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FROM READERS: Photos from Rock Bridge High School's production of "Urinetown: The Musical"

The Rock Bridge Performing Arts Department is presenting "Urinetown: The Musical" Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m. They are also having a performance Sunday at 3 p.m. The performances are in the school's Performing Arts Center. Tickets for the event are $7.

FROM READERS: Columbia Metro Rotary Club dedicated to helping students with literacy

Last month, Columbia Metro Rotary presented its annual Literacy Development Award to the Columbia Public Schools' Title I program.

QUIZ: Test your knowledge of Tennessee, Missouri's next football opponent

Test your knowledge of the Tennessee Volunteers, the Missouri football team's next opponent.

FROM READERS: Sweet potato harvest day

Annette Triplett wrote about her recent sweet potato harvest.

FROM READERS: Birds on a sunny autumn day

John Hall, a frequent From Readers contributor, snapped photos of birds enjoying some free food.

MU TIGER CHALLENGE: Vote for the best picture of Truman in Gator Country

MU Tiger Challenge is a game that rewards participants for sharing their fan experiences. Competitors can win $100 each week. Cast your vote to help someone win.

FROM READERS: Hickman alumna performing well on Drury swimming and diving team

Rebekah Laupp, a Hickman graduate and Drury University diver, qualified for NCAA II Nationals.

The morning after, voters reflect on national social issues and statewide ballot proposals

On the morning after Election Day, we took a look at mid-Missourians' reactions to statewide ballot proposals, and to other national political issues.

ArtTalk: Holiday exhibit at PS:Gallery accepting submissions

Amy Meyer, associate curator at PS:Gallery, talks about the Holiday Hang-ups Exhibit in the PS "Hallery." Submissions are due Saturday.

FROM READERS: Presidential race inspires young people to be great

I appreciate the fact that so many students on campus were dedicated to this year’s race for the presidency.

WE VOTED: Capturing the faces (and stickers) of voters

To tap into some of the pride around voting, the Missourian caught up with voters and their “I Voted” stickers today at polling places around Columbia.

Columbia voters share their Election Day experiences online

The Columbia Missourian is gathering observations, reactions and pictures on social media from mid-Missouri voters on Election Day. Check back to see what people are saying.

Voters react to election results on social media

The Missourian is keeping an eye on voter reactions as election results come in. We'll be updating the story as more results become known, so check back in with us throughout the night.

Columbia voters reported speedy visits to the polls

We've been asking people today to tell us about their experiences voting in Columbia. Most have reported wait times of 15 minutes or less.

Voters and readers voice what's important to them in the election

The Missourian's outreach team was interested in hearing what voters and readers had to say. We asked about their feelings on the candidates, what questions they had regarding the election and why it was important to them to be politically involved.

FROM READERS: Columbia Independent School sophomore wins cross-country honors

Ruth Bondurant earned all-state honors in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 1 Girls Cross-Country competition Nov. 3.

FROM READERS: Girls in Tech launch event will feature Sarah Hill

Girls in Tech Mid-Missouri is launching in Columbia at 7 p.m. Monday at Museao. Girls in Tech is a social network where women working in technological fields can engage other like-minded professionals and gain knowledge, insight and friendship.

FROM READERS: What are we doing for people who are cast aside?

Around the world, people make a life out of cardboard boxes. Reader Mel West shares his sadness about how society lets that happen.

ArtTalk: Terell Stafford Quintet to perform Billy Strayhorn at Murry's

Josh Chittum, an assistant director at "We Always Swing" Jazz Series, shares his excitement over Terell Stafford Quintet's performance on Sunday at Murry's.

FROM READERS: Columbia teen shares fictional story called "Raising the Phoenix"

Danielle Komo, a junior at Hickman High School and student in Nancy White's creative writing class, shares a fictional story she wrote called "Raising the Phoenix."