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Columbia is a bustling college town halfway between St. Louis and Kansas City.

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  1. Columbia is often referred to the “Athens of Missouri” or the “Athens of the West”.
  2. It is illegal to dry clothes on a line in Columbia, but not to drape them over a fence.
  3. The people in Columbia affectionately refer to their city as CoMo.
  4. It is illegal to drink in a bar between 2 and 6am in Columbia.
  5. Max Scherzer, one of the great pitchers for the Detroit Tigers and winner of the Cy Young Award, played ball for University of Missouri.

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