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Woman celebrates 103rd birthday

When Helen Schneider was born in Russellville, Woodrow Wilson was getting ready to come into office as U.S. president, and the first income tax was collected.

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Missouri transportation officials hopeful for funding solution

For the first time in several years, transportation officials said they are optimistic the General Assembly could provide a financial solution for funding future transportation needs in Missouri.

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Cole County approves funds for Habitat’s 100th home

The Cole County Commission has approved an agreement with River City Habitat for Humanity that will allow the organization to build its 100th home in the 1400 block of East High Street.

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Crystal clear feelings on water-sewer rate increase

PSC hears rash of complaints over proposed water company hike

Members of the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) heard no support from area residents for Missouri American Water Company’s plan to increase its base rates by nearly 20 percent.

Community reaches out to help Flint in water crisis

A drive to help residents of Flint, Michigan, get clean drinking water is taking place in Jefferson City this week.

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Cole County preps for primaries with new voting machines

New voting machines will be in place for Cole County voters when the March 15 presidential preference primary takes place.

Missouri Lottery marks anniversary with new Scratchers game

The Missouri Lottery’s first Scratchers game was played 30 years ago.

Twehous contract formalized for Lower Bottom Road

Construction scheduled to begin in the next two months

The Cole County Commission formally awarded Twehous Excavating the contract to make repairs to Lower Bottom Road at its Tuesday meeting.

High-speed chase leads to multiple charges

A Fulton man is facing multiple charges after leading authorities on a two-county vehicle chase Friday night.

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Make most of ability to change

Audience urged to stand up to effect change in life, community

Changing the status quo. That was the message from the Rev. Cassandra Gould for the keynote speech at Monday’s annual Jefferson City NAACP Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast and Founders Day.

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