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Hundreds gather for benefit celebration at new Mercy Hospital in Joplin

The sold out event--organized by Mercy Health Foundation--featured exclusive hospital tours, food and drinks among other activities

Arkansas tax cut, Medicaid plan near resolution in Legislature

Major votes on Gov. Asa Hutchinson's tax cut plan and his push to continue the state's compromise Medicaid expansion are expected at the Legislature as lawmakers return to the Capitol for the…

Federal safety mandate could threaten passenger rail across Missouri

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the issue is a dispute over who should bear the cost of installing train collision avoidance technology. 

Missouri St. snaps 7-game skid; beats S. Illinois 52-46

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Gavin Thurman scored 11 points and Missouri State beat Southern Illinois 52-46 on Saturday night to snap a seven-game losing streak.

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Miller County man killed in Saturday night crash

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Robert Jones, 33, was traveling along Highway 52 near Route PP, when his 2012 Chevy Cruise ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree just…

Bolivar man charged with involuntary manslaughter after deadly crash

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that Ethan Ellis was talking on his cell phone and speeding, before he hit and killed Robert Jones. 

Bootleggers Restaurant in Aurora is about to re-open

That's after a fire damaged the iconic building.

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Neosho claims COC-Large Conference Tournament team title

Neosho found themselves in a familiar place on Saturday. 
The nationally-ranked Wildcats won yet another COC-Large tournament in dominating fashion.  They finished with 393 team points and seven…

Evangel women win to give Neal 400th career victory

Evangel’s Alison Jarrell hit three-pointer with 1:16 left that brought the Crusaders from two-points down to leading 54-53 and lifting Evangel to a 58-53 win over Peru State Saturday at the…

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Moody scores 23 points in Mississippi's 67-47 win

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Stefan Moody scored 23 points and Martavious Newby grabbed nine rebounds to lead Mississippi past Missouri 67-47 on Saturday.

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Saturday Evening Forecast: Weekend Ends Wet and White

We're looking at rain developing this evening ending as some snow Sunday...then much colder Monday.

Saturday Evening Forecast Weekend Ends Wet and White

Frazier's free throws lift Florida over Arkansas, 57-56

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Michael Frazier II hit two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining and Florida escaped with a 57-56 victory over Arkansas on Saturday.

VIDEO: Restaurant damaged by fire prepares to reopen in Aurora.

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl reports from Aurora. 

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Community signs card at mall for wounded officer

Local radio station places card for Battlefield Mall shoppers to sign for Officer Aaron Pearson. 

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Springfield woman cashes in big with stop for coffee

Lottery ticket pays $50,000 prize for Springfield woman.

Egypt releases one Al Jazeera journalist

Egypt released an Al Jazeera journalist Sunday who had been behind bars since December 2013, allowing him to leave the country, the government said.

Australian journalist Peter Greste left Egypt…

Al Jazeera protest Egyptian embassy

Whitney Houston's daughter, 21, placed in coma

Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was placed in a medically induced coma after she was found facedown and unresponsive in a bathtub full of water, a source close to the family…

Bobbi Kristina Brown found facedown in water-filled bathtub

Obama: U.S. not at war on radical Islam

President Barack Obama once again refused to label the fight against terrorism as a war on radical Islam or any kind of "religious war," insisting that such labels hurt efforts to root out…

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McCain stands by Palin

Sen. John McCain says Sarah Palin "still has a strong base of support" if she decides to seek the Republicans' 2016 presidential nomination.

"I think that she ought to do whatever she feels that…

Sarah Palin 2014

Israel, Hezbollah conflict has global impact

Yet another war in the Middle East could bring devastation and tremendous international repercussions. So many people around the globe breathed a sign of relief Thursday as word broke that…

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'Evil Hours' author on lessons of PTSD

During World War II, a soldier under U.S. Lt. Gen. George S. Patton's command in Sicily was hospitalized for psychiatric treatment. Doctors at the time commonly called this condition "battle…

American Veterans Disabled For Life Memorial To Open In Washington DC

Hundreds gather for benefit celebration at new...

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Federal safety mandate could threaten passenger...

Paul Lusk

Missouri St. snaps 7-game skid; beats S....

Miller County man killed in Saturday night crash

Bolivar man charged with involuntary...

VIDEO Bootleggers Restaurant

Bootleggers Restaurant in Aurora is about to...

Neosho claims COC-Large Conference Tournament...

Leon Neal

Evangel women win to give Neal 400th career...

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Moody scores 23 points in Mississippi's 67-47 win

Saturday Evening Forecast Weekend Ends Wet and White

Saturday Evening Forecast: Weekend Ends Wet...

Frazier's free throws lift Florida over...

Bootleggers pic

VIDEO: Restaurant damaged by fire prepares to...

Pearson card

Community signs card at mall for wounded officer

Springfield woman cashes in big with stop for...

Al Jazeera protest Egyptian embassy

Egypt releases one Al Jazeera journalist

Bobbi Kristina Brown found facedown in water-filled bathtub

Whitney Houston's daughter, 21, placed in coma

Barack Obama serious expression

Obama: U.S. not at war on radical Islam

Sarah Palin 2014

McCain stands by Palin

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Israel, Hezbollah conflict has global impact

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