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Rummaging through remains of mock Berlin Wall

Students of Westminster College rummage in what's left of their mock Berlin Wall on Monday outside the Winston Churchill Museum in Fulton. A ceremony was held to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall, and students destroyed a mock wall built of wood and drywall.

Decorated dominoes stand at site of Berlin Wall

Giant domino pieces installed along a stretch of the Berlin Wall's original path are seen at Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Monday during celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Students look at mock Berlin Wall remains

Westminster college students from left to right, sophomore Lee Goatley, junior Logan Ray and freshman Emma Ray look down at what's left of the mock wall in front of the eight sections of the real Berlin Wall on Monday at Westminster College in Fulton. Students claimed their own painted pieces of the mock wall during a ceremony to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Holding a piece of mock Berlin Wall

Westminster College freshman Emma Ray holds a piece of the mock Berlin Wall after a ceremony on Monday at Westminster College. Students constructed and then tore down the mock wall in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Diplomats attend Berlin Wall commemoration

Front row from left, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, German President Horst Koehler, Berlin's Mayor Klaus Wowereit and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wave to the crowd in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on Monday during the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall on Nov.9, 1989.

Coaches conference

Hickman girls basketball coach Tonya Mirts talks with members of the Kewpies girls basketball team during the first day of tryouts on Monday.

Basketball workout

Hickman senior Adam Baker encourages sophomore Collin Gilmore during a push-up drill Monday during the conditioning portion of the first day of basketball tryouts Monday.

Rock Bridge basketball manager

Rock Bridge sophomore Arid Henderson watches the Bruins' basketball team scrimmage while running the scoreboard. "I was a point guard, but I tore my ACL," Henderson said. "Now I'm the manager."

Hickman's Cheyenne Finney shoots

Hickman sophomore Cheyenne Finney lines up her shot during the first day of basketball tryouts Monday. Finney helped Oakland Jr. High finish 19-0 last season.

Columbia College women's basketball players Whitney Davis and Whitney Widaman

Columbia College teammates Whitney Davis, left, and Whitney Widaman celebrate a successful play in the Cougars' victory Monday night over Avila in their 2009 women's basketball home opener.

Pile of rope

Each rope the teams use for the circuit-style workout is 25-feet long and weighs one pound per foot, making each of the ropes 25 pounds.

Plank practice

Missouri junior Spenser Lauver, left, practices planks as part of the rope training that the men's and women's swimming teams are using.

Missouri rope training

The Missouri women's swimming team trains with 25-foot ropes and bands at the pull-up bars on the east side of Stankowski Field. The ropes are part of a new training technique the team has implemented.

Pinkel argues call

Missouri's Gary Pinkel argues a call during the first quarter of Saturday's game against Baylor.

Matt Pearce

Matt Pearce is a graduate student in the Missouri School of Journalism from Cleveland, Mo.

Sedalia couples plays a dulcimer

Linda and George McCollum sit together playing a courting dulcimer in the living room of their home northeast of Sedalia on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009.

Sedalia couple practices old traditions

Linda and George McCollum spend time together traveling to various festivals performing music on their dulcimers or demonstrating how to weave chair seats from hickory bark and corn shucks.

Artist collects branches for sculpture

Artist Rachel Wilson of Avilla gathers fallen limbs, Oct. 26, 2009. Wilson uses fallen hedge branches as art supplies since they are cheap and close to home.

Avilla artist stands next to hedgewood horse

Artist Rachel Wilson of Avilla stands with one of her hedgewood creations. With four young children, a farm to run and limited financial resources, Rachel Wilson needed some art supplies that were close to home and cheap. She found fallen hedge branches.

Piece of Berlin Wall is placed at Westminster College

Students gathered near a piece of history Thursday, September 28, 1990, when a section of the Berlin Wall was placed at Westminster College in Fulton.
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