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Flu closes Taney County elementary school

Almost a third of the students at Mark Twain R-VIII Elementary school are out because of the flu. 

Man arrested after standoff in Lebanon

A man refused to come out of a home when officers tried to serve an arrest warrant.  He barricaded himself inside and officers surrounded the home.

FEMA to open office in Springfield to help flood victims

People can apply for federal funding to help cover repair costs

Fire destroys mansion on Niangua Lake

Crews had a hard time keeping the fire from spreading.

Valentine's Day sales and weather problems

With Valentine's Day falling on a Sunday plus a chance of snow and ice...could that affect sales? 

Valentine s Day sales and the weather

City worker dies in industrial accident at Springfield landfill

Police are investigating, per city protocol.  The city didn't release details about the accident on Wednesday.

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Victim identified in deadly pedestrian crash Tuesday night

This crash is the sixth fatality crash in Springfield in 2016.

U.S. Justice Department files civil rights lawsuit against city of Ferguson

Ferguson has been under Justice Department scrutiny since 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was black and unarmed, was fatally shot by white officer Darren Wilson 18 months ago.

Teacher fired after child porn investigation

A former teacher at Lebanon middle school is being investigated for child pornography.

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Man dies after tree falls on him in Polk County

The Polk County coroner confirms a man cutting wood over the weekend was killed when a tree fell on him.

Missing 3-year-old boy found dead in southeast Missouri

IRONTON, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say a missing 3-year-old southeast Missouri boy whose parents feared he had wandered away has been found dead in a van.

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Second suspect in Arkansas robbery turns himself in to deputies

Jacob Eakes and Richard Johnson were wanted in a January robbery of a Marion County, Ark. liquor store robbery. 

Deputies arrest more suspected mail thieves

Canadian company agrees to buy utility company based in the Ozarks

The company, which is based in Joplin, sells natural gas, electricity, and water.  It serves about 218,000 customers in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

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PHOTOS: The aftermath of devastating business fire in Camden County

The Castle in the Clouds alternative health clinic was destroyed by fire Tuesday evening.

Missouri bill would require students to pass civics exam

A House committee has approved a bill that would require Missouri high school students to pass a civics exam similar to the U.S. naturalization test in order to graduate.

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Oregon standoff: FBI surrounds occupiers at wildlife refuge

The armed protesters occupying a wildlife refuge in Oregon have been surrounded, the FBI said on Wednesday.

According to the FBI, one of the remaining occupiers rode outside barricades at the…

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Justice Department suing Ferguson, Missouri

The feds are suing Ferguson in a move to force police reform in the city.

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North Korea army chief said to be executed

A senior North Korean military leader has been executed for "factionalism, misuse of authority and corruption," a South Korean government official with knowledge of North Korean affairs told CNN…

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42 abandon fishing vessel south of Hawaii

A Coast Guard aircraft and an oil tanker rushed toward 42 crew members who abandoned a fishing vessel after it caught fire about 1,800 miles south of Hawaii, officials said Wednesday.

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Chris Christie suspends campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination after a disappointing finish in New Hampshire, he formally announced in a Facebook post…

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Royal Caribbean apologizes for cruise ship's stormy ride

What was to be a seven-day cruise from New Jersey to the Bahamas and back came to an early end Wednesday with the massive Anthem of the Seas back in port.

Three days after enduring a wild ride in…

cruise ship rough seas

Flu closes Taney County elementary school

Man arrested after standoff in Lebanon

FEMA to open office in Springfield to help...

Fire destroys mansion on Niangua Lake

Valentine s Day sales and the weather

Valentine's Day sales and weather problems

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City worker dies in industrial accident at...

Victim identified in deadly pedestrian crash...

U.S. Justice Department files civil rights...

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Teacher fired after child porn investigation

Man dies after tree falls on him in Polk County

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Missing 3-year-old boy found dead in southeast...

Deputies arrest more suspected mail thieves

Second suspect in Arkansas robbery turns...

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Canadian company agrees to buy utility company...

PHOTOS: The aftermath of devastating business...

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Oregon standoff: FBI surrounds occupiers at...

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Justice Department suing Ferguson, Missouri

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North Korea army chief said to be executed

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42 abandon fishing vessel south of Hawaii

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Chris Christie suspends campaign

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