Public, private entities explore ways to improve transit in Capital City

Jessica Wong

A simple trip across town isn’t so simple for many in the Capital City.

While many in the community don’t worry about how they’re going to get somewhere, for others, it can be a challenging question.

Various services, public and private, try to fill that gap both for people who need it regularly and when there’s an emergency.

Jefferson City has a bus service that runs on weekdays, officials are working on improved bike routes, and the city’s remaining taxi service faced a rough first year in 2020.

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The primary source of public transportation found in Jefferson City is

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Schools explore bringing back prom. Will there be dancing?

Jessica Wong

LIMA — After a year of disruption and loss, high schools are trying to revive prom, graduation and other milestone ceremonies their students look forward to as an unusual school year comes to an end.

The Ohio Department of Health last week revised its mass gatherings order, allowing schools to host prom so long as schools comply with other health orders, like the state’s mask mandate and social distancing protocols.

While many schools are planning to host prom in-person, districts are still waiting for more detailed guidance from the Ohio Department of Health as they plan for these events and

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Morrison County to explore options on Recorder position | Morrison County Record

Jessica Wong

Morrison County Recorder Eileen Holtberg’s announcement on Feb. 23 that she plans to retire in May re-opened an old issue for the Board of Commissioners.

In 2017, Morrison County was included in legislation that allows county boards to pass a resolution allowing the County Recorder position — which is typically filled through election — to be appointed by the Board. Rep. Ron Kresha, R-Little Falls, introduced the legislation, though it was unclear at the time why Morrison County was included because it had not requested action be taken by the state.

Nearly seven months later, the Board formally acknowledged the

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Government open to evaluate, explore cryptocurrencies, says Anurag Thakur

Jessica Wong

PM Modi himself is a strong advocate of embracing technology in various aspects of governance, the Minister of State for Finance said.

Union minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday said the government is open to evaluate and explore new technologies, including cryptocurrencies, for improving governance.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself is a strong advocate of embracing technology in various aspects of governance, the Minister of State for Finance said while addressing an event organised by Entrepreneurs’ Organisation – EO Punjab.

“Let me say that we welcome innovation and new technology…blockchain is a new emerging technology. Cryptocurrency is a form of virtual

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Govt open to evaluate, explore cryptocurrencies, says Anurag Thakur

Jessica Wong

Union minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday said the government is open to evaluate and explore new technologies, including cryptocurrencies, for improving governance.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself is a strong advocate of embracing technology in various aspects of governance, the Minister of State for Finance said while addressing an event organised by Entrepreneurs’ Organisation – EO Punjab.

“Let me say that we welcome innovation and new technology…blockchain is a new emerging technology. Cryptocurrency is a form of virtual currency. I firmly believe that we must always evaluate, explore and encourage new ideas with an open mind,” he said.

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