melanie gibson

Arts and Culture
4:25 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Roots N’ Blues’ Economic Impact on Local Businesses

Columbia’s fourth annual Roots N’ Blues N’ BBQ festival hits the streets of downtown this weekend. Festival officals expect to bring in 75,000 people to listen to the blues and eat barbecue from vendors from all across the country. But how much impact does the festival have on local businesses?

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Politics
7:18 am
Tue April 12, 2011

Columbia's New City Councilmembers Take Their Seats

Councilmember Helen Anthony is sworn into office of Monday April 10th, 2011. She will represent the Fifth Ward in Columbia.
Melanie Gibson KBIA

Helen Anthony and Fred Schmidt were sworn into office at a special city council meeting Monday.

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Education
4:39 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

MU Launches One Mizzou Program

One Mizzou strives to promote diversity on campus.

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Politics
5:45 am
Tue April 5, 2011

Mid-Missouri Heads to the Polls

Polls are open this election day, until 7 this evening.
Kyle Stokes KBIA

It’s Election Day in mid-Missouri. Polling stations throughout Boone County and Cole County opened at 6 this morning, and remain open until 7 tonight.

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Arts and Culture
4:32 pm
Fri October 15, 2010

Blind Boone Statue Unveiled

Harry Weber’s sculpture of J.W. “Blind” Boone was revealed at a reception for the J.W. “Blind” Boone Heritage foundation.
Melanie Gibson KBIA

More than 50 people gathered at MU’s Reynolds Alumni Center Monday night to witness the unveiling of a sculpture of Blind Boone to go in the J.W. “Blind” Boone House in downtown Columbia.

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