Rebecca Martin


News Tribune staff reporter

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Gender gap narrowing, but it's still a career step to watch for women

As women’s earnings and professional advancement improve, the gender gap in the modern workplace is narrowing, but slowly.

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Investing in women's careers can yield dividends

When it comes to career advice, most encouragement for today’s working women involves the “lean in” model popularized by Sheryl Sandberg’s 2013 book: commit to your career, take on the right assignments and lots of them, and be willing to work longer hours.

BizBeat: West Main Pizza to serve long-awaited grand opening

The building at 1931 W. Main St. has both perplexed and excited Jefferson City area residents for months, but West Main Pizza is finally ready to serve up a new eatery with a grand opening the week of Nov. 1.

BizBeat: Capital Mall to host new restaurant, salon

Capital Mall in Jefferson City will welcome two new businesses in the coming month: Taco Depot and Hair in Style.

BizBeat: Kwik Kar Wash cleans up Missouri Boulevard property

The recently closed Tiger Express Wash on Jefferson City's Missouri Boulevard is being rinsed, polished and shined to reopen under new ownership next month.

BizBeat: Victoria’s Bridal to close at end of October

Victoria’s Bridal and Formal Wear will close its Jefferson City store at the end of the month after more than 20 years in business.

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Rising from the ashes, Oscar’s named Small Business of Year

Nearly two years ago, Kurt and Lisa Mankin’s business went up in flames. Now rebuilt and risen from the ashes, Oscar’s Classic Diner earned the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Small Business of the Year honor on Wednesday.

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Showcase offers networking, publicity for businesses

‘SchmoozaPalooza’ in Jefferson City

Sometimes “schmoozing” isn’t such a bad thing. That was the idea behind the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce’s “SchmoozaPalooza” business showcase on Wednesday.

Appeal filed in Eldon water-billing lawsuit

Plaintiffs filed an appeal Sept. 4 in a civil lawsuit brought against the City of Eldon regarding municipal water and sewer billing policies.

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Rural economic development grant heads to fall veto session

The funding supporting a bill to provide grants for local economic development in rural areas statewide will depend on the results of the Missouri Legislature’s fall veto session.

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