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Business Beat
1:51 pm
Wed May 2, 2012

Rural commodities brokers still dealing with MF Global fallout

Rural commodities broker Tom Leffler checks the markets and speaks to a client on the phone.
Jeremy Bernfeld Harvest Public Media

This week: Harvest Public Media takes an in depth look into rural commodity brokers, and the tug of war battle between MF Global and rural farmers, and a look back on the store Cool Stuff.

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AM Newscasts
9:49 am
Fri February 24, 2012

Newscast for February 24, 2012

Cool Stuff in downtown Columbia.
Dale Muckerman flikr

Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • Stephens College reorganizes academic departments
  • No more Cool Stuff downtown
  • Missouri House passes English driver's license requirement
Business
8:29 am
Fri February 24, 2012

No more Cool Stuff downtown

Need an African drum or hanging lampshade? It might be on sale, as Cool Stuff in downtown Columbia prepares to close.
Dale Muckerman flikr

The kitschy and iconic downtown Columbia store Cool Stuff is closing its doors after 23 years in business. Owner Arnie Fagan, an MU alum, opened the store in 1988 as a tie-dye shop.

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