Staff Photos of the Week: June 16-22

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An Eastern Phoebe flys off with its dragonfly lunch at Brick Pond Park in North Augusta. Michael Holahan Staff
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Micah Norat (right) and other fans celebrate Clint Dempsey's first-minute goal while watching the United States' Men's team play Ghana in a World Cup game at Somewhere in Augusta on Monday, June 16, 2014. The American Outlaws, which is a supporters club for United States National Soccer Teams, has an Augusta chapter that gathers at the restaurant to watch the games. The goal was the fastest in U.S. history in World Cup games and the sixth fastest in FIFA World Cup history. The group will meet again at Somewhere in Augusta on Sunday for the United States' game against Portugal. The band Funk You will play at 3:30 p.m. and the game starts at 6 p.m. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Eighteen-year-old Kionna Walker, a recent graduate of Laney High School, stands for a portrait on the track at the Laney High School football field on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. Walker is the All-Area Girls Track Runner of the Year and said she will be going to South Carolina State in the fall. Sara CaldwellStaff
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Children attend a workshop in the superhero factory during vacation bible school at Wesley UMC, Thursday, June 19, 2014, in Evans, Georgia. Wesley UMC has over 400 kids attending VBS and the theme is Workshop of Wonders Work with God. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Carlian Laforce, center, dances as performer Tre' sings on stage at “Powerfest 2K14 – The Last and Final” and hosted by WPRW Power 107, at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds in Augusta, Ga. on Saturday, June 21, 2014. MIKE ADAMSSPECIAL.
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Two-year-old Donovan (left) and his brother Terrence Tanksley, Jr., 6, cool off as they play in the water at splash pad at Charles H. Evans Center & Wood Park on Monday afternoon, June 16, 2014. The splash pad is per person and is open Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on the weekends from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. When using the splash pad, people must wear a swimsuit and flip flops or water shoes. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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A jet streaks across the sky with the moon in the background in Evans Friday morning June 20, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Antuniyah (right) looks on as a fellow camper holds out his shirt to display the camp's motto as they sing "I'll Make the Difference" by Moses Hogan during a performance at St. Luke United Methodist Church on Friday, June 13, 2014. The performance was part of the Augusta Children's Chorale 2014 Harrisburg Music Camp. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Evaristus Okogie, with the Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine, examines William Gilliam's teeth during a health screening day hosted by Georgia Regents University at Costa Layman Nurseries on Friday, June 20, 2014 in Trenton, South Carolina. Sara CaldwellStaff
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Midland Valley's Amber Hong, the softball player of the year, poses for a picture, Wednesday, June 11, 2014, in Graniteville, South Carolina. (TODD BENNETTSTAFF)
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Tre', right, sings and dances for the crowd at “Powerfest 2K14 - The Last and Final” and hosted by WPRW Power 107, at the Augusta Exchange Club Fairgrounds in Augusta, Ga. on Saturday, June 21, 2014. MIKE ADAMSSPECIAL.
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Michele (cq) Schott is on the board of Safe Homes of Augusta, Inc. and was photographed Wednesday morning June 18, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Seen here at the Greenjackets game Friday evening June 20, 2014, Stan Swann, aka "Stan The Fan", is scheduled to be inducted into the GreenJackets Hall of Fame at Lake Olmstead Stadium Saturday evening. According to a Greenjackets press release, Swann will receive a plaque honoring him for his dedication to the GreenJackets organization. The plaque will then be displayed prominently on the main concourse at Lake Olmstead Stadium. "The GreenJackets are excited to honor one of the most recognizable figures at our games season after season", said GreenJackets General Manager, Tom Denlinger in the press release. "He can be seen cheering, selling launch a balls or just relaying the score night after night here at Lake Olmstead. We look forward to this special night for him." Michael Holahan Staff
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Ramimel Tapia, left, of the Asheville Tourists has harsh words for Augusta Greenjacket's pitcher Luis Ysla after he was hit by a pitch during Sunday's game at Lake Olmstead Stadium on Sunday, June 22, 2014. MIKE ADAMSSPECIAL.
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Special Agent Thomas McDaniel stands for a portrait at the CSX Railroad Yard on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in Augusta, Georgia. McDaniel said he has been working with the CSX Railroad Police for about two years. Sara CaldwellStaff
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A pair of kayakers make their way on the shimmering waters of Lake Olmstead on a hot afternoon in Augusta Thursday June 19, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Aaron Luke, 8, fills in some bones as he uses chalk to draw a picutre of a man on the sidewalk outside the Jeff Maxwell Branch Library in south Augusta Monday morning June 6, 2014. The library will host more sidewalk chalk drawing for kids next Monday at 9am. Michael Holahan Staff
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Former professional football player Billy “White Shoes” Johnson (left) speaks to high school football players during the High School Player Development program, which is put on by the National Football League and the National Guard, at Evans High School on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Kenny Gilreath, with Sig Cox Heating and Air, reassembles an air conditioning unit after cleaning it in Evans Tuesday afternoon June 17, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Greenbrier pitcher Nick Sandlin is the All-Area Georgia baseball player of the year. JON-MICHAEL SULLIVANSTAFF
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Ray Shell, left and Nell Shell, right, unpack a box of tomatoes at their store, Raynell Farms, at the Augusta State Farmers Market on 5th Street in Augusta Wednesday afternoon June 18, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Kennel attendant Trisha Tinsley plays with Highway, a 5-month-old pit bull mix, at the Augusta Animal Services facility in south Augusta Thursday afternoon June 19, 2014. Highway is available for adoption. Michael Holahan Staff
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From left, Nicole Ostrander, 10, Isabella Ledford, 9, and Heather Banks, 9, make jewelry trees at the Girl Scout's Camp Tanglewood in Columbia County Monday afternoon June 16, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Student Painters Cameron Porter, left, and Curtis Pryor, right, on a painting job at a home in Forest Hills Tuesday afternoon June 17, 2014. Michael Holahan Staff
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Chris Sandberg enjoys the water as he takes a ride on a specialized pair of water skis at the 8th Annual CMFAGRU Adaptive Water Skiing Clinic held at the Pointes West Fort Gordon Outdoor Resort at Lake Thurmond on Saturday, June 21, 2014. MIKE ADAMSSPECIAL.
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Elijah Walker from Atlanta, Ga , left, shares a laugh with golfer Charlie Sifford at the Augusta Municipal Golf Course during the "Swing into Hope 2014" Celebrating African American Golf History on Saturday, July 21 2014 in Augusta, Ga. MIKE ADAMSSPECIAL.

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