CityWatch - Pay raises for all city employees; new south fire station; bus service cut.

School Board Will Support Tax Break For New Medical Manufacturer

Columbia Missourian - The school board raised its property tax rate and will support a tax break for a new medical isotope facility.

Report Says City Needs 60 More Cops

Columbia Tribune - A report on community policing indicates that the police department is short of both cops and money to implement the new program.

New Restaurants Include Ice Cream,Fusion Sushi and Los Marg Downtown

Columbia Missourian - New restaurants include eclectic ice cream and sushi options, and Los Margaritas taking the place of the old Los Banditos downtown.

Why Residential Building Costs Are Increasing

Columbia Business Times - Read what factors influence the cost of new residential construction in Columbia.

Downtown CID Issues 5-Year Plan For District

KOMU TV - The Downtown CID hopes to improve image, cleanliness, safety and look of downtown.

City Workers To Get Pay Raise

Columbia Missourian - City employees will get raises ranging from $2.00 to 25-cents per hour.

Group Buys Billboards To Protest MU Animal Testing

Columbia Tribune - New billboards opposing animal testing at MU have popped up on I-70 at the West Boulevard and Lake of the Woods exits.

Panel Votes To Support Chapter 100 Bonds For Medical Isotope Facility

Columbia Tribune - Taxing entities are urging the Boone County Commission to approve bonds for a new Columbia-based medical isotope production facility.

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