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8 apply to replace retiring circuit judge

Greene County Circuit Judge Dan Conklin announced several weeks ago that he will leave the bench in July as he nears the state's mandatory judicial retirement age of 70.

Dan Conklin

EPA rules to protect drinking water, regulate small streams

Local senators call it federal "overreach", call for approval of alternate proposal.

EPA Water standards

Heavy rains damage crossings along Buffalo National River

All river crossings in the Erbie area of the river in Arkansas have been severely damaged by recent flooding

Cecil Creek

PHOTOS: SPD officers attend funeral for fallen Omaha Police officer

Three Springfield Police officers took personal time off to attend the funeral for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty last week. The officers shared these…

Ground broken on new Missouri state psychiatric hospital

The existing Fulton State Hospital was built in 1851; new facility to be complete in 2017.

Fulton ground breaking

Jury, judge impose death penalty for girl's murder

Jurors in Bentonville deliberated three days before recommending death by lethal injection for Zachary Holly for strangling 6-year-old Jersey Bridgeman in 2012.

Zachary Holly

MoDOT plans sidewalk work in Lawrence County

Crews will bring sidewalks up to ADA standards in Aurora, Mt. Vernon and Billings. 

Owner of 2 Springfield stores sentenced in synthetic drugs conspiracy

A Springfield man will serve five years in prison with no chance of parole for participating in a conspiracy to distribute more than $1.6 million in synthetic marijuana, also called K2.

Arkansas legislators endorse $87 million incentive package

Package intended to help bring new jobs to Lockheed-Martin plant in south Arkansas. 

Community closeup: Inheritance scams

Judy Mills of the BBB explains how scammers are going after your money using a bogus storyline about a long lost relative, and a big inheritance.

Community closeup Inheritance scams

Fire fighters say safety should be on your grilling menu

Fire fighters say the risk of injury goes up as more people grill outside. 

GRill fire

Photos: Exhumation of Jane Doe

Law enforcement officials opened a tiny grave in Waynesville on Wednesday to try to find answers to 34-year-old questions:  Who was Jane Doe?  Who killed her?

On May 25, 1981, Jane Doe's body was…

Investigators hope exhuming body will help solve 1981 killing

Woman was found dead near Dixon in 1981; body was never identified. 

PUlaski Jane doe

Some historians upset over Civil War shell being destroyed

Shell found near site of Battle of Prairie Grove was found this month, then detonated.

Prairie Grove marker

Arkansas AG rejects language for campaign finance issue

Proposal aims to require greater disclosure about spending from outside groups in political campaigns.

Arkansas campaign finance

FIFA corruption dubbed 'World Cup of fraud'

FIFA's Ethics Committee has banned 11 individuals from soccer-related activities amid U.S. allegations of corruption, FIFA said. Several of the banned individuals were named in a Wednesday…

World Cup soccer

How FIFA makes its billions

Soccer's world governing body, FIFA, was rocked Wednesday by charges of corruption involving several senior officials.

U.S. prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 14 people, and authorities in…

FIFA_2

Overdraft fees top $1 billion at the big 3 banks

You aren't alone if you've ever been hit with an overdraft fee from your bank.

Check blurb

Live anthrax inadvertently sent by military

CNN has learned a lab inadvertently received live anthrax samples from the U..S military in the last several days prompting an across the board urgent review to see if any other live anthrax…

Anthrax under micrscope

Texas floods: Clean-up, searches continue

Jennifer Gonzalez lost everything after 7 to 8 feet of water swept through her Martindale, Texas, house. The same goes for the residence of her daughter and 4-month grandchild, as well as those…

McComb family

Tony Blair to quit as Mideast Quartet envoy

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is quitting as the Mideast envoy for the international group that has been working to achieve a settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, his…

Tony Blair
Dan Conklin

8 apply to replace retiring circuit judge

EPA Water standards

EPA rules to protect drinking water, regulate...

Cecil Creek

Heavy rains damage crossings along Buffalo...

PHOTOS: SPD officers attend funeral for fallen...

Fulton ground breaking

Ground broken on new Missouri state psychiatric...

Zachary Holly

Jury, judge impose death penalty for girl's murder

MoDOT plans sidewalk work in Lawrence County

Owner of 2 Springfield stores sentenced in...

Arkansas legislators endorse $87 million...

Community closeup Inheritance scams

Community closeup: Inheritance scams

GRill fire

Fire fighters say safety should be on your...

Photos: Exhumation of Jane Doe

PUlaski Jane doe

Investigators hope exhuming body will help...

Prairie Grove marker

Some historians upset over Civil War shell...

Arkansas campaign finance

Arkansas AG rejects language for campaign...

World Cup soccer

FIFA corruption dubbed 'World Cup of fraud'

FIFA_2

How FIFA makes its billions

Check blurb

Overdraft fees top $1 billion at the big 3 banks

Anthrax under micrscope

Live anthrax inadvertently sent by military

McComb family

Texas floods: Clean-up, searches continue

Tony Blair

Tony Blair to quit as Mideast Quartet envoy

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