Columbia Local Business
Local business in Columbia, MO
Friday Feb 27 | via Design News
Two issues have been the bane of the plastics industry for as long as one can remember: The ban on plastic grocery bags and whether the use of bisphenol A in plastics such as polycarbonate and PVC is harmful to humans. These issues are flaring up once more -- about a month to go until NPE 2015, one of the global plastics industry's premier trade events -- with a Missouri state lawmaker trying to stop a plastic bag ban in Columbia, MO, and a plastics industry group beginning a campaign to emphasize the safeness of BPA. Comment?
Thursday Feb 26 | via The Big Apple
Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano. Comment?
Sunday Feb 22 | via Missourian
Alberta B. Logue, age 87, of Columbia, MO, passed away on Sunday, February 8, 2015 in Columbia. She was born on April 19, 1927 in Cincinnati, OH, the daughter of Johanna and Hermann Barnstorff. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 17 | via AVHerald
An ADI Aerodynamics Embraer ERJ-145, registration N975RP performing flight DYN-975 from Columbia,MO to Columbus,MS with the Mississipi State Men's Basketball Team on board, was climbing out of Columbia when the crew stopped the climb at FL230 due to a right hand engine problem, shut the engine down and diverted to Saint Louis,MO for a safe landing about 20 minutes later. Members of the Basketball team tweeted that there was a loud noise, flight attendants later explained there had been an engine failure and they were diverting. Comment?
Friday Feb 13 | via The Maneater
Columbia has been increasing its renewable energy portfolio, but it is also in a 40-year contract with Peabody Energy, the largest private-sector coal company in the world. At a meeting Thursday evening, members of Grass Roots Organizing voiced concerns about the economic and environmental impacts of Peabody's controversial practices. Comment?
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