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Carl Edwards wins Nationwide race in wild finish

Carl Edwards, left, passes Brad Keselowski in the final lap to win Saturday's Nationwide race at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill. Edwards nudged Keselowski out of control on the final straightaway spinning him into the wall before he was struck head-on by Shelby Howard as he slid back to toward the infield. Edwards won for the third time at Gateway, which he considers his home track.

Columbia native Carl Edwards prevailed in a wild final lap, nudging Brad Keselowski out of control on the final straightaway to win NASCAR's Nationwide Series race on Saturday night in Madison, Ill., just east of St. Louis.

Boone County Museum celebrates 20th birthday

The Walters-Boone County Museum marked two decades of historical preservation at its Columbia home on Sunday. Longtime members honored the past and looked forward to the future of the museum.

SLIDESHOW: Show-Me State Games golf tournament

Early morning thunderstorms delayed the tournament's start on Sunday but families and participants still got in a round of golf.

Whole family gets involved in Show-Me State Games golf

Kent and Nathan Fandrich played in the parent/child golf tournament at the Show-Me State Games. The tournament meant a weekend of fun for the whole family.

Percent for Art public art program has 10 installments, six to come

As you walk or drive around Columbia, you will see a variety of public art. Some of it has been created through the city's Percent for Art program. The most recent is "Keys to the City" at Eighth Street and Broadway. There are nine others works installed and six more planned.

PHOTO GALLERY: Archery competition at the Show-Me State Games

Archers competed in several classes during the weekend. Competitions were held at the NOMO Bowhunters Archery Range in Moberly.

SLIDESHOW: Shooting competition at Show-Me State Games

Events included muzzle loading and trap shooting, as well as five-stand black powder cartridge shooting.

VIDEO: Father, son compete in road cycling at Show-Me State Games

This is the first year that Brent Young will ride in the race with his son, Brandon, 10.

PHOTO GALLERY: Show-Me State Games wrestling

The Show-Me State Games held its wrestling competition Saturday at the Hearnes Center. Almost 500 people participated in the event, which lasted from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

PHOTO GALLERY: Show-Me State Games 5K, 10K and race walk

The Show-Me State Games held its 5K, 10K and race walk event Sunday at Bethel Park. About 120 people competed in the event, which was delayed by an hour due to heavy thunderstorms early that morning.

Missouri Summer Jobs Program offers 4,600 jobs to low-income youth

The program gives 14- to 24- year-olds the opportunity to learn new skills and get paid while preparing them for the workforce.

Fort Leonard Wood center fights IED threat abroad

Each day, between 25 and 35 detailed reports on IED attacks flow into the center from Iraq and Afghanistan. Often the information is less than 12 hours old, and these reports can be incorporated into training for troops.

Vatican to consider St. Louis woman's recovery as miracle

Rachel Lozano has survived several bouts with cancer and underwent a stem cell transplant. She says her recovery is attributed to the intercession of the French priest Blessed William Joseph Chaminade.

PHOTO GALLERY: Ultimate Frisbee at Show-Me State Games

Hinkson Fields were a bit soggy after heavy rains fell before the start of the Ultimate Frisbee competition on Sunday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Volleyball at the Show-Me State Games

Club Como faced several competitors at the volleyball competition this weekend.

Racewalking brings couple to Show-Me State Games

Racewalking has provided Martie and Floyd Delon with an outlet for exercise, and they even met through the sport.

VIDEO: Fifth-grader competes in Show-Me State Games volleyball

Cosette Briggs, 10, of Midway Heights Elementary School, has competed in the girls seventh-grade division volleyball games of the Show-Me State Games this weekend.

ANALYSIS: Will Missouri have a tea party victor?

The tea party movement has exposed cracks in the Republican Party, but few analysts expect the movement to be victorious at the polls next month.

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