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Parents discuss elementary school redistricting at forum [Graphic]

Small dog, big wins at Columbia Kennel Club dog show [Photo]

Carly, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, obediently awaits a treat from owner and handler Bill Shelton after showing at the Columbia Kennel Dog Show on March 8. The pair traveled from Los Angeles for the event. "Just like a hobbyist spends their time and money on a boat, we put our resources into Carly," Bill Shelton said.

Explosion investigators still searching for answers [Photo]

Carl and Merna Sneed.

Carl Sneed was a beloved father, neighbor [Photo]

Carl Sneed

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Four people walk past Ellis Library on the MU campus Monday. Columbia is forecast to receive 1-2 inches of rain.

Flood warning added to flood watch for Boone County [Photo]

MU student Anne Wohlgemuth walks on the top level of the Hitt Street garage Monday afternoon. She said that she decided to wear rubber boots exclusively because of the weather. "It has nothing to do with fashion," she said.

Guitar Hero allows youths to shred like rock stars [Photo]

Guitar Hero has made its mark on popular culture, and it recently exceeded $1 billion in sales. The game has been the subject of tournaments around the nation, and it has also appeared in music videos and TV shows.

MU football player arrested [Photo]

Marquis Booker

Rains continue this morning, but sunny skies ahead [Photo]

A man walks on Hitt Street under heavy rain Monday.

Longtime Columbia developer dies [Photo]

Robert "Bob" LeMone was seen by friends as a mentor to many and always willing to help others.

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Robert Meyer "Bob" LeMone

Lyons won't rule out going pro next season [Photo]

Junior forward Leo Lyons, center, is projected as the No. 56 pick in the 2009 draft by

Female arm wrestlers draw a crowd [Photo]

Sabrina Braden, right, wrestles Kelsey Day. Braden went on to lose to Tia Thompson in the championship match of the all-girls arm-wrestling tournament held Saturday at Café Berlin. The event raised $250 for the restaurant.

Tentative elementary school redistricting plan laid out [Graphic]

Missouri National Guard to be deployed to Kosovo for peacekeeping mission [Photo]

Rebecca Segovia-Johnson, far left, shares a meal with family members in early March. Segovia-Johnson is being deployed to Kosovo, her first overseas deployment in more than 23 years with the Missouri National Guard. Joining her from left are her husband, David Johnson; Maggie Lister; and Andrew and Katie Hastie and their children, Serendipity and Thane.

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Rebecca Segovia-Johnson prepares for a family dinner.

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Sgt. Garrett Poole spends time relaxing with his wife in their home . Two days later, Sgt. Poole left for his final training before being deployed to Kosovo.