Staff Photos of the Week: Aug. 5-11

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Photo by Jim Blaylock Columbia County deputy B. J. Radford had to use a boat to arrest Kelsey Megan Beverlin, 20, for a probation violation. Bogdanow ran from the arresting officers and jumped into the 9.5 acre lake in the Idylwilde subdivision where she swam for 45 minutes before being captured.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Quincy Murphy III and his sister Jennifer Murphy Morgan speak during their father's funeral at Tabernacle Baptist Church on Friday, August 9, 2013. Quincy Murphey II, who died last week from cancer, was a state representative for Georgia for 11 years.
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Aminah Hussain, left, receives a greeting after morning prayer as members of the Islamic Center of Augusta celebrate Eid. The religious holiday marks the end of Ramadan for Muslims worldwide by celebrating with a huge meal and prayer. The community celebrates the feast in its new mosque for the first time on Wednesday, August 8, 2013.
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Ja'wuany Danford gets his hair cut by Lisa "Tyga" Wright at May Park Gym, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, in Augusta, Georgia. Barbers donated their time to give about 1500 haircuts for students in K-12. People started lining up about 7am and the line wrapped around the gym. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Nine-year-old Rickariea Ramsey (center) looks at 7-year-old Jeremiah Lyons (left) as they wait in line during a PTA event where school supplies were given away in the parking lot at the Big Lots off Peach Orchard Road in Augusta, Georgia on Saturday,August 10, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Members of the Tabernacle Baptist Church choir sing "On the Battlefield" during the funeral of Rep. William Quincy Murphy, D-­Au­gusta, on Friday, August 9, 2013. Murphy was a state representative for 11 years.
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A kayaker makes his way down the tranquil waters of the Augusta Canal Tuesday morning August 6, 2013 in Augusta. Michael Holahan Staff
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70-year-old Sam "Sonny" J. Bryant (left) practices posing as Brett Borland (right) puts sunless tanning cream on James Willis before pre-judging at the INBF Southern Natural BodyBuilding and Figure Championship at Wesleyan College in Macon, Ga., on Saturday, July 27, 2013. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Ryan Riddle walks atop the Augusta Canal Headgates with his fishing pole as he looks for a place to drop his line Tuesday morning August 6, 2013 in Augusta. When asked what he was hoping to catch he said "Anything that bites." Michael Holahan Staff
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) A boy pops up during morning prayer on the Islamic holiday of Eid. Eid marks the end of Ramadan for Muslims worldwide by celebrating with a huge meal and prayer. The Islamic Society of Augusta celebrates the feast in its new mosque for the first time on Wednesday, August 8, 2013.
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Cheryl Morris with her granddaughter, Kaylee Corsey, 4, at Cherry Tree Crossing Tuesday afternoon August 6, 2013 in Augusta. Michael Holahan Staff
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Chris Ashby (left) and 7-year-old Mackenzie Ashby (center) pick out a lottery ticket after purchasing a Powerball ticket at the Greg's Gas Plus location near Atomic Road and Martintown Road on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 in North Augusta, South Carolina. Sara Caldwellstaff
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70-year-old Sam "Sonny" J. Bryant does wide-grip lat pull-ups during a work out in preparation for a bodybuilding competition in Macon at the Gold's Gym on Walton Way Extension on July 16, 2013. Bryant, who has 27 years of competitive bodybuilding experience, works out twice a day. "It's a good thing I ain't old because this would kill an old man," Bryant jokingly said between sets of repetitions. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Running back Shaquez Wright grabs a drink of water during Silver Bluff High School's football practice, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, in Aiken, South Carolina. TODD BENNETTSTAFF
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Incoming Garrison Commander Col. Samuel Anderson greets well-wishers following a change of command ceremony Thursday morning August 8, 2013 at Fort Gordon. Michael Holahan Staff
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Fifteen-year-old Kareem Manigault stands under a tent and hands out pencils during a PTA event where school supplies were given away in the parking lot at the Big Lots off Peach Orchard Road in Augusta, Georgia on Saturday,August 10, 2013. Sara Caldwellstaff
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(Emily Rose BennettStaff) Members of the Color Guard and additional troops stand in formation during a change of command ceremony for the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon on Friday, August 9, 2013.

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