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Refurbished home in the Lower Ninth Ward [Photo]

Shirley Livers' refurbished home in the Lower Ninth Ward.

Homes in disrepair in the Lower Ninth Ward [Photo]

Across the street from Shirley Livers' home in the Lower Ninth Ward, these houses are still in disrepair after Hurricane Katrina.

Home in the Lower Ninth Ward [Photo]

Shirley Livers, 72, on the front porch of her refurbished home in the Lower Ninth Ward.

Map: Missouri's Congressional District 9 [Graphic]

Map: Missouri's House District 24 [Graphic]

Map: Missouri's House District 23 [Graphic]

Map: Missouri's House District 21 [Graphic]

Map: Missouri's House District 25 [Graphic]

Map: Missouri's House District 9 [Graphic]

Percent for Art projects [Graphic]

The Percent for Art program, which started in 1997, allots 1 percent of all above-ground capital improvement projects exceeding $1 million to site-specific public art. The tenth project was installed at City Hall in May 2010. Select a location on the map to see details about the public art on display there.

Hinkson Creek rises [Photo]

A Jeep crosses an overflowing Hinkson Creek to access the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament on Sunday. Within an hour, the creek had risen substantially, making the road impassable. People wishing to access Hinkson Fields were required to find an alternate route, and those who were already at the fields had to wait until the water level fell before they could leave.

Helping a teammate up after Ultimate Frisbee match [Photo]

Forest McCurren grabs the hand of team captain Alexander Cole, who is on the ground, just after their team The Dangerous Angels defeated the Southern Gentlemen in a playoff game of the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament.

Catching the disc at Ultimate Frisbee tournament [Photo]

Kevin Miller of the Dangerous Angels reaches up to catch a disc as his defender, Michael Blackwell, of the Southern Gentlemen hurries to set a mark during a playoff game of the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament on Sunday.

Catching an Ultimate Frisbee [Photo]

Forest McCurren of The Dangerous Angels catches a disc in the air with an open mouth after leaving his defender, Michael Fox of Southern Gentlemen, behind during a playoff game of the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament on Sunday.

Ultimate Frisbee players compete [Photo]

Tyler Warner of the Southern Gentlemen trails behind as Bryan Meeker of The Dangerous Angels catches a disc during a playoff game of the Show-Me-State Games Ultimate Frisbee tournament on Sunday at Hinkson Fields. Despite having no substitutes and two people playing barefoot, Meeker included, The Dangerous Angels beat Southern Gentlemen before going on to lose to Ishmael Tater-Brown.

Fifth-grader competes in Show-Me State Games volleyball [Video]

Cosette Briggs, 10, of Midway Heights Elementary School, has competed in the girls seventh-grade division volleyball games of the Show-Me State Games this weekend. Cosette has participated in volleyball camps and is currently a member of Club Como 13-2, one of the 13-and-under volleyball teams in Columbia. Her other interests are jujitsu, a Japanese martial arts style, and drawing.

Show-Me State Games medal [Photo]

Betsy Poehlman of the Club Como 13-1 volleyball team displays her bronze medal that the team won in their volleyball game Sunday at the Columbia Armory.

Grandfather helps wrestler prepare for Show-Me State Games [Photo]

Larry Janes helps his grandson Tyler Janes of Wentzville High School loosen up before his match at the Show-Me State Games wrestling competition Saturday at the Hearnes Center.

Wrestlers grip each other in Show-Me State Games [Photo]

Tyler Loethen, 17, of Helias High School in Jefferson City grips Michael Rodgers, 17, of St. Clair High School in St. Clair at the Show-Me State Games wrestling competition Saturday at the Hearnes Center. Loethen, who won the match, said of wrestling at the Show-Me State Games, “I love the sport. It’s always a good tournament. I love the competition.”

Wrestlers participate in Show-Me State Games [Photo]

The Hearnes Center is filled with activity as 493 wrestlers participate in the Show-Me State Games wrestling competition on Saturday. This year’s turnout was the largest yet. Eight matches were held simultaneously on the arena floor from 10 a.m. until about 7 p.m. for some age groups.
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