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Kenneth Haymes

Missing man is found

Kenneth Haymes had been missing since Sept. 5.

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Greenwood School

Supporters of 2 historic 1-room schools celebrate milestones

Greenwood School between Strafford and Marshfield is 100 years old.  Volunteers recently did some preservation work on it.

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Arc of the Ozarks investigates theft from group home

Arc of the Ozarks investigates theft from group home

Administrators of the non-profit organization believe an employee stole cash and gift cards from a group home in Springfield.

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State investigates theft at Arc of the Ozarks group home

Arc of the Ozarks leaders say the suspect an employee stole from one of their group homes in south Springfield. They're determined to find the person who stole from the venerable. 

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Forum on Friday focuses on ways state could fight children's obesity

A state panel is holding the meeting in central Springfield.  It wants to give the Legislature ways that the state could help prevent obesity in children.

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Yen to Zen: Ocean Zen will move to Mr. Yen's location

Mr. Yen's closed last spring after being open 16 years.  Ocean Zen has been open for 10 years.  When it moves this winter, it will be in its third location in Springfield.

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Century Elementary in Nixa deals with power outage

Schools across the Ozarks lose power during rainstorm

The wet weather caused some problems at schools across the Ozarks. In Nixa, it was lights out at three schools for part of the morning.

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Photos: 2 guys have fun in city park turned into lake

Jennifer Adams sent these photos of two guys who were paddling and swimming on Wednesday at Kirkwood Park just off Seminole Street between Glenstone and Lone Pine avenues, just east of the Brentwood branch library.

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Missouri House chamber

Group wants all H.S. seniors in Missouri to pass citizenship test

Former Gov. Bob Holden and other political leaders say the test is necessary to educate students on democracy.

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Fraud by Prime, Inc., salesman brings prison, order for restitution

Investigators say Travis Honaker embezzled at least $945,000 over a five-year period.

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Man who asked for girl's sexually explicit photos gets long prison term

Ezra Robert Gramm has been convicted in both state and federal courts.

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Slideshow: Heavy rain floods Tracker Road in Nixa

The heavy rain has led to flooding in Christian County too.  This is video from Tracker Road and Raspberry.

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WATCH: Heavy rain floods Tracker Road in Nixa

The heavy rain has led to flooding in Christian County too.  This is video from Tracker Road and Raspberry.

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Long honored with small business award

National Federation of Independent Business named Long a Guardian of Small Business.

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PHOTOS: Century Elementary in Nixa spends morning in the dark.

Century Elementary School in Nixa lost power during the thunder storm Wednesday morning. Principal Dr. Jennifer Chastain shared these pictures of the kids making the best of it. 


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Flash floods leave drivers stranded

Driver gets stuck trying to get through 3 feet of water

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PHOTOS: Heavy rains pelt Springfield Wednesday morning

Heavy rain brought high water to the area of Kansas Expressway and West Sunshine


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MSU Missouri State University campus

MSU continues enrollment growth

The overall system and the Springfield campus have never had more students than they do this semester.

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Pictures: Heavy rain fills Fassnight Park in Springfield

More than two inches of rain fell in a short period Wednesday morning in Springfield.  These are images from a water-logged Fassnight Park.

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WATCH: Heavy rain leads to flooding in central Springfield Wednesday

Nearly two inches of rain fell on Springfield in a short period of time Wednesday morning.  The high water made travel treacherous across the Ozarks during the morning hours.

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Early morning fire destroys Branson home

Fire crews say home appeared to be vacant when it burned. 

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Office of Senator Claire McCaskill

McCaskill questions auto safety regulators

Missouri senator questions NHTSA leader about auto safety enforcement.

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Joplin tornado aid worker sentenced for fraud

Woman who worked at disaster relief agency sentenced for fraud involving Joplin tornado

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Springfield airport gets near perfect safety inspection

Airport receives highest rating for tenth straight year.

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KSPR Wednesday Weather Forecast Storms today

Sct'd Storms Throughout the Day

Today we're tracking scattered showers and thunderstorms along a stall front to our west. The thunderstorm clusters will start in our northwest and progress south and east throughout the afternoon.

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Missouri mayor accused of stealing from town

Missouri mayor, treasurer accused of stealing money from village account

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How a car seat is installed can be the difference between life and death

Cox Health recommends parents get help from a certified technician. 

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Lebanon Man Stabbed After Chasing Thieves

A flat-screen TV is stolen. A man witnesses the theft and chases the thieves, but is stabbed when confronting them.

