Tag: City of Columbia

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.

MU hospital investigated for facilitating abortions

Chancellor Loftin was called to testify on behalf of the MU hospital and their possible misuse of public funds.

I-70 ready for a bump-free ride

“Really what we’re asking is for the local traffic to avoid that area for the next year so we don’t have problems,” said Chip Jones, Missouri Department of Transportation project manager.

City officials, CPD criticize “Darren Wilson Day” Facebook post

The post has since been removed and the Columbia Police Officer’s Association said it was misinterpreted.

Seven mumps cases confirmed with more pending

Crowded environments like college campuses are the most vulnerable for mumps outbreaks to occur, said Michael Cooperstock, medical director of MU Health Care’s Infection Control Department.

Soil cause of The Domain’s structural damage

Work on the damaged Building 8 was completed June 30 and cosmetic repairs will done in July.

Shakespeare’s Pizza temporarily relocates

The old Shakespeare’s building is currently being demolished in order to be turned into a multi-story structure.

Pedestrian safety task force launched

The Pedestrian Safety Task Force will look for a trend in recent accidents and give recommendations to city council.

MU student assaulted near campus

The Phi Kappa Theta fraternity member was treated and released from MU Hospital’s emergency room.

Victim robbed, shot near Rangeline Street

While visiting family at Colonial Village Trailer Court, a 31-year-old man was robbed and shot in the stomach.