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Summer School teaches multiplication [Photo]

Fourth grader Stella Heflin, 9, completes multiplication tables in Mrs. Sharon Jacoby's class on the first day of summer school at Fairview Elementary School. This class, entitled Sherlock Holmes, uses math skills in a fun way to solve crime and mysteries. Today's crime involves a burglary at a mansion.

Summer School supplies [Photo]

The sound of laughter filled the halls of Fairview Elementary School as students returned for the first day of summer school.

Summer School teaches math skills [Photo]

Jacob Stone, 8, and Brandon Pfau, 9, used colored plastic shapes to create equilateral triangles on the first day of summer school at Fairview Elementary School. This class, entitled Sherlock Holmes, uses math skills in a fun way to solve crime and mysteries.

SummerSchool classroom [Photo]

Sharon Jacoby leads a classroom of fourth and fifth graders in a math lesson on the first day of summer school at Fairview Elementary School. Jacoby explained to students that this class uses math skills in a fun way to solve crimes. Today's crime involved a burglary at a mansion.

Alcohol and gambling [Graphic]

A recent study shows a relation between alcohol consumption and increased gambling wagers.

Pridefest worship service [Photo]

Nan George, center, a Quaker and member of the Columbia Friends Meeting, invites attendees of the Mid-Mo Pridefest to join in an interfaith service Sunday, June 13. George emphasized that the Quakers are an inclusive, peace-based church.

Kevin Goldberg [Photo]

Kevin Goldberg is special counsel to Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, a law firm specializing in telecommunications law and regulations.

Pitching in the Senior Games [Photo]

Ed Wakner, of Topeka, Kan., competes at the Show-Me State Senior Games on Saturday.

Show-Me State Senior Games Softball [Photo]

Members of a Topeka, Kan., softball team gather together before their game at the Show-Me State Senior Games on Saturday.

Show Me State Senior Games Soccer [Photo]

Jim Ahearn of St. Louis and Craig Yager of Columbia fight over the ball at the Show-Me State Senior Games in the men's soccer over-50 division on Saturday

Injury timeout [Photo]

Members of South St. Louis FC take a rest during an injury timeout Saturday.

Show Me State Games Ballroom Dance Competition [Photo]

Steven and Jean Abernathy, front, and Steve Reichlin and Carla Johnson waltz on the dance floor during the ballroom dance competition at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday at the Christian Fellowship Church. The Abernathys, who said they have been dancing for three years, competed in the waltz, tango and foxtrot as well as the championships. Reichlin and Johnson, who said they have been dancing for six years, competed in the waltz, tango and foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba, and east coast swing.

Show Me State Games Ballroom dancing [Photo]

Lynn Longseth and Jackie Johnston compete in the ballroom dancing competition at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday morning.

Missouri physician credited with two inventions [Photo]

Bharat Shah, a plastic surgeon and an inventor at Inveno Health in Springfield, has developed a new way of Intermaxillary Fixation, also know as jaw wiring. The blue skull in his hand is wired with the new system that uses polymer bars and supports, while the white skull is wired with the method normally used.

Cheering section for pickleball [Photo]

Mark Van Matre, center, and his wife, Joan Van Matre, right, had their own cheering section at the Missouri Senior Games Pickleball Tournament on Saturday, after Mark's mother Lee Van Matre, left, arrived to watch them play.

Aiming over the net [Photo]

Diana Meyer, 67, fires a ball over the net during the Missouri Senior Games Pickleball Tournament on Saturday. "When you get good players out there, there's some fast action," said her doubles partner Skip Deming.

Having fun at pickleball [Photo]

Mark Van Matre, 60, returns a serve during the Missouri Senior Games Pickleball Tournament on Saturday as his wife and doubles partner, Jan Van Matre, looks on. "It's the most fun game I've ever played," she said.

Over the top [Photo]

Johnston Ewing, 66, competes in the pole vault category at the Missouri State Senior Games on Saturday at the MU Audrey J. Walton Stadium. Ewing has been competing in senior games since the age of 50.

Going for the jump [Photo]

Mary Clark, 61, pole vaults at the Missouri State Senior Games on Saturday at the MU Audry J. Walton Stadium. Clark's final vault height of 4'6'' made her eligible to attend the National Senior Games next year.

Drag show performance [Photo]

Audience members cheer for local performer D'Manda Respect during the drag show at the conclusion of the Mid-Missouri PrideFest on June 13, 2010. The show, originally planned to be on a stage on 8th Street, was moved indoors to the Tin Can Bar and Grill due to strong thunderstorms.
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