5:56 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Montee releases TV ad criticising Lt. Gov. Kinder


Democratic challenger Susan Montee is criticizing Republican Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder over hotel bills and dealings with a stripper in a new TV ad.

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8:21 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Some Columbia residents open homes to visiting SEC fans

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Some Columbia homeowners are taking advantage of packed hotels this year by renting out their properties on home game football weekends. MU’s transition to the SEC has inspired a number of homeowners to open their homes for a weekend to visiting fans.

Dan Reidt, local property owner, decided to join the bandwagon after hearing about the money other renters were hoping to earn.

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8:22 am
Fri July 20, 2012

After GSA scandal and cancellation, Missouri hotels scrambling to fill over 11,000 rooms

Originally published on Thu July 19, 2012 4:52 pm

A scandal that erupted in April over lavish spending by the General Services Administration, the government's logistics provider, is leaving hotels in St. Louis scrambling to fill rooms.

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8:25 am
Thu March 8, 2012

Hotel tax would help fund airport expansion

The Tiger Hotel in downtown Columbia.

Out-of-town visitors may soon have to pay more to stay in a Columbia hotel.  The Missouri House of Representatives approved a measure by a voice vote this week allowing the city to charge an additional three percent tax on hotel stays.

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11:32 am
Wed January 25, 2012

Matthes says proposed tax increase could finance regional airport

A proposed tax increase on hotel rooms could help finance improvements to the Columbia Regional Airport, according to Columbia City Manager Mike Matthes.

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