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It's time to get your flu shot

Now is the time to get your flu shot -- and this vaccine is expected to be more effective than last season's.



Study: Cholesterol test can cost you $14 or $1,070 in US

When it comes to health care, it can really pay to shop around.

City investigating water issue on Business Loop 70

The city of Columbia said Tuesday night it's still working to find the source of a problem that's causing water to pool up along part of Business Loop 70.

Gay male couple

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County seeks grace from God over gay marriage

They say it's better to ask for forgiveness than permission. Tonight, a Tennessee county wants to do just that.

The Blount County Commission has a full agenda planned at its meeting tonight: Deal with budget issues. Restructure committees. Approve a ...

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D.C. considers US' most generous paid leave policy

For many American workers, taking time off to have a child or care for a sick family member means not getting paid.


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Oregon farmers boast 1,997-pound pumpkin

Farmers broke Oregon records over the weekend at the Bauman Harvest Festival with the unveiling of a 1,997-pound pumpkin.

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Lack of sugar kept ancient Pompeiians' teeth healthy

The ancient Romans may not have had access to modern dentistry, but they did boast strong, healthy teeth thanks to the absence of one key ingredient from their diet: sugar.


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'Butt dials' straining 911 emergency systems

The emergency dispatchers who handle calls to 911 must grapple with urgent situations, frantic callers and garbled messages.

Trademarked Words - Botox

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Why South Korea's men are buying tons of cosmetics

Ladies, step aside. In South Korea, cosmetics companies are now targeting men.

It's a trend that clashes with Western ideas about masculinity and gender, but Korean men are spending a ton of money on cosmetics products in order to improve their skin a...

Man identified in fatal Cole County crash

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has identified Donald Vanosdol, 70, of Jefferson City, as the man who was killed in a car crash Friday night.

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