kris husted http://kbia.org en October real estate figures show 2012 boost for Columbia http://kbia.org/post/october-real-estate-figures-show-2012-boost-columbia <p></p><p>New housing figures for Columbia are showing that the number of homes sold so far in 2012 has already surpassed the yearly total from the year 2011. Thanks to the 117 homes sold in October, this year’s tally of sold homes has already bested that 2011 amount by more than 100. The Columbia Board of Realtors says that 1,629 homes have been sold between January and October.</p> Fri, 23 Nov 2012 14:45:03 +0000 Kristofor Husted 24939 at http://kbia.org October real estate figures show 2012 boost for Columbia Missouri's two US Senators divided on 'fiscal cliff' http://kbia.org/post/missouris-two-us-senators-divided-fiscal-cliff <p></p><p>With a looming so-called fiscal cliff and a split of control in Congress, President Barack Obama and federal legislators are under pressure to come to a quick solution. But Missouri’s senators have taken sides over a tax hike in the President’s plan.</p><p>When it comes to solving the fiscal cliff problem, the biggest disagreement between Republicans and Democrats in Congress deals with raising the tax rate on the wealthiest Americans. Missouri’s two senators have fallen in line with their parties and sit in opposite corners on the issue.</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 14:06:08 +0000 Kristofor Husted & Associated Press 24621 at http://kbia.org Missouri's two US Senators divided on 'fiscal cliff'