City Editor Sam’s 3 favorite Columbia news stories from 2023

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It’s hard to believe it’s almost a wrap on 2023 — and what a year it’s been. We’ve been privileged enough to bring you incredible Columbia news stories straight to your inbox.

Check out some of City Editor Sam’s favorites:

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