Thomas listens to residents at City Council session

March 19, 2014 | 3:24 p.m. CDT
Fourth Ward councilman Ian Thomas listens to community members speak during a special session called by the Columbia City Council about a proposed student housing building in downtown Columbia on Wednesday. "We're all very well connected to our constituents, so I'm encouraged going forward," Thomas said. "I've asked for a series of high-profile, public meetings."

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