July 2015

Loftin’s View from the Top

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July 24, 2015  BY Sarah Redohl
Photography by Anthony Jinson

University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin talks college culture, entrepreneurship, diversity issues and the story behind those infamous bowties.

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Masters Series

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July 24, 2015  BY CBT Staff

In 2015, the CBT held its first Masters Series class, sponsored by Columbia College, for small-business owners and leaders to sharpen key business skills.

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July 24, 2015  BY Matthew Patston
Photography by Anthony Jinson

After bitter union negotiations this spring, the teachers union and the Columbia school board aren’t warming up to each other just yet.

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Ready, Set, Launch

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July 24, 2015  BY Brandon Hoops

LaunchCode helps aspiring developers, many from nontraditional backgrounds, break into the opportunity-rich field of technology.

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Fresher than Fresh

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July 24, 2015  BY Christi Kemper
Photography by Anthony Jinson

After 15 years in business, Fresh Ideas Food Management is forming an innovative partnership with Bleu Restaurant.

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June 2015

Second Story Stories

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June 25, 2015  BY Chris Danforth
Photography by Anthony Jinson

In downtown ColumbIa, it’s possible to purchase blue-collar overalls, a high-end road bike and to close on your new home by walking less than...

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Excess Care?

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June 25, 2015  BY Sarah Redohl

Privately owned Nueterra and the University of Missouri Health System aim to build a new $38 million, 10-bed surgical center in Columbia.

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How Columbia’s Historic Preservation Commission Works

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June 25, 2015  BY Matthew Patston
Photography by Anthony Jinson

Columbia’s Historic Preservation Commissions aims to teach citizens what city structures are worth fighting for — and how to fight for them.

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Top of the Town

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June 25, 2015  BY Sarah Redohl
Photography by Anthony Jinson

In the inaugural year of the Columbia Business Times’ Top of the Town Awards, we received thousands upon thousands of votes for your favorite...

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May 2015

Smart House

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May 26, 2015  BY Sarah Redohl and Torie Ross

Meet the newest smart home technology that will have you saying: “Goodbye, Joneses. Hello, Jetsons.”

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