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Jefferson City receives award for 2016 budget

The Jefferson City Finance Department was recognized Monday for receiving the Distinguished Budget Presentation award for its 2016 budget.

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Growing an interest in plants

Trinity seventh-graders get tips for starting school garden

While most of the students recoiled and squealed in disgust, seventh-grade student Luke Johnson was among the few who leaped out of his seat to hold a roach.

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Dixon arraigned on Boone County weapons charge

Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon Jr. is due back in Boone County Associate Circuit Court at 9:30 a.m. June 7 for a status hearing on a felony weapons charge filed against him last month.

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May Market experience

LU Farmers Market gets boost of extra flavor this month

The May Market will be more of an attraction this year, not just a place to pick up fresh, local produce.

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Fashion show, auction mark Historical Society’s 75th jubilee

The Cole County Historical Society, celebrating its 75th jubilee this year, will hold its annual fashion show next Monday at Capitol Plaza Hotel.

Cinco de Mayo 5K results

Greta Hoerschgen and Chris Wood won top honors Saturday at the Cinco de Mayo 5K.

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Helias tennis falls to Osage

The Helias Crusaders dropped a 6-3 decision Monday to the School of the Osage Indians in a tennis dual at Washington Park.

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Pietrangelo logs heavy ice time in Blues’ playoff run

Host Stars tonight in Game 3

ST. LOUIS — Alex Pietrangelo is used to playing a lot — especially this time of year. The St. Louis Blues linchpin defenseman plays with a high motor and appears to have no issues piling up the ice time.

Boys District Golf: Falcons finish third

HARTSBURG — The Blair Oaks Falcons finished third Monday in the Class 2 District 4 Golf Tournament at Eagle Knoll.

Boys District Golf: Jays tie for fifth

FORT LEONARD WOOD — The Jefferson City Jays finished in a tie for fifth Monday in the Class 4 District 5 Golf Tournament at Piney Valley.

Boys District Golf: Helias takes second

ELDON — The Helias Crusaders advanced to the sectional round of the Class 3 state golf tournament by finishing second Monday in the district.

Cardinals hit 5 home runs in 10-3 win against Phillies

ST. LOUIS — Adam Wainwright knew his mammoth home run changed the complexion of Monday night’s game.

Royals’ bats remain quiet in 2-0 loss to Nationals

KANSAS CITY — There are ample reasons for Ned Yost to be concerned about the Royals’ struggling offense, from three recent shutouts to the prolonged slumps of stars such as Alex Gordon and Lorenzo Cain.

Prep Baseball: New Bloomfield 6, Russellville 4

RUSSELLVILLE — The New Bloomfield Wildcats posted a 6-4 victory Monday against the Russellville Indians.

Prep Baseball: Blair Oaks 7, Eldon 0

WARDSVILLE — Ryan Paschal went the distance Monday to lead the Blair Oaks Falcons to a 7-0 win against the Eldon Mustangs.

Girls Soccer: Lady Jays 2, Rolla 1

The Jefferson City Lady Jays jumped out to a 2-0 halftime lead Monday on their way to a 2-1 victory against the Rolla Lady Bulldogs at the 179 Soccer Park.

Trio of horses get in final Kentucky Derby work

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A day after storms drenched Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby horses Mor Spirit, Gun Runner and stablemate Creator enjoyed sunny skies and solid footing in their final workouts for racing’s marquee event.

Stuard takes Zurich Classic for first PGA Tour win

AVONDALE, La. — Brian Stuard made steady golf pay off on a waterlogged course in the haunting cypress swamps outside New Orleans.

NASCAR’s Talladega wreck-fest comes at a steep price

TALLADEGA, Ala. — Nobody needs to be reminded racing is inherently dangerous. We all know drivers assume the risks. It’s understood no one forces a driver to compete. That shoulder-shrug approach doesn’t make the scorecard from Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway any easier to accept.

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Lincoln hires McWilliams

As women's basketball head coach

Ayana McWilliams is ready to take the next step in her coaching career as she was named head coach of the Lincoln women’s basketball program Monday.

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