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March 2015

Crafty Business

Columbia is a creative place — just ask the Missouri Arts Council, which gave CoMo the council’s first “creative community” award in 2007. Art is all around us here but it isn’t that easy to make a buck in the creative field. There’s a…

THAT’S SHOW BIZ

Even before he knew how to read and write, Nicholas Rodriguez had a mind for business. The Columbia rapper and entrepreneur, who also goes by the stage name NicDanger, wore suits to school in kindergarten. As a young teen, he…

SHOW ME THE SALES

John Sebree hasn’t lived in the Show-Me State for long, but he likes what he sees. “I am really loving Columbia,” he says. “Everyone has been so incredibly nice and welcoming, too.” The 48-year-old native Kentuckian arrived in…

COACH’S CLIPBOARD

In the high-profile world of SEC football, “care” is typically not among the first words used when discussing the key ingredients of a winning program. The list is a long one: dedication, sacrifice, hard work, excellence, no…

The Myth Buster

You’ve been the target of a rumor. At some point in your life, you’ve had to dispel a falsehood. Wanton romance … crooked business … nasty habits. It’s happened to us all. And one thing you know for sure: If you let a rumor fester, it…

Spring Landscaping 101

Pack up your parkas and grab your gardening gloves: Mid-Missouri springs may not be all sunshine and beautiful days, but the darkest depths of winter have finally passed and springtime landscaping might at last be possible. If you’re…

Road To The Pros

Draft stock is the name of the game for the 2015 NFL season, especially when it comes to the Missouri Tigers. Mizzou has a reputation of turning defensive ends to the pros year after year, not because they have connections, but because the…