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School board minutes from Jan. 11 [Document]

Click here to download the entire agenda and bond issue proposal from the Jan. 11 meeting of the Columbia School Board.

Bluegill spawning [Photo]

A female bluegill fish swims in a spawning tank maintained by the Missouri Aquaculture Association based at Lincoln University's Carver Farm. Male and female fish are separated in the tank while the environment is adjusted to simulate spring, the ideal time of year for bluegill to spawn.

Commercialized fish [Photo]

Young bluegill fish brought in from Iowa swim in farming tanks at Lincoln University's Carver Farm. The Missouri Aquaculture Association, based at the farm, imports stock fish from various areas across the country in order to avoid inbreeding.

Fishy experiments [Photo]

Russel Gerlach, a lab tech for the Missouri Aquaculture Association based at Lincoln University's Carver Farm, shows off a redear bluegill fish on Tuesday. The program is experimenting with farming bluegill fish as a viable source for food markets.

UN peacekeeper searches for survivors [Photo]

A Chilean UN peacekeeper works in the rubble of the Montana Hotel searching for victims of the earthquake in Port-au-Prince on Thursday.

Haitian woman pulled alive from rubble [Photo]

Gladys Loiuis Jeune is pulled alive from the rubble of her home in Port-au-Prince nearly 43 hours after Tuesday's earthquake, where she was greeted by her ecstatic daughter Thursday.

Haitians mourn deaths of loved ones [Photo]

Cindy Terasme screams after seeing the feet of her dead 14-year-old brother Jean Gaelle Dersmorne in the rubble of the collapsed St. Gerard School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Thursday. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday.

Thousands of Haitians dead or displaced [Photo]

A man empties out the refrigerator of his collapsed home in Port-au-Prince on Thursday. A powerful earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday, leaving thousands dead and many displaced.

Dixon Jr. overcomes mistake [Photo]

Missouri's Michael Dixon Jr. tries to drive past Kansas State's Martavious Irving. Dixon committed a costly mistake against Texas Tech but redeemed himself with two free throws in overtime.

Shooting in St. Louis [Photo]

Company spokesman Bob Fesmire speaks to the media as employees arrive for work at ABB Inc. on Thursday, one week after a disgruntled employee shot and killed three co-workers and injured five others before turning the gun on himself at the plant in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Columbia Values Diversity breakfast: Dancers [Photo]

Members of the Chinese Performing Arts Group performed a traditional dance at the 2010 Columbia Values Diversity Celebration on Thursday morning.

Columbia Values Diversity breakfast: Bill and Dolores Clark [Photo]

Mayor Darwin Hindman congratulates 2010 Columbia Values Diversity Award winners Bill and Dolores Clark at the conclusion of the annual diversity celebration on Thursday morning.

Columbia Values Diversity breakfast: Eduardo Crespi [Photo]

Director Eduardo Crespi of Centro Latino, the 2010 Columbia Values Diversity Award group winner, speaks with members of the Holiday Inn staff who worked at the annual diversity event on Thursday morning.

Columbia Values Diversity breakfast: Hindman at the podium [Photo]

Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman presents the Columbia Values Diversity Awards at the annual celebration to the 2010 winners, Centro Latino, represented by director Eduardo Crespi, and Bill and Dolores Clark.

Columbia Values Diversity breakfast: The crowd [Photo]

Attendees at the 2010 Columbia Values Diversity Celebration enjoy breakfast set to the music of the Swampweed Cajun Trio on Thursday morning. The event is part of a series of events surrounding Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

Columbia Values Diversity breakfast: song interpretation [Photo]

Kathleen Alexander interprets a song performed by Evann Jones during the 2010 Columbia Values Diversity Celebration on Thursday morning.

Injured people attended to in Haiti [Photo]

Injured people are attended to outside the Villa Creole Hotel the day after an earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday.

Thousands of Haiti's buildings destroyed by earthquake [Photo]

Homes affected by an earthquake are seen in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Wednesday. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday.

People take up shelter in Haiti's parks after quake [Photo]

People sit at a park a day after the destructive earthquake in downtown Port-au-Prince on Wednesday. The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on Tuesday flattened the president's palace, the cathedral, hospitals, schools, the main prison and whole neighborhoods.

People search for survivors under rubble in Haiti [Photo]

People search for survivors under the rubble of a collapsed building the day after an earthquake hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti on Tuesday flattened the president's palace, the cathedral, hospitals, schools, the main prison and whole neighborhoods.
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