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Confederate flag rally planned for Saturday

Event set to begin in Fulton, end in Jefferson City

A Fulton man who recently formed the Missouri Confederate American Flag Supporters is organizing a Fulton-to-Jefferson City rally for the Confederate flag on Saturday.

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Feeling July chill

Ice arena opens season with a frosty day of fun

Jefferson City’s parks department held a skating/ice cream party for its supporters on Sunday, in advance of today’s reopening of the Washington Park Ice Arena for the season.

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JC fundraiser a first for Jack in the Box chain

Pre-opening event benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

For a fundraiser to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS), a group of local VIPs were selected to sample Jack in the Box menu items one day before the restaurant officially opened.

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Mid-Missouri native spots F-16 pilot after NC collision

A Taos, Mo., native who now serves in the U.S. Coast Guard was among those who rescued the pilot of an F-16 fighter jet involved in a mid-air crash on Tuesday.

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Local woman bitten by copperhead

Doris Smith remains hospitalized after snake strikes on July 4

A local woman has been hospitalized since the Fourth of July after she reached down to pick up what she thought was a stick and was struck by a copperhead.

Salute success

Few problems, good weather and revenues … and a marriage proposal

Jefferson City once again played host to some 50,000 people celebrating the country’s independence, and officials said the weather played a part in making the festival financially successful and without any major problems.

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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