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Edwards greets fans [Photo]

Carl Edwards signs autographs for fans Saturday before practicing for the NASCAR Sprint Series Kobalt 400 race in Las Vegas.

Back on track [Photo]

Carl Edwards signals while driving around turn 4 during Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race in Las Vegas. Edwards celebrated his victory with a backflip off his No. 99 car.

MAP: 50 towns receiving grants [Graphic]

Fifty towns around the nation have grants to focus on obesity problems. Many of them are in some of the most obese states in the nation. Missouri is the 12th most obese state and has two cities receiving grants, Columbia and Kansas City.

MAP: Childhood obesity around the nation [Graphic]

About 14.4 percent of Missouri high school students are obese, which is lower than many surrounding states.

Safe at first [Photo]

Illinois-Chicago freshman Jacob McNamara reaches first base before Missouri sophomore Scott Sommerfeld catches the baseball during Sunday's game at Taylor Stadium. Sommerfeld had the Tigers' only RBI in the game.

Scardino pitches for Missouri [Photo]

Missouri senior Jeff Scardino started Sunday's game against Illinois-Chicago and pitched into the fourth inning, allowing four runs on eight hits.

Peter Scheer [Photo]

Peter Scheer, a lawyer and journalist, is executive director of the First Amendment Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting freedom of speech and the public’s right to know.

Austin Fax [Photo]

Austin Fax is a junior majoring in convergence journalism at MU with a focus on the political discourse

Assistant Principal Kristin Matthews chats before dismissal [Photo]

Assistant Principal Kristin Matthews, left, laughs with bus driver Lori Lloyd before school dismissal at Lewis Elementary School on Wednesday. Matthews has been selected as the new principal of Grant Elementary School.

Missouri women's basketball players vs. Iowa State [Photo]

MU women's basketball players Shakara Jones, Bailey Gee and Christine Flores leap for control of the ball along with Iowa State's Kelsey Harris and others on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Director James Marsh, winner of True Vision Award, sits on a panel [Photo]

Film director James Marsh sits on a panel Saturday at Columbia Art League that discussed the changing ways of using archival footage in documentary filmmaking. In 2008 Marsh won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for directing "Man On Wire," a film that combined archival footage, thrilling reconstructions and interviews. The panel was moderated by producer Simon Chinn and also featured Chad Friedrichs, Göran Olsson and Pietro Marcello.

Missouri men's basketball head coach Mike Anderson vs. Kansas [Photo]

Mike Anderson, most recently head coach of the Missouri men's basketball team, has accepted the head coaching position at the University of Arkansas. Anderson went 111-57 overall in his time with the Tigers.

Missouri men's basketball player Laurence Bowers vs. Kansas [Photo]

Kansas guard Mario Little defends Missouri's Laurence Bowers.

Missouri men's basketball player Phil Pressey vs. Kansas [Photo]

Missouri guard Phil Pressey dribbles down the court guarded by Kansas' Elijah Johnson.

Missouri men's basketball player Kim English vs. Kansas [Photo]

Missouri guard Kim English sits on the court after falling during a play against Kansas.

Kansas men's basketball player Tyrel Reed vs. Missouri [Photo]

Kansas guard Tyrel Reed, right, reaches between the legs of Missouri's Justin Safford to get a loose ball.

Cheering on True Life Run participants [Photo]

Emily Sewell, left, and Vida Lux encourage True Life Run participants by dancing in Alley A.

Dixon dribbles in for two [Photo]

Missouri's Michael Dixon dribbles past Kansas' Elijah Johnson during the first half of Saturday's game.

Denmon in the first half [Photo]

Missouri's Marcus Denmon dribbles the ball against Kansas guard Brady Morningstar.

Taylor and Moore face off [Photo]

Kansas' Tyshawn Taylor drives for a shot against Missouri's Steve Moore.
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