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Event aimed at helping homeless vets in the Ozarks

Event hopes to help homeless vets in the Ozarks

The Community Partnership of the Ozarks is hosting an event at the Ozark Empire Fairground to help local veterans who are struggling with poverty or who are homeless.

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Tuesday Evening Forecast T-Storms Move in Wednesday

Tuesday Evening Forecast: T-Storms Move in Wednesday

We'll see an increasing chance for showers and thunderstorms with a low chance of severe weather.

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U.S. man detained by river near North Korea

South Korean marines detained an American man on the bank of a river bordering North Korea late Tuesday, according to a South Korean Defense Ministry official and a senior U.S. State Department official.

The marines were on a regular patrol mission we...

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Australian police conduct anti-terror sweep

Australian authorities disrupted what they described as a pending attack "on a member of the public," part of a sweeping counterterrorism operation on Thursday that came just days after the country raised its terror alert level to high.

At least one ...

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Recap: Orioles 6, Blue Jays 1

Orioles 6, Blue Jays 1: Steve Pearce belted a pair of homers and drove in four runs as host Baltimore completed a three-game sweep of fading Toronto.Bud Norris (14-8) overcame five walks to pitch 5 1/3 scoreless innings of two-hit ball for ...

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Preview: Florida at Alabama

Florida's secondary gave up 369 passing yards in last week's triple-overtime victory over Kentucky, and the challenge will be much greater Saturday when the Gators travel to No. 2 Alabama for the Crimson Tide's SEC opener. Alabama features ...

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Pirates pound Red Sox, 9-1

Auburn suspended starting safety Jermaine Whitehead for Thursday night's game against No. 20 Kansas State for a violation of team rules. Whitehead did not accompany the fifth-ranked Tigers to Manhattan, Kan., for the nonconference game betw...

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Auburn suspends starting safety

Auburn suspended starting safety Jermaine Whitehead for Thursday night's game against No. 20 Kansas State for a violation of team rules. Whitehead did not accompany the fifth-ranked Tigers to Manhattan, Kan., for the nonconference game betw...

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Game roundup: Dodgers' lead cut after Rockies rout LA

Braves 3, Nationals 1: Christian Bethancourt drove in two runs as host Atlanta finally provided Alex Wood with run support and snapped a five-game losing streak.The Braves, who scored two runs or fewer in four of Wood's past five starts, ta...

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Recap: Cardinals 2, Brewers 0

Cardinals 2, Brewers 0: Adam Wainwright scattered seven hits in his third shutout of the season as host St. Louis evened the series at one game apiece.Wainwright (19-9) joined Clayton Kershaw as the only 19-game winners in the majors, strik...

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Recap: Braves 3, Nationals 1

Braves 3, Nationals 1: Christian Bethancourt drove in two runs as host Atlanta finally provided Alex Wood with run support and snapped a five-game losing streak.The Braves, who scored two runs or fewer in four of Wood's past five starts, ta...

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Cardinals 2, Brewers 0

ST. LOUIS -- Adam Wainwright is doing what aces do in September. Scattering seven hits in a complete-game shutout, Wainwright pushed the St. Louis Cardinals closer to the National League Central title Wednesday night with a 2-0 blanking of ...

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Coolest city in S. Africa you've never seen

The typical South African itinerary runs something like this: Fly into Joburg and explore the urban hipster scene, hop over to Kruger for a safari, then down to Cape Town to sip wine on the waterfront with Table Mountain in the backdrop.

And that's fa...

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Gunmen attack Nigerian college; 13 killed

Two gunmen set off explosives at a Nigerian college, then started shooting -- killing at least 13 people on another day of violence in the African nation, and yet another targeting students.

Kano state police commissioner Adelere Shinaboa said the att...

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Indians 2, Astros 0

HOUSTON -- Carlos Carrasco tossed a two-hit shutout as the Cleveland Indians beat the Houston Astros 2-0 on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park. Carrasco (8-5) recorded his first career shutout in dominating fashion, recording a career-high...

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Cubs 3, Reds 1

CHICAGO -- Ryan Kalish's second-inning RBI double supplied the go-ahead run as the Chicago Cubs completed three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds with a 3-1 victory on Wednesday night at Wrigley Field. Kalish, the Cubs' center fielder, went...

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Braves keep hope alive with win over Nationals

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves still maintain their slim hope of nabbing the second National League wild-card spot, but they are running out of time even after snapping their five-game losing streak Wednesday night. The Braves remain 5 1/2 b...

