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BizBeat: Baskin-Robbins closes but may return with Dunkin’ Donuts

Baskin-Robbins closed its ice cream shop on Missouri Boulevard last week to make way for a future combination Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin-Robbins shop, said Terry Haverkamp, Baskin-Robbins Midwest regional director.

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BizBeat: New High Street hangout to open Dec. 1

Red Tail Lounge will breathe new life into a very old home when it opens in Jefferson City at 623 E. High St. on Dec. 1.

BizBeat: My Sentiments Exactly closes Wednesday

Owner Marinell Walz announced she plans to close specialty stationery shop My Sentiments Exactly on Jefferson City's High Street Wednesday after 29 years in business.

BizBeat: Historic Cliff Manor Inn for sale

Jefferson City’s only bed and breakfast, Cliff Manor Inn, will close for the season at the end of November and potentially re-open under new management in the spring.

Jefferson City restaurant inspections for October 2014

Jefferson City inspected 44 food-service establishments during the month of October.

Boone County commissioners want rental standards

Boone County commissioners want the ability to impose standards on rental properties outside the Columbia city limits.

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Unwrap holiday cheer in Branson

Don’t deck the halls until after Thanksgiving —that’s how most people feel when Christmas festivities become a topic of discussion around mid-November.

Sewer rehab work to continue Monday

At 8 a.m. Monday, the Jefferson City Department of Public Works and contractor SAK Construction will continue sewer main rehabilitation.

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Jefferson City firefighters train in the trenches

Twenty-five Jefferson City firefighters spent part of their Friday morning training for trench rescue situations at the department’s Hyde Park Training Facility.

Search continues for missing Freeburg dinosaur

The search for the mascot of an Osage County business continues.

Public help needed to identify theft locations

Charges filed against suspect in Callaway County package thefts

Investigators are continuing to recover packages they believe were stolen by a suspect caught on video stealing from a home in Callaway County, but they need more help from the public.

USS Jefferson City to dock at new home in Pearl Harbor

The USS Jefferson City submarine is scheduled to be at its new home base of Pearl Harbor sometime early next week.

Probation granted after June vandalism

A Jefferson City woman charged in connection with vandalism at Countryside Park in Taos in June was placed on five years supervised probation.

JC woman charged with stealing from employer

A Jefferson City woman has been charged with stealing $6,500 from her employer.

Draper urges more voter education about judges

Missouri voters need to know more about the judges they vote on, Supreme Court Judge George Draper III said Friday — and the Missouri Bar should be involved in that education effort.

JC man jailed after tampering with utility

A Jefferson City man has been charged with tampering with the service of a utility.

Public can learn about marketplace health plans today

Insurance coalition coaches Capital City

Federally qualified health centers throughout Missouri are offering educational courses for registration in open enrollment for the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace today.

Three charged after theft, car chase

Formal charges have been filed against three St. Louis women after a theft Wednesday from a Jefferson City business and a car chase with authorities.

Missouri Republicans facing leadership challenge

On the surface, things look good for the Missouri Republican Party after winning commanding legislative majorities in the recent elections. But an internal battle is brewing over the party’s leadership because of concerns about lackluster fundraising heading into the 2016 elections.

Things to know about immigration in Missouri

President Barack Obama’s sweeping changes to U.S. immigration policies got a swift reaction from lawmakers and activists in Missouri, where the changes could apply to roughly 20,000 immigrants who are currently living illegally in the state.