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(LISTEN): Mizzou to expand Columbia’s current research reactor

The MU Research Reactor (MURR) in Columbia was built in 1966. This view is seen from above (file photo courtesy of the MU News Bureau) The University of Missouri is planning a groundbreaking ceremony for next Monday for an expansion of the current MU Research Reactor (MURR) in Columbia, which was built in 1966. MURR, which operates at 10-megawatts, is …

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(LISTEN): Missouri’s governor highlights economic growth, rail merger and railroad crossings in Columbia speech

Governor Mike Parson addresses the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s transportation future summit on September 22, 2023 in Columbia (photo courtesy of the governor’s Flickr page) Missouri’s governor says the Show-Me State is currently in the running for five projects that are worth at least $2-billion each. Governor Mike Parson (R) made his comments Friday in Columbia to transportation …

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Good turnout at downtown Columbia’s Shakespeare’s Pizza bash, despite weather

Residents young and old celebrate 50 years of Shakespeare’s Pizza in downtown Columbia on September 23, 2023 (photo courtesy of Team CoMo’s Tanya Heath) Despite a storm that blew through Saturday evening, more than 1,000 people packed downtown Columbia Saturday afternoon and evening to celebrate Shakespeare’s Pizza’s 50th anniversary. Shakespeare’s general manager Kurt Mirtsching tells 939 the Eagle that the …

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(LISTEN): Best-selling author and former Mizzou quarterback Alex Demczak appears on 939 the Eagle’s “CEO Roundtable”

Former Mizzou quarterback Alex Demczak is a best-selling author and motivational speaker. He’s co-authored a new book called “The Sale” with Jon Gordon that highlights the importance of trust and integrity, as well as positive leadership. Mr. Demczak joined host Fred Parry in-studio for the hour Saturday morning on 939 the Eagle’s “CEO Roundtable”, telling listeners that character is especially …

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Columbia officials expect 3,000 to 3,500 people downtown for Shakespeare’s Pizza’s 50th anniversary bash

Pizza lovers enjoy a Shakespeare’s Pizza on the front patio in downtown Columbia on April 29, 2023 (file photo from 939 the Eagle’s Brian Hauswirth) Downtown Columbia’s Shakespeare’s Pizza was once voted as America’ best college hangout by ABC’s “Good Morning America”, and it’s been a favorite pizza spot for legendary college football broadcaster Brent Musberger and numerous college football …

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