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Report: Missouri Ahead of Illinois in Reducing Child Obesity Numbers

Missouri is doing a better job than Illinois when it comes to tackling obesity in kids, according to a new report.

09/05/2014

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Missouri Losing the Battle of the Bulge

Missouri made it into the top 12 obese states with 30-point-3 percent of the population unable to turn down that second corn dog.

08/14/2012

Traffic Ticket 5, Getty Images, photo by Jeff Pachoud

Missouri Ranks Sixteenth Highest Injury Death Rate In Nation

A new study titled, “The Facts Hurt” finds Illinois to have the seventh lowest rating of injury deaths in the United States. Missouri is the sixteenth highest.

05/23/2012

Illinois ranks low in disaster preparedness

CHICAGO, Ill.  (AP) — A new report says Illinois fares worse than most states on disaster preparedness.

12/14/2010

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