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Local Nigerian organization celebrates 14 years of culture, food and fashion

People from around Missouri of Nigerian descent and people who just wanted to experience African culture came to celebrate Egbe Omo Oduduwa's 14th year in Columbia on Saturday.

Egbe Omo Oduduwa of Mid Missouri, a Nigerian cultural association, celebrated its 14th year in Columbia on Saturday night with singing, dancing and cultural education.

Softball team takes on mini-golf tournament and each other

One softball team has an entertaining round of Show-Me State Games miniature golf. Bets were made and fun ensued.

Week by Week: Highlighting the Flood of '93

Twenty years ago this week, flood waters were receding around the Columbia Water Treatment Plant in McBaine and trucks began bringing in rock to repair U.S. 54, which had been ripped apart by the Missouri River.

Once a high jumper, always a high jumper

Show-Me Games athlete Andy Gilmore is a high jumper and high jump coach. Employed as a software developer, his co-workers have a hard time understanding his love for the sport. For fun, he plays basketball with his friends.

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: International student to return home, fire department's video

The week's most read stories included a story about an exchange student who will return home because the cost of his degree is too high and a Columbia Fire Department video that went viral.

THE WEEK IN PHOTOS: Derby, rides, animal shows at Boone County Fair

This week, Missourian photographers captured images at the Boone County Fair and of President Barack Obama's speech in Warrensburg.

PHOTO GALLERY: Children swim through Show-Me State Games

Parents, family and friends from all over Missouri stood along the edge of the pool cheering racers on.

Cool morning weather sets new record low

Cooler than usual weather is expected in the days and weeks ahead.

McClard remembered for her intelligence, kindness and smile

Mrs. McClard loved to travel, spend time with her family and sell homes.

Judge fires 34-year court veteran for good deed

Sharon Snyder insists she would provide the same help if she had a chance to do it again.

Kansas City officer fatally shoots man who won't drop gun

The Kansas City Star reports police responded to a report of something being stolen around 3 a.m. Sunday and chased the suspect who pulled a gun.

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