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Over 500 people responded to a questionnaire that asked what residents want to see in the city's next leader.
The former Dairy Queen manager will serve two years of supervised probation and 30 days of house arrest.
The two finalists to become Columbia's next city manager talked about budgeting, equity and inclusion, affordable housing, transit and other matters Thursday morning.
"There were not many people who thought that this was a good idea to take this opportunity. I can honestly say this has been the best experience of my career," Kevin McDonald said.
Columbia's 67th Fire in the Sky celebration began at 6:30 p.m. and concluded with a dazzling fireworks display at 9:15 p.m. downtown.
The public will have a chance to meet with the candidates during a public forum July 10.
Lajavion Andreas Redden, 19, was arrested on charges of two counts of first-degree assault and two counts of armed criminal action. Rashad Marquis Ingram, 19, was arrested on charges of tampering with evidence.
Under its proposal, Veterans United Home Loans has offered the Boone County Fair free use of the Central Missouri Events Center if it decides to come back to Columbia.