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Columbia Missourian articles by Jeff Durbin

Topeka shiner earns federal endangered-species status, January 15, 1999

City planners draft land-use plan, February 3, 1999

Community discusses 2020 land-use plan, March 4, 1999

Public reacts to Metro 2020, March 15, 1999

Treats in store for outdoors lovers, March 22, 1999

Waste solution: City facility keeps hazardous materials out of landfills, April 21, 1999

Plan would link city's trails, June 10, 1999

Flora and fauna (in Vox, the Missourian's weekly magazine insert), September 30, 1999

The following are from the Missourian's weeklong series on Columbia's rapid growth. The Missouri Press Association awarded the series second place among all state newspapers in the category of Community Service.

The home stretch: New housing developments raise questions of unchecked growth, April 25, 1999

Shortsighted: Metro 2020 omits county vision, April 30, 1999

Coverage of the pope's St. Louis visit

Pope brings joy to St. Louis, January 27, 1999

Pope bids farewell with Mass before 110,000 in St. Louis, January 28, 1999

Other beat and general assignment stories

Board likely to adopt tax hike, January 10, 1999

School tax hike set for ballot, January 12, 1999

State law may soften property-tax burden, January 13, 1999

Missouri is home to an endangered fish (in the Missourian's weekly insert for schoolchildren), January 25, 1999

Council to consider limit on zoning requests, January 24, 1999

Roads may get new title, February 16, 1999

Adult businesses face restriction, February 17, 1999

County proposal battles billboard blight, February 18, 1999

MU names acting provost for minority affairs, faculty, March 3, 1999

Denver tickets scare, March 9, 1999

Mayors discuss county changes, March 16, 1999

Friends help victim of Midway tornado, April 11, 1999

Phill Allphin, farmer, loved to dance (obituary), April 11, 1999

Eating on-line—light, April 28, 1999

Millersburg Dairy Queen fire destroys building, May 5, 1999