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CoMo Explained breaks down the big news of the day and explains how Columbia works. Hosted by Scott Pham and Ryan Famuliner. Download is available each Wednesday morning.More from CoMo Explained »

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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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

What does CoMO's sales tax have to do with interstate commerce, the internet, and online privacy?

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...

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....

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.

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...

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