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From left: Lee Winfield, Ben Moore, and Ronnie Williams of the winning team, Our Group, take a break after their game against Gateway. Our Group defeated Gateway 59-32, and will face their next opponent this afternoon at Rock Bridge High School.

Cardinals lose fifth in a row [Photo]

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa argues with with umpire Mark Wegner before being ejected.

After surgery, Holt takes it slow [Photo]

Rams veteran receiver Torry Holt had arthroscopic surgery to repair torn meniscus in his right knee.

Royals ‘glad to get out’ of NY [Photo]

Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano completed this seventh-inning double play, forcing out Joey Gathright and throwing to first to retire Tony Pena as the Yankees continued their surge.

Group meets for evening of food, art and talk of nuclear war [Photo]

Michelle La Fata and Emily Adams illustrate lanterns to be floated across Stephens Lake at Mid-Missouri Peaceworks' 21st Annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki Commemoration at Stephens Lake Park on Sunday evening.

Movie-goers watch Casablanca at Stephens Lake Park [Photo]

Blankets and chairs filled the lawn at Stephens Lake Park on Friday night in Columbia for the Flat Branch Outdoor Cinema Series' showing of Casablanca. This is the fourth year for the series, but the first time for a film to be shown at Stephens Lake. The next film in the series will be The Princess Bride on September 6 at Flat Branch Park.

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From left: Sammy and Dee Stidham, who own D-Dee's Kettle Korn, start to pick up after the crowd settles into watching Casablanca, shown as part of the Flat Branch outdoor cinema series.

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The large crowd of movie-goers gets settled before the movie, which was being shown on a big, inflatable movie screen provided by Flat Branch Pub.

Developing financial skills [Photo]

Moving Ahead participant Zyeir Houston, 6, shoots a glance at Beverly Thompson, who monitors computer use at the Blind Boone Center, on Monday afternoon before his tutor, Kara Buffington, left, begins studying with Zyeir.

Shiloh bar looking for new location [Photo]

Keith Schulte warms up with his band, Decadent Nation, at Shiloh Bar and Grill. Building owner, Jack Rader, decided in January not to renew Shiloh’s lease.

Christian secession plans seem disjointed [Photo]

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Resident Representative Jeffrey Johnson tours a recently opened mini-mart in the Bear Creek Public housing community. This facility was created in order to give residents access to basic necessities, such as food and cleaning products, and to provide job experience for workers.

Games enter final weekend [Photo]

Steve MacIntyre of Columbia won the Show-Me State Games cross country race at Cosmo Park Saturday morning with a time of 15:28.45, a course record.

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Nigel Lopez, 10, practices tricks for the Show-Me State Games’ skateboarding event Saturday at Cosmo Park. The start was delayed for nearly two hours in the 90-degree heat.

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Mike Mudd, of Jefferson City, counts his darts during a game of men’s doubles, Chicago-style play at the Show-Me State Games Saturday. Mudd played with partney Craig Ponder.

Rodriguez celebrates 500th [Photo]

Alex Rodriguez watches his home run off Royals pitcher Kyle Davies along with Royals catcher Jason LaRue and umpire Jerry Meals.

Cardinals can’t contain Nationals [Photo]

Cardinals pitcher Joel Pineiro walks off the field after giving up four runs in the fourth inning.

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Austin Thompson, 13, practices tricks and works on his line during the extended pre-contest warm-up. The Show Me State Skateboarding Contest began nearly two hours late due to electrical problems and missing registration documents.

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Craig Ponder of Jefferson City, takes aim during the Show Me State Games dart competition on Saturday afternoon at the Fraternal Order of Eagles. Ponder was playing doubles with partner Mike Mudd of Jefferson City.

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Nigel Lopez, 10, practices tricks for the Show Me State Skateboarding contest at Cosmo park on Saturday morning. The start of the contest was delayed for nearly two hours in the ninety degree heat.