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Silver Dollar City attraction will close for good on Sunday; big announcement coming soon

SDC announced last week that it will shut down "the gulch" on Sunday, August 3, to make room for something 'bigger and better.'

Phony money used at the fair

Springfield Police say fake 20 dollar bills were used at the fair.

Counterfeit money used at the fair

Year-long drug probe brings down 13 people in Laclede County

Officers conducted a series of narcotic investigations involving methamphetamine, marijuana, morphine, and prescription medications.

Plot to rob c-store brings prison sentence for ex-postmaster

Investigators used confidential informants to bring down Michael Stubblefield, who also admitted that he stole two shipments of precious metals.

Michael Stubblefield, ex-postmaster

Stuck in limbo, Royals stand pat at trade deadline

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Stuck in limbo between contending and conceding, the Kansas City Royals opted to stand pat as baseball's non-waiver trade deadline passed Thursday, even as several other…

Cardinals rebound with 6-2 win against Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Shelby Miller and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, and Oscar Taveras hit a two-run homer for the St. Louis Cardinals, who beat the San Diego Padres 6-2 Thursday to…

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Ozarks teen recovering from brown recluse bite

Ayden Haff is still recovering from the effects of a brown recluse spider bite.

Brown Recluse Spider Bite Victim Recovering

Pictures: Missouri State opens football camp

The Missouri State Bears took to the brand new Plaster Sports Complex turf Thursday afternoon to open fall practice.

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Kevin's warmer weather heading into the weekend; storm chances too

KSPR Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lighty maps rain chances and much warmer weather live from the Ozark Empire Fair.

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Springfield Fire Dept. wants tougher tent restrictions

KSPR's Sheena Elzie explains both sides of a tent debate in Springfield.

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Arkansas named "Most Dog-Loving State" in America; Missouri ranked #9

According to the market research firm, Euromonitor, Arkansas is the most dog-loving state in America.

What's Going Around: Ear infections

Symptoms to look out for include an inflamed, red or swollen eardrum, a fever or swollen lymph nodes.

Jury convicts man for DWI after he refused field sobriety tests at crash

Steven Souter crashed into another vehicle whose driver was stopped at a red stop light.  That refusal didn't save him from a driving-while-intoxicated conviction.

Steven Souter

Ex-bank branch manager goes to prison for stealing customers' funds

Jennifer Gunter of Republic pleaded guilty last year to bank fraud and filing a false tax return.  Investigators think she embezzled more than $300,000.

Warmer air on the way

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at the much warmer air headed for the Ozarks.

Immigration vote halted

On what was supposed to be the last day before summer recess, dysfunction reigned in Congress.

House Republican leaders called off a vote Thursday on their $659 million emergency response to the…

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Senate passes bill to overhaul VA

The Senate on Thursday night easily approved a $16 billion bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. The measure that won overwhelming House approval a day earlier now goes to…

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CIA apologizes for spying on Senate committee

CIA Director John Brennan apologized to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday and admitted the agency spied on computers used by its staffers who prepared an investigation of the…

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Americans infected with Ebola to be evacuated

The fear began just after news broke Thursday that a long-range business jet with an isolation pod left the United States for Liberia, where it will evacuate two Americans infected with Ebola.…

Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola outbreak, Guinea

Ebola vaccine tests planned soon, NIH says

The National Institutes of Health will begin testing an experimental Ebola vaccine in people as early as September, the NIH announced Thursday.

Working with Ebola virus

3-day cease-fire announced in Mideast conflict

After weeks of fighting and hundreds of deaths, some semblance of peace may be coming to the Middle East -- at least temporarily.

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and U.S. Secretary of State…

Israeli airstrike in Gaza van hit

Silver Dollar City attraction will close for...

Counterfeit money used at the fair

Phony money used at the fair

Year-long drug probe brings down 13 people in...

Michael Stubblefield, ex-postmaster

Plot to rob c-store brings prison sentence for...

Stuck in limbo, Royals stand pat at trade deadline

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Cardinals rebound with 6-2 win against Padres

Brown Recluse Spider Bite Victim Recovering

Ozarks teen recovering from brown recluse bite

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Pictures: Missouri State opens football camp

Kevin s warmer weather heading into the weekend storm chanc

Kevin's warmer weather heading into the weekend...

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Springfield Fire Dept. wants tougher tent...

Arkansas named "Most Dog-Loving State" in...

What's Going Around: Ear infections

Steven Souter

Jury convicts man for DWI after he refused...

Ex-bank branch manager goes to prison for...

Warmer air on the way

House of Representatives, Capitol

Immigration vote halted

VA Medical Center

Senate passes bill to overhaul VA

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CIA apologizes for spying on Senate committee

Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola outbreak, Guinea

Americans infected with Ebola to be evacuated

Working with Ebola virus

Ebola vaccine tests planned soon, NIH says

Israeli airstrike in Gaza van hit

3-day cease-fire announced in Mideast conflict

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