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7 things you should know about Macy's Parade

It's a Thanksgiving Day tradition: the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Here are some things you should know about this treasured holiday tradition.

U.S. traffic deaths rising

U.S. traffic deaths have spiked eight percent since the first of the year--this according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 



REI to workers: Shun Black Friday, enjoy nature

For 13 straight years, energetic REI store manager Nikki Mashapure spent her Black Friday in the retail trenches, trying to keep from being overrun by invading shoppers at work.

But the day after Thanksgiving this year, the mother of three young daug...

Volunteers needed for annual Thanksgiving charity

Free meals Thanksgiving meals available

Free meals will be available for Thanksgiving on Thursday across Mid-Missouri.


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Number of people in latest E. coli outbreak expected to grow

SEATTLE (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of people affected by an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store shelves.

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Thanksgiving food to keep away from pets

Pet owners should be wary of giving some Thanksgiving staples to their dogs and cats.

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How long can you eat those leftovers?

Deep in the recesses of most people's refrigerators lives a half-eaten bottle of salsa, some takeout Chinese food and last week's chicken dinner.

Home burglaries increase over the holidays: how to stay safe

In 2015 to date, there have been over 800 burglaries in Columbia, and while the holidays are a time of celebration for many, they also present an increased opportunity for criminals. 

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Scientists create malaria-blocking mosquito

Scientists in the U.S. say they've created a new strain of mosquito that could eventually help eradicate malaria.

Two killed in Montgomery County car wreck

Two people are dead Monday night following a vehicle crash on Missouri Highway 19, about three miles south of Interstate 70.

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