PHOTO GALLERY: Metal artist forge new symbols for East Campus neighborhood

Don Asbee and his apprentices forge steel sculptures for the East Campus neighborhood Tuesday. Four sculptures were commissioned by the neighborhood association. Each will stand 8.5 feet tall with a quill pen and the letters E and C for East Campus.

PHOTO GALLERY: Gun supporters turn out at Capitol

Gun supporters with signs and flags gathered at the Capitol steps on Wednesday as the House debated the override of Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of House Bill 436. The House voted by the narrowest possible margin, 109-49, to override the veto and pass a bill that rejects federal laws limiting gun use.

PHOTO GALLERY: General Assembly gathers to consider veto overrides

The Missouri legislature met Wednesday to consider override votes on Gov. Jay Nixon's vetoes of legislation from the 2013 session.

PHOTO GALLERY: Gov. Jay Nixon visits Fairview Elementary School Wednesday morning

Gov. Jay Nixon visits Fairview Elementary School Wednesday morning. He congratulated Fairview students and teachers on having such a high Missouri School Improvement Program 5 score and for their constant hard work toward being one of leading elementary schools in the state.

PHOTO GALLERY: Officials gather at Flight 93 National Memorial

Visitors gather Tuesday at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., to commemorate those who lost their lives there on Sept. 11, 2001. Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia house featured on House Hunters

Danyale and Lee Williams' Columbia home will be featured on Friday's episode of House Hunters.

PHOTO GALLERY: Harrisburg football defeats Salisbury

The Harrisburg Bulldogs defeated the Salisbury High School Panthers 28-14 during Monday's football game. It was the second game for Harrisburg's new program.

PHOTO GALLERY: Whirling Brothers Circus comes to town

The Whirling Brothers Circus on Monday featured camels, bike tricks and prizes for the audience.

PHOTO GALLERY: New World Trade Center undergoing construction 12 years after attack

The World Trade Center is rebuilding and undergoing changes 12 years after terrorists attacked it.

PHOTO GALLERY: Parents and teachers in HOME WORKS! program meet at Parkade Elementary School

Parents and teachers met at Parkade Elementary School on Sept. 5 as part of the HOME WORKS! program. The program, which was implemented at two Columbia elementary schools this year, facilitates home visits for teachers to meet their students' parents.

PHOTO GALLERY: John Anderson hosts inaugural College Avenue Mile

MU alumnus John Anderson, who hosts ESPN's SportsCenter and ABC's Wipeout, appears in Columbia on Sunday at the inaugural John Anderson College Avenue Mile. Proceeds from the event went to the Anderson Family Charitable Foundation, which provides assistance to underserved elementary school-aged children in the public school system, according to the event's Web site.

PHOTO GALLERY: Cyclists wait out storm to finish Bike MS ride

A storm Sunday morning delayed the 2013 Bike MS ride by two hours, but many riders waited out the storm to complete the ride at the Central Missouri Events Center.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri vs. Toledo

The Missouri Tigers defeated the Toledo Rockets 38-23 on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Rock Bridge football defeats Fort Zumwalt West

Rock Bridge gets its second football victory of the season on Friday by defeating Fort Zumwalt West 48-14.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tolton football narrowly loses to Southern Boone

Tolton High School falls to Southern Boone 32-28 in Friday's football game in Columbia.

Battle football falls to Hannibal

The Battle Spartans lost their home football game Friday night to the Hannibal Pirates, 42-27.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ninth annual tomato festival presents variety of flavors

The ninth annual Tomato Festival, hosted by MU's Bradford Research and Extension Center, offered a variety of peppers and tomatoes for participants to sample and rate.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia Rugby Football club gears up for first match

The Columbia Rugby Football Club gears up for its first match on Saturday. Captain Shan Schauffler says expectations and intensity for the team are much higher this season.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association hosts Back to the Farm Reunion

Missouri River Valley Steam Engine Association attracts residents from across the state to the 50th annual Back to the Farm reunion.

PHOTO GALLERY: Global Warming increases chances of extreme weather

Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the British meteorological office concluded in a report issued Thursday that man-made global warming increased the likelihood of some of 2012's extreme weather.