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Mormon elder remembers home

Elder Sean Marett looks up at a Beatles poster on the wall at Gumby's Pizza in Columbia on Wednesday. According to Marett, he used to have posters plastered all over his walls back home in Utah. Marett is in the midst of his two-year mission, so he will not go home or see his family until that time is over.

Mormon elders dress up when they witness

Elder Tyler Hemenway straightens his tie Wednesday on Broadway. The elders dress up whenever they witness, usually in suit jackets. The ring on Hemenway's right hand bears the initials "CTR" which means "Choose the Right," a reminder to follow the ways of Jesus Christ.

Mormon elders run into friend downtown

Elder Sean Marett and Elder Tyler Hemenway laugh with their friend Tyler Caldwell on Wednesday on Broadway. They ran into Caldwell, a self-described "inactive" member of the Mormon church, while they were walking to the library.

Mormon elders save money by walking

Elder Tyler Hemenway and Elder Sean Marett walk downtown on Wednesday in Columbia. They have a car, but they also have a small budget, so they try to walk as much as they possibly can. They usually walk about six miles a day.

Mormon elders walk to Stephens Lake Park

Elder Sean Marett (left) celebrates kicking a rock through Elder Tyler Hemenway's legs during their walk to Stephens Lake Park on Wednesday. The two kick rocks at one another when they are walking somewhere and there is no one for them to witness to.

MU volleyball player Lisa Henning vs. Texas Tech

Missouri volleyball coach Wayne Kreklow, upper left, gets a closeup view of a kill attempt by freshman Lisa Henning in Wednesday night's victory over Texas Tech.

MU volleyball player Brittney Brimmage vs. Texas Tech

Missouri junior Brittney Brimmage spikes the ball against Texas Tech in the Tigers' victory Wednesday at Hearnes Center. The win extended the Tigers' winning streak to five games.

Lee Wyatt Carter

Lee Wyatt Carter, whose date of birth is Jan. 9, 1987, was identified by Columbia Police investigators as the seventh suspect in the Oct. 23rd robbery and murder of 22 year old Aaron Hobson. Hobson was shot and killed on the parking lot of the Break Time Convenience Store at 110 East Nifong Boulevard in Columbia.

Bekah Mills back for Mizzou

Missouri guard Bekah Mills is back on the court after missing last season with a right-knee injury. Two of Mills' three seasons at Missouri have been spent on the sidelines because of ACL injuries.

New MU Veterans Center

The new MU Veterans Center in Memorial Union was designed to help veterans transition from military duty to campus life. Framed uniforms and photographs taken by veterans decorate the walls of the center.

Pat Shay ID card

Identification card for World War II veteran Pat Shay

Three Musketeers

Pat Shay (center) stands with friends during his time serving in the Marine Corps during World War II. The three men called themselves the three musketeers.

Marine Corps veteran Pat Shay

Pat Shay is a Marine Corps veteran who served in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters of World War II. Shay's story has been recorded as part of the Veterans History Project for the Library of Congress.

Veterans Day pins

A pile of pins sits in the new MU Veterans Center in Memorial Union on Wednesday.

Flat Branch Pub has ties to USS Columbia

USS Columbia memorabilia is displayed at Flat Branch Pub & Brewery. When the USS Columbia SSN 771 was built in the early 90s, the original commanders loved the recently opened Flat Branch Pub & Brewery so much that they wanted to call their cruise mess the "Flat Branch Cafe." The restaurant's logo is also featured on the submarine.

USS Columbia captain visits town for MU veterans week

The captain of the USS Columbia, Commander Dennis Klein, talks with Lance Wood, the general manager of Flat Branch Pub & Brewing on Wednesday. As a part of MU veterans week, Commander Klein and two of his crew members came to Columbia to teach the Naval ROTC, see the MU Veterans Memorial and tour the College of Engineering.

Citizen collects plastic to take to Millersburg

Sandy Gummersheimer and 15 others in her neighborhood save and collect their plastic bottles and drive them to Ryan Enterprise in Millersburg, which accepts a wider range of recycled plastics than Columbia.

Tricks of the trade

Yo-yo professional Hank Freeman, 25, left, demonstrates a trick he invented to William Eiffert, 11, Max Wolff, 4, and Spencer Klein, 6, in downtown Columbia on Tuesday.

Wreck on McBaine Avenue

Residents of McBaine Avenue gather Tuesday after a three-car accident blocked the street and part of the intersection with Worley Street.

John Ashcroft speaks about fall of Berlin Wall

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft delivers a special message in front of the eight segments of the Berlin Wall that make up the "Breakthrough" sculpture on Latshaw Plaza at Westminster College in Fulton on Tuesday. A small crowd turned out to see Ashcroft speak during the 20th anniversary celebration of the dedication of the sculpture made by Edwina Sandys in memory of her grandfather, Winston Churchill.
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