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Tobacco tax plan bad for state

The Petition for Tobacco Tax Increase was touted as a tax increase on smokers, but…

PYSK: John LaRocca

General Manager, University Club & Catering AGE: 50 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage a team of professionals…

Signage

This is what East Broadway in downtown Columbia looked like 40 years ago, shortly before…

Members of community must ask themselves: Is growth really all that bad?

My last several columns were somewhat cynical. In fact, some could argue that they were…

Challenge for additional funding involves seeking public good from private interests

Public research universities are faced with the ongoing challenge of finding the best combination of…

Our Point of View

City Council fails first significant visioning test On the same week that the Columbia City…

The Great Outdoors

Outfitters hope patrons go take a hike, bike or engage in whatever other outdoor activity…

Welcome to the Homeland: A Journey to the Rural Heart of America’s Conservative Revolution

Brian Mann has Kansas and Missouri in his blood, even though he now lives in…

MU’s College of Engineering launches regional center to focus on energy efficiency

A national center promoting industrial energy efficiency has opened at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Funded…

Confessions of a Mystery Shopper

Sales pitches, personalities affect customer’s experience at tire stores One of the jobs of a…

Odd Jobs: Keeping movie on track is Groundhog Day experience for projectionist

I’ve daydreamed at times about how cool it would be having a different job, one…

Past leaders knew value of good city streets

When I was an ROTC student at Mizzou in the early 1950s walking along Rollins…