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August 2015

We Can Do Better

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August 25, 2015

A season for traveling and seeing other places leaves us wondering how our own region stacks up to passersby. A recent visitor left…

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July 2015

Rewriting History

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July 24, 2015

There will apparently be little satisfaction for some of us about the fate of Boone County’s Confederate Rock because it’s almost certain the…

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June 2015

A Road to the ‘Metropolis of Medicine’

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June 25, 2015

I think the last thing anyone thought Columbia would need is another hospital, and yet another facility is apparently on the way. Nueterra,…

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May 2015

Historic…Or Nostalgic?

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May 26, 2015

One begins to believe it’s envy or jealousy that brings out all the opposition to construction on whatever project happens to come along…

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April 2015

Buildings, Business and Battle Lines

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April 24, 2015

There’s nothing of any architectural significance about 225 S. Ninth St.: a squat, single-story, 1920s-era structure its owner wants to tear down and…

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