video games

Business
9:57 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Vintage arcade reopens in Columbia under new owner

Popular games, such as the golf game GoldenTee Live catch the eye upon entering Gunther's Games.
Credit Casey Morell / KBIA

In a room with a checkered floor that glows eerily under blacklights, games ranging from Pac-Man to newer, shooter games line the walls.

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Business Beat
9:57 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Gluten-free diet trend; Gunther's Games reincarnated

Gluten-free products are all the rage in the dieting world right now.
Credit Abbie Fentress Swanson / Harvest Public Media

Gluten-free diets. They bar most beers, breads and cakes among other foods, because they contain wheat, rye and barley. The trendy diet is wildly popular today which is surprising, given that experts estimate only about 1 percent of the U.S. population suffers from Celiac disease, the disorder that causes their immune systems to reject the pesky gluten. But as Harvest Public Media’s Abbie Fentress Swanson reports, this diet fad and others are largely driven by Americans’ growing appetite for food solutions to their health woes.

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Exam
5:24 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

Students learn STEM fields through video games

Jason Aubrey works with students in the video game club at Benton Elementary in Columbia, MO
Lee Jian Chung KBIA

This week on the show, a club at Benton Elementary teaches math, science and technology to students using video games. Plus, we’ll introduce you to the new principal of Shepard Boulevard Elementary in Columbia.

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