Columbia biz leaders to unveil major new employer

COLUMBIA, MO (AP) - Columbia business leaders plan to unveil the identity of a major new local employer Monday afternoon.

The city's Regional Economic Development agency says the company will become 1 of Boone County's top 10 employers. The University of Missouri is its biggest.

The announcement is planned for 1 p.m. Monday at City Hall plaza. Gov. Jay Nixon is scheduled to attend.

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