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regulation on foreign land ownership

A state-by-state breakdown.

The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting | June 22, 2017 

foreign investment in u.s. farmland on the rise

Data analysis and additional reporting credit

The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting | June 22, 2017


Most st. louis shootings take place in forgotten neighborhoods. Meet the people trying to change that.

"It ain't going to get straightened out just by me."

 The Trace | May 15, 2017 | Vox | April 27, 2017

missouri under the gun

The state is at the forefront of a national move to make it easier to buy, carry, conceal and shoot guns.

Is Missouri protecting its citizens or killing them?

Vox | April 27, 2017

newspaper features (a sampling)

Starting a new life 6,500 miles from home

After fleeing the Syrian civil war, Ahmad Alkadah and his family are making a new life in Columbia. Ahmad hopes to use his culinary skills to open a food truck; his mother wants to visit the Statue of Liberty.

 Columbia Missourian | September 28, 2016

Missouri river becoming a Destination for Trophy Catfish

Since commercial fishing for catfish was banned in 1992, anglers have been breaking records with catches that tip the scales at more than 100 pounds.

 COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN | November 16, 2016

aIRPLANE island seen as next best hope for pallid sturgeon

Federal biologists have their sights set on a sandbar in the Missouri River for their latest effort to provide habitats for an endangered species that dates back to the dinosaurs.

 COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN | December 14, 2016

For Oak towers residents, $8 million renovation makes independent living easier

The public housing apartments that date to 1966 are in line for an overhaul that stands to make a difference in the lives of people who live there.

 COLUMBIA MISSOURIAN | November 21, 2016


Remembering David Donald

A Pioneer of Data Journalism

 IRE JOURNAL| February 27, 2017

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