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‘Angels’ with an Xbox

Gamers surprise area disabled boy for birthday

Ginger Wynn’s son, Dakoyta, was born prematurely with a brain injury that causes cerebral palsy. Fourteen years later, he’s endured a host of medical ailments as well as surgeries that have caused him to have to relearn to walk twice.

Facebook removes, restores Truth Matters MU page

Facebook removed, then restored a page started by a group of University of Missouri alumni seeking a “reasoned response” to racism claims at MU.

MU alumni combat protests with social media campaign

A group of University of Missouri alumni has formed to combat the notion that racism is prevalent at the university, and to work with other groups to bring a “reasoned response” to the recent racial tensions and to any problems that do exist.

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'You won't forget it for the rest of your life'

Prenger brothers bask in respect shown to Honor Flight veterans

When Jefferson City-area brothers Donald and John Prenger finished their respective tours in Vietnam, they didn’t face the hostility that some of their fellow soldiers faced. But they weren’t greeted with open arms either.

Making the transition

Second-year program helps children with issues fit in traditional classroom setting

Jefferson City Public Schools’ transition classroom, a little-known program in the Miller Center that serves just a handful of students, is making some transitions of its own.

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Exhibit features local artists with eye for holiday season

Each of Sunny Hodge’s paintings of animals — mostly dogs — featured on Sunday has a story, and Hodge was excited to tell them all to visitors at Capital Arts “Give the Gift of Art” event.

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Hope Award: Historical Society honors the Hermans

The Cole County Historical Society on Sunday honored longtime downtown business owners Bob and Bobbie Herman with the Hope Award.

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Former governor tells Historical Society how state is beholden to his predecessor

Blair legacy

Former Gov. Bob Holden touted the accomplishments of the late James T. Blair Jr., a fellow Democrat and former Missouri governor, at Sunday’s 74th annual meeting of the Cole County Historical Society.

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Jami Wenzel: Self-made woman balances real estate sales, grocery store ownership

A self-made woman who balances being a grocery store owner and Realtor, Jami Wenzel’s advice to other women might be summed up by the Nike slogan: “Just do it.”

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Sheltered workshop employees treated to annual fall picnic

Abraham Whitten got behind the wheel of a revved-up race car capable of going 170 mph, then followed that up by chatting up four Mizzou cheerleaders, almost convincing one to give him her phone number.

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