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Since 1913, Alpha Epsilon Pi, commonly known as AEPi, has been the largest Jewish fraternity in North America.
City traffic engineers will present information about possible changes to Trinity Place and Allen Street at a public meeting on Tuesday.
The doomsday discussion was the kick-off event for the MU Department of Physics and Astronomy’s "Countdown to the End of the World," which will include various events and discussions leading up to Dec. 21, the supposed Mayan prediction for the end of the world. The countdown will end with a Dec. 21 rooftop party on MU’s Physics Building.
World War II veteran Ralph Kalberloh recalls his experience as a prisoner of war in Germany almost 70 years ago.
The annual music festival and barbecue contest is scheduled for Sept. 21-22 in downtown Columbia.
The University of Missouri Press, which was established in 1958, will be phased out this year due to a budget deficit.
John William "Blind" Boone, who died in 1927, was a famous ragtime pianist who became one of the first African-American musicians to be recorded by the QRS piano roll company.
The Columbia Farmers' Market is a producer-only market at the city’s Activity and Recreation Center. The market currently has more than 90 vendors from within a radius of 55 miles who sell produce, crafts, plants and more.
The Boone County Farmer's Market is located in the parking lot of the Sanford-Kimpton Building, 1005 W. Worley St. All produce is grown by farmers from Boone and surrounding counties. The market accepts debit and EBT cards.
The ARC is a 73,000 square foot health club, fitness center and place to exercise run by Columbia Parks and Recreation.
Tax-increment financing was authorized by the Columbia City Council in March 2008 as an incentive for development or improvement projects that eliminate blight and create jobs.
Dan Devine served as head football coach for Arizona State University, the University of Missouri, the NFL's Green Bay Packers and the University of Notre Dame. Devine was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1985.
The Central Missouri Dream Factory is a chapter of The Dream Factory Inc., a national organization that raises funds and use them to grant dreams of local children who suffer from critical or chronic illness. Started in 1984, the chapter covers a seven county region in Missouri including Columbia, Jefferson City and surrounding areas.
The $75 million facility opened in 2004. It hosts Missouri men's and women's basketball games as well as concerts and other events. Capacity is 15,061.
The temple focuses on bringing together the community by opening its doors to all sects of Hinduism.
The publicly owned power plant is operated by the city to provide not-for-profit electric service by burning coal, gas and oil.
Shyrocks' Corn Maze is an annual fall activity on the Shyrocks Callaway Farm that invites visitors to explore all 15 acres of corn maze, which is mowed into a new design each year.
The Islamic School of Columbia opened in 1998 and operates under a two-class system with its students, dividing them by grades.
The University Concert Series brings a variety of entertainers from around the world to Jesse Auditorium, where the public can enjoy their performances.
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