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Giants beat the Royals 11-4; series tied at 2-2

The Giants evened the series at 2-2.  Game 5 is Sunday night at AT&T Park in San Francisco.

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Slideshow: UAB vs. Arkansas; Homecoming in Fayetteville

The Arkansas Razorbacks battled the University of Birmingham Blazers for Homecoming Saturday in Fayetteville.

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Racial tensions flare after protest against racism

A peaceful protest against racism turns ugly after racial slurs fly.                             KSPR's Sheena Elzie has the story.

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Saturday Evening Forecast Another Toasty One Sunday

Saturday Evening Forecast: Another Toasty One Sunday

The toasty temperatures continue into Sunday with more 80s expected.

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Vandy Mizzou

Missouri beats Vandy, Tigers now bowl eligible

Missouri offense struggles again, but posts sixth win of season. 

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Sebastian Tretola

Arkansas' defense plays big in win against University of Alabama-Birmingham

The win snaps a three-game losing streak for Arkansas.


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Wilson's Creek National Battlefield

Winter hours begin at Wilson's Creek

Park goes to Winter schedule beginning Sunday. 

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Arkansas Prison

Communities make pitch for new Arkansas prison

Several Arkansas cities and counties have submitted proposals to host a proposed $100 million maximum-security prison.

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Ebola Virus

Congresswoman wants more Ebola-related restrictions

Rep. Vicky Hartzler, (R) Missouri 4th District, wants more controls on health workers returning from Africa.

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Rep. Tom Cotton and Sen. Mark Pryor

Arkansas Senate hopefuls make nice in final ads

Arkansas Senate hopefuls try to put happy face on ads in final days of bitter race

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Grain farming

Strong supply, but low prices for corn, soybeans

Record harvest pushing prices down this year. 

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Governor's Cup

Governor to present cup to Rams/Chiefs winner Sunday

Gov. Jay Nixon plans to attend game at Arrowhead Stadium Sunday

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Springfield man convicted of sexually assaulting young girl

Victim among witnesses to testify against Andrew McDonald

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United jet

United flight makes emergency landing at Springfield Airport

Jet bound for Denver experienced depressurization, diverted to SGF.

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Generic World Series 2014

Royals win 3-2, take 2-1 lead in World Series

Royals never trailed in taking Game 3 win.

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Emergency landing at Springfield-Branson Airport

A flight makes an emergency landing on its way to Denver. We spoke with passengers stuck in Springfield.


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Emergency landing at Springfield airport

Emergency landing at Springfield airport

A flight on its way to Denver made a sudden descent into Springfield Friday night. The emergency landing was due depressurization in the aircraft. No one was seriously injured, but we spoke with some people on board about their harrowing experience.

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Calm now, but storms soon

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at the warmth this weekend and when more storms could be headed for the Ozarks.

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VIDEO Weekend Forecast - Near record warmth

VIDEO: Weekend Forecast - Near record warmth

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty takes a look at the wildly warm weather for this weekend.

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PHOTOS: Farewell to a fallen firefighter in Alton

Alton's fire and police chief, Eddie Johnson, was remembered in funeral services Friday. He died in a crash while driving to a house fire. (Photos by Eric Neilsen)

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Scammers going after snowbirds

Scammers target snowbirds

It is a way to get scammed when you least expect it. We all know when the weather cools off, it is nice to hit the road and go someplace warmer. People who do that are called "snowbirds." 

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James River motorcycle

Crash on James River Freeway sends two to the hospital

Two hurt when motorcycle and pickup collide. 

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Community closeup Donate a can get a coffee

Community closeup: Donate a can, get a coffee

Lindsey Neddenriep from Ozarks Food Harvest sits down with Melody Pettit to talk about the annual Cans for Coffee drive at McDonald's.

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Mercy babies 2

Springfield hospital experiencing baby boom

Mercy Springfield predicts a four-year high in deliveries this year.

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Vandy Mizzou

Missouri hosts Vanderbilt in homecoming game Saturday

Vandy is winless in SEC play in 2014, win would make Tigers bowl eligible.

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KSPR Friday Morning Forecast Foggy Start but Warming Fast

WARM weekend on the way

Temps are heating up across the Ozarks. Today features high in the mid and upper 70s with plenty of sun. That's a good

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Mark Christenson

Missouri Department of Corrections

Religious leaders ask Governor to stop execution

Mark Christeson scheduled to die Wednesday for three 1998 murders.

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Ambulance 4

West Plains toddler hit and killed in driveway of home

Child, 1, died in West Plains hospital minutes after she was hit. 

