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Chick-fil-A opening in Columbia, 90 jobs created

Columbia's first Chick-fil-A restaurant is slated to open on September 16, creating 90 new jobs. 

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Fans out in force for new Star Wars toys

The force of global commerce was strong Friday. But good luck finding any Captain Phasma toys!

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Pregnant woman plans to use dolphin as midwife

A pregnant woman in Hawaii is planning to use a dolphin to assist in the birth of her child.

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Recall Alert for Johnsonville sausage products

Kenosha Beef International is recalling nearly 90,000 pounds of pork sausage patty products that may be contaminated small metal pieces.

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Bike injuries increasing among adults

Riding a bike as an adult, it's just like ... well, riding a bike, right? But for all its fitness benefits and trendiness among commuters, older cyclists are part of a big increase in injuries while biking.

Food bank raising hunger awareness with new giant spoon

September is National Hunger Action Month and The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri is participating in a big way.

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Japan's worst day for teen suicides

Nanae Munemasa was at elementary school when the bullying started.

UPDATE: Highway reopened after motorcycle crash in Columbia

A motorcyclist has been taken to a Columbia hospital after a crash Monday evening on Highway 63, near Grindstone Parkway.  Joint Communications says part of the highway, which was closed, has since reopened.

Some express confusion about MU Alert system

It started Thursday night when some students received an MU Alert text message saying there was an active threat near campus. But the text had no information about the threat and no location.

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What 'Guardians of the Galaxy' taught a child

Last year, at the age of 3, Sawyer Dunlap could say only a few words. He was diagnosed with dyspraxia, a neurological disorder that often affects speech and can impair motor skills, memory and other cognitive abilities for life.

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