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Woman shot at Hy-Vee

Jefferson City police responded to the Hy-Vee parking lot early this afternoon after a woman was shot.

JC man charged in connection with weekend shooting

A Jefferson City man has been charged in connection with a weekend shooting.

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Building blocks of past, future

Allen Pollock has his business model ready for his retirement

Building neighborhood streets in the 1970s, building miniature-scale figures and tracks in his basement, and building community partnerships over the last 30 years — Allen Pollock’s life has centered around construction.

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Feeling July chill

Ice arena opens season with a frosty day of fun

Jefferson City’s parks department held a skating/ice cream party for its supporters on Sunday, in advance of today’s reopening of the Washington Park Ice Arena for the season.

Charges pending in shooting case

Two arrested face drug charges

Charges are pending after a Jefferson City man suffered gunshot wounds to the chest early Sunday during a shooting incident that occurred at an apartment complex on the west edge of the city.

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Ready to float

Local paddlers set goals for river race

Several Mid-Missouri residents will be paddling down the Missouri River next week as part of the 10th annual Missouri American Water MR 340 race.

City budget discussions start today

Jefferson City officials will kick off the 2016 budget process at 5:30 p.m. today (Monday).

Senior Republicans rebuke Cruz over his attacks on McConnell

Senior Senate Republicans lined up Sunday to rebuke Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for harshly criticizing Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, an extraordinary display of intraparty division played out live on the Senate floor.

4 area residents hurt in accidents

Brumley resident Dennis E. Cooper, 48, a pedestrian, was seriously injured by a vehicle Saturday night in Miller County.

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Community garden, pantries battle low-income hunger, health with fresh food

85-year-old Jack Ryan, who lived through the Great Depression, is leading an effort to provide fresh produce to local food pantries.

New child-on-child sex abuse law in the works

In just under five weeks, the Missouri Children’s Division will have new legal authority to investigate complaints that a child under 14 sexually abused another child.

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Acts of kindness benefit local veterans, their families

Two Jefferson City veterans were the recipients Saturday of community support through charitable acts. The veterans’ needs were met thanks to a coordinated effort led by local veteran advocate Pat Kerr.

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Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair helps make memories

This year’s Jefferson City Jaycees Cole County Fair runs from Monday through Saturday (July 27-Aug. 1), featuring contests, carnival rides, entertainment and 4-H and FFA youth programs.

Jefferson City man shot at apartment complex

A Jefferson City man suffered gunshot wounds early Sunday during a shooting incident that occurred at an apartment complex on the west edge of the city.

Police catch suspect during burglary

Police caught a suspect who reportedly broke into a Jefferson City business on Sunday morning.

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Chamber taking lead on southern riverfront access

Preliminary work to be completed in November

The Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce is taking the lead on a project that seeks to access the riverfront from the south side of the Missouri River.

Readers weigh in on north riverwalk project

A plan to develop a riverwalk on the north side of the Missouri River in north Jefferson City has caught the attention of many in the community, and the News Tribune is still looking to hear from you.

Lake of the Ozarks named ‘Best Recreational Lake’

Mid-Missouri waterway wins national contest

Thanks to the area’s lake enthusiasts, Lake of the Ozarks has been named one of the best recreational lakes in the nation.

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As paramedic, Kevin Wieberg does ‘what an emergency room can do’

It didn’t take long for Kevin Wieberg to figure out working with emergency services was what he wanted to do with is life.

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Perennial-bed garden named Yard of the Month

After 28 years in the making

A modest yard at the end of an east-side cul-de-sac is so peaceful, angels call it home.