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Jodie Jackson Jr.

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Post-Bubble Burst

Commercial construction rebounds, but needs skilled workers.

Reaching New Financial Heights

If not for a pleasant 55-degree day in December 2017, the leadership team at MU…

In Focus: Two Governments a Short Walk Apart

A brief 3-minute walk along the north end of the historic Avenue of the Columns…

Mind the Gap: Educational Opportunities through CPS

Eighteen months ago, Columbia saw the possibility of two large companies building distribution centers or…

Mind the Gap Sidebars

Students with free lunch plans vs. total student population: West Boulevard Elementary 320 / 345…

In Focus: Services for Our Veterans

Angela Drake is proud of her positions as law professor and attorney at the MU…

In Focus: Fast, Faster, Fastest

High-speed. Faster speed. Ultra-fast. Blazing fast. Supersonic. Okay, that last one is made up, but…

In Focus: If You Build It

Randy Cole makes snaking motions with his hands and arms to illustrate the zig-zag path…

Not Quite Flying Cars: Electric Vehicles in Missouri

Nothing jolts us back to reality quite like the low-fuel light on the dashboard, when…

Carfax: No Jerks Allowed

Every morning, when team members start filing in for work at Carfax’s technology headquarters on…

The Second Act: Former Journalists Find Life Beyond the News Cycle

Veteran newsman Scott Charton rues the dwindling number of locally- and family-owned community media outlets…

Going Foodie: Columbia’s Food Culture

Remember the traffic jam at the intersection of The Loop and Providence when Popeye’s Louisiana…