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American Legion hosting service session

Military veterans in Jefferson City and surrounding areas are invited to participate in a special service session at Roscoe Enloe Post 5, 1423 Tanner Bridge Road.

Bliss to perform classic country tribute

The Jefferson City Concert Association will host A Classic Country Tribute with Gail Bliss at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Miller Center.

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Nixon, lawmakers remain at odds over relationships

Gov. Jay Nixon has two more legislative sessions to go in his second term — and some of the Republican leaders he must work with continue to complain the Democratic governor doesn’t work well with them.

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Some local interest vetoes never considered for overrides

Money released to schools, other programs — but most overridden line-item vetoes frozen

Missourians hoping that lawmakers last week would restore funding for the St. Mary’s Health Center renovations project in Jefferson City were destined to be disappointed.

Draft city budget cuts most vacant jobs

Jefferson City Council to face discussion on what staffing is needed

Jefferson City’s annual budget process is officially underway, and the City Council likely will face some discussion on what positions are needed at City Hall.

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Local couple selling all they own for mission in Cambodia

Pete and Debbie Livingston are selling their house and everything they own to be part of restoring children rescued from sex slavery in Svay Pak, Cambodia.

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Holts Summit hosts a show of strength

'We’ve brought together some of the strongest people in Mid-Missouri'

Gritting his teeth and persistence on his brow, Jonathan Grajeda walked several yards carrying an 800-pound car frame with an interior shoulder harness Saturday in Holts Summit.

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Russellville hosts golf tourney to raise money for pool

Most of the people who come out for the day are looking to have as much fun as they are to support the volunteer-supported community pool.

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House in shambles gets an award-winning face-lift

Golden Hammer Award winner

A little bungalow in the South Side of Jefferson City received a master’s touch.

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Ryan Burns — Communicating for the Office of Administration

The Office of Administration has two spokespeople: one works with internal communications and marketing, while Ryan Burns works externally with the media and the public.

BizBeat: Long-standing JC business gears up for move

Johnson Barber & Beauty Shop, 609 E. Elm St., will be moving in the coming months to a Marshall Street address.

BizBeat: Downtown building gets a re-do

The building at 204 E. High St. in Jefferson City is seeing changes in hopes of restoring the space and allowing for future occupancy.

BizBeat: N2 Serenity moves for ‘place to grow’

N2 Serenity Therapeutic Massage/Spa has found a new Jefferson City home at 1128 Jefferson St.

BizBeat: Dollar General opens in Belle

Dollar General opened in Belle at 1005 Missouri Highway 28 with its first 50 shoppers receiving gift cards and other prizes.

Christian Business Expo set for Monday

The third annual Christian Business Expo will be held from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday at Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City.

Jefferson City business licenses issued in July 2014

Jefferson City issued 46 business licenses in July.

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New 4-lane stretch of U.S. 50 opens

After two years of work, state and local officials opened a new four-lane section of U.S. 50 in Osage County on Friday morning.

Nixon freezes spending items after veto overrides

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon blocked millions of dollars of spending Friday for dozens of programs and initiatives that were authorized just days earlier when legislators overrode the governor’s line-item budget vetoes.

Public defenders praise override of veto

The Missouri Public Defenders office is praising lawmakers after this week’s vote to restore funding to the defender system.

LU students told to ask questions, learn something new each day

Lincoln University students should learn to ask questions all the time, two top administrators said Thursday during the school’s annual opening convocation.