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Missouri House candidate, whose children urged people not to vote for him, loses election

Missouri House candidate Steve West lost the election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018.

Missouri House candidate Steve West lost the election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (Facebook) A Republican whose son and daughter urged people not to vote for him lost an election to serve in the Missouri General Assembly. Steve West, 64, was defeated by incumbent Democrat Rep. Jon Carpenter on Tuesday. Carpenter will represent the state’s 15th House District that covers part ...

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Just FIVE percent of US children are meeting the recommended amount of weekly physical activity

A new study has found more than half of US children are not getting the recommended amount of physical activity every week (file image)

More than half of US children are not getting the recommended amount of physical activity every week, a new study has found. Researchers say only five percent of children are meeting the goal of 60 minutes per day or 420 minutes per week. Additionally, kids who are getting the recommended amount are exercising longer over fewer days, increasing the risk of ...

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