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CDC: First diagnosed case of Ebola in the US

[Breaking news alert published at 5:50 p.m. ET]

A person traveling from Liberia to the United States has been diagnosed with Ebola, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters Tuesday. The person, who...

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Shootings in Willard were murder, suicide

Before the shootings, deputies tried to investigate a report of a man pointing a gun at a woman; it turned out to be the same couple who later were found dead.

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Pictures: Police investigating murder-suicide in Willard Monday night

Greene County investigators say two fatal shootings on Monday night were by a husband who killed his estranged wife and then shot himself after fleeing into Dade County.  The victims were Sandra Pendergrass, 48, and Todd Pendergrass, 48.

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Joplin tornado fraud graphic

Contractor agrees to pay $26,000 for not rebuilding homes after Joplin tornado

Clark Baxter failed to deliver construction materials and stopped working partway through construction, leaving two homeowners with unfinished homes.

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KSPR Tuesday Morning Weather Storms on the way

Severe Storms Possible Wed-Thu

Today is basically a carbon copy of yesterday with highs in the mid 80s. The real story is the potential for strong and severe storms Wed-Thursday. Getting right to it. A cold front from the west will progress eastward today and tomorrow.

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KSPR Tuesday Morning Weather Storms on the way

KSPR Tuesday Morning Weather: Storms on the way

KSPR Meteorologist Lindsey Slater talks severe weather.

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VIDEO Aspirin Guidelines Change

Nixa firefighters have new way to help people with chest pains

What simple medicine could stop a heart attack.

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No link between paralysis with enterovirus locally

No local link between paralysis and enterovirus

Health care professionals say no evidence of link here in the Springfield.

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Tracking our next storm system

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at our next storm that could bring severe weather to the Ozarks.

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VIDEO Monday evening weather - Storms later this week

VIDEO: Monday evening weather - Storms later this week

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty shows you when to expect strong storms.

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Keeping campus closed

A high school student in Cedar County set out to make some big changes in his school lunch program to give his peers more freedom. The district turned him down due to safety concerns, but administrators say his efforts won't go unrewarded. 

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Leigh's Lost and Found, featuring a lost Beagle mix

Leigh's Lost and Found: featuring an older, lost beagle mix

The male dog was found in the 2600 block of North Glenstone Avenue in Springfield.

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Video Leigh s Lost and Found featuring a Heeler mix

Video: Leigh's Lost and Found, featuring a Heeler mix

The older male dog was found in the 2600 block of north Glenstone

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Matthew Rumbaugh

Mother of slain teen sues suspected shooter for damages

Riley Gerber’s mother, Jessica Frank, asks for at least $25,000 from Matthew Rumbaugh.  The boy and his father were shot in their home on July 8 in Laclede County.

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When the elderly go missing

When the elderly go missing

An Ozarks woman is safe and back home after she went missing last week.

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OTC-Springfield campus

OTC gets $1 million for Chemical Lab training

It's the fourth time since 2011 that OTC has received funds under this particular federal program, which can help laid-off workers train for new jobs.

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Kauffman Stadium celebration

Photos: Kansas City Royals, fans celebrate playoff berth

The Kansas City Royals posted the 4th best record in the American League in 2014, and earned the top Wild Card spot in the playoffs.   Hundreds of fans turned out at Kauffman Stadium on Monday to celebrate with the team as the players took batting practice.  The Wild Card game with the Oakland Athletics is Tuesday night in Kansas City. (photos by Hugh Keeton)

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Swimming pool

Fewer swimmers dove into Springfield pools in 2014 than 2013

Parks Department officials say cooler weather this year kept some swimmers away from the pools.

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Police investigation

Suspect for disappearance of real estate agent is in custody

Investigators have not released details on how investigators identified Arron Lewis as a suspect.

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Free eye exams are available next month in Marshfield

People attending the clinic  will be screened for visual disorders.

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Cambell Avenue at Grand Street intersection

Upgrade begins on busy intersection south of downtown Springfield

Lanes will be closed at different times during the construction project.

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Leaves on ground

Fallen leaves can clog up storm drains

Those leaves can also damage streams and lakes.

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Eli Young Band

Gillioz Theatre books Eli Young Band

The band has three No. 1 hits as well as a Grammy nomination and an Academy of Country Music Award for Song of the Year for its hit “Crazy Girl."

