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(AUDIO): Boone Electric Cooperative encourages other businesses to invest on Columbia’s Business Loop

Boone Electric’s $29-million headquarters facility is located on Rangeline, near the Business Loop (April 26, 2023 photo from 939 the Eagle’s Brian Hauswirth) Missouri’s first rural electric cooperative says they’re committed to staying at Columbia’s Rangeline and Business Loop intersection. Boone Electric Cooperative recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new $29-million  headquarters facility. It’s located just south of I-70. …

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Columbia’s city manager to brief council on $25.2 million in ARPA funding

Columbia city manager De’Carlon Seewood delivers his first state of the city address on June 2, 2022 at city hall (file photo courtesy of city of Columbia Facebook page) Columbia’s city council will be updated Monday evening on federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars the city has received. ARPA was signed into law by President Joe Biden (D). City manager …

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Mizzou’s graduation ceremonies begin this afternoon and continue all weekend; thousands of visitors in town

The historic Columns on the Mizzou campus in Columbia (2022 file photo courtesy of MU News Bureau senior editor Sara Diedrich) You can expect heavy traffic and long waits at popular restaurants all weekend in Columbia due to Mizzou’s graduation ceremonies, which begin this afternoon. Some of the more popular restaurants like Shakespeare’s, Harpo’s and Shiloh are normally extra-crowded on …

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(AUDIO): State Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring) discusses personal property tax relief and sports wagering on “Wake Up Mid-Missouri”

State Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Weldon Spring) tells 939 the Eagle’s “Wake Up Mid-Missouri” that there is no path forward for sports wagering legislation this year. The 2023 session ends this evening at 6. He says any bill that would pass today with Sportsbook attached to it would be a clear Hammerschmidt multiple subject violation and would be thrown out by …

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