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||Why Columbia's ash pond was given 'high' hazard potential rating||This week the EPA will make a final decision on a proposed new rule for the disposal of coal combustion residuals, called CCRs, or coal ash.||12/18/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Trucks stopping Downtown: All your questions answered||We've all been there. Driving downtown during a high traffic time. Maybe on 9th Street. Listening to KBIA. And then--stopped. There's a semi truck...||11/21/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Why does KBIA play so much classical music?||One way CoMO Explained chooses topics for our episodes is from listener questions. Way back in our first iteration of the show a listener posted on...||11/6/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||9 Myths about MizzouWireless||If you’re a student at Mizzou, you were probably hooked to this story just by mentioning MizzouWireless. But if you’re not, then what you may need a...||10/16/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Mapping sinkholes||The areas in red on the map below are where the Missouri Dept. of Natural Resources (DNR) has documented as having sinkholes. Sinkhole location data is...||10/2/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||What does CoMO's sales tax have to do with interstate commerce, the internet, and online privacy?||Sales tax. Not a great opening line for journalists trying to educate people about how a city functions. The moment sales tax is mentioned eyes glaze...||10/1/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Part 3: Your sinkhole questions answered||We put out some questions on social media to see what you wanted to know about sinkholes. First, here’s a clip of CoMo Explained where I explain...||9/26/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Why Peace Park is called 'Peace' Park||Peace Park is that grassy little knoll along the north edge of MU’s campus. It’s at the corner of 8th and Elm, a stone’s throw away from the columns....||9/10/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||The crucial zoning law that determine's downtown Columbia's future [rebroadcast]||This week CoMo Explained shows how something called the C-2 zoning ordinance determines how Columbia is built.||11/28/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||What happens in CoMo when the twisters come||In this week's CoMo Explained we breakdown tornado prediction, the siren system and explain how 'Tornado Alley' works. They're quiet unobtrusive until...||11/22/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Propofol explained: Why Missouri is in hot water for its execution protocols||This week on CoMo Explained we explain what all the fuss about Propofol is and how it's got Missouri in the national eye again. If you've been only half...||11/15/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||7 things you might have wrong about the Ryan Ferguson ruling||This week: what's next for Ryan Ferguson and what exactly is in that appeals court ruling? Update: This article was written the week before Ryan...||11/8/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Where your recycling goes when it leaves the curb||This week, it's a story you might have heard before, but with the answers you never got: Where, exactly, does your recycling go when it leaves the curb? A||11/1/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||The spookiest spots in Missouri||This week, CoMo Explained tells you where the most haunted places in Missouri are.||10/23/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Why are there so many roundabouts in Missouri?[Rebroadcast]||This week the CoMo Explained team tries to answer why there are so many roundabouts in Columbia compared to other cities:||10/16/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
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As an avid podcast listener I was glad to find a local podcast. This podcast covers news items specifically about Columbia MO. It is well produced and balanced. Another example of fine content from public radio.