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Today Paul Pepper and Columbia Daily Tribune Publisher Emeritus HANK WATERS take a look back at anything and everything that made headlines during 2014. December 31, 2014

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When the Columbia Daily Tribune published an editorial cartoon about looting in Ferguson, Managing Editor Jim Robertson said the intent was to be provocative. What some readers saw was racism. Missouri School of Journalism professors Earnest Perry, Mike McKean and Amy Simons discuss the issue.

Columbia Daily Tribune hosts 13th annual Hero Awards

Apr 15, 2014
Stephanie Kawula / KBIA

  On Monday, April 14, the Columbia Daily Tribune recognized 41 individual volunteers and groups at the 13th annual Hero Awards. Of the 41 nominees, seven received awards for their contributions.

Columbia school board voted to increase tax levy

Aug 22, 2013
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The Columbia Board of Education has voted to increase the city’s school tax levy.

The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the board approved a new total tax levy of $5.42 per $100 of assessed property valuation. That’s an increase of 2.2 cents from last year, the smallest the board has approved since 2008.

Ferguson family starts billboard campaign

Nov 26, 2012
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Ryan Ferguson’s family started a billboard campaign Monday, encouraging the public to provide information about a composite image of a man possibly linked to the 2001 murder of Columbia Tribune editor Kent Heitholt.

Jesse Hall and the Mizzou columns
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A Missouri appeals court has revived a former professor's gender discrimination lawsuit against the University of Missouri.

Columbia paper shows circulation, revenue increase

May 7, 2012

The report the Audit Bureau of Circulations released earlier this week shows increase in papers’ revenues throughout the country.

Two more witnesses are raising questions about evidence that helped convict a Missouri man in the 2001 death of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt.