jumping jacks

7:05 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Jumping jacks to become Missouri's official state exercise

Credit Jacob Fenston / KBIA

The jumping jack is about to become Missouri's official state exercise.

Gov. Nixon signed legislation Thursday adding the jumping jack to a list of more than two dozen official symbols and things.

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AM Newscasts
9:11 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Newscast for March 30, 2012

Jacob Fenston KBIA

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • House unlikely to override veto on workers' comp bill
  • Jumping jacks one step closer to officialdom
  • House passes medical conscience bill
8:21 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Jumping jacks one step closer to officialdom

They're good for you, and they're fun, and they're almost official.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

The Missouri House voted this week to adopt jumping jacks as the official state exercise of Missouri. But don't start jumping just yet: the bill still has to pass the Senate.

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Health & Wealth Update
7:05 am
Wed January 18, 2012

The exercise commonly known as 'jumping jacks'

It's not official yet. But still good exercise.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

In all the political coverage lately, you may have missed Missouri House Bill 1063: it would make "the exercise commonly known and referred to as 'jumping jacks'" the official exercise of the state of Missouri. In this week's Health & Wealth update, could getting more kids jumping help reduce childhood obesity?

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