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How safe are the rides at the Boone County Fair?

The Boone County Fair opened Tuesday night, bringing thousands of people to the fairgrounds to enjoy the events, food, and of course the rides.

Montreal, Quebec

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An optimist's guide to travel bargains

Just as every bull market has a bear, every tourist destination has a flip side, a season when prices go down and savvy, flexible travelers can score big savings. Especially those who are good at spotting silver linings.

XL Love How the Obesity Crisis is Complicating America's Love Life

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'XL Love': How fat is affecting our sex lives

When it comes to what she deems the American "obesity crisis," Sarah Varney says, it's easy enough to focus on the raw numbers: Sixty-nine percent of Americans are overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and 35.1 percent of those people are obese. In 2008, medical care costs related to obesity were as high as $147 billion, and an obese person's annual medical bill…

Warnings of heat-related illnesses

With heat indices expected to make outside temperatures feel like 105 degrees Tuesday, paramedics are urging people to keep an eye out for warning signs that someone may be overheated.

Marijuana joint pot

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Poll: Coloradans say no to pot in bars and clubs

Voters in the first state to allow the sale of recreational marijuana say pot use should be limited to the home or members-only clubs, with no lighting up in bars or clubs, according to a new poll.

Man mourns family home lost to fire, Columbia FD investigate

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Man mourns family home lost to fire, Columbia FD investigate

When he arrived back home Sunday morning around 8 a.m., Byron Hickam found his family home blackened by fire. He points inside a gaping hole in his house near his driveway.

Money, bills, dollars in wallet

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Millennials love cash

Forget stocks. Millennials want their money in cold, hard cash.

MODOT: J-turn south of Ashland set to open Monday morning

A new J-turn on Highway 63 south of Ashland is set to open Monday morning at nine, according to MODOT.

Crews to begin preps for demolition of University Village Apartments

Crews will be on site at University Village Apartments on the University of Missouri campus Monday to begin preparation for its demolition.

Same-sex marriage, gay marriage

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Utah wins delay in same-sex marriage case

Utah officials for the time being do not have to formally recognize hundreds of same-sex marriages performed last December and earlier this year, after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday granted the state's request for a delay.

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