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MU Health strategy envisions 'integrated care' for Jefferson City

Published Dec. 9 2018

Separately, St. Mary's Hospital and Capital Region Medical Center provide adequate care for Jefferson City-area patients.

DOC looks to reduce prison populations, recidivism

Published Dec. 9 2018

LINN — Missouri Corrections and law enforcement officials are looking for ways to reduce the current prison population.

Transportation planner stumbles into passion

Published Dec. 9 2018

After working various odd jobs throughout his 20s, Alex Rotenberry wasn't sure what he wanted to do for a career.

Opioid prescribing guidelines for physicians updated

Published Dec. 9 2018

New opioid prescribing recommendations for hospital-based physicians are going into effect this month.

Director: Fixing Corrections 'going to take time'

Published Dec. 9 2018

After almost two years on the job, the director of Missouri's prisons said much work remains to be done to...

Officials: State must invest in treatment options

Published Dec. 9 2018

Missouri lacks the community resources to address the needs of people with behavioral and substance abuse issues, the state's director...

Volunteers to place 'Wreaths for Heroes'

Published Dec. 9 2018

Volunteers will place wreaths on graves Saturday at Jefferson City National Cemetery as part of the annual Wreaths for Heroes...

BizBeat: Fitness studio renovations finished

Published Dec. 9 2018

A Jefferson City fitness studio will show off minor renovations during a grand reopening Friday.

BizBeat: Pizza Hut to open by year end

Published Dec. 9 2018

A Pizza Hut restaurant under construction near the Capital Mall will open by the end of the year.

Construction won't hinder Capitol Caroling

Published Dec. 9 2018

Despite ongoing renovations to the Missouri State Capitol, organizers expect Jefferson City High School's annual Capitol Caroling concert to go...

MU Health, SSM: Faith-based care would still exist

Published Dec. 9 2018

The spread of smallpox in Central Missouri led Catholic nuns to travel from St. Louis to Jefferson City.

Capital City High School: A work in progress

Published Dec. 9 2018

While standing in the cavernous spaces that will soon be Jefferson City's second public high school, Capital City High School's...

Historical keepsake ornaments on sale

Published Dec. 9 2018

The Cole County Historical Society is still selling its Christmas tree ornaments, featuring the Jefferson City Chamber of Commerce as...

Area woman injured in rear-collision accident

Published Dec. 9 2018

A California, Missouri, woman sustained minor injuries after another car rear-ended her car in a Moniteau County accident Friday evening.

Mid-Missouri Roadwork: Dec. 9-16, 2018

Published Dec. 9 2018

U.S. 50 Outer Road between Business 50 and Country Club Drive — Pavement repairs to the roadway and adjoining entrance...

Deeper understanding of crime would help fight it better, officials at public safety forum say

Published Dec. 8 2018

LINN — Reducing crime and improving the state's Corrections system are important parts of Gov. Mike Parson's main goals of...

MoDOT awards contract for several road projects

Published Dec. 8 2018

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has awarded contracts for improvements to several roads in Mid-Missouri.

Jefferson City man charged in pair of shooting incidents

Published Dec. 8 2018

A Jefferson City man charged in connection with a pair of shootings that injured a Jefferson City woman in December...

Officials: State must reverse public safety trends

Published Dec. 8 2018

LINN — "We have a story to tell, and everyone has a vested interest," Missouri Director of Corrections Anne Precythe...

Two hurt in Miller County crash

Published Dec. 8 2018

Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning in Miller County.Missouri Highway Patrol reports state the crash occurred...

Pedestrian injured by vehicle in Thursday crash

Published Dec. 8 2018

Jefferson City police are investigating a vehicle-pedestrian crash that happened Thursday night.A 2004 Chevrolet Tracker driven by Donna Branch, 65,...

Medicaid fraud costing state $170M

Published Dec. 8 2018

Missouri residents who fraudulently bill Medicaid owe the state $170 million, Gov. Mike Parson said Friday afternoon during a news...

Jefferson City teen misses cut for NASCAR program

Published Dec. 8 2018

Ryu Taggart began working on the brakes of a Chevrolet pickup Thursday afternoon in his black NASCAR hoodie.