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PHOTO GALLERY: Low-lying dams responsible for hundreds of fatalities

Low-head dams create smooth waterways that invites city planners to turn an urban river into rustic recreational space. But the seemingly gentle dams hid a a secret: they have dragged hundreds of unsuspecting people into their churning waters and drowned them.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge soccer defeats Hickman

Rock Bridge Bruins girls soccer defeat the Hickman Kewpies 2-1 on Wednesday night at Hickman.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge beats Hickman in soccer game

The Rock Bridge Bruins won against the Hickman Kewpies 2-1 at Hickman High School on Wednesday.

PHOTO GALLERY: IBM's Columbia facility on LaMone Industrial Boulevard

IBM moved into its new Columbia facility on LeMone Industrial Boulevard in 2010 with the promise of creating 800 jobs by 2012. By the end of 2013, the facility housed only 606 employees, a number which doesn't factor in January layoffs.

PHOTO GALLERY: Police shoot armed robbery suspect in Hitt Street Garage

Columbia and MU police surrounded Hitt Street Garage after a reported shooting Wednesday evening. According to MU Alert: "During a search for a suspect in an armed robbery, Columbia Police asked the MU Police Department for assistance. The suspect was located and engaged police, who shot and killed him. The campus is safe at this time."

PHOTO GALLERY: Toga Day at Columbia Independent School

Almost 130 Columbia Independent School students celebrated their annual Toga Day about noon on Wednesday. After grabbing lunch at Harpo’s, they paraded to Missouri United Methodist Church’s multipurpose room to perform a series of skits in front of their peers, teachers and parents. The event is grounded in the students' Latin classes.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU Museum of Art and Archaeology prepares for opening

The MU Museum of Art and Archaeology prepares to open its doors to the public at its new location, Mizzou North. The museum moved from Pickard Hall to the former Ellis Fischel Cancer Center after Pickard Hall was closed due to radiation contamination.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tigers fall to Trojans 4-3

The Missouri baseball team took on the University of Arkansas Trojans on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers lost to the Trojans 4-3.

PHOTO GALLERY: Lincoln artifacts make up new exhibit

The National Museum of American History in Washington, D.C., has partnered with the Ford's Center for Education and Leadership across the street from the historic Ford's Theatre for a new exhibit that is open until May 25 and coincides with the 150th anniversary of the Lincoln shooting on April 14.

PHOTO GALLERY: Coaches, parents focus on rebuilding wrestling

Columbia’s dwindling popularity of wrestling, a trend echoed around the country, concerns coaches and parents who support the sport. They say the individual effort and individual responsibility encouraged in wrestling teaches young athletes indispensable lessons they will draw on for the rest of their lives.

PHOTO GALLERY: Volunteers recognized at 2015 Columbia Daily Tribune Hero Awards

Six volunteers and representatives of the Calvary Episcopal Church were recognized at the 2015 Columbia Daily Tribune Hero Awards Monday. More than 250 people attended to honor the winners and nominees.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU softball beats Mississippi State 10-2

Missouri took the series against Mississippi State by winning 10-2 in five innings on Sunday. MU head coach Ehren Earleywine was suspended for the game for making inappropriate contact with an umpire in Saturday's game.

PHOTO GALLERY: We Are Family March encourages solutions to end black-on-black violence

Columbia residents marched from Hickman High School to the Boone County Courthouse on Saturday the We Are Family March to encourage solutions for reducing black-on-black violence in the community.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri softball loses to Mississippi State

The Missouri Tigers softball team lost to Mississippi State 8-4 Saturday at University Field, in Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia residents pick up trash on Cleanup Columbia day

The Berg family was among about 1,500 volunteers who worked in 105 groups Saturday to help pick up trash and during the 19th annual Cleanup Columbia day.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Kite Flying Day

People flying kites found it difficult to get them off the ground Saturday at Douglas Park as a warm Columbia Kite Flying Day brought with it a lack of wind.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle baseball falls 13-3 to Notre Dame

Battle High School's baseball team lost 13-3 to Quincy Notre Dame at Battle High School on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri wins 3-2 over Mississippi State

Missouri's softball team took on Mississippi State at University Field on Friday. The Tigers won 3-2.

PHOTO GALLERY: Bike tracks open at Finger Lakes State Park

Finger Lakes State Park is hosting a grand opening Saturday of its new bike track and skills course along the Kelley Branch Mountain Bike Trail.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia residents enjoy food, company at Oakland Senior Center

The Oakland Senior Center, which serves buffet meals, plans to merge with the Senior Activity Center on Business Loop 70.
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