Missouri

Columbia City Council voting to go forward with audit

After years of discussion, the Columbia City Council will vote Monday on a $21,000 contract with RubinBrown LLC, a St. Louis-based certified public accounting firm, for a performance audit. The city approved and released the RFP in early February. Of the seven firms to offer proposals, the city interviewed two and recommended RubinBrown, according to a city report. At the February ...

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UMSL seeking buyer for one of its properties

The building has been vacant for nearly 10 years Normandie Hall has been vacant for nearly 10 years. ST. LOUIS — The University of Missouri – St. Louis said Wednesday it is seeking proposals for purchase of the former Incarnate Word Convent property in Bel Nor. The university purchased the property in 1993 and renamed it Normandie Hall, which originally ...

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States give few details on billions of dollars spent on medical supplies

Ground crew at Los Angeles International Airport unload supplies of medical personal protective equipment from a China Southern Cargo plane upon its arrival April 10, 2020. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — States are spending billions of dollars stocking up on medical supplies such as masks and breathing machines during the coronavirus pandemic. But more than two months into the buying binge, ...

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States give few details on billions spent on virus supplies

Jefferson City (US), May 25 (AP) States are spending billions of dollars stocking up on medical supplies such as masks and breathing machines during the coronavirus pandemic. But more than two months into the buying binge, many aren”t sharing details about how much they”re spending, what they”re getting for their money or which companies they”re paying. An Associated Press survey ...

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Willow Springs License Office Opens

JEFFERSON CITY — The Willow Springs License Office, located at 705 E. Main St., opened last week at 9 a.m.   The management contract for the Willow Springs License Office was awarded to Cynthia L. Blades on Feb. 13, 2020.  All license office contracts in Missouri are awarded through a competitive bid process. License offices are operated by independent contractors but ...

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Letter: We need a plan to save CFDC

I am writing to express my concern about the lack of action to save NHTI’s Child and Family Development Center by NHTI and leaders of New Hampshire as a whole. My 2-year-old daughter attended CFDC for just 6 months after being waitlisted for almost 18 months, only to have it close in March “due to” the COVID-19 pandemic. Since CFDC ...

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