In February, Regional Economic Development, Inc. proposed an Enhanced Enterprise Zone in Columbia. Facing a public backlash, city council has thrown out the original proposal, and will possibly start the process over, this time with more community input. In part three of her three part series, KBIA’s Sarah Redohl tells us some of the EEZ statute is tough to explain.
Personal technology is getting cheaper, better, smaller. But have you ever tried to get fixed a broken cell phone or mp3 player? When I broke my portable USB flash drive, I brought it to a computer repair technician, unsure if he’d simply turn me away or not. Those little “thumb” drives are just so small. No moving parts really, they’re all circuitry. Turns out that getting it fixed wasn’t an impossibility. I just had to go to some unusual places.
With a Friday deadline looming, Missouri lawmakers finally reached a compromise on putting the final touches on the state budget. The agreement addresses veterans' homes, university funding and other sticking points.