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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.


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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.


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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.


Illinois ranks low in disaster preparedness

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


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