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Before the restoration: The Coronado's marquee touts a production of "Tugboat Annie," a 1933 film starring Marie Dressler.

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Taken after the restoration project, which wrapped up in January 2001, the Coronado's marquee offers a welcome to patrons. Inside, they'll see the product of an $18.5 million restoration effort.

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After the restoration: Michael Goldberg, executive director of the Coronado, said the historical restorations met strict criteria. The first eight rows of seats are restored, original seats, and the rest are replicas.

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On March 8, 1909, the Bijou Theatre's opening night, patrons wait for the show to begin.

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Here's a glimpse of the gold detailing inside the restored Bijou Theatre.

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The $2.5 million Bijou restoration wrapped up in June 2006. Bill Haslam, mayor of Knoxville, Tenn., spearheaded the effort to bring the old theater back to life after it shut down in 2004.

Made In Boone County [Photo]

A visitor to Goatsbeard Farm watches goat kids at play in the barn during an open house on May 4. The goats are milked daily to produce a variety of artisan cheeses at the farm.

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An employee at Goatsbeard Farm stocks goat cheese appetizers during an open house. Visitors to the farm were offered samples of the various artisan cheeses and tours of the production facilities.

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Annie Humphreys slices cinnamon bread that she baked for some friends on May 5 at the Sho-Me Farms Market in Columbia.

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Vera Gelder grabs a container of her homemade ice cream from her freezer at the shop on Walk-About Acres Farm.

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Second Lt. Bradley D. Brown, U.S. Army, is congratulated after being commissioned in Mizzou Arena on Sunday. Brown’s first assignment is to Germany, where he will serve as an armor officer.

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Graduates from the Marines, Army, Navy and Air Force all congregated in Mizzou Arena on Sunday to receive their commissions.

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Second Lt. Bradley D. Brown, U.S. Army, is congratulated after being commissioned in Mizzou Arena on Sunday. Brown’s first assignment is to Germany, where he will serve as an armor officer.

Starting a new chapter [Photo]

Taban Salem, a magazine journalism student from St. Louis, touches up her makeup before the School of Journalism's graduation ceremony Friday afternoon at Mizzou Arena.

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Journalism graduates listen as commencement speaker Ken Paulson, editor and senior vice president of USA Today, gives his address during the school's graduation ceremony.

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Ken Paulson, editor and senior vice president of USA Today, delivers his commencement address to the class of 2008 during the School of Journalism's graduation ceremony.

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Honors graduates enter during the opening procession of the Honors Convocation on Saturday morning on the Francis Quadrangle.

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Graduates of the College of Arts and Science are recognized during the college's commencement ceremony Saturday afternoon at Hearnes Center.

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Journalism master's candidates wait to enter Mizzou Arena before the School of Journalism's commencement ceremonies Friday afternoon.

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Engineering graduates listen during the College of Engineering graduation ceremony Friday night in Jesse Auditorium.
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