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Learning to run a successful business [Photo]

Sarah Brown enrolled in Jerry's Hair School in 1995. Shortly after completing the program, Brown studied under Mary Smith, who has owned her own shop for over 25 years. Smith showed Brown how to deal with customers, how to be professional and how to run a successful business.

Merce Cunningham [Photo]

This file photo provided by the Merce Cunningham Dance Company shows choreographer Merce Cunningham in New York in 2009. Leah Sandals, spokeswoman for the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, says Cunningham died on Sunday at his Manhattan home of natural causes. He was 90.

Katy Trail winery trip [Photo]

The Deaton family of Houston, Chris Deaton, left, wife Kimberly Deaton and children Brandon, 9, left, and Natalie, 11, enjoy the view and beverages under the shade of a tree at Stone Hill Winery near the 239-mile-long Katy Trail, Thursday, July 23, 2009, in Herman, Mo.

Monty Perrigo waits for demolition derby to begin [Photo]

Derby fan Monty Perrigo waits as the first car of Sunday evening's demolition derby drives onto the track at the Boone County Fair.

Inspecting Chris Bradshaw's damaged vehicle [Photo]

Chris Bradshaw, 17, watches as his friends inspect damaged parts of his vehicle after he participated in the demolition derby on Sunday night that concluded the Boone County Fair.

Retiring from the Demolition Derby [Photo]

Chris Bradshaw from Harrisburg retires his car in Sunday's Demolition Derby at the Boone County Fair.

Cars get stuck together [Photo]

Justin Schafer smashes into Rob Heuer and becomes attached to the modified car Sunday in the Boone County Fair Demolition Derby. A tractor had to pull the two cars apart to continue the competition.

Jeffy Gonzales swerves [Photo]

Mud flies as Jeffy Gonzales of Columbia swerves to avoid an oncoming car.

Jacob Reed versus Jake Winston at demolition derby [Photo]

Jacob Reed, in the car labeled "7x," and Jake Winston, in the orange car, battle it out in the mud pit at the Boone County Fair Demolition Derby on Sunday.

Reed versus Winston at demolition derby [Photo]

Jacob Reed in the car labeled "7x" and Jake Winston in the orange car at the Boone County Fair Demolition Derby on Sunday.

Compact division of demolition derby [Photo]

Three cars crash into one another in the compact division of the Boone County Fair Demolition Derby. The division opened with 11 cars, but only one remained running.

Shielding eyes at demolition derby [Photo]

Attendees shield their eyes from the sun during Sunday's demolition derby.

Trevor Howard revs his car's engine [Photo]

Derby participant Trevor Howard revs his car's engine before the start of the 2009 demolition derby at the Boone County Fair.

Burning Car [Photo]

Randy Calvert from Harrisburg out of his burning car during a final heat of the Boone County Fair Demolition Derby. Calvert had previously won the stock car heat.

Nigerians of Yoruba ethnic group meet in Columbia [Photo]

Nigerians of the Yoruba ethnic group, from places such as Kansas City and St. Louis, met to celebrate their culture at the American Legion post in Columbia on Saturday.

Food at Egbe Omo Oduduwa [Photo]

Women of the mid-Missouri Nigerian cultural organization, Egbe Omo Oduduwa, serve various African dishes during their annual celebration at the American legion. Joni Koyejo, is married to a Nigerian and wears the traditional headdress. "The girls fix me up every year," Koyejo said.

Becky Oyelola at Egbe Omo Oduduwa [Photo]

Becky Oyelola dances during the Egbe Omo Oduduwa celebration on Saturday. A live band from Houston known as the African Homebeats played at the event.

Singing and dancing at Egbe Omo Oduduwa [Photo]

Tajudeen "TJ" Soyoye, Becky Oyelola and Juliet Ogungbade sing and dance during a live band performance at the annual celebration of mid-Missouri's Nigerian cultural association, Egbe Omo Oduduwa. This year marked the tenth year of the organization.

Detective Perkins presents coaster to Gov. Nixon [Photo]

Boone County Sheriff's Department detective Tracy Perkins presents a coaster to Gov. Jay Nixon in the offices of the Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force in Columbia, where Nixon appeared to announce grants to assist local Missouri task forces in fighting cyber crime on Monday.

Detective Anderson introduces Gov. Nixon [Photo]

Boone County Sheriff's Department detective Andy Anderson introduces Gov. Jay Nixon at the offices of the Mid-Missouri Internet Crimes Task Force in Columbia, where Nixon appeared to announce grants to assist local Missouri task forces in fighting cyber crime on Monday.
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