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JC Parks-Rec approves facility cost-share proposals

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission has approved two proposals to cost-share work for the planned multipurpose building with Lincoln University.

Historian urges whites, blacks to understand each other’s history

A fundamental difference in history may be the cause of so many perceived differences between races, according to one local historian and author.

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How many votes will it take to win Jefferson City mayor's race?

With no primary and six candidates, next mayor could be elected without a majority

It’s the first year Jefferson City is not holding a primary election, and six candidates will face off on the April ballot, each hoping to become mayor. Those two factors could mean the election is decided by a small portion of voters.

Council appoints first members of Public Transit Advisory Committee

The Jefferson City Council has appointed the first members of the newly-created Public Transit Advisory Committee.

Informational meeting set on Rock Island Trail proposal

An informational meeting will be held Thursday on a proposed conversion of the old Rock Island railroad bed across central Missouri into a biking and hiking trail.

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Following in her mother’s footsteps

Marcia Ramatowski continues her mother’s ABLE legacy

Retirement has not stopped Marcia Ramatowski from spending most of her days teaching and tutoring in Jefferson City.

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Hundreds attend Mite Hockey Jamboree

Tournament generates hotel stays, economic benefit for Jefferson City

Hundreds of children ages 6 to 8 spent the weekend in Jefferson City for the 2015 Winter Blast Mite Hockey Jamboree.

Jefferson City transit director hopes to bring new ideas

After one week on the job, Jefferson City’s new transit director is assessing operations and hopeful he’ll bring a “fresh perspective” to the role.

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Downtown Jefferson City seeks to pin down priorities for 2015

The Jefferson City Downtown Association is hoping to pin down a list of priorities for the year, but they could range anywhere from creating a downtown smart phone application to moving forward on a downtown conference center.

Parks, Lincoln moving forward on facility

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission is moving forward on a joint multipurpose facility with Lincoln University, but many details have yet to be worked out.

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