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Some payback for a failed J-C bond issue four years ago?

You might call it ‘vindication’. Former Jefferson City School Board member Joy Sweeney remembers when they made the unpopular decision to buy a $3 – million dollar site on 179 for the originally planned ‘mega’ high school. But she says voters stepped up this time around … That site next …

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Better than a ‘coin toss’ in Ashland

They didn’t pull a rabbit out of the hat in Ashland Wednesday. But they pull a school board election winner out of one. Price Nichols and George Carney each garnered 329 votes in last week’s Southern Boone County School Board election. Both agreed to have the winner determined by a …

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Senator McCaskill swings through Fulton

Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill found a friendly welcome in Fulton Wednesday afternoon. McCaskill held a town hall meeting at the Callaway Senior Center. She answered questions for about an hour on topics varying from Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch to Obamacare to the air strike on Syria. McCaskill received standing …

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JC School staffer suing the district

Another Jefferson City school staff member is alleging age and sex discrimination. Tammy Ferry testified during the case of Karen Ray, at JCPS teacher who claims she was forced out of her job. Ferry says pressure against her stepped up after she testified in Ray’s case.

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How do you pay for a nursing home?

What are your options if you have to pay for a nursing home? Hope you have enough in savings? Wall Street Group’s Travis Ford says there’s a saving plan out there that might be a better fit … Ford says a full 70 – percent of Missourians over age 65 …

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’54’ at the Lake back open after ‘suspicious package’ scare

Route 54 is back open after being closed for nearly two hours today. Sergeant Scott White with the Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms they were investigating a suspicious device. The device was determined to be a consumer electronic device. The police emergency closed down eastbound and westbound Route 54 between Route …

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JC School work on tap — but not from the bond issue

The Jefferson City school board Monday night approves a list of renovation projects at several schools, but none of the projects fall under just-passed school bond issues. Superintendent Larry Linthacum tells to board that he will have a timeline for those projects by the time for the next board meeting …

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