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(AUDIO): Happiness and tears this weekend for Columbia College’s 312 graduates

About 75 Columbia College graduates participated in Friday’s Ivy chain ceremony on Bass Commons (April 28, 2023 photo from 939 the Eagle’s Brian Hauswirth) More than 300 students on Columbia College’s main campus graduated this weekend and are now heading out into the world. Many have jobs lined up, while others are going to graduate school. Others are going into …

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(AUDIO): Columbia construction executive warns about aging workforce of plumbers and electricians in region

The co-owner of Columbia’s C&C Construction says there is no real definition for what affordable housing is in Columbia. Rhonda Carlson joined host Fred Parry in-studio for the hour Saturday morning on 939 the Eagle’s “CEO Roundtable.” “You don’t know what it is because the city calls it one thing, we call it another. I mean, the Board of …

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(AUDIO): C&C Construction co-owner Rhonda Carlson discusses Columbia’s housing market and affordable housing on 939 the Eagle’s “CEO Roundtable”

Columbia’s Rhonda Carlson is the co-owner of Columbia-based C&C Construction and also works as a local realtor and developer. She joined host Fred Parry in-studio for the hour Saturday morning on 939 the Eagle’s “CEO Roundtable” to discuss Columbia’s real estate market and the issue of affordable housing in Columbia. Ms. Carlson tells listeners that the hottest part of the …

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(AUDIO): Boone Electric’s leader praises mid-Missouri contractors and workers for $29-million headquarters project

The Columbia Chamber of Commerce ambassadors prepare to cut the ribbon on the $29-million Boone Electric headquarters building on April 26, 2023. Photo from 939 the Eagle’s Brian Hauswirth) The chief executive officer of Boone Electric Cooperative publicly thanked his employees  during this week’s ribbon-cutting for the Co-op’s $29-million new headquarters building. It’s on Columbia’s Rangeline, just south of I-70. …

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