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Rebecca Martin (Reporter)

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Rebecca Martin is city editor of the News Tribune. She also reports on business news in the Jefferson City area.

Jefferson City commercial construction rebounded in 2016

Published Feb. 19 2017

New commercial construction in Jefferson City rose significantly in 2016, according to the city's building permit statistics report for the...

BizBeat: Goodwill hopes for late spring relocation

Published Feb. 12 2017

Goodwill plans to open its new thrift store under construction in Jefferson City in late May to early June.

BizBeat: Live music venue on its way

Published Jan. 29 2017

Jefferson City's newest live music venue is on its way this spring — just a few months later than planned.

Chamber dreams big at gala

Published Jan. 28 2017

Jefferson City is dreaming big.

BizBeat: Pita Pit coming soon

Published Jan. 22 2017

Jefferson City is roughly two weeks away from welcoming its first Pita Pit restaurant.

BizBeat: Aspen Dental now open

Published Jan. 22 2017

Dr. Jeffrey Gaffney is now seeing patients at Jefferson City's new Aspen Dental.

BizBeat: Re-sell shop opens with vintage flair

Published Jan. 15 2017

Encore Department Store's mission is to bring customers' no-longer-wanted items back for a second act.

BizBeat: Johnny's bids farewell Wednesday

Published Jan. 15 2017

After 35 years on the local restaurant scene, a Jefferson City institution is closing up shop to make way for...

BizBeat: Downtown bakery de-Frosted

Published Jan. 15 2017

Four and a half years into her specialty baking business, confectioner extraordinaire Carol Wieberg is ready for the icing on...

BizBeat: New salon strives to help clients feel beautiful

Published Jan. 8 2017

A new beauty salon on Jefferson City's east end is all about helping clients feel beautiful.

Kmart, Sears to close Jefferson City stores

Published Jan. 4 2017

Jefferson City's Kmart and Sears stores are among the latest group the company announced will close this spring.

Uber inauguration in store?

Published Jan. 1 2017

Jefferson City regulations don't allow for transportation network companies (TNCs) like Uber, but an upcoming special occasion prompted the company...

BizBeat: Yoga studio stretches offerings with rebranding

Published Jan. 1 2017

Jefferson City's premier yoga studio just keeps moving upward.

BizBeat: Some Like It Haute closes

Published Jan. 1 2017

Some Like It Haute, a boutique specializing in women's clothing and accessories, closed for business Friday.

More work needed on cybersecurity

Published Dec. 31 2016

Missouri needs to continue investing in STEM education and workforce development, according to the Missouri Cybersecurity Task Force's Action Plan...

BizBeat: Honda dealership headed for early January opening

Published Dec. 25 2016

Jefferson City AutoPlex plans a Jan. 9 opening for its new Honda dealership.

BizBeat: Wilson's Fitness closing

Published Dec. 25 2016

Wilson's Fitness will close its Jefferson City business this month after nearly 17 years in business.

A BizBeat Christmas wish list for Jefferson City

Published Dec. 25 2016

In the spirit of the holiday, we asked community members to weigh in on what business they'd most like to...

BizBeat: Prepare to #EatDrinkHappy at Press & Port's

Published Dec. 18 2016

The downtown Jefferson City corner of Jefferson and High streets won't go without its signature coffee shop for long.

BizBeat: Party's on at The Hot Pink Door

Published Dec. 18 2016

Tina Cole's third local business venture is all about having fun with friends.