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PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman and Rock Bridge boy's soccer compete

After ending regulation with a score of 2-2 and double overtime, Hickman won Tuesday night's soccer match against Rock Bridge in penalty kicks.

PHOTO GALLERY: Protesters gather near Opus demolition site

More than 20 people gathered near the intersection of Locust and Eighth streets on Tuesday in protest of Opus Development Co. beginning demolition of the buildings to make way for a new student housing complex.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia 5th-graders receive iPads

Mill Creek, Ridgeway and Grant elementary schools followed Midway Heights, Parkade and Two Mile Prairie this week in distributing iPads to fifth-graders. Julie Nichols, manager for instructional technology for Columbia Public Schools, said the devices are intended to prepare them for their transition into middle school.

FROM READERS: Tristen Shaw raises money in honor of her Grandma Joy

Tristen Shaw is raising money for the Alzheimer's Association in honor of her Grandma Joy, who has the disease.

PHOTO GALLERY: Refurbished Thomas Jefferson tombstone marker returns home to MU

The tombstone marker that contains Thomas Jefferson's personal epitaph returned to MU after being restored by the Smithsonian Institution. The relic will be displayed in Jesse Hall after renovations are complete in a display designed by MU architecture student Rachael Liberty.

PHOTO GALLERY: Students release lanterns on Francis Quadrangle

Students donated $5 to write a message on a lantern and release it in remembrance of loved ones lost to suicide. The event raised $550 for the Mid-Missouri Crisis Line.

PHOTO GALLERY: Demolition begins at Opus site

Crews began demolition on the downtown site of the 259-bed apartment complex being built by Opus Development Co.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jane Goodall to speak at Mizzou Arena Wednesday

Primatologist and conservationist Jane Goodall has researched chimpanzee behavior in the field for more than 50 years. Goodall will speak on her new book and her life's work Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle of Centralia re-enactment shown through retro photos

Missourian photographer Hannah Sturtecky used the Koloid iPhone app, which mimics the wet plate collodion process used during the Civil War-era.

PHOTO GALLERY: Re-enactors enjoy downtime in the evening and early morning at the Battle of Centralia

Civil War re-enactors spent time talking about their experiences by campfire Saturday evening and some attended a church service Sunday morning at the re-enactment to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Centralia.

PHOTO GALLERY: 'Six Doors to the Seventh Dimension' book reading held

The authors of a new book called "Six Doors to the Seventh Dimension" read from and signed copies of the book Friday at Columbia Art League.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle of Centralia re-enactment

Re-enactors flocked to Centralia on Saturday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Centralia on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: I'm Shmacked party tour comes to The Blue Note

About 700 people filled The Blue Note on Friday for I'm Shmacked, a party tour visiting various universities across the U.S.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri beats University of Central Florida

Missouri won its third game of the season on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, beating the University of Central Florida 38-10.

PHOTO GALLERY: Panthers lose 69-6 against the Trailblazers

The Tolton Trailblazers defeated the Central Panthers 69-6 on Friday. The Panthers are a home-schooled team from Arnold and are in their first season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kewpies lose 48-7 against Crusaders

Helias Crusaders defeated the Hickman Kewpies 48-7 on Friday. Hickman fell to 0-4 with the loss.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri soccer wins 1-0 in double overtime against Montana

The Missouri women's soccer team defeated Montana 4-3 in double overtime on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence holds final forum

The final public forum held by the Mayor's Task Force on Community Violence was conducted Friday at the Armory Sports Center. The task force invited people aged 15-30 to to give feedback and suggestions about ensuring public safety in Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: East Campus street parking in high demand by students

To alleviate crowding from parked cars on neighborhood streets, the city of Columbia is hiring a mediator to reach a decision on a solution for the area.

PHOTO GALLERY: Mayor's task force hosts forum on community violence

The Mayor’s Task Force on Community Violence hosted a public forum at the Progressive Missionary Baptist Church on Thursday. The forum was held to discuss ways to prevent violence in the Columbia community, especially in light of the recent death of Ferguson teen, Michael Brown.
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