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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon

Praying for peace

Carolyn Mathews, right, leads attendees of the "Remembering Gaza: A Prayer for Peace" memorial group in song on Sunday.

Showing scenes from Gaza attacks

Attendees of the "Remember Gaza: A Prayer for Peace" memorial gathering watch a brief slide show of images from Gaza following the Israeli military attacks that occurred one year ago on Sunday at the First Christian Church fellowship hall. The gathering, which was sponsored by the pacifist group Mid-Missouri Fellowship of Reconciliation, offered those in attendance an opportunity to donate to United Nations relief efforts targeted towards Palestinians in Gaza.

Remembering Gaza

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Saleem Alhabash recounts his experiences of growing up in Palestine during the memorial gathering "Remembering Gaza: A Prayer for Peace" on Sunday, the one-year anniversary of Israeli attacks on Gaza. The memorial gave attendees the opportunity to reflect on the more than 1,300 lives that were lost during the conflict, primarily those of noncombatant Palestinians, and openly discuss the situation and policies in effect in Gaza today.

Father helps son in weight room

Chase Rome lowers himself down as his father, Wade Rome, prepares to pull him up again during a training session at American Top Team Gym. Wade, who owns the gym, regularly helps his son train as does former Missouri Tiger Xzavie Jackson, right.

Rome lifts weights

Rock Bridge senior Chase Rome lifts weights at the American Top Team Gym. His father, Wade Rome, owns and operates the gym.

Denmon dribbles down court

Missouri's Marcus Denmon drives down the court against Austin Peay on Sunday. Denmon was Missouri's second highest scorer for the game, scoring 17 points.

Tiller dunks

Missouri's J.T. Tiller dunks the basketball during the final seconds of the second half of Sunday's game against Austin Peay.

English continues hot shooting

Missouri's Kim English drives to the basket as Austin Peay's Caleb Brown defends. English led Missouri's offense with 23 points.

Graduation day

In this photo taken Dec. 17, Afghan policewomen arrive at a graduation ceremony after eight weeks of training at a police academy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Just about 500 Afghan women work as active duty officers, compared with about 92,500 policemen, most of them in relatively safe areas such as Kabul and northern Herat province, according to Interior Ministry figures. The government has a target of 5,000 women serving as officers or civilian police workers by 2014.

Ready for work

Afghan policewomen attend a graduation ceremony after eight weeks of training at a police academy in Kabul, Afghanistan.

An official graduate

An Afghan policewoman holds a certificate during a graduation ceremony after eight weeks of training at a police academy in Kabul, Afghanistan.

TB drug resistance growing

This Oct. 5, 2009, photo shows tuberculosis patient Supachai Sengsum on his bed at Wat Prabat Nampu in Lopburi, Thailand. Simple TB is simple to treat, a $10 course of medication, but the pills must be taken in specific combinations for six months to completely wipe out the bacteria. If treatment is stopped short, the TB learns to fight back against the drugs, mutating into a tougher strain for which few, if any, medications exist. It can cost $100,000 a year or more to cure drug-resistant TB, which is described as multi-drug-resistant (MDR), extremely drug-resistant (XDR) and completely drug-resistant (CDR).

Treatment can be lengthy

This Oct. 5, 2009, photo shows tuberculosis patient Supachai Sengsum on his bed at Wat Prabat Nampu in Lopburi, Thailand.

X-ray shows lung damage

This July 20, 2009, photo shows David Ashkin examining an X-ray belonging to patient Oswaldo Juarez at A.G. Holley State Hospital in Lantana, Fla. Public health officials say Juarez's incessant hack was what they have both dreaded and expected for years, this country's first detected case of a contagious, aggressive, almost untreatable form of tuberculosis.

Multiple medications used

This Oct. 5, 2009, photo shows medication gathered for tuberculosis and AIDS/HIV patients at Wat Prabat Nampu in Lopburi, Thailand.

Decade's End: Connected

In this product image provided by Research in Motion, the BlackBerry Tour is shown.

Decade's End: Google it

This Jan. 15, 2004, file photo shows Google co-founders Sergey Brin, left, and Larry Page at company headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

Decade's End: What a Croc

In this Feb. 6, 2006, file photo, Crocs colorful resin footwear are on display at the REI flagship store in Denver.

Decade's End: Coffee by design

This Aug. 1, 2006, file photo shows a cup of Starbucks coffee in Freeport, Maine.
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