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WEEK IN COMMENTS: Nuisance laws, the California judge, suicide coverage, police review board

Every week, readers of ColumbiaMissourian.com offer their opinions on the news and the Missourian's coverage of it. Here, we offer you a digest of some of the conversations we found most interesting.

Daniel Boone Little League All-Stars lose for first time in regionals

The Daniel Boone Little League American All-Star suffered their first loss in nine games on Sunday at the Midwest Regional Tournament in Indianapolis.

Rock climber brings a lifetime of experience to his sport

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. 

Fans of all ages brave heat at MU football fan day

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 grad helps heal hearts in Iraq through Preemptive Love Coalition

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Fans turn out to meet the 2010 MU football team

Despite the heat, Tiger fans show up at Faurot Field to meet the 2010 football squad.

Parents turn to swapping for school clothes

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.

Kansas City police identify dead 16 year old

The body of Romar Phillips was found in a yard outside a home this weekend.

Annual gathering of Vietnamese Catholics brings 60,000 to Carthage

Participants came from across the country to Missouri to attend the weeklong festival Marian Days, which has been held for more than 30 years.

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