In Blunt’s building boom, meeting rooms replace medical labs

Sunday, July 8, 2007 | 2:00 a.m. CDT; updated 3:46 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

NEW FRANKLIN — On a grassy ridge, with an apple orchard and a row of 20 pine trees as a backdrop, Gov. Matt Blunt’s vision for higher education will come to fruition.