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Holts Summit mayor tenders resignation

Holts Summit Mayor Lucas Fitzpatrick has resigned, effective Tuesday, citing new job duties that have created a strain on his time.

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Central United’s new pastor wants church more involved in neighborhood

Central United Church of Christ’s started as a neighborhood church for German immigrants, and its new pastor wants to reconnect the church to the neighborhood.

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Quinn Chapel feels love of area residents

More than two dozen area residents showed up before Quinn Chapel AME’s Sunday morning church service to show their support for the church in the wake of nine killings at an AME church in Charleston, S.C.

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Jessica Thiele — Finding rewards in a community of animals

For Jessica Thiele, the new veterinarian at Jefferson City”s Animal Shelter, making the move from a veterinary hospital is a big move, but a welcome one.

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Church program feeds youngsters during summer break

Kids streamed into Second Christian Church in Jefferson City over the lunch hour on Tuesday, some with parents and some by themselves, to take the church up on its offer for a sack lunch.

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Getting dirty for some good clean fun

Mud run offers family fun, funds for CLHS boosters

At Sunday’s Family Fun Mud Run, the lead of the race featured a neck-and-neck battle for first place between the overall male winner — a college freshman — and the overall female winner — a soon-to-be seventh-grader.

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United Way sets goal, leadership team

The United Way of Central Missouri announced Barb Prasad and Matt Tollerton as co-chairs for its upcoming fundraising campaign, which has a $1.8 million goal.

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Vision for outdoor garden railroad keeps chugging along

Train show set for Capital Mall this weekend

Two years ago, Randy Hackman and his father, Kenneth, set out to create the second-largest outdoor model railroad that’s open to the public.

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New eye on things

Helias installing new security system

When Helias Catholic High School students return this fall, the school will be equipped with a new Internet-based security camera system.

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Islamophobia, war on terror assailed

The U.S. War on Terror has ruined the lives of many innocent people and led to a general decline in civil liberties, according to speakers at a Capital Area Interfaith Alliance event on Sunday.

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