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Ellis Library to reopen Tuesday after Saturday morning fire

An MU spokesman said the library will remain closed Monday but will reopen at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Roots 'N' Blues 'N' Missouri football

Images of dancing at the Roots 'N' Blues 'N' BBQ festival, getting muddy at the Epic Mud Run 5K and dogs in the Pooch Plunge were some of the week's best photos from the Missourian staff.

9/11 search-and-rescue dog developed close bond with owner

Search-and-rescue training sent Tuff and her owner to ground zero and helped them develop a close bond that's a strong as ever today.

9/11: Gathering at Islamic Center promotes understanding

Religious leaders, Mayor Bob McDavid and other Columbia residents came together at the Islamic Center of Central Missouri to remember the victims of 9/11.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Conference realigment leads Top 10

Visitors to ColumbiaMissourian.com followed Big 12 news closely, along with stories about 9/11, the national drug shortage and a boating accident.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI FOOTBALL: Overtime loss to Arizona State shows weaknesses

While uncertainty over the future of the Big 12 looms, Missouri (1-1) faced its own troubles in their 37-30 loss to Arizona State (2-0).

9/11: A collection of coverage from Sunday's remembrance

Around the world, memorials and ceremonies were held throughout the day to honor those who lost their lives a decade ago. Here's some of the most engaging coverage.

PHOTO GALLERY: Remembrance ceremony held at Columbia Mall

Police, firefighters and Missouri Task Force One members were honored at the Honor and Remembrance Ceremony held Sunday outside Columbia Mall.

9/11: Columbia's spiritual leaders speak of hope, forgiveness

Columbia residents reflected on the meaning of forgiveness in churches and synagogues on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

Missouri United Methodist Church members serve in memory of 9/11

More than 100 members of Missouri United Methodist Church participated in Serve 2011, a program that involved cleaning and repairing local houses Sunday.

PHOTO GALLERY: 9/11 anniversary marked in N.Y., around the world

Families, strangers, world leaders and football fans came together Sunday to remember the terrorist attacks and lives lost a decade ago.

Broken power line causes outages, small fires in south Columbia

A broken power line caused a few minor fires Sunday and a power outage around 2:30 p.m.

Rock Bridge volleyball rolls to Chrisman Invitational title

The team won the William Chrisman Invitational with a 6-0 record, defeating teams from six other schools in the process.

Missouri women's soccer team wins Sun Devil Desert Classic

The Tigers beat Arizona State on Sunday to win the weekend tournament in Tempe, Ariz.

THE WEEK IN COMMENTS: Economic theory, state benefits, terrorism, labor unions

Missourian commenters last week debated tax breaks and terrorism.

Missouri Watercolor Society Invitational opens in Montminy Art Gallery

Many different themes and techniques are on display at the Missouri Watercolor Society Members' Invitational. Judge Paul Jackson liked the variety of this year's submissons and said he made his decision based on excellence.

Patriot Act's reach still in question

Ten years later, civil rights groups and banking institutions still question the act's reach, which allows the government to use wiretaps and secret search warrants in its investigations, and requires banks to collect, maintain and monitor much more extensive customer records than before.

9/11: Muslim women grapple with spotlight after 9/11

Wearing traditional clothing has put some Muslim women in a spotlight that includes getting strange looks. For others, it is an opportunity to interact and strike up conversations about the faith. 

9/11: Challenges of growing up Muslim continue long after 9/11

A Columbia teenager recalls his experiences growing up Muslim during the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. While he says he has been teased by his classmates, he doesn't take it too personally.

9/11: Osama Yanis' name nearly shattered his American dream

Osama Yanis, the owner of two coffee shops in Columbia, faced much prejudice after the Sept. 11 attacks. He was eventually forced to close the shop that bore his name.

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