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Performer uses fans [Photo]

Ashley Emerson performs with fans during the Show-Me State Games' Martial Arts "Kata" Forms Event.

Performing 'kata' forms in martial arts [Photo]

Susan Owen performs during Show-Me State Games' Martial Arts "Kata" Forms Event at the Armory Sports and Recreation Center on Saturday. Form is scored based on technique and is performed without an opponent.

Slicing through rice roll pole [Photo]

Ed Ponder slices through the top of a rice roll pole during the Show-Me State Games' Martial Arts Event at the Armory Sports and Recreation Center on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lone female competes in fencing games [Gallery]

Corey Kilgallon, 17, from Millstadt, Illinois, fenced in the Sabre Division at the Show-Me State Games on Saturday. She says she isn't afraid to go up against the big guys. She was the only female to compete in the event.

Waiting for the next match [Photo]

Corey Kilgallon, 17, waits for her next match during the Show-Me State Games Sabre Fencing contest at the Dorsey Gym at Columbia College on Saturday.

Vincezno Nibaldi races through Stage 20 [Photo]

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, strains during the 20 stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time-trial more than 33.6 miles with start in Bergerac and finish in Perigueux, France, on Saturday.

Competitor holds position [Photo]

Corey Kilgallon, 17, holds position before the start of the match during the Show-Me State Games on Saturday.

Only female in tournament takes on competitor [Photo]

Corey Kilgallon, 17, from Millstadt, Illinois, competes in a match against Mike Roth from Kansas City during the Sabre Fencing competition on Saturday.

Facing off for fencing [Photo]

Sean Horan from St.Louis faces Mike Roth from Kansas City during the Show-Me State Games's Sabre Fencing Division on Saturday.

Getting ready to fence [Photo]

Declan Forth, 15, looks toward his opponent before competing in a match during the Show-Me State Games' Sabre Fencing Division at the Dorsey Gym at Columbia College on Saturday.

Kevin Harvick takes pole at Brickyard 400 [Photo]

Kevin Harvick, left, is congratulated by Kurt Busch after winning the pole for the Brickyard 400 auto race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis on Saturday.

Eric Berry defends a pass [Photo]

Kansas City Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman, right, attempts to catch a pass under pressure from safety Eric Berry during training camp Saturday in St. Joseph.

FROM READERS: Terry and Barbara Buckley volunteer at the food bank [Photo]

Terry and Barbara Buckley volunteer at the Food Bank of Central and Northeast Missouri.

Metal house, inside and outside [Photo]

Constructed from the same porcelain enameled steel as the exterior, the interior of a Lustron home in Joplin, Missouri, features built-in cabinets also made of the same materials.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia church gives Myanmar family home makeover [Gallery]

The Fairview Road Church of Christ gave a refugee family from Myanmar a home makeover.

Lori Stoll paints the top of a wall [Photo]

Lori Stoll paints the top of a wall at the home of a family of refugees from Myanmar. Stoll is on the board of City of Refuge, a nonprofit organization that helps refugees and immigrants navigate life in mid-Missouri and has worked with Klo Paw's family since they arrived in Columbia.

Dan Cornell talks to Klo Paw [Photo]

Dan Cornell, cente,r talks to Klo Paw while Grant Cornell secures a stake in the backyard of Paw's home in Columbia on Thursday. The Cornells are parishioners at the Fairview Road Church of Christ who have spent the week helping to remodel Paw's home.

Klo Paw paints his ceiling [Photo]

Klo Paw paints the ceiling of his Columbia home on Thursday. Paw and his family moved to Columbia in 2010 from a refugee camp in Thailand, where they lived for 12 years after escaping Myanmar's military government.

Islamic Center of Columbia [Photo]

The Islamic Center of Central Missouri, established in 1983, is home to a diverse and dynamic community composed of indigenous Muslims, international students and immigrants. The center hosts guest lecturers and events to encourage community involvement and diversity.

Montana man re-creates relative's famous journey [Photo]

Churchill Clark, who spent two and a half months carving his dug-out canoe, poses Monday for a photo in Great Falls, Mont., during his float from Twin Bridges to St. Louis, Mo. Clark is a descendant of Capt. William Clark, a leader of the Corps of Discovery, and first learned about Clark, whom he said is his great-great-great-great-grandfather when he was 5.
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