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Columbia resident Kyle Rieman pictured here attending an election campaign event this summer in his Benton-Stephens neighborhood.

A new lawsuit against the city of Columbia resulting from the purge of four employees last summer by former City Manager John Glascock casts an unflattering description of the work environment at city hall.

Former city budget officer Kyle Rieman, who was fired by Glascock last July, filed suit against the city earlier this month, seeking a jury trial for wrongful discharge, claiming retaliation by the city manager for reporting his unlawful conduct.

J. Andrew Hirth

J. Andrew Hirth

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