David Bange enjoys city staff position
David Bange enjoys that his job as Jefferson City’s engineering supervisor offers him a variety of duties throughout a typical work day.
Was price tag too high?
Two Mid-Missouri representatives voted against a bill Friday that includes $1.7 billion in economic incentives meant to attract Boeing Co. to build its 777X commercial jet in the St. Louis area.
Hairdresser Melinda Peak cut nearly 12 inches from Tina Sellner’s hair Thursday at Wave-Lengths Hairstyling Salon. Sellner plans to donate the locks to Pantene’s Beautiful Lengths, which makes real-hair wigs from the donations and distributes them free of charge.
Agencies offer storm-safety tips
A band of sleet and freezing rain is currently hitting southern parts of the state, according to the National Weather Service in St. Louis.
A pre-trial release screening and supervision program that began in Cole County Sept. 1 met its goal of reducing overcrowding at the Cole County Jail. Each day an inmate spends in jail costs taxpayers $70.
Several Mid-Missouri lawmakers think the General Assembly should discuss Gov. Jay Nixon’s proposed $150 million economic incentives package for aerospace projects in the state, as bait to attract the Boeing Co. to build its 777X commercial jet in the St. Louis area.
Cindy Ottman, assistant store manager at the Sears at Capital Mall, said Friday she thinks stores opening Thanksgiving evening, instead of the early morning hours Friday, gave people time to spread out their shopping.
More than 30 local businesses participated in Small Business Saturday in Jefferson City. In addition to shopping, the day included the opportunity for children to visit with Santa at Central Bank’s High Street location. A trolley also took shoppers to the small businesses located around the city.
Delays in appointments, payments expected after conversion
Local health care organizations want the public to be aware the federal government is requiring the health care industry to transition to an updated medical coding system by Oct. 1, 2014. ICD-10 will require physicians to be much more specific in their documentation.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced Thursday that Missourians who have health insurance from the individual and small group markets in the state can keep the insurance in 2014, even if it doesn’t comply with standards laid out in the Affordable Care Act (ACA).