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The Daniel Boone Little League American All-Star suffered their first loss in nine games on Sunday at the Midwest Regional Tournament in Indianapolis.
Darryl Rhodes has been rock climbing for more than 30 years. Starting as a teenager in Jefferson City, Rhodes has travelled around the United States, never turning down the opportunity to share his knowledge with a newcomer.
Despite the 103 degree heat index, hundreds of fans spent Sunday afternoon on Faurot Field, meeting and getting autographs from the 2010 Tigers football team.
MU graduate Claire Baker spent two months in Iraq working with the Preemptive Love Coalition, which helps facilitate heart surgery for some of the thousands of Iraqi children suffering from heart disease and encourages communication and cooperation among communities at odds.
Despite the heat, Tiger fans show up at Faurot Field to meet the 2010 football squad.
Many parents are going online to buy used clothes for their children. ThredUP allows users to sign up to swap gently used clothes, which some parents say saves them money on back-to-school shopping.
The body of Romar Phillips was found in a yard outside a home this weekend.
Participants came from across the country to Missouri to attend the weeklong festival Marian Days, which has been held for more than 30 years.