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MSP demolition nears completion

More than 20 structures deemed blighted have been demolished on the site of the old Missouri State Penitentiary.

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City, county discuss Stadium Drive project

Jefferson City and Cole County officials are planning the next big project for the area, designed to address traffic congestion at U.S. 54 and Stadium Boulevard.

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State completes repair work at MSP

After months of work, repairs at the old Missouri State Penitentiary are complete, state and city officials announced Tuesday.

Jefferson City Council sets property tax rate

The Jefferson City Council set the property tax rate for the next year, leaving it unchanged.

Jefferson City sales taxes come in above projections

Second consecutive month boosts hopes for surplus

With another month of city sales taxes exceeding expectations, Jefferson City is now projecting an end-of-the-year surplus of just under $1 million.

Parks, Rec discusses multipurpose collaborations

The Jefferson City Parks and Recreation Commission is considering ways to ease the financial burden of constructing a multipurpose building, looking at both collaborations and sponsorships.

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Dunklin-Lafayette intersection to reopen this week

After more than two months, the Dunklin and Lafayette intersection is expected to reopen by the end of this week.

Why did transportation sales tax fail?

Where and why did the Missouri transportation sales tax, or Amendment 7, fail?

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Rejection of transportation sales tax effects cities, counties

Amendment 7: What's next?

With the failure of Constitutional Amendment 7, known as the transportation sales tax, comes the loss of $40 million worth of projects that would have come to Cole County and funds that would have gone to both county and city governments.

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Transit advisory committee moves forward

A proposed transit advisory group for Jefferson City is moving forward after a City Council committee put its stamp of approval on the proposal.

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