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Ameren, Noranda now working together

Missouri customers could see jump in electric rates

Noranda Aluminum’s bankruptcy filing last week likely means higher electric rates for Ameren Missouri’s customers throughout central and eastern Missouri.

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Tebow Foundation gives people with special needs a night to shine

Beautiful was the word at Capital West Christian Church Friday as young men in suits and ladies in shiny gowns embarked on their Night to Shine.

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Heart Ball marks 25th anniversary in Jefferson City

Corks burst from champagne bottles Saturday night as more than 700 people — woman dressed in evening gowns and men in their suits and ties — celebrated the 25th anniversary of the American Heart Association Heart Ball in Jefferson City.

LGBT advocates push for non-discrimination act

Missouri is one of 28 states that do not include lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals within their non-discrimination policies. For the second consecutive year, a state Democratic senator is trying to change that.

Public school employees to benefit from non-discrimination bill

A bill floating around Missouri's Capitol could create a statewide non-discrimination policy that bars businesses, landlords or banks from discriminating against someone because of his or her sexual orientation.

Barnes: No complaints under new harassment policy

Six weeks into the 2016 Missouri General Assembly, there have been no complaints referred to the House Ethics Committee under the new sexual harassment policy.

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Jefferson City Parks staff to seek new offices

Staff likely to be split between new Wellness Center and second location

As the Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission plans for the new Wellness Center, now under construction, department staff are looking for a potential new home.

Meet the Jefferson City Parks and Rec Commissioners

Because the positions are not elected and the Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission handles millions in taxpayer dollars, the News Tribune reached out to all nine commission members to put together profiles so residents know who represents them when it comes to parks issues.

Crocheting for a charitable cause

Starting Monday, plastic bags will have a bigger meaning for elementary and middle school students in South Callaway.

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Agency director advocates to improve services for deaf, blind

For about 600,000 Missourians, being deaf and hard of hearing is a reality.

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Local historian signing WWII book Monday

The first printing of Jeremy Ämick’s latest book, “The Lucky Ones,” sold out in less than two weeks.

Teamwork is the foundation for Goans’ marriage

Working hard and teamwork are the foundation of Kenny and Christiane Goans’ 23-year marriage.

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BizBeat: Aquarium business swims into Capital City

A new Jefferson City business looks to be the big fish in providing home aquarium supplies.

BizBeat: High Handsome to transfer up High Street

High Handsome, Men’s Exchange & Consignment Clothiers, will move up a downtown Jefferson City block on East High Street to make way for expanded inventory next month.

Rally for Rhyan pays off with win, donations

Missouri’s #RallyForRhyan Game went so well, Kim Anderson just might make it a regular occasion.

Press Box: Winter is over because spring training is starting

News Tribune Sports Commentary

While the ground in Mid-Missouri may be frozen and not-so-green, the boys are summer are about to get back at it in Florida and Arizona.

President’s Day closings

Most federal, Missouri state and Cole County government offices will be closed Monday in observance of President’s Day, including the State Archives, 600 W. Main St.

Kansas senators question bond program effort to lure American Royal

Kansas senators want to keep Gov. Sam Brownback's administration from approving new economic development projects that they say cost the state sales tax revenue.

Husting sends Helias past Hillcrest

It wasn’t exactly that complete-game effort coaches are always seeking, but the Helias Crusaders were able to get a win Saturday thanks to eight really good minutes of play and one huge shot.

Jays advance 11 in winning district wrestling title

The Jefferson City Jays claimed their third consecutive district wrestling title Saturday in dominating fashion, winning by 71.5 points.


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