July 2015

Property Protectors shoots for preventative home maintenance

Matt Ford, handyman and owner of Property Protectors. By being proactive in home maintenance, Ford hopes to keep home repairs to a minimum for his clients.
July 30, 2015  BY Lauren Puckett

Matt Ford wants Columbia homeowners to stop worrying about their houses. Through his new business, Property Protectors, he’s providing routine home maintenance to fix problems...

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July 2015

The CBT celebrates with our first Top of the Town winners

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July 29, 2015  BY CBT Staff

Last week, the CBT partied it up with our first Top of the Town winners! Thanks to all of our event sponsors, guests and, of course, all...

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July 2015

New president Benjamin Akande embraces his role at Westminster

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July 28, 2015  BY Kaitlynn Martin

On a mid-July day in London, Dr. Benjamin Akande sat in the audience of his daughter’s college graduation. He was accompanied by close friends...

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July 2015

Voluntary Action Center’s fan program needs support during a sweltering summer

VAC fan program asks for support in summer
July 27, 2015  BY Abby Wade

With Columbia’s recent sweltering heat index, staying cool is important for safety as well as comfort. And the Voluntary Action Center’s fan distribution service...

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July 2015

Boone County aims to educate with Youth Day

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July 24, 2015  BY Alex Jacobi

Boone County Community Services will host its first Youth Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Boone County Courthouse Plaza....

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July 2015

Boone County named top ten in tech— again

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July 21, 2015  BY Matthew Patston

Boone County’s IT department has been on an impressive run in the last decade. Last week, the Center for Digital Government recognized Boone County...

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July 2015

OATS honored as top Missouri employer of older workers

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July 20, 2015  BY Matthew Patston

Rural community transit company OATS was selected as the 2015 American Legion Employer of Older Workers award winner for Missouri. The award recognizes the...

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July 2015

MU Health learning center begins construction

Learning Center
July 16, 2015  BY Alex Jacobi

MU Health Care began construction on a new education-focused hospital on Campus. This site is expected to open in 2017, following a Springfield location...

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July 2015

MFA Oil buys out Big O stake in joint venture

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July 15, 2015  BY Matthew Patston

MFA Oil is now the sole owner of BORE/MPC, previously a joint venture between MFA and Big O Tires. The oil cooperative bought out...

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July 2015

Great Circle, Butterfield Youth Services merge to consolidate family mental health care

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July 14, 2015  BY Matthew Patston

Great Circle, a statewide behavioral health charity, will absorb Butterfield Youth Services at the beginning of August. The merger was announced at a town...

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