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‘Outside Lines’ exhibit slated at library

The Missouri River Regional Library is exhibiting the recent work by artist John Michael Holman at the Library Art Gallery in Jefferson City until Jan. 31.

3 hurt in trio of accidents

Larry G. Bish, Jefferson City, was treated at a local hospital after a two-vehicle wreck Saturday evening in the 5000 block of U.S. 50/63.

2014 city budget ends with $1.5 million surplus

Jefferson City sales tax, franchise/utility taxes come in above projections

Jefferson City revenues have surged ahead of projections for the 2014 fiscal year, and officials expect to be able to return roughly $1.5 million into the city’s fund balance.

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Wreaths for Heroes placed at National Cemetery

This year’s Wreath’s for Heroes placed more than 1,500 wreaths on the graves of veterans Saturday morning at the National Cemetery to honor their service.

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Stuffed animal donation benefits Russellville student, St. Louis hospital

Many children will spend Christmas at the St. Louis Children’s Hospital, not only away from home but with health concerns. One of those children is Maelynne Cartee.

Jefferson City group studies lack of shelter options

The shelter subcommittee of the Jefferson City Homeless Task Force met at the First Presbyterian Church on Saturday morning, discussing long- and short-term solutions to the lack of shelter options in the city.

Appeals Court: Nolte entitled to third trial against Ford

It’s been nearly 11½ years since a May 22, 2003 fiery crash on Interstate 70 near the Missouri 13 interchange killed a Highway Patrol trooper and severely burned a former Chamois man.

T-shirt kiosk raises eyebrows for some shoppers

Capital Mall’s level of family-friendliness has been called into question by some customers recently, but mall management say no merchandise on display is inappropriate.

Bill seeks to name Lake expressway after veterans

American Legion Post 229 is working to rename a section of U.S. 54 in honor of Lake of the Ozarks area veterans.

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Kerri Gates — Keeping the ice arena running smooth

Kerri Gates, 33, is the recreational supervisor for Jefferson City's Washington Park Ice Arena.

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Local author tackles racial struggles in latest work

Local author and historian Gary Kremer has published his 12th book, “Race and Meaning: The African American Experience in Missouri,” and hopes it will help encourage that understanding.

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Heisinger Bluffs renovates Riverview assisted living center

Heisinger Bluffs & St. Joseph’s Bluffs senior living center on West Main Street in Jefferson City recently began a $200,000 renovation to its Riverview assisted living neighborhood.

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BizBeat: Calvary’s Gift expands to larger location

Resale shop Calvary’s Gift will start the new year at a new location, moving about a block from its current Jefferson City store.

BizBeat: Technology repair shop migrates across mall

Jefferson City Computer Services, a computer, tablet and cell-phone troubleshooting business, moved to a new location in Capital Mall last week.

BizBeat: Tolson Drug renovation continues

The gradual renovation process at Tolson Drug Store now has made its way to the pharmacy.

Building permits issued in November 2014

Jefferson City issued 30 building permits during November.

Ward winners named in Christmas lighting contest

The first- and second-place ward winners in the 28th annual Jefferson City Christmas Home Decorating Contest have been announced.

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Spreading ‘Christmas Magic’ through Lake Ozark

Lake of the Ozarks Christmas Parade celebrated 30 years

“Christmas Magic” was abound during the Lake of the Ozarks Christmas Parade Saturday afternoon in downtown Lake Ozark.

Bold jumpsuits, statement accessories make holiday outfits sparkle

A chic Christmas

Amidst the hustle and bustle of December, it may be tough to carve out time to look your best. But with parties and family dinners on the schedule, finding the perfect outfit and looking good from head to toe doesn’t have to be a huge undertaking.

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Local costs tabulated for last week’s NAACP march

Local law enforcement agencies spent nearly $16,000 in extra costs to provide security for last week’s “Journey for Justice: Ferguson to Jefferson City” march.