Tiger loss still a win in Capital City

It rained on Jefferson City’s first SEC rally on Friday, and Mizzou lost its SEC opener on Saturday. But the rally and game were win-win situations for the Capital City’s economy.

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The city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) promoted the city to Georgia fans both behind the scenes and by holding the rally. Some local hotels and restaurants did a booming business from fans of both teams.

“Oh, heck yeah. We got stomped,” said Shelley Crocker, Country Kitchen’s general manager. “We’ll take it any time we can get it.”

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