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From Readers

TELL US: What is your experience with back-to-school costs?

With the return to school comes the back-to-school expenses. Share how you manage the costs and decide what activities to participate in.

FROM READERS: Finding the man in the moon

Photographer John Hall caught some strange sights on camera early this morning. First, he photographed a moon that looked like a flying trashcan. Then, with a little more coffee, he photographed the man in the moon.

FROM READERS: Bamboo Terrace restaurant is delicious addition to Columbia's west side

Scott Rowson, who writes the blog Show-Me Eats, shares his review of West Broadway's new Chinese restaurant, Bamboo Terrace.

Larry and Judy Harmon celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

A reception will be held Aug. 26 at Hallsville Baptist Church to honor the occasion.

FROM READERS: Dog consumes "A Full Cup of Joe" and survives

Joe G. Dillard, who recently published his first humorous autobiography, shares the true tale of a curious dog who consumed his book.

FROM READERS: The camera returns

Photographer John Hall's camera returns, but not exactly as he expected it.

FROM READERS: 'Blade Runner' offers unique view of humanity and what defines it

The MU Museum of Art & Archaeology will be showing "Blade Runner" on Aug. 16 in conjunction with the museum's exhibit "City-scapes," which is on display until Sept. 2.

FROM READERS: Enduring the heat worthwhile to photograph hummingbirds

The heat doesn't stop John Hall as he photographs the hummingbirds that have made a stop in his yard before heading south.

FROM READERS: Hallsville Public Schools add 19 teachers and staff

Hallsville Public Schools welcomed 19 new teachers and staff for the 2012-13 school year at the New Teacher Academy held Monday through Wednesday.

FROM READERS: Hot hummingbirds

John Hall photographed hummingbirds drinking at his feeders and spotted one unusual, long-tongued bird.

FROM READERS: Listening to the better angels of our nature

Events such as the Aurora massacre bring to light the question of how people should make crucial moral decisions.

FROM READERS: Grilled pizza recipes

Christa DeMarke of the c. jane create blog shares some summer grilling recipes.

FROM READERS: Columbia youth participate in Missouri Boys State

Two Hickman High School students were invited to participate in The American Legion Boys State of Missouri based on their merits in leadership, citizenship, academics and character. 

FROM READERS: Columbia Metro Rotary installs officers and board of directors

Columbia Metro Rotary recently installed its new officers for the Rotary year 2012-2013.

FROM READERS: Columbia Gators win gold in Show-Me State Games

The Columbia Gators 11 and under baseball team took the gold in the Show Me Games on Sunday, July 29.

FROM READERS: World War II museum in New Orleans is a must-see

Albert Price recently visited the Museum of World War II in New Orleans and thoroughly enjoyed what he found there.

FROM READERS: Second Baptist celebrates 146th anniversary

The celebration of the Second Missionary Baptist Church's 146 Anniversary was capped by a powerful speech from former pastor Rev. J Alfred Smith Sr.

FROM READERS: Military service a family tradition for local National Guard veteran

Rebecca Segovia has carved a unique and distinguished military career alongside her family of veterans.

 

FROM READERS: School supplies and winter wear needed

The Voluntary Action Center in Columbia is in need of school supply donations for the upcoming school year. Donations of winter wear and blankets are also encouraged for Warm Up Columbia.

FROM READERS: Drought of 2012

The effects of the drought have been hard on photographer John Hall's backyard, but that doesn't stop the birds from coming out to play.

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