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John Marsh

Capitol Avenue slumlord has a date in court

The case of Jefferson City versus the owner of several derelict homes will be heard in Fulton. The Missouri Court of Appeals announcing Wednesday that it will hear the 2015 suit against Barbara Buescher April 5th at the Legal Studies Department Courtroom on the William Woods campus. Last spring, Cole …

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Want a new storm sewer? It’s going to cost you

If you live in Jefferson City, you may soon be paying a fee to help with storm water drainage improvements. The City Public Works and Planning committee meets today to decide the fate of a 3-dollar-50 cent fee per single family household which would generate about two-million-dollars a year for …

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What happened to the trees at the Cole County Courthouse?

You may not recognize the Cole County Courthouse. Commissioners are looking at plans to do some landscaping and even put in some trees and new sidewalks … Western Commissioner Kris Scheperle says they heard negative comments about some old trees they removed from the grounds. But he adds the trees …

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Mid-Mo man accused in terror plot

The Department of justice says it has filed federal charges against a wannabe ISIS terrorist from Columbia. 25 year old Robert Lorenzo Hester Junior is charged with attempting to aid a terrorist operation. The federal complaint says Hester was in contact on several occasions earlier this month with people he …

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The cab company might be getting some competition

You could see ‘Uber’ and those other ride – sharing services operating in the Capital City as soon as next month. Jefferson City Mayor Carrie Tergin says the free rides during the Greitens inauguration shows the services popularity … Councilmen discuss the ‘Uber’ issue this week. They could vote on …

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The V-P is in Missouri

The Vice President is coming to Missouri…and Governor Greitens will be there to meet him. Mike Pence will arrive in St. Louis later today. Missouri Republican Party chairman John Hancock says Pence will tour Fabick Caterpillar Supply in Fenton at noon. Governor Greitens tweeted out last night that he will …

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There may an Uber ride in your future

Uber and Lyft ride sharing services could be coming to Jefferson City. The council last night taking a first round look at a new ordinance that would allow the services to operate within the city limits. Supporters of the ordinance say it was drafted with the help of Jefferson City’s …

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The old Ramada Inn / Truman Hotel may rise again

It looks like the old Ramada Inn and Truman Hotel on Highway 54 in Jefferson City will be redeveloped. The Jefferson City city council Monday night giving unanimous approval to the Puri Investment group’s plans to build two new hotels and a convention center on the property they own. In …

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Say bye bye Sears

Did the Sears – K Mart story catch you be surprise? Both stores will be gone by the end of next month. Capital Mall Manager Jamie Reed it was ‘news’ to them too … Reed adds that it may be a challenge to find a new store that wants 75,000 …

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Two JCMO drive-bys — at the same house

Jefferson City police are trying to find out what’s going on at a home in the 12-hundred block of east Miller Street that was the scene for a couple of shots-fired incidents over the weekend. In the first incident, someone fired shots at the house which hit a front porch …

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