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Tag: City of Columbia

Businesses make changes in their operations to limit the spread of COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 has caused many businesses and offices to implement new procedures to keep employees and customers safe.

Homelessness initiatives continue in Columbia

These initiatives include a 24-hour resource center and a new cold weather emergency overnight warming center program.

MU freshman files for Columbia City Council election

Giving students a voice on the Columbia City Council is just one of many reasons an MU freshman hopes to earn Columbia’s First Ward City Council seat.

Bird is gone, but scooters will be back in Columbia soon, city says

Bird's scooters may be gone from Columbia's streets, but a new option will be arriving soon.

Columbia shootings raise MU students’ fears

There were more homicides in September than in the rest of 2019 combined, and the trend has continued into October.

Mizzou Democrats, Mizzou College Republicans hold joint meeting over gun reform after September shootings

Gun reform is a hot topic in Columbia after a six-shooting September. Mizzou Democrats and Mizzou College Republicans held a joint meeting to discuss potential gun reform.

New Bird policies might cost riders

Bird has implemented fees for illegal parking, raised prices for rides and put slow zones in place on the MU campus.

Hundreds gather at Missouri Theatre for third annual Solidarity March

The march hoped to raise awareness about equality, activism, unity and environmental issues in the community.

March For Our Lives rally draws hundreds to downtown Columbia

Local high school students, college students, parents and others from the Columbia community marched from Francis Quadrangle to the Boone County Courthouse on Saturday.

Public panel held to discuss protections of civil liberties in Missouri

Panelists addressed community members’ questions and discussed legislation to be changed, voted against or initiated in order to protect civil liberties regarding reproductive rights, discrimination and other issues.

Solidarity march and rally held in Columbia on anniversary of first women’s march

The march and rally featured six speakers and two musical performances.

Check out all the places in CoMo where you can get STI testing

Celebrate sexual health responsibility week by getting checked.

City manager announces four community members to enforce strategic plan

Adjunct journalism professor Carl Kenney: “The real emphasis of this project (is) to create opportunities for those who need it.”

Diversity summit postponed to strengthen impact

Commission Chairman Scott Dean feels that issues of racism and diversity on campus are Columbia’s issues, too.

Tigers come together in service for homecoming

Over fifteen thousand lives were saved and 223,009 pounds of food were donated.

Megabus ending service in Columbia and Kansas City due to low ridership

A petition to keep Megabus operating in Columbia has gotten over 700 signatures.

Second Columbia DMV office in the works

Columbia has only the sixth largest population in the state, but it consistently has one of the busiest DMV license offices in the whole state.

Out with the old, in with the new: Shakespeare’s bringing past location into new development

“The dining rooms are going to be pretty much the same, but there are going to be more of them,” Shakespeare’s owner Kurt Mirtsching said. “It’s going to be the same bricks and the same ceiling in much of it.”

More roads shutting down during home football games

CPD will close more roads this year because of confusion over traffic lights and illegal parking.

Green efforts increase in downtown Columbia

Columbia cuts costs and adds revenue with new, environmentally friendly changes including electric buses.