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Belinda Masters holds her racket in a ready position during one of her doubles tennis matches on May 13 at Cosmopolitan Park. Masters is part of a 35-and-older league that is sanctioned by the U.S. Tennis Association. This league has all different types of women and tennis skill sets. For instance, Masters is a Columbia teacher and heads the Columbia Public Schools Parents As Teachers group.

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Linda Robertson warms up on May 13 for her doubles match with her partner and the team they are playing against. The women who play in the USTA-sanctioned league are all 35 or older and play together every Tuesday, reporting scores and games to league officials in Springfield.

Breaking bread: The Eucharist [Photo]

The Eucharist consists of port wine, which keeps fresh longer than other wines, bread, whole wheat or gluten-free wafers and can utilize red grape juice as a substitute for the wine. In addition, Calvary Episcopal Church and Sacred Heart Catholic Church both use a chalice during the Eucharist.

Parity at NCAA regional poses both opportunity and risk for Missouri Softball [Photo]

Jen Bruck pitches, while Amanda Renth waits for the hit during the MU women's softball game against Boston University on March 1 at Dan Devine Pavilion in Columbia.

International Medicine and Education Trust locations [Graphic]

Ron Paul, John McCain finance disparity [Graphic]

The history of graduation gowns [Graphic]

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Natural gas leak causes evacuation at MU [Graphic]

Thomas Hart Benton exhibit [Video]

The Thomas Hart Benton Exhibit is currently on display at the Missouri State Historical Society. Photographic specialist Chris Montgomery talks about Benton's work from the 1930s and its connection to Missouri history.

Site work on Landmark Hospital to begin in July [Photo]

A rendering of the hospital.

Graduation day approaches [Photo]

Alicia Adams, left, hands Christian Balzer his graduation robes in the MU Bookstore on Thursday. Balzer was the last Medical Graduate student to pick up his robes and would be wearing them 15 minutes later for a photo shoot with his peers.

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Racks of Ph.D. students robes wait for their owners to pick them up at the MU Bookstore on Thursday. Although the robes have been available for pickup since Monday, many students have neglected to pick them up so far.

Photo of the week [Photo]

DJ Nick Newlin spins during Doctor Pong night on April 24 at Mojo's.

Landmark Hospital plans [Graphic]

Foreclosures [Video]

Foreclosures have impacted some neighborhoods more than others in Boone County. One Columbia homeowner saw three neighbors lose their homes and worries that nearby foreclosures could affect her home’s value.

Coffee house strengthens neighborhood bonds [Photo]

Kip Kendrick, 26, talks with Mary Still, a candidate for state representative in the 25th District, who stopped by to talk to residents at the Benton-Stephens Neighborhood Coffee Shop meeting on March 1.