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Rams v Chiefs

Chiefs, Rams meet for first time since 2010

St. Louis Rams (2-4) at Kansas City Chiefs (3-3)

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Arkansas UAB

Arkansas hosts UAB in last non-SEC game of season

Razorbacks play last non-conference game of the season

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Recap: Arizona State 24, Washington 10

No. 14 Arizona State 24, Washington 10: Taylor Kelly threw two touchdowns and Armand Perry returned a late interception for a score as the visiting Sun Devils rolled past the Huskies.Kelly returned after missing three games due to injury an...

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West Bank, Gaza

CNN

Grief over U.S.-Palestinian boy shot by IDF

The slayings of Israeli and Palestinian teens during the summer was a bloody precursor to the Gaza-Israeli conflict that took more than 2,000 lives.

Now, once more, children on both sides have lost their lives violently, rending hearts and stoking res...

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Recap: Utah 24, USC 21

No. 19 Utah 24, No. 21 USC 21: Kaelin Clay caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from Travis Wilson with eight seconds remaining as the Utes rallied to beat the visiting Trojans in the Pac-12 game.Devontae Booker rushed for 102 yards and a touchdo...

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Ebola drug ZMapp

Public Health Agency of Canada

N.Y. official: Ebola policy 'a real stunner'

A mandatory 21-day quarantine imposed by New York and New Jersey on health care workers returning from West Africa after treating Ebola patients caught local and federal officials by surprise and spurred a heated debate on handling the spread of the ...

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James Foley ISIS executioner

ISIS

NYT: ISIS hostages tortured, then beheaded

In the moments before his death, American James Foley stares into the camera, head held high, after being forced to read a script, in which he blames his death on the United States.

A masked man wielding a knife then decapitates him.

As horrifying as F...

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Preview: Avalanche at Jets

The San Francisco Giants have evened the World Series and will send ace Madison Bumgarner to the mound when they host the Kansas City Royals in Sunday's Game 5. Bumgarner has allowed just one run over 22 innings of three career World Series...

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Preview: Royals at Giants

The San Francisco Giants have evened the World Series and will send ace Madison Bumgarner to the mound when they host the Kansas City Royals in Sunday's Game 5. Bumgarner has allowed just one run over 22 innings of three career World Series...

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SpaceX Dragon at ISS

NASA

SpaceX ship returns from successful ISS mission

SpaceX's Dragon spaceship splashed down Saturday in the Pacific Ocean, returning from a four-week resupply mission to the International Space Station and bringing back a valuable payload of potentially groundbreaking experiments.

Dragon, an unmanned s...

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Top 25 roundup: LSU upsets No. 3 Ole Miss

BATON ROUGE, La. -- After handing off on nearly every play during a 95-yard drive, LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Logan Stokes to lift the No. 24 Tigers to a 10-7 win over No. 3 and previously unbeaten Ole...

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Caps ward off Flames with winger's two goals

BATON ROUGE, La. -- After handing off on nearly every play during a 95-yard drive, LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Logan Stokes to lift the No. 24 Tigers to a 10-7 win over No. 3 and previously unbeaten Ole...

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Recap: Capitals 3, Flames 1

SALT LAKE CITY -- Quarterback Travis Wilson passed for 193 yards and found receiver Kaelin Clay for a diving 1-yard touchdown grab with eight seconds left to lift No. 19 Utah to a 24-21 victory over No. 20 USC on Saturday night. Wilson's lo...

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Utah 24, USC 21

SALT LAKE CITY -- Quarterback Travis Wilson passed for 193 yards and found receiver Kaelin Clay for a diving 1-yard touchdown grab with eight seconds left to lift No. 19 Utah to a 24-21 victory over No. 20 USC on Saturday night. Wilson's lo...

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Ebola airports

CNN

Quarantined nurse knocks Ebola policy

A nurse under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey after caring for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone has blasted more stringent state policies for dealing with health care workers returning from West Africa, saying the change could lead to medical profes...

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President George W. Bush singing Patriot Act, 2001

Public domain

On this day: October 26

The Erie Canal opens, the Pony Express closes, Wyatt Earp shoots it out in Tombstone, "Baby Fae" gets a baboon heart, and the Patriot Act is signed into law, all on this day.

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Ohio State rebounds to beat Penn State in 2 OT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- No. 13 Ohio State outlasted Penn State 31-24 in double overtime on Saturday night, in a game that coach Urban Meyer said was "a credit to our team." Redshirt freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett, playing on a sprained kne...

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Giants erase deficit, tie World Series

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- No. 13 Ohio State outlasted Penn State 31-24 in double overtime on Saturday night, in a game that coach Urban Meyer said was "a credit to our team." Redshirt freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett, playing on a sprained kne...

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Recap: Ohio State 31, Penn State 24 (2OT)

No. 12 Ohio State 31, Penn State 24 (2 OT): J.T. Barrett accounted for two scores, including a 4-yard touchdown run to open the second overtime, and the visiting Buckeyes withstood the Nittany Lions' comeback bid. Barrett overcame two costl...

