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Columbia Coal Power Plant To Stop Burning Coal
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The city of Columbia will stop burning coal at its power plant in mid-October. City officials say the decision is in response to several new environmental regulations. The plant produces about 6 percent of the city's power supply...
Columbia Offering Electronic Device Recharge On Bench
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia is offering the public an unusual way to charge their electronic devices. A wood and metal bench in front of City Hall has an attachment that will charge devices through two USB ports. Public Works Director John Glasscock says the bench cost $4,100...
Columbia Public Housing Officials Looking To Ban Smoking
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Public housing officials in Columbia are the latest in the county to announce plans to ban smoking. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that the new rule was approved last month and takes effect May 1st. Already, hundreds of housing authorities across the county have taken …
Two Men In Columbia Charged With Robbery
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged two men in the robbery of a Columbia credit union. Police say Vicente Soto and Joshua Harrington robbed the Missouri Credit Union on Wednesday. They say the men were unarmed and wore bandanas over their heads...

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