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Missing person

Missing Republic woman found safe

Peggy Crane, 68, was last seen at home on Thursday. Card used Saturday in St. Robert and Illinois. 

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KSPR Monday Morning Forecast Getting Warmer

The calm before the storms

Today, it's a carbon copy of the weekend. Highs boosting to the low and mid 80s areawide with plenty of sun. The humidity will kick up a notch, but nothing too out of control as dewpoints will be near 60°.

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VIDEO Getting Ready for Winter

Preparing for Winter

How to save money on your heating bill.

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Search for missing realtor, warrant issued for suspect

On Sunday, a warrant is issued for a person of interest in the case of missing Arkansas realtor Beverly Carter.

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More Warmth...Then Storms Mid Week

The warmth continues into the week ahead...then a cold front increases storm chances mid week.

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Pirates loss gives Cardinals NL Central title

Cards outlast Pirates in division race second straight year. 

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Kansas CIty Royals

Royals finish second in AL Central, will host Wild Card game

Royals will host Oakland in the AL Wild Card game. 

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Motorcycle crash kills man from Aurora

Three killed in motorcycle crashes in the Ozarks this weekend. 

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CDC: First diagnosed case of Ebola in the US

[Breaking news alert published at 5:50 p.m. ET]

A person traveling from Liberia to the United States has been diagnosed with Ebola, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters Tuesday. The person, who...

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Ferguson mayor: Our eyes have been opened

Ahead of a town hall meeting Tuesday night, Ferguson's mayor said the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown helped open the eyes of city officials to the town's racial divide.

"I think what it showed was ... even though I always knew again ...

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URGENT - Ebola-First-Case

(CNN) -- A person traveling from Liberia to the United States has been diagnosed with Ebola, Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reporters Tuesday. The person, whose identity was not released, left Lib...

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Cozi and Antenna TV

KY3 Inc. launching two new networks beginning Wednesday

Re-scan your televisions to find KY3 Inc.'s two new television stations.

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New details in Willard shooting

New details in Willard shooting

KSPR's Lauren Pozen reports on new details surrounding the death of a woman in Willard.

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Shootings in Willard were murder, suicide

Before the shootings, deputies tried to investigate a report of a man pointing a gun at a woman; it turned out to be the same couple who later were found dead.

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Stocks: 'September slump' strikes again

If you are one of the 50% of Americans who have money in the stock market, you probably wanted to reach for Benadryl at some point this month.

The "September stock slump" came back with a vengeance in 2014. The S&P 500 finished the month down over 1.5...

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ISIS tank

ISIS closes in on Kurdish town in Syria

Turkish soldiers and tanks took up position along the border with Syria on Tuesday as its government debated whether to deploy troops to battle the Islamic State terror group, a move that comes as tens of thousands pour into the country to escape ISI...

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Beyonce, Jay-Z and David Beckham -- at a football game?

They're three of the world's biggest superstars -- but few would have expected to see them together taking in a football match in Paris.

Beyonce and her husband Jay-Z were the stars of the show in the French capital on Tuesday night after turning out ...

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Bears make moves at WR

The Chicago Bears waived wide receiver Rashad Ross and promoted wide receiver Chris Williams from the practice squad to the active roster on Tuesday. Ross returned five kickoffs for 106 yards the past two weeks for the Bears. Williams playe...

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Sutter: Half of nature is still here! Yay?

In case you've avoided reading what may be the more depressing reports in the history of the natural world, the awful take-away is basically this: Half the animals of planet Earth have disappeared since 1970, and much of it is the fault of humans.

Yep...

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Police investigation

UPDATE: Person-of-interest in deadly shooting in Willard died of apparent suicide

The shooting was reported about 7:30 p.m. Monday at a home near the intersection of Ridgeview at Pershing.

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Rand Paul: 'I am not opposed to birth control'

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said he is not opposed to Plan B, the emergency contraception commonly known as the morning-after pill.

Paul, a likely Republican presidential candidate, sponsored an anti-abortion bill in 2013 that defines life as beginning at...

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Eric Matthew Frein

Pennsylvania State Police

Search for suspected killer yields pipe bombs

Investigators found two fully functional pipe bombs and believe that a three-week manhunt may be taking a toll on suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein, Pennsylvania State Police Lt. Col. George Bivens said Tuesday.

