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Special Olympics Missouri ‘willing to listen’ to JC proposal

Push to move new athletic training campus to Jefferson City fraught with complications

Though it may be a longshot, Jefferson City chamber officials are leading a push to merge a planned multipurpose building with a new athletic training campus planned by Special Olympics Missouri.

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Pros and cons of Cole County zoning

After years of drafting an outline for zoning in Cole County, the issue of whether to adopt zoning in the county will be put to voters on the Aug. 5 ballot.

ParksRec eyes partnership with Special Olympics

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission may consider a partnership for the planned multipurpose building.

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Waiting’s almost over at Capital Mall

Owners: $36 million renovation plan to begin this summer

Shoppers at the Capital Mall will start seeing some changes by the end of September in what will be an ongoing process of multi-million dollar renovations.

Jefferson City delays budget process

Budget discussions to start in late August or early September

Jefferson City will see a late start to the annual budget process as city officials try to estimate the impact of state issues on the August ballot and in the September veto session.

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Nixon vetoes two bills with local ties

Gov. Jay Nixon on Thursday vetoed the bills allowing alcohol sales at the Capitol and letting local governments transfer some closed pension plans to LAGERS, the state’s Local Government Employees Retirement System.

Jefferson City sales taxes come in above projections

Jefferson City sales taxes have surged ahead with the city now projecting an end-of-the-year surplus of more than $800,000.

Laura Ward wins Ward 2 Council seat

Capital Mall TIF activated

The Jefferson City Council has voted to name Laura Ward as the new 2nd Ward council representative.

Committee sets timeline to make recommendation for fire chief

The Fire Chief Recommendation Committee has set a tight timeline to make its recommendation to the city administrator of Jefferson City.

Council to choose new Ward 2 representative tonight

The Jefferson City Council will choose between two candidates tonight for the open 2nd Ward seat.

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