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Homeland Security audit memo [Document]

Click here to download a PDF of the memorandum from Homeland Security to the Boone County Fire District.

Classroom attachment [Document]

This article, titled "Attachment in the Classroom" and published in Educational Psychology Review, found evidence that enhancing teacher-student relationships is necessary to raising student achievement.

White-nose syndrome threatens bats [Photo]

Missouri is home to nine different species of bats, including the Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis), which is a endangered species.

Missouri bats could be threatened by disease [Photo]

Missouri is home to nine different species of bats, including the gray bat, which is an endangered species.

Bat population threatened by disease [Photo]

Missouri is home to nine different species of bats including the little brown bat. White-nose syndrome is most common in these bats.

Blackburn creates student success [Photo]

Neal Blackburn, a language arts teacher at Gentry Middle School, explains a task given to his sixth-grade summer school class. The students were asked to draw about the things they liked and did not like in a pictorial collage form. Blackburn explains his collage by writing what one would infer from his drawings on the Smartboard.

Sketching on a traffic box [Photo]

Dennis Murphy sketches out his traffic box painting at the corner of Broadway and Hitt Street. Murphy, an illustrator, said he has worked on the project for about a week for a few hours at a time. He said it took a few months to plan the sketch. This marks the first time Murphy has painted a traffic box. Murphy won a yearly competition through Columbia's Office of Cultural Affairs to paint the box . "It's less likely to be grafittied if it's painted — and it works," Murphy said.

Michael Jackson's memorial [Video]

VIDEO: MU student Zach Moss won a lottery ticket to attend the Michael Jackson memorial and took this video of the performance of "We Are the World."

We love you Michael [Photo]

A heart made entirely of roses for Michael Jackson at his funeral in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

MJ in the sky [Photo]

Helicopters spell out Michael Jackson's initials after the memorial service in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Zach Moss's interview [Photo]

A photo right before MU student Zach Moss was interviewed by MSNBC at Michael Jackson's memorial service in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Line into the MJ memorial service [Photo]

A view of the line into the Staples Center for Michael Jackson's memorial service in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

VIP entrance to MJ's memorial [Photo]

VIP entry into the Staples Center for Michael Jackson's memorial service where MU student Zach Moss entered.

MJ memorial [Photo]

The view from MU student Zach Moss's seat at Michael Jackson's memorial service on Tuesday in Los Angeles: section 12, row 12.

MJ's microphone [Photo]

A spotlight shines on a single microphone with Michael Jackson's picture behind it at his memorial service Tuesday.

Bats in Missouri [Graphic]

A look at bat populations throughout Missouri.

MU Repertory Theatre actor pulls double duty [Photo]

Alexandra Milner, top, and Marsha Miller work through a scene from "Steel Magnolias," part of the MU Summer Repertory Theatre lineup. Milner plays beauty shop owner Truvy Jones.

MU Summer Repertory Theater offers many choices [Photo]

From left, Ross Taylor, Alexandra Milner, Zackary Ruesler and Alesha Harmon rehearse the final musical number of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change," Rhynsburger Theatre. The play opens July 8 and is part of the MU Summer Repertory Theatre program.

J.D. Franklin addresses the Columbia Trojan football team [Photo]

Head coach J.D. Franklin addresses his Columbia Trojan football team after practice on Thursday, June 25. The team has a 2-0 record.

Columbia Trojan running back Dudley [Photo]

Trojan running back James Dudley jokes with offensive coordinator Doug Zeugin during team practice on Thursday, June 25. Dudley used to be a wrestler for Missouri Valley College.
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