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Capitals 3, Flames 1

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Saturday was feel-good night for the Arizona Coyotes. Beleaguered goalie Mike Smith turned aside 23 shots. Center Justin Hodgman scored in his first career NHL game and left winger Sam Gagner registered his first point of...

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NHL game roundup: Predators suffer first regulation loss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Nashville Predators finally have something in common with the rest of the NHL: a regulation loss. Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots for his 29th career shutout Saturday n...

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Recap: Coyotes 2, Panthers 1 (OT)

Coyotes 2, Panthers 1 (OT): Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored a power-play goal 2:20 into overtime as host Arizona halted its three-game skid.With the Coyotes on their eighth power play of the game, Ekman-Larsson received a touch pass ...

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Coyotes stop three-game skid

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Saturday was feel-good night for the Arizona Coyotes. Beleaguered goalie Mike Smith turned aside 23 shots. Center Justin Hodgman scored in his first career NHL game and left winger Sam Gagner registered his first point of...

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LSU hands No. 3 Ole Miss first loss

BATON ROUGE, La. -- It was a game for the ages -- the 1950s. On a night when LSU honored Billy Cannon for his iconic 89-yard punt return in 1959 that beat No. 3 Ole Miss 7-3 on Halloween night, LSU and Ole Miss stepped back in time Saturday...

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Recap: Capitals 3, Flames 1

Capitals 3, Flames 1: Joel Ward registered his seventh career two-goal performance as visiting Washington posted its third win in four games.Nicklas Backstrom also scored for the Capitals, who are 1-1-0 on their three-game road trip. Braden...

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Giants Royals Game 4

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Giants knot World Series at 2 games apiece

SAN FRANCISCO -- Right-hander Yusmeiro Petit stalled the Kansas City Royals with three shutout innings of relief and the San Francisco Giants rallied from behind with 10 straight runs during a five-inning stretch Saturday night en route to ...

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Recap: Penguins 3, Predators 0

Penguins 3, Predators 0: Captain Sidney Crosby recorded a goal and two assists while Marc-Andre Fleury posted his 29th career shutout as visiting Pittsburgh handed Nashville its first regulation loss of the season.Evgeni Malkin extended his...

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Recap: Ohio State 31, Penn State 24 (2OT)

No. 12 Ohio State 31, Penn State 24 (2OT): J.T. Barrett accounted for two scores, including a 4-yard touchdown run to open the second overtime, and the visiting Buckeyes withstood the Nittany Lions' comeback bid. Barrett overcame two costly...

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LSU hands No. 3 Ole Miss first loss

BATON ROUGE, La. -- It was a game for the ages -- the 1950s. On a night when LSU honored Billy Cannon for his iconic 89-yard punt return in 1959 that beat No. 3 Ole Miss 7-3 on Halloween night, LSU and Ole Miss stepped back in time Saturday...

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Motivated Blues get by Blackhawks, 3-2

ST. LOUIS -- Maybe all the St. Louis Blues needed to get out of their early-season lull was a game against their biggest rivals, the Chicago Blackhawks. "We needed a great performance, and who better to bring it out of us?" Blues captain Da...

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Jagr lifts Devils over Senators with game-winner

SAN FRANCISCO -- Right-hander Yusmeiro Petit stalled the Kansas City Royals with three shutout innings of relief and the San Francisco Giants rallied from behind with 10 straight runs during a five-inning stretch Saturday night en route to ...

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Recap: Ohio State 31, Penn State 24 (2OT)

ST. LOUIS -- Maybe all the St. Louis Blues needed to get out of their early-season lull was a game against their biggest rivals, the Chicago Blackhawks. "We needed a great performance, and who better to bring it out of us?" Blues captain Da...

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Recap: Maine 20, Rhode Island 14

Maine 20, Rhode Island 14: Jerickson Fedrick scored on a 10-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter and the Black Bears rallied for the Colonial Athletic Conference road win.Drew Belcher passed for 151 yards and rushed for 84 more as ...

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Recap: Louisiana State 10, Mississippi 7

No. 23 LSU 10, No. 3 Mississippi 7: Anthony Jennings threw a go-ahead touchdown pass with 5:07 left and the host Tigers turned in a dominant defensive effort to stun the Rebels. Jennings was just 8-for-16 for 142 yards and threw two interce...

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Coyotes 2, Panthers 1 (OT)

No. 23 LSU 10, No. 3 Mississippi 7: Anthony Jennings threw a go-ahead touchdown pass with 5:07 left and the host Tigers turned in a dominant defensive effort to stun the Rebels. Jennings was just 8-for-16 for 142 yards and threw two interce...

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