Michelle Brooks

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Run Cupcake Run raises money, awareness for Belair student

Craig and Sara Clime have made sure their son T.J. experiences as much out of life as he can before the effects of his Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy prevent him from doing so.

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Local military historian publishes sixth book

The personal stories of Cole County soldiers are pieced together with historic context in the latest book by local military historian Jeremy Amick.

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Building on community spirit

The motto “Let us lead by serving others” belongs to more than just Beta Club.

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Local couple continues Cambodian mission to eliminate sex trafficking

When Pete and Debbie Livingston sold all they owned to relocate to Svay Pak, Cambodia, they knew they were called to help remove and heal children in the sex trade.

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A focal point of education, community

Built in 1904, the former Broadway School has been named a city Landmark

Half a century of learning and childhood memories are captured in the Broadway School building, now owned by Carpenters District Council of Greater St. Louis and Vicinity, at the corner of Broadway and Dunklin Street in Jefferson City.

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Community displays patriotism year round

Each patriotic holiday, more than 100 California, Mo., business or church locations are donned with an American flag for the day.

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West end pizza restaurant receives Golden Hammer recognition

About 60 years ago, two storefronts went up in the west end area.

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Technology camp gives students insight into computer programming

Cracking the code

Students at St. Martins Catholic School have the chance this summer to not only view the behind-the-scenes coding that goes into their technological world, but they’ve also been able to write a little.

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Summer school program acclimates new students, reinforces learning

Getting the hang of things

The first two weeks of California Elementary’s Summer School have been a camping theme in teacher Kendra Hall’s classroom. One of four kindergarten classrooms with about 20 students each, the goal is to acclimate the little ones to the routines and expectations of the school atmosphere.

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Jamaican duo getting close look at new farm techniques

More than 100 local farmers or those interested in agriculture are expected to attend the third annual Alternative/Organic Agriculture Field Day today at the Alan T. Busby Farm.

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