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Orioles 6, Blue Jays 1

BALTIMORE -- Steve Pearce drove in four runs with a pair of homers and the Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-1 victory Wednesday. Baltimore, which clinched its first AL East crown since 1997 the prior ni...

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Recap: Yankees 3, Rays 2

Yankees 3, Rays 2: Brandon McCarthy yielded two runs and four hits over seven innings as visiting New York took advantage of only four hits to edge Tampa Bay and avoid a three-game sweep.McCarthy (10-14) has enjoyed some success throughout ...

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Dwyer arrest latest test of Cardinals' resilience

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals are 2-0, but they have taken so many hits over the past two months, it's fair to wonder if they can sustain success. The latest blow is running back Jonathan Dwyer being arrested for aggravated assault ...

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Marlins 4, Mets 3

DENVER -- The outburst by the Colorado Rockies was sudden and sustained, early and decisive. They pounced on Dodgers spot starter Carlos Frias for eight runs in the first inning Wednesday and overwhelmed Los Angeles 16-2, reaching a season ...

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Game roundup: Dodgers lead cut after Rockies rout LA

DENVER -- The outburst by the Colorado Rockies was sudden and sustained, early and decisive. They pounced on Dodgers spot starter Carlos Frias for eight runs in the first inning Wednesday and overwhelmed Los Angeles 16-2, reaching a season ...

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Recap: Marlins 4, Mets 3

Marlins 4, Mets 3: Donovan Solano went 3-for-5 with an RBI and Marcell Ozuna recorded three hits as visiting Miami defeated New York to take the rubber match of a three-game series.Garrett Jones and Christian Yelich also had RBIs while Case...

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Yankees 3, Rays 2

Marlins 4, Mets 3: Donovan Solano went 3-for-5 with an RBI and Marcell Ozuna recorded three hits as visiting Miami defeated New York to take the rubber match of a three-game series.Garrett Jones and Christian Yelich also had RBIs while Case...

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Clinic that treated Joan Rivers still open

The Manhattan clinic where Joan Rivers suffered cardiac arrest last month is still open although an accreditation group is calling for it to suspend procedures and surgeries.

Rivers, 81, died a week after her appointment at Yorkville Endoscopy went ba...

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Police search for missing UVA student

Several surveillance videos show her walking and running alone. But police say new footage of a missing University of Virginia student appears to show someone following her the night she disappeared.

Business surveillance cameras along the Downtown Ma...

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Police: 2 under watch in Thai beach killings

Two Britons are under watch in Thailand in connection with the killings on a popular resort island of two of their fellow countrymen -- one a woman who'd been beaten and whose body showed shown signs of sexual activity; the other a man who was beaten...

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Maricopa County Sheriff

Another NFL player facing charges related to domestic violence

Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested in connection with domestic abuse allegations, Phoenix police said Wednesday night.

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NY cop suspended after man kicked

For the second time this summer, a New York City police officer has been stripped of his badge and gun after video surfaced showing what community leaders call a heavy-handed police response.

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Recap: Pirates 9, Red Sox 1

Yankees 3, Rays 2: Brandon McCarthy yielded two runs and four hits over seven innings as visiting New York took advantage of only four hits to edge Tampa Bay and avoid a three-game sweep.McCarthy (10-14) has enjoyed some success throughout ...

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Recap: Yankees 3, Rays 2

Yankees 3, Rays 2: Brandon McCarthy yielded two runs and four hits over seven innings as visiting New York took advantage of only four hits to edge Tampa Bay and avoid a three-game sweep.McCarthy (10-14) has enjoyed some success throughout ...

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As Romo sits, Cowboys insist no cause for alarm

IRVING, Texas -- With the Dallas Cowboys trying to build off last weekend's well-rounded victory over the Tennessee Titans, quarterback Tony Romo was held out of Wednesday's practice due to back stiffness. While Romo downplayed it, Wednesda...

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Shame on the plane

Misbehaving plane passengers shamed online

Shame on the plane! Photos of passengers behaving badly have gone viral.

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Alibaba IPO means a big payday for Jack Ma

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma's wallet is going to be a lot fatter after his company goes public this week in New York.

Ma is selling 12.75 million shares in Alibaba's IPO, bringing in as much as $867 million if they are priced at the top of the target r...

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Braves 3, Nationals 1

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Braves still maintain their slim hope of nabbing the second National League wild-card spot, but they are running out of time even after snapping their five-game losing streak Wednesday night. The Braves remain 5 1/2 b...

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