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Rodeo bullfighting team puts life and limbs on the line [Video]

Bullfighters Darren Murray and Mark Wilson have been a rodeo team for nearly nine years. They’ve worked rodeos across the U.S. and were world champion bullfighters in 2005. Their job is to put themselves in front of bulls and help protect the cowboys that ride them at all costs.

Contractors struggle to stay afloat in Columbia [Photo]

Contractor Ray Yoder cuts a piece of plywood to size as Michael Schoen and Dan Yoder wait to nail it into place on the house they are constructing just off of Old Plank Road in Columbia on Wednesday

Housing market in Columbia on sharp decline [Photo]

One of the houses owned by Jay Linder's Providence Farm LLC sits uninhabited and neglected just off of Old Plank Road in Columbia on Wednesday.

Swinging with Dad [Photo]

Allan Bell, center, dips his daughter Morgan Bell, 7, at the 11th annual Father-Daughter Dance Night at the Activity and Recreation Center on Saturday.

Learning the moves [Photo]

Charles Wiebe, center, and his daughter Leah Wiebe, 4, hold hands while they move across the dance floor.

A little help from Dad [Photo]

Chris Allen and his daughter Sofia Allen, 5, practice some fancy footwork.

Entering the dance [Photo]

Faith Boster, 8, takes her father Adam Boster's arm as they enter the Activity and Recreation Center.

Taking a break [Photo]

Between songs, John Viator and his daughter Isabella Viator, 5, take a break. "I'm most excited about the door prizes," she said.

A spinning hug [Photo]

Eric Sappington and his daughter Shelby Sappington, 6, smile during a spinning hug.

Sleepy from dancing [Photo]

Chris Allen and daugher Sophia Allen share a sleepy hug after dancing.

Hand in hand [Photo]

Charles Wiebe and daughter Leah Wiebe take a short break while Adam and Faith Boster keep dancing on.

Home builders suffer [Photo]

Home builders in a tough market [Photo]

Waiting for results [Photo]

Lucas Godon, 6, Jervon Hedrick, 14, Brady Whelihan, 6, Jonathan Jolley, 14, Tanner Smith, 7, and Trevor Jolley, 13, listen to the beginner class results of Parkside Skateshop's best trick competition at the Columbia Skatepark. Saturday's event was the first competition for all the boys.

Skateboarders compete [Photo]

Zack Shipley, 14, of Hannibal, airs out of a quarter pipe during practice for the best trick competition at the Columbia Skatepark. The competition was part of National Skateboarding Day. Shipley entered the beginner class but was moved to intermediate class after completing his first trick.

Bullriding at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals [Photo]

Bullrider Cody Case does his best to stay on board a bull Saturday during the state finals of the Missouri High School Rodeo.

Best trick competition [Photo]

Joey Donnelly, 18, of Lake Ozark does a benihana grab in the best trick competition at the Columbia Skatepark on Saturday. The competition is Donnelly's first time skating since he broke his left foot one year ago.

Waiting for a pink balloon [Photo]

Ashonda Bolden, 2, waits for a balloon as she enjoys the activities in Douglass Park on Saturday afternoon.

Musical performance marks event [Photo]

Robert Wilson, a singer with the Columbia-based song group One of Accord, performs a song that he wrote at the Juneteenth celebration Saturday.
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