Rebecca Martin


News Tribune staff reporter

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Russellville restaurant cleared to open

The Russellville Drive In has the green light to reopen following a failed health inspection Aug. 31.

Fire department suspects carbon monoxide in hospitalization of 4 Russellville teens

County health department closes restaurant for sanitation violations

Four teenagers were treated at local hospitals after experiencing suspected carbon monoxide exposure at a Russellville restaurant over the weekend, and the restaurant closed Tuesday after a Cole County Health Department inspection noted multiple violations.

BizBeat: Villa Marie debuts memory care community

Villa Marie skilled nursing facility recently added The Cottages, a separate memory care facility with a focus on activities-based care for patients with dementia.

BizBeat: Seasonal costume store is new mall haunt

Capital Mall is ready for the Halloween enthusiasts of Jefferson City who start preparations early, as seasonal costume store Spirit Halloween opened last week.

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Leona Williams comes home to Mid-Mo

Leona Williams will return to the stage in Mid-Missouri with a concert Sept. 11 at The Millbottom Event Center in Jefferson City. And she promises to deliver what she deems real, classic country music when she performs with her son, Ron Williams, and Irish country musician Tony Kerr.

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BizBeat: Candlewood Suites undergoing total renovation

Jefferson City will be home to a virtually brand-new Candlewood Suites by mid-fall.

BizBeat: Golden China expired

Golden China Restaurant at 2021 Missouri Blvd. in Jefferson City has closed permanently.

BizBeat: Alyssa’s Garden Boutique grows online girls’ shop to storefront

Amid a mass of purple and pink ruffles, Dana Roberts has grown her successful online business into an accompanying girls’ clothing store in downtown Jefferson City.

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McCaskill gets 'Ladylike'

Senator signs copies of new memoir at MRRL, sets sights on new term

She may have entered the Missouri House of Representatives 30 years ago drawing comments about her long, blonde hair, but Claire McCaskill is a different kind of lady.

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BizBeat: Three Story Coffee brewing Millbottom drink station

Three Story Coffee soon will expand to a second Jefferson City location.

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