Scott Yoder and Brendhan Bowers formed The Pharmacy in 2002, envisioning it as a garage-punk band before also embracing dance-pop and psychedelic rock. In 2007, classically trained pianist Stefan Rubicz joined the group, which has since maintained a steady schedule, earning positive reviews and touring with Vivian Girls, Matt+Kim and Japanther.
Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 2:39 pm
The cost of the 2012 election will top a record $6 billion, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. If you find it difficult to visualize that figure, here are a few other ways to think about what $6 billion could buy:
Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 4:13 pm
NPR librarians continue to help us keep track of the recovery from Superstorm Sandy and the deadly toll from the storm that blasted New Jersey, New York City and other parts of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and New England one week ago.
-- Number of deaths: At least 115 in the U.S., by NPR's count. The Associated Press reports there were at least 106 fatalities. There were 69 Sandy-related deaths in the Caribbean and two in Canada.
Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 4:29 pm
This morning a shadowy Arizona group decided to disclose where $11 million in political contributions came from. The money was used to fight for an anti-union ballot measure and against a proposition from Gov. Jerry Brown to raise sales and income taxes.
MU is welcoming a fresh but familiar face to the role of Chief Diversity Officer.
Deputy Chancellor Mike Middleton appointed Noor Azizan-Gardner to coordinate the Chancellorâ€™s Diversity Initiative (CDI) as Chief Diversity Officer. Duties of this position include efforts in increasing diversity of students, staff and faculty, as well as maintaining a convivial campus community.
Chief Diversity Officer Noor Azizan-Gardner said she is excited to get everyone working together so the board can begin making dramatic but positive changes.
The Columbia Housing Authorityâ€™s policy will be updated to better comply with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Developmentâ€™s definition of family. The CHA will define family as any individual or group living together.
This definition aims to eliminate discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and marital status.Â Phil Steinhaus, CEO of the Columbia Housing Authority, said the CHA has already based itâ€™s program on the inclusive definition and the text change is just a formality.
The Callaway County collectorâ€™s office will not be mailing residentâ€™s tax bills on time.
Computer glitches in the new taxpayer software that the collectorâ€™s office is using will delay the mailing of Callaway Countyâ€™s real estate and property tax bills this year. The new PC based software was implemented in February.