COLUMBIA — The economy has been hurting the country in almost every way possible, but the economic engines of higher education are keeping Columbia alive during these tough financial times. At least that was the diagnosis by Columbia Mayor Darwin Hindman on the CNBC segment, "Beating the Odds." The Columbia Missourian's managing editor, Jeanne Abbott, talks to KBIA's Janet Saidi about how Columbia is fairing compared to national trends.
THE BEAT: Discussion of mayor's appearance on CNBC
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