The City of Columbia’s Planning and Zoning commission voted Thursday night to recommend approval of a large student housing development project near the MU campus. The proposed development, located between Providence Road and Fifth Street, is pushing forward despite uncertainties about downtown Columbia’s infrastructure.
Residents across the Midwest are struggling with tight propane supplies, especially in this bitterly cold, snowy winter.
But it's not just homes that lack adequate access to heating energy. Harvest Public Media's Peter Gray reports on the recent fuel shortage, and how it's hitting farms that put bacon and eggs on your plate in the morning.
If you are a fan of wine, particularly European wines, from France, Italy or Germany, you can be proud of the role Missouri plays in creating that wine.
Monday’s Morning Edition on NPR featured a story about a Columbia biotech startup. We thought we’d give it an encore run on KBIA in case you missed it. After hearing Shihab’s unique story, I called Laurel Smith-Doer, who’s a professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She’s studied immigrant and women entrepreneurs in biotech in the New England area. I asked her what she’s found in her research.