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Daniel Boone Little League 3 [Photo]

Teammates Cole Evans and Brett Bales joke around during their final baseball practice before the Little League Regional Tournament in Indianapolis. The Daniel Boone Little League All-Star team will start their series on Saturday, August 7, 2010, against Kansas.

Daniel Boone Little League 2 [Photo]

Members of the Daniel Boone Little League American All-Star team gear up at the batting cages on Wednesday night, August 4, 2010, in preparation for their trip to regionals in Indianapolis. Their first game is Saturday, August 7, 2010, against Kansas.

Daniel Boone Little League [Photo]

Cole Evans, third baseman for the Daniel Boone Little League American All-Star Team, swings at the ball during batting practice on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, in preparation for the Little League Regional Tournament in Indianapolis. The regional tournament winner will advance to the World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., August 20-29th.

High school bid recommendations [Document]

This document details the contracting bids that JE Dunn suggested and that the Columbia Public School Board voted to accept Tuesday night.

High school budget outline [Document]

This document shows the Columbia Public School District's budget for the new high school and how it the project is no longer $7.8 million over budget.

Suggested cost reductions [Document]

This list of suggestions is from JE Dunn on how to save money for the new high school construction.

Two bid recommendations [Document]

This document details the contracting bids that JE Dunn suggested and that the Columbia Public School Board voted to accept Tuesday night at its meeting.

Biker checks fuse on motorcycle [Photo]

Dave Adams of Cleveland checks the fuses on a Harley-Davidson belonging to his friend Al De Freece, of Montclair, N.J., at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday. The motorcycle would not restart after the pair stopped at the entrance. "A bike breaking down is part of riding," Adams said. With the help of a technician from Harley, they got the bike back up and running.

More bikers arrive on second day of roundup [Photo]

Riders enter the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds as heat radiates off the pavement on Wednesday afternoon.

Bikers peruse vendors at roundup [Photo]

Participants walk up and down the vendor area of the National Bikers Roundup on Wednesday. More bikers are expected to arrive as the weekend nears.

Friends try to fix bike at roundup [Photo]

Al De Freece, of Montclair, N.J., tries to figure out why his Harley-Davidson won't start as friend Dave Adams, of Cleveland, looks on at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday.

Friends meet to travel to roundup [Photo]

Al De Freece of Montclair, N.J., and Dave Adams of Cleveland try to determine why De Freece's Harley-Davidson won't start at the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Wednesday. De Freece and Adams have been friends for 36 years and meet in Cleveland every year to travel to the roundup.

Some bikers prefer campsite to hotel [Photo]

RVs and tents are a common sight around the National Bikers Roundup at the Boone County Fairgrounds. "Camping is safer, easier and more convenient," said Sassie, a member of the High Desert Deuces motorcycle club.

Riders leave fairgrounds to go for a ride through county [Photo]

Riders prepare to leave the fairgrounds to go out for a ride on the roads of Boone County on Wednesday. The National Bikers Roundup runs through Sunday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Prop 8 ruled unconstitutional [Photo]

Sheree Red Bornand, right, hugs Aidan Dunn after hearing the decision in the United States District Court proceedings challenging Proposition 8 outside of the Phillip Burton Federal Building in San Francisco, Wednesday. A person close to the case says a federal judge has overturned California's same-sex marriage ban in a landmark case that could eventually land before the U.S. Supreme Court. Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker made his ruling Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by two gay couples who claimed the voter-approved ban violated their civil rights.

Royalty in Hannibal [Photo]

Prince Albert II, of Monaco talks with Austin Janes and Salwa Mikhail during a visit to Hannibal Regional Hospital on Monday.

Cindy Lou the alpaca [Photo]

Alpacas, with their built-in sweaters, have an especially hot situation this time of year.

National Night Out [Slideshow]

As part of the annual National Night Out event, police and firefighters visited multiple block parties around the city to talk about crime prevention and neighborhood safety.

VIDEO: Owners help alpacas survive the heat [Video]

Would you wear your heaviest winter sweater in August? Alpacas don’t have a choice. Even after a shearing alpacas have enough wool to put them in danger of overheating. They depend on their owners to keep them safe and comfortable in the heat.

Bryson checks the results [Photo]

Judge Larry Bryson and his wife, Patti Bryson, look at early election results online around 9 p.m. on Tuesday.
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