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Larry Pauley gets opportunity at Senior Games

At 61, Larry Pauley is finally getting to participate in competitive sports, which is something he's wanted to pursue since he was in high school.

Senior Games give athletes a place for friends, new adventures

For Johnston Ewing, the Missouri State Senior Games are a place to have fun and meet new people. Ewing, 66, has been participating in Senior Games since he was 50. He loves pole vaulting, high jump, and triple jump.

Quin Snyder headed to Philadelphia

Campaign finance reports show election winners were big spenders

Finance reports from the Columbia City Council elections show successful candidates are spending more money, and according to campaign workers and candidates, advertising still matters.

Teams, survivors celebrate at Boone County Relay for Life

Participants raised $187,000 for the American Cancer Society at the Boone County Relay For Life Friday night. The fundraising continues until the end of August.

Sweep in Missouri finds 37 unregistered sex offenders

After checking on 188 sex offenders, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office plans to ask the county legislature to pay for a database that would allow users to learn about local sex offenders.

Cherry Hill Summer Fest brings exposure to local businesses

Cherry Hill held its fourth annual Summer Fest & Art Show on Saturday. The festival helped raise money for the Central Missouri Food Bank.

Prescription Drug Take Back Day flushes out unwanted medications

The "take back" was designed to prevent prescription drug abuse by providing people with a safe way to dispose of their old medications.

Farm to Table Festival introduces worm composting to attendees

The festival provided sustainability workshops, including one about worm composting, which uses almost any kind of box to compost worms.

Columbia man arrested on birthday on suspicion of burglary

Lathaniel Johnson, 24, was arrested Friday morning in two separate incidents.

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