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Wrongful death lawsuit dismissed in Bustamante case

A mother’s wrongful death civil lawsuit against the teen who killed her 9-year-old daughter has been dismissed. Confidentiality of the teen’s patient records may have doomed the lawsuit.

Johnson fined for peddling marijuana outside business

The owner of a Jefferson City barber shop and event venue charged in November 2011 with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute has been ordered to pay a $100 fine.

Charges filed in Jefferson City murder

Suspect held without bail for murder that occurred about 12:45 a.m. Saturday.

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DNR Earth Day event promotes conservation

Focusing on the future

Friday, youth from schools across the area came to the Capitol grounds and went through various exhibits where they could test their knowledge of nature, make crafts from recycled materials as well as get young trees to plant at home.

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Laying it all on the line

Jefferson City firefighter retires after 42-year career

When the Jefferson City Fire Department expanded to three shifts in 1973, Lonnie Brandt was among the new members to come on board.

Goodwill seeking donor who left $1,900 in clothing

Officials at Goodwill are looking for someone who donated a piece of clothing earlier this month in Jefferson City that had $1,900 inside of it.

Cole County Commission delays property sales decision

The Cole County Commission has been discussing selling some county-owned property deemed no longer necessary, including Renns Lake, since February.

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Robot parade at mall shows 4-H branching into science

For the second year, a robot parade was held at Capital Mall featuring robots and floats that were completed by members of the S&L Robotics Team. Their 4-H group participates in competitions and is actively involved in many community service activities.

Jefferson City man charged for exploiting disabled people

A Jefferson City man is facing five counts of financially exploiting disabled people.

Contract for Cole County stormwater improvements approved

Commission discusses Thursday Night Live funding, St. Martins’ leash law

The Cole County Commission has approved a contract with Stockman Construction for Woodward Lake Subdivision stormwater improvements and asphalt overlay. Also at Thursday’s commission meeting, commissioners indicated they would approve $2,500 for an amended schedule of Thursday Night Live events in downtown Jefferson City in September and October.

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