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  Construction of Columbia’s newest elementary school is set to begin next month at Scott Boulevard and Route KK.

New Jefferson City fire station almost ready for use

Jun 26, 2014

The construction of a new fire station in Jefferson City is nearly complete and is expected to be in use within a matter of weeks.

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First Ward Columbia City Council Member Ginny Chadwick announced Friday her opposition to a new referendum petition stated to be in favor of repealing improper downtown development.

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An Oregon-based medical sciences company announced this morning a multimillion-dollar plan to build a radioisotope production facility in Columbia.

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The Missouri Senate has endorsed a construction funding bill that includes projects on college campuses and for the Highway Patrol.

Joplin officials say about $837 million has been spent on construction in the city since the 2011 tornado.

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Missouri's unemployment rate inched up slightly in February although the state also posted gains in the number of jobs.

Figures released Tuesday by the state Department of Economic Development show Missouri's unemployment rate was 6.7 percent last month, up one-tenth of a percentage point from January.

Seasonally adjusted, nonfarm payroll rose by 3,900 jobs in February, with gains in the construction industry offset partially by loses in food services.

Schools evacuated following gas leak in Ashland

Oct 24, 2012

Southern Boone School District students suffered no injuries after a gas leak in Ashland on Wednesday. 

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According to the latest jobs report from the state [pdf], the number of jobs created in Missouri is going up, and the unemployment rate is at its lowest in nearly four years. Some of the greatest growth was in the construction industry.

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The Kirksville Historic Preservation Commission is working to establish some ground rules for downtown construction to maintain Kirksville’s historic character.

The commission is conducting surveys of downtown properties with the hope of creating a “design and review” ordinance.

The commission wants to establish new guidelines for what buildings can and cannot be built in downtown Kirksville in order to preserve a cultural environment.

Boone County is trying to find funds for a construction project to widen lanes on the Route Z bridge over Interstate 70.

Columbia College will begin construction on a new science building starting this spring.