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Jefferson City officials gear up for next sales tax

Sales tax G for capital improvements expected on 2016 ballot

Jefferson City officials are preparing for the next installment of the half-cent capital improvements sales tax, expected to be placed on the ballot sometime next year.

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A passion for preservation

Steve Veile wants to save tangible elements of Jefferson City history

For Steve Veile, preserving Jefferson City is more of a passion than a hobby.

Jefferson City sales tax receipts top projections

For the second month in a row, Jefferson City sales tax receipts have come in above projections, with receipts totaling more than $1 million in each month.

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2nd annual Color Vibe set for Saturday

First in the nation to be a night event

Jefferson City’s downtown will be more colorful than usual Saturday evening, as the Central Missouri Color Vibe Race returns to the Capital City.

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Jefferson City's mayor-elect prepares for new role

In a field of six mayoral candidates, it was unlikely the next Jefferson City mayor would gain a large majority of voter support.

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Incumbents, one newcomer win seats on Jefferson City Council

It comes as no surprise that four incumbents of the Jefferson City Council and one newcomer won council seats Tuesday — all five spots were uncontested.

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Tergin elected Jefferson City mayor

Becomes second female mayor in city’s history

Carrie Tergin will be the next mayor of Jefferson City. Tergin won Tuesday’s election with roughly 41 percent of the vote in Jefferson City. Tergin was one of six candidates seeking the office, winning with 2,872 ballots cast for her.

Council approves contract for key, road improvements

Residents may soon notice additional construction near Stadium Boulevard, Christy Drive and Monroe Street.

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Struemph stepping back from politics

Jefferson City mayor leaves office April 20

After four years as Jefferson City mayor, Eric Struemph will step back from local politics, though he’s unsure what the future holds.

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Tergin tops mayoral candidates in fundraising

Entering the final week of Jefferson City’s mayoral campaign, Carrie Tergin had raised more than twice as much as Bob Scrivner, her nearest competitor in the money race, and has nearly four times as much remaining campaign funds as Scrivner.

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