Madeleine Leroux


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Small demonstration backs Planned Parenthood

Jefferson City event part of nationwide ‘Pink Out Day’

Looking to show support for Planned Parenthood, several women spent the noon hour in downtown Jefferson City holding signs showing they “stand with Planned Parenthood.”

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Postive impact through art

Jeff Boyer hopes to use art to help Jefferson City community

Jeff Boyer wants to make a difference in Jefferson City through art; and, as executive director for Capital Arts, he’s been able to start seeing the full impact art can make.

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Thousands pay respects at Wall

Closing ceremony set for 3 p.m. today

By Sunday afternoon, thousands of people had come to the Capitol to see the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall in Jefferson City.

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Dancing in the streets for Angiepalooza

Annual street party honors those loved and lost

It was the third year for Angiepalooza, an annual street party event in downtown Jefferson City, and the event is continuing to grow.

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Curbside program recycles 90 percent of submitted materials

For many Jefferson City residents, curbside recycling became the norm when the city moved to a mandatory trash service provided by Allied Waste in 2009. But as the city looks at new options while rebidding the service, how has the existing program worked?

Public’s access at wellness center may be limited

Parks: Operational details at center yet to be decided

A joint agreement between Lincoln University and the Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission for a planned multipurpose/wellness center has been signed. However, many details — such as how much access the public will have and at what cost — are still up in the air.

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JC finance director resigns

The Jefferson City director of finance and information technology, Bill Betts, has resigned from the city, effective Nov. 30.

Council overrides mayor's budget veto

Tergin: No need to increase utility tax

After Mayor Carrie Tergin sought to veto the city’s 2016 budget, the Jefferson City Council successfully overrode the attempt, keeping the budget as passed earlier this month.

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Nixon announces Katy Trail extension

47 miles to be added by end of 2016

The nation’s longest rail-to-trail conversion is about to get even longer.

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Street Art Fair, Jazzfest draw crowds

Up to 200 participated in annual chalk art event

It was a perfect Saturday for chalk art to fill downtown Jefferson City as crowds gathered on High Street for the annual Capital Jazzfest and Capital Street Art Fair.

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