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PHOTO GALLERY: Battle of Boonville after dusk

Groups of Civil War re-enactors on the cannon crews gather for a night firing Saturday at Battle of Boonville. "This is my escape from corporate," said Mathew Silber, a Confederate re-enactor.

Though the Battle of Boonville ended in the afternoon and spectators left in the early evening, the re-enactors' day was not over yet.

PHOTO GALLERY: Racers bolt down Broadway in Mid-Missouri Soap Box Derby

Automobiles weren't the only vehicles driving down Broadway and Seventh streets on Sunday.

Columbia driver wins back-to-back Soap Box Derby titles

Just one year after winning the Super Stock Division in the 2010 Mid-Missouri Soap Box Derby, Jordan Weltha won the Stock Division to earn a trip to the All-American Soap Box Derby next month in Akron, Ohio.

Boonville battle re-enactment turnout exceeds expectations, organizers say

Organizers agreed the night firing of the cannons over the Missouri River was the highlight of the event. 

Columbia residents celebrate the 146th anniversary of Juneteenth at Douglass Park

Juneteenth recognizes the abolishment of slavery in the United States. The city's celebration featured music, food and services.

Horses add authenticity to Boonville battle re-enactment

Owners train the animals to handle gun and cannon fire.

Boonville's Civil War re-enactment site full of life after dark

Re-enactors relaxed and joked with friends in the evening hours after spectators left the battleground.

VIDEO: Civil War re-enactors embrace 1860s lifestyle for fun, history

Many re-enactors have embraced re-enacting as a lifestyle for the history, fun, camping and camaraderie.

Missouri River breaches levees in northern Missouri

With the recent rain and the release of dams upstream, floodwaters are soaking farmland and homes north of Kansas City. 

Legislation could lead to more digital billboards in Missouri

Gov. Nixon will decide if existing billboards can go digital, be moved instead of torn down during construction and remain subject to restrictions from local governments.

Civil War book explores another view of Missouri battle

A Sikeston history teacher wants to better explain what happened at the Battle of Fort Pillow in 1864.

Birds Point levee breach dooms tiny African-American community

Residents fled the small town of Pinhook as floodwaters from the Mississippi River rushed in, and the community isn't likely to rebuild. 

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