"Over the last few days we have ...

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CDC

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CDC investigates kids' limb paralysis

Health officials are looking for the cause of a neurologic illness that's affected 10 children in Colorado.

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Michelin Guide reveals NYC restaurant ratings

Michelin Travel Publications rolled out the results for New York City's 2015 Michelin Guide today, and 73 area restaurants earned one or more of the guide's highest honor - the Michelin star.

The Michelin Guide, or Le Guide Michelin, originated in Fra...

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Nuggets sign four players

The Denver Nuggets signed forwards Jerrelle Benimon, Alonzo Gee, Pops Mensah-Bonsu and Marcus Williams on Tuesday. Terms of their contracts were not disclosed by the team. Benimon, an undrafted free agent, played for the Miami Heat in the O...

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URGENT - Ebola-Case-US

(CNN) -- A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Several other Americans were diagnosed in West Africa and then...

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iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus

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People are now bending iPhones in Apple Stores

Curiosity takes people to some weird places sometimes. To find out whether the iPhone 6 Plus can actually bend, some are testing it out for themselves -- in Apple Stores.

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Kentucky school shooting

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Suspect in Kentucky school shooting in custody

The suspect in a shooting at a Kentucky high school that left one student injured is in custody, a spokeswoman said.

The shooting took place Tuesday afternoon just inside Fern Creek High School in Louisville.

One student was transported to a local hosp...

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Microsoft introduces Windows 10

Meet the new and improved Windows. No, it's not Windows 9 -- Microsoft is going straight from Windows 8 to Windows 10.

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Students petition for Brandon's ouster at Michigan

Michigan students started a petition this week calling for the ouster of athletic director Dave Brandon in the wake of the football team's missteps. By Tuesday afternoon, the online petition, organized by the Central Student Government, had...

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Spartans set sights on Big Ten supremacy

Michigan students started a petition this week calling for the ouster of athletic director Dave Brandon in the wake of the football team's missteps. By Tuesday afternoon, the online petition, organized by the Central Student Government, had...

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Police search, Nichols Street at Main Avenue, Springfield

City of Springfield outlines plan to use 10 more police officers

Police Chief Paul Williams says two of the 10 additional police positions that will be added to the force in early 2016 will be domestic violence investigators.

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Michael Phelps, 2008 Olympics, 400-meter individual medley

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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrested

Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was arrested early Tuesday in Maryland on a DUI charge, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority.

Phelps, known as the "Baltimore Bullet" and winner of 18 Oly...

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URGENT - Kentucky School Shooting Suspect

(CNN) -- The suspect in a shooting Tuesday at a high school in Louisville, Kentucky, is now in custody, an EMA-MetroSafe spokeswoman said.

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Can the Secret Service actually change?

Some people are wondering about the capability of the Secret Service after the reveal that Omar Gonzalez, the fence jumper who breached White House security two weeks ago, made it much farther into the house than previously reported, running through ...

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Moore: The trouble with y'all moving to Texas

There is a great, geologic break in the land that runs almost the length of Texas from around Fort Worth to just west of San Antonio. Known as the Balcones Escarpment, geologists describe the rift as the place "where the South ends and the West begin...

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Waldman: Do we want a fortress White House?

The President of the United States is the most powerful person on Earth, and one of the most threatened.

This particular resident, Barack Obama, was the target of an unprecedented number of death threats upon taking office -- three times as many as h...

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Arron Lewis

Pulaski County Sheriff

Suspect in real estate agent slaying wanted to plead guilty

Arron Lewis, the suspect in the abduction and slaying of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, told reporters Tuesday that he pleaded not guilty to the charges only because his lawyer told him to. He said he wanted to plead guilty because he jus...

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Lance Boggs wanted poster

Crime Stoppers fugitive Lance Boggs is arrested

He was wanted for violating terms of his probation on a drug charge.

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FCC sacks NFL blackout rule

In an era of billion dollar television broadcasting contracts with the NFL, there is no longer a need for blackout rules regulated by the Federal Communications Commission. The FCC eliminated the rule that prevented local network stations f...

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Tigers beat Yankees

Ray Stubblebine / Reuters

Tigers send out Scherzer for Game 1 of ALDS

Right-hander Max Scherzer will be the Game 1 starter for the Detroit Tigers in their American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles, the team announced Tuesday.

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