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Council OKs 2015 budget

The Jefferson City Council officially has put a budget in place for the new fiscal year, but has put a slight hold on some of the newly funded positions.

JCPS kicks off search for superintendent

The Jefferson City Board of Education on Monday launched its search for a new superintendent to lead the district.

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Protesters: Lawsuit could set dangerous precedent

More than 50 protesters gathered Monday outside the Cole County Courthouse to protest a plan to construct a 100-mile, 345,000-volt power transmission line in northeast Missouri.

Judge to rule against Ameren

A judge said Monday that he will rule against a subsidiary of Ameren Corp. in a legal fight over whether it needs state regulators’ permission to build a high-voltage power line across northern Missouri.

Educator lays out case against Common Core

A professor of education reform addressed her concerns with Common Core standards to parent-teacher work groups and members of the Missouri Coalition Against Common Core at the Capitol on Monday afternoon.

Jefferson Citian joins Baptist delegation on Cuba trip

A local Baptist leader participated in a week-long trip to Cuba to meet with Cuban Baptist leaders.

Fundraiser for trampled girl raises $24,000

Danny Cartee was speechless Monday when he learned Saturday’s Miracles for Maelyne event raised $24,000 for his daughter, who is recovering from head trauma at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

JV Jays fall to Rockhurst

The Jefferson City junior varsity football team lost to Rockhurst 26-14 on Monday in the Jays’ final game of season.

San Francisco radio stations ban hit song ‘Royals’

The popular song “Royals” by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

Volleyball: Missouri S&T 3, Grand Valley State 0

The Missouri S&T Miners held off Grand Valley State 25-23, 25-23, 25-23 on Saturday.

Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.

Youth Volleyball: St. Stanislaus 2, Trinity Lutheran 1

The St. Stanislaus fifth grade volleyball team defeated Trinity Lutheran on Saturday, 17-25, 25-22 and 25-4.

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

With neither team knowing what to expect, Eagles post win against Jays in soccer

Neither coach knew quite what to expect Monday night.

Four remain in prep football rankings

The positions remain the same for the four area schools in the state high school football rankings.

Eldon volleyball beats Versailles when it matters most

It took the Versailles Lady Tigers three sets each time to beat the Eldon Lady Mustangs in the first two meetings between the teams this season.

Blair Oaks volleyball beats Osage for third time this season

Blair Oaks has had School of the Osage’s number this season.

Bumgarner against Shields in World Series opener

A six-pack won’t be enough for Madison Bumgarner if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series.

William Woods goes 2-1 in volleyball

The William Woods volleyball team went 2-1 in action over the weekend.

Lady Jays top Hickman in district volleyball

Mary Vandelicht led Jefferson City with 10 kills Monday and the Lady Jays defeated Hickman 25-12, 25-18 in the first round of the Class 4 District 9 Tournament.


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