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Rock Bridge's Sheldon Gerau breaks a tackle against Helias [Photo]

Rock Bridge's Sheldon Gerau breaks a tackle during Friday's game against Helias. The Bruins lost 31-28.

Rock Bridge's Austin Ray vs. Helias [Photo]

Rock Bridge junior Austin Ray holds up the football to show the referees that he had possession when he scored a touchdown during Friday's game.

Rock Bridge's Sheldon Gerau vs. Helias [Photo]

Rock Bridge senior Sheldon Gerau reacts after missing a pass during Friday's game.

Serving suds [Photo]

Terra Stephan serves beer at the Miller tent.

Crowd gathers for Anders Osborne [Photo]

A crowd fills Locust Street to watch Anders Osborne perform on Friday night.

Pour some beer on it [Photo]

Sam Bennett and Paul Love marinate some of their food with beer before putting it back on the grill. Bennett and Love cooked for the competition team Lucky’s Bar B Que.

Jimmy Wayne's personal story [Photo]

Country singer Jimmy Wayne tells a story during his set at the Peace Park stage on Friday. Earlier this year, Wayne hiked form Nashville to Phoenix to raise awareness for homeless youths and drum up support for foster systems. Wayne himself was a foster child. He thanked the family that took him in for inspiring him to get through college.

Break time for volunteers [Photo]

Volunteers Lilliard Lisa, and Blake Richardson eat barbecue and chips on Friday. Food is a large part of the festival, and on Saturday 16 teams will compete in the festival's barbecue competition.

Baby back ribs at Roots 'N' Blues [Photo]

Mike Whiteley, owner of Lonnie Ray's BBQ in Harrisburg, tends to baby back ribs in his smoker near Fourth and Cherry streets on Friday. Lonnie Ray's wasn't competing in the barbecue contest but was selling food, including hand-made tamales, pulled pork, bologna and ribs.

MU freshman Alyssa Diggs vs. Oklahoma State [Photo]

MU freshman Alyssa Diggs slides toward Oklahoma senior Whitney Wernimont during Friday's game.

MU soccer player Kelsey Blincow vs. Oklahoma State [Photo]

MU junior Kelsey Blincow runs after Oklahoma State junior Colleen Dougherty during Friday's soccer game at Walton Stadium.

Stepping out [Photo]

Rolando Barry leads the Missouri High Steppers in the Bike Parade for the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival on Friday, Oct. 1.

In the chorus line [Photo]

Mark Case sets up the Gibson Custom Shop Traveling Exhibit before Friday's performances of the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival on Oct. 1. Visitors were allowed to plug in and play any of the guitars.

Master of the grill [Photo]

Sam Bennett removes pork from the grill after several hours of cooking. The pork will later be pulled apart for sandwiches. Bennett is a member of the Lucky A's Bar B Que competition team, which has been participating in Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ since the festival began.

On the edge of their seats [Photo]

Randy Weaver and Cindy Corley wait for the first performance at the MPIX Stage on Locust Street on Friday, Oct. 1. Weaver said he was most excited to see the Del McCoury Band and Derek Trucks.

For the love of pork [Photo]

Tom Meyer seasons chicken on the grill with lemon pepper at the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ Festival on Friday, Oct. 1. Besides chicken, Lucky A's Bar B Que also cooks brisket, ribs, pork, beans and green beans.

This Copeland is your land [Photo]

Shemekia Copeland takes the MPIX stage at the 2010 Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ on Friday, Oct. 1. Copeland and her band were the first to perform at the MPIX stage during the festival.

Downtown housing [Graphic]

The number of residents living in Columbia's special business district rose after the addition of Brookside Downtown on Tenth Street. The numbers will continue to rise after Urban Properties LLC finishes their development at 904 Broadway. The new development will include two units for retail space and six units for loft-style apartments.

Storm chaser profiles [Graphic]

The University of Missouri's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism surveyed storm chasers from five storm chasing tour agencies to study the characteristics of the average recreational storm chaser and their experiences. The results showed the average participant was a white male, 35 or older, with an annual income of at least $50, 000.

College Avenue Pedestrian Crossing [Graphic]

Field observers counted the number of pedestrians crossing College Avenue from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on a Wednesday and Thursday. The numbers below reflect the average daily pedestrian crossings determined by Crawford, Bunte, Brammeier Traffic and Transportation Engineers in September 2009.
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