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Council honors pool staffers for lifesaving efforts

Jackson names LU student liason

The Jefferson City Council recognized three lifeguards and the Ellis-Porter Pool assistant manager for their roles in saving a man’s life last month.

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Salute to America draws thousands downtown

The annual Salute to America Festival drew thousands to downtown Jefferson City on Saturday, enjoying the break in rain for Independence Day celebrations.

Does JeffTran have an image problem?

Supporters say awareness, image create large hurdles for funding, expansion

Jefferson City Transit Division Director Mark Mehmert said the transit division has to get better at promoting itself as an alternative means of transportation for people and focus on the economic benefits the system provides.

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JeffTran supporters look at ways to increase ridership, expand service

Supporters of Jefferson City’s transit system would like to see the service grow, but a lack of available funds means searching for creative solutions.

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Parks commission purchases Green Berry Acres for $95,000

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission officially has purchased Green Berry Acres for $95,000.

Committee approves city compensation review

Jefferson City officials are looking to review the city’s job descriptions and salaries — something the city has not done in more than 10 years.

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Photos lost in ‘93 flood found, given back to owner

‘It’s a miracle’

Patty Green thought she lost everything in the Flood of 1993. However, on Tuesday, she was reunited with memories of her daughter and granddaughter through photos she never thought she’d see again.

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City seeks input on CDBG funds

Jefferson City officials are inviting public comment on how to spend the 2016 Community Development Block Grant funds.

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Enjoying the work

Officer Meredith Friedman talks about her love for the job

Jefferson City police officer Meredith Friedman knows her job isn’t easy, but being able to resolve problems and have a positive impact on people is part of why she loves it.

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Jefferson City examining abandoned building fees

Jefferson City officials are taking a closer look at fees associated with abandoned buildings in the city, looking to ensure charges to property owners reflect the city’s costs.

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