KRCG announces Rod Smith return amid DISH customer protests

Wednesday, July 9, 2008 | 8:40 p.m. CDT; updated 9:56 a.m. CDT, Friday, August 1, 2008

COLUMBIA — The protesters standing along Providence Road demanded a solution to a local hostage crisis. The hostages in question, their signs noted, were the viewers of Columbia and Jefferson City’s CBS affiliate, KRCG/Channel 13.