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Fun at the fair [Photo]

Anna Sheals, left, and her friend Kate Walker take a wild ride on the Tornado at the Boone County Fair on Tuesday."It was a whirlwind of blowing-my-mindness," Walker exclaimed as she and Sheals stumbled off the ride.

Lambs in line [Photo]

From left, Bethany Rhoades, 5, Gentry Duncan, 5, Jamie Henneke, 20, and Hayden Duncan, 3, walk past spectators at the market lamb competition on Tuesday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

A very wet process [Photo]

Kody Walters, 10, washes his sheep right before the market lamb competition at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, July 27. "It's a very wet process," Kody explained as he lathered up his sheep with soap.

Lamb in a hat [Photo]

James Walters, 13, left, and Lisa Roberts watch in amusement as Lesleah and Lisa Roberts' sheep shows off a baseball cap borrowed from James on Tuesday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

Manhole [Photo]

One of two manholes, pictured, alongside S. Rock Quarry Road between East Gans Road and East Nifong Boulevard in south Columbia released an estimated 1,000 gallons of wastewater into a tributary of Clear Creek on Monday, July 26.

Rashanta Bledman [Photo]

Rashanta Bledman, the researcher who studied body image.

Disability Pride Parade [Slideshow]

July 26, 1990 marks the signing of the Americans for Disabilities Act, a monumental law aimed at protecting people with disabilities from discrimination. On Saturday, more than 100 people participated in a march downtown to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the ADA.

IRS nonprofits [Document]

This is a list of more than 7,300 Missouri nonprofits in danger of losing their tax-exempt status, including more than 175 organizations in Columbia. It's a long list, so try searching for the word Columbia.

Nonprofit status [Document]

This is a list of more than 7,300 Missouri nonprofits in danger of losing their tax-exempt status, including more than 175 organizations in Columbia.

New residence buildings at MU [Graphic]

Because of a larger than anticipated MU freshmen class, Residential Life has made available an unoccupied Stephens College dorm and the former Liahona House as options for the coming school year.

Packing up [Photo]

Rachel Prevette and Esperance Nantore pack up after cleaning the Williams' house on Zoe Lane on July 2.

Cleaning the house [Photo]

Esperance Nantore, an African refugee, cleans a house on July 2. Nantore is an employee for a cleaning company called Safi Sana. Safi Sana was started with the objective of helping refugees find work. Nantore has been in Columbia for nearly two years.

Cleaning checklist [Photo]

Rachel Prevette and Esperance Nantore discuss the cleaning checklist for a house on July 2. Prevette, Nantore and their boss, Jen Wheeler, all attend the Christian Fellowship church. Prevette says she enjoys being paired with Nantore, who is nice and with whom she practices her Swahili.

Artrageous Fridays [Slideshow]

Ragtag Cinema and Lee Elementary school combined forces to host a children's art exhibition as part of Artrageous Fridays. The exhibit was part of a children's film festival Ragtag is currently screening.

Missouri nonprofits in danger of losing tax exemption [Document]

This is a list of more than 7,300 Missouri nonprofits in danger of losing their tax-exempt status, including more than 175 organizations in Columbia. It's a long document, so try searching for Columbia, or for a specific name.

Novice riders find start at their own horse show [Video]

The novice youth and amateur horse show had approximately 20 participants in over more than 40 different shows at the Midway Exposition Center on Saturday and Sunday. Participants vied for the ultimate prize — a belt buckle worth over $150, according to Janice Klenke, the show secretary.

Keeping on course [Photo]

Dale Carrol keeps his horses on course Monday in the Boone County Fair horse pull event.

Attaching the horses [Photo]

Nicholas Eckman, left, and Caleb Vaughn, right, help Charlie Kane attach his horses to the sled Monday before his team's run in the Boone County Fair's horse pull.

Pulling to second place [Photo]

Tom Miller steers his horses, Frank and Marty, to a second-place finish Monday at the Boone County Fair horse pull. Nine different horse teams competed in the farm teamcompetition, in which they pulled up to 12,000 pounds of cinderblocks up to 20 feet.

Shearing sheep [Photo]

Will Garrett, left, helps Brendan Rost, right, shear his sheep for the weigh for the breeding sheep show at the Boone County Fair on Monday. The breeding sheep show is scheduled to take place on Wednesday.
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