow, Marissa Ferri, Ashton Bodenstab and Paige Buchanan watch.

MU volleyball team boards their plane [Photo]

The Missouri volleyball team crosses the tarmac at Columbia Regional Airport to board its early morning plane to Waco, Texas, for the Tigers' final regular season road game.

Missouri defensive end Jacquies Smith [Photo]

Missouri defensive end Jacquies Smith tackles Iowa State quarterback Jerome Tiller in last Saturday's victory in Ames, Iowa.

Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith [Photo]

Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith celebrates the Tigers' victory over San Diego State on Sept. 18 at Memorial Stadium.

MU linebacker Andrew Gachkar vs. Iowa State [Photo]

Missouri senior linebacker Andrew Gachkar tackles Iowa State tight end Collin Franklin in the Tigers' victory last Saturday in Ames, Iowa.

MU volleyball team's senior night [Photo]

Missouri senior Julianna Klein wipes away a tear after the senior ceremony before the Tigers' final 2010 home game on Wednesday night at Hearnes Center. Klein was one of five seniors honored at the event.

MU volleyball player Julianna Klein vs. Oklahoma [Photo]

Missouri senior outside hitter Julianna Klein jumps to block the hit of Oklahoma's Morgan Reynolds in the Tigers' loss Wednesday night at Hearnes Center.

MU volleyball player Caitlyn Vann vs. Oklahoma [Photo]

Missouri senior libero Caitlyn Vann dives for the ball during the third set of the Tiger's match against Oklahoma on Wednesday at Hearnes Center.

Missouri's Blaine Gabbert vs. Kansas in 2009 [Photo]

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert tries to shake a pair of Kansas defenders in the Tigers 41-39 victory over Kansas in 2009. No. matter what the circumstances are entering the game, MU-KU contests always seem to be close.

GRAPHIC: Black Friday Store Map [Graphic]

Black Friday sales are starting earlier than ever this year. Some stores are opening as early as 9:30 p.m. Thanksgiving night to let shoppers in to claim their purchases before sales begin at midnight. Below are opening times for some of the larger shopping outlets in Columbia.

John Blattel [Photo]

John Blattel, Columbia’s internal auditor, has been named the interim director of the city Finance Department, City Manager Bill Watkins announced on Wednesday.

Celebrating Thanksgiving with church [Photo]

From left, Jim Olson, Don Nyboe, Angie Herbold, Angie Gresham, Darce’ Nyboe, Chia-Wei Young, Kim Olson and Elisa Day share a Thanksgiving meal at Herbold’s home on Wednesday. Columbia Church of Christ members brought dishes to share and held a short Bible study afterward.

Kids in the kitchen [Photo]

From left, Nick Ditto, 4, and Mason Herbold, 6, take some food from the kitchen following a Thanksgiving meal for some members from the Columbia Church of Christ on November 17. After the adults ate dinner and moved to the living room for a bible discussion, the children came downstairs and started going through the left over food.