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Draft budget forecasts changes for enterprise funds

Outside of the general fund budget, Jefferson City also has several enterprise funds, which are self-sustaining funds kept separate from the general fund.

Hy-Vee extends ‘helpful smiles’ to home delivery, in-store clinic

Hy-Vee in Jefferson City began offering free same-day delivery or in-store pickup for $100 online shopping orders over the last couple of weeks.

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Metro Business College marks 30 years in Jefferson City

Metro Business College began its first semester in Jefferson City 30 years ago in August 1985.

Building permits issued in July 2015

In Jefferson City

Jefferson City issued 45 building permits during July 2015.

Stone Hill wins 48 awards at Missouri wine competition

Stone Hill Winery in Hermann had another successful competition bringing home seven out of 12 Best of Class Awards at the 2015 Missouri Wine Competition.

University of Missouri discounts some online tuition costs

The University of Missouri says it will give a 10 percent tuition discount to Missouri students enrolled in a full degree program online.

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Send kids back to school with bold basics

Although children may be groaning at the thought of early mornings and homework assignments, one great thing about back-to-school season is picking new clothes.

Smart shopping for back-to-school includes sales tax break

Tips from Better Business Bureau

Back-to-school sales started in mid-July, but some smart shoppers are waiting for this year’s Missouri sales tax holiday to make major purchases of clothing and school supplies.

Cole County students take part in world archery tourney

Several Cole County competitors took part in the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) World Tournament and NASP 3D Challenge that were held July 22-25 at the Music City Center in Nashville.

Ask a Master Gardener: From pesticide explanations to leaf spot identifications

Q. Explain the term pesticide.

Woman killed in Gasconade County crash

A woman was killed Friday in a two-vehicle crash in Gasconade County.

State political parties broke, fundraising less important

Missouri's political parties are in debt with just about a year left before the 2016 primary elections and must essentially start from scratch in terms of fundraising, recent state campaign finance reports show.

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Bringing home the bacon at the fair auction

Cole County 4-H and FFA students this year sold 65 cured ham and bacon projects for $21,175 total — an average of $325.77 per item — at the annual county fair Ham and Bacon Breakfast and Auction.

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Missouri American Water seeks rate hike

Missouri American Water filed a request Friday to raise rates for water and sewer service with the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC).

Hundreds fill ‘pots of gold’ at Samaritan Center fundraiser

The annual Samaritan Center dinner and auction had a personal touch Thursday night as video testimonials featuring children played on a projection screen inside Capital Plaza’s ballroom.

Capital Sand still working dredge removal

It’s been three weeks since Capital Sand Co.’s dredge, the “Kathy Lee,” took on water and rolled onto its side in the Missouri River, upstream from the Noren Conservation Access and the bridges between Cole and Callaway counties.

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Buildings retain architectural, historic significance

One block off the Moniteau County Courthouse square is intact streetscape preserving both architectural and local history.

Democrat Hensley enters Missouri attorney general's race

Former Cass County prosecutor Teresa Hensley says she's seeking the Democratic nomination for Missouri attorney general, which had briefly become a one-candidate race when Scott Sifton dropped out to seek re-election to the state Senate.

Two KC men charged after shooting, multi-county car chase

Two Kansas City men face charges in Callaway and Hickory counties after shooting a body shop employee, stealing a vehicle and leading police on a 150-mile car chase which ended with a gun battle.

Charges filed in S. Brooks Drive shooting

A Jefferson City man has been charged in connection with a shooting, Thursday, on South Brooks Drive.