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A Corner Lot

You know they want it all. “They” being the city of Columbia and “all” referring…

A Windy Prospect

Wind — one of the gifts of nature. A provider of electric energy was first…

TIF Approval Might Signal Change

Congratulations to the five members of the city council who shortly before midnight on Monday,…

Opinion: Tax Defeat Sends a Message

The recent defeat of several use tax measures didn’t come about because voters are simply…

Managing in Times of Crisis

In the minds of many of its residents, it was the worst thing that ever…

A Way to Widen Broadway?

If only we could supersize the streets and alleys that make up Columbia’s central business…

Close It Down!

Given the dismal outlook for the future of Columbia’s 52-year old municipal transit operation, the…

Getting Creative at COU

As Columbia Regional Airport continues to be one of the bright spots of the local…

The Future of Boone Hospital

There’s been a lot of area pride during the 95-year existence of what was once…

Al Germond: Higher Ed Roundup

A decline in projected freshman enrollment at MU continues to roil the community, but the…

Al's Trending Topics

There’s plenty to talk about across the city these days. From development to higher education…

Manufacturing Momentum

Lots of great things to talk about these days, but there always has to be…