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Risks of grain elevator jobs examined after recent explosion

Of the six people that died in a grain elevator explosion Saturday in Kansas, four were younger than 25. Although the work is hard, grain elevator jobs tend to attract young employees, the director of a trade group said.

PHOTO GALLERY: Skateboarders hope to skate on Columbia streets

During its next meeting, the Columbia City Council might consider an ordinance approved by the Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission to allow skateboarding in more parts of the city.

Mobile device security highlighted during Security Awareness Month

During Security Awareness Month, the MU Division of Information Technology is reminding mobile device users to secure sensitive information.

Rooster finds paradise at Peace Park

A rooster has made Peace Park his home for months. Officials with Animal Control and MU say efforts to catch the rooster have been halfhearted.

Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin: a sign of hope

Marlee Matlin, a deaf actress, author and activist, spoke through an interpreter about overcoming obstacles at MU's Jesse Auditorium on Tuesday.

EPA cites Kansas City waste management company for violations

Waste Management LampTracker Inc. has agreed to pay more than $100,000 to settle violations of Environmental Protection Agency standards at its facility in Kaiser.

City of Columbia debuts Facebook page

The city's fan page has received 493 likes in its first week. It will be used to communicate and engage community members with general information about things happening in Columbia.

Columbia's Food Bank receives award for aiding senior citizens

The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri will be recognized at a ceremony Tuesday morning for its efforts to provide job training for low-income senior citizens.

Merriam-Webster reveals new word list

Included in the more than 100 new terms are "tweet," "helicopter parents," "bromance," "cougar" and " boomerang child." Oh, and don't forget about "fist bump."

Emerald ash borer threatens Gateway Arch trees; replacement plants considered

The public is invited to comment on the issue via the National Park Service's website.

Walmart now streams videos on its website, in competition with Netflix

Walmart began streaming videos Tuesday. Movies are available at Walmart.com to rent or to purchase, but there is no subscription available.

Benjamin Franklin post office might be among closures

The Postal Service might close the post office located inside a house once owned by Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was the first postmaster general for the U.S.

U.S. government to regulate medical apps for iPhone, Android, other devices

The Food and Drug Administration said it will begin regulating some smartphone applications that combine with medical devices.

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