Lydia Meyer


News Tribune reporter

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2014 brings new and popular hair styles to Mid-Missouri

Three local hair stylists opined on the hair trends of spring 2014, as well as those from last year that the fashion world has not yet relinquished.

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Spring break not just for college students

From a romantic getaway to a family vacation, spring break trips can offer relief from the frigidity of winter and the staleness of routine.

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Cheers to being Irish in Jefferson City

St. Patrick’s a day for all to celebrate, even German friends

Many Jefferson City residents of Irish descent laud the annual arrival of St. Patrick’s Day — and even the not-so-Irish.

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Latest ranking of most stressful jobs may just surprise you

Think your job’s stressful? In his first week on the job, Jefferson City police Lt. Deric Heislen responded to a suicide, a rollover wreck on the Missouri Bridge and stopped a 16-year-old for DWI only to find a loaded handgun in the car.

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Reining in her deafness

Catie Dampf rides tall in saddle as family contends with 2 deaf children

As a speech pathologist, Michelle Dampf never expected her career to have such a personal impact on her life outside the workplace.

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Vinyl takes another spin

Analog recording attracts listeners

While acquiring music via digital downloads is easy, vinyl records may be getting a historic encore from a nationwide audience enraptured by their sound quality and sentimentality.

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Valentine’s Day crafting efforts fun for the receiver, giver

Certainly you can pick up some chocolates or roses at the supermarket for your Valentine’s Day gift, but local crafters say a handmade Valentine’s Day gifts is truly “a sweet gesture” for the recipient and the giver.

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Look cool in the cold

From a knitted infinity scarf to an open cardigan, cold-weather clothing can enable fashionable dress, instead of hinder it.

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Skater has come full circle

From skating in childhood to ascending the podium at the 2006 Winter Olympics, figure skater Sasha Cohen has brought her career full circle.

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‘Missouri River Country’ celebrates history, vitality of river

Book written by former Jefferson City resident

Galvanized by a vision of permanent land preservation along the Missouri River, Dan Burkhardt compiled “Missouri River Country,” a book detailing various attractive aspects of the land surrounding the Missouri River from Hermann to St. Louis.

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