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Pictures: Flash flooding in the Ozarks Sunday evening

Flash flooding struck parts of the Ozarks again on Sunday evening. 

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Springfield man killed in motorcycle crash

One man killed after his motorcycle skid near Linden in Christian County.

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Sunday PM Forecast: More heavy rain this week

We'll see more heavy rain this week..raising more flood concerns.

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Pham hits 1st MLB homer and drives in 3, Cards top Padres

Cardinal rookie outfielder carries the load as Cards split weekend series with Padres. 

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Explosive arrest

Man jailed on charges of carrying explosive device

Investigators say the device had a fuse, a trigger and coins inside. 

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Royals salvage split with Twins with 3-2 victory

Royals score in the 9th to score come from behind win and salvage split. 

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Sanitary sewer smoke testing to begin this week

Smoke testing is conducted to locate leaks in the sanitary sewer system.

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Missouri budget official says more spending freezes unlikely

Newly released data shows revenue collections grew 8.8 percent in the fiscal year that ended last week.

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Update: Man who died after riding bike in south Springfield was Mercy physician

Police confirm that the man who died after wrecking his bike in south Springfield on Friday afternoon was 60-year-old Wade Shipman. 

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St. Louis officials turn to feds for help on gun crimes

Homicides are in the rise in St. Louis, and city officials are increasingly turning to the federal government for help.

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Driver killed in one-vehicle crash in St. Clair County

Car over-corrected after leaving the road and overturned several times. 

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Warsaw man killed in overnight crash

A man from Warsaw died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash in Boone County, Missouri. 

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Missouri education

Women, minorities struggle on Missouri teaching exams

Both groups are failing the tests at higher rates on exams to enter teaching programs and to gain certification.

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2 people from Miller hit, killed by semitrailer in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says two people from Miller, Missouri, have died after they were hit by a semitrailer following a separate accident.  

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Apartment Fire

Woman killed in apartment fire in Fair Grove

Police got the call about 10:17 pm of smoke in a building at 1311 N. Old Mill Circle.

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shooting in north Springfield

Police investigate shooting in north Springfield

Police are investigating the shooting of one person on North Hampton in Springfield.

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WATCH: 'Fireburst' above Table Rock Lake in Kimberling City

'Fireburst' is a Table Rock Lake tradition that dates back many years for the 4th of July holiday.  Check out the fireworks from Kimberling City.

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Local neighborhood prepares its own 4th of July fireworks

Neighborhood outside city limits plans its own fireworks show Saturday night. 

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Saturday PM Forecast: More heavy rain to come

We get a break from the rain this weekend but it returns next week raising flood concerns.

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Cardinals edge Padres 2-1 to stop 4-game slide

St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 Saturday to stop their longest losing streak of the season at four games.

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PHOTOS: Padres and Cardinals play July 4th afternoon game

The St. Louis Cardinals ended a four-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the San Diego Padres Saturday afternoon at Busch Stadium.

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Police: Disguised man steals $75,000 from Wal-Mart

Man impersonating armored car driver walked away with more than $75,000 Saturday morning. 

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Pictures: Famous parade part of Marshfield's 4th of July celebration

The city of Marshfield celebrated the 4th of July the only way it knows how.  Hundreds lined the square for the 136th 4th of Juily parade.  It is the oldest continuous parade west of the Mississippi River.

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Marshfield 4th

VIDEO: Marshfield continues grand tradition with 4th of July parade

A look at the sights and sounds of Marshfield's 4th of July Parade

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Arkansas leaders try to diffuse war of words on gay marriage

Senate Republican leaders critical of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's reaction to Supreme Court ruling. 

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Fireworks at the Field: what you need to know

Fireworks at the Field returns to downtown Springfield on Saturday. 


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Pictures: A look at area lakes on this Independence Day

A look at area lakes on this Independence Day. 

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Republic fireworks tent hit by armed robbers

A fireworks stand in Republic was hit by a group of armed robbers overnight. 


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Cain has 3 hits to lead Royals over Twins 3-2 in 10 innings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

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Storms wash away roads in Laclede County

After flood waters clear, crews find potholes and roads washed away.

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(img1)Kimberling City Fireburst

WATCH: 'Fireburst' above Table Rock Lake in Kimberling City

'Fireburst' is a Table Rock Lake tradition that dates back many years for the 4th of July holiday.  Check out the fireworks from Kimberling City.

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Marshfield 4th

VIDEO: Marshfield continues grand tradition with 4th of July parade

A look at the sights and sounds of Marshfield's 4th of July Parade

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(img1)James River flooding south of Springfield leaves a mess for workers

James River flooding south of Springfield leaves a mess for workers

Greene County Highway Department workers spent the day clearing the roads of debris. They say in some places, the floods actually washed away parts of the asphalt. Workers were also assessing the damage to prepare for repairs.

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James River recedes, Greene County road crews remove debris

Flooded roads like Farm Road 164 (Kinser Bridge) were open again on Friday.

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High water drowns private campground in Galena

High water drowns private campground in Galena

After the water goes down, it will take the owners at least a week to get the campground ready to use again.

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Community closeup Spending the 4th at the zoo

Community closeup: Spending the 4th at the zoo

Adam Hooper, Melinda Arnold, and Professor Elliott dish on the special 4th of July deals that await you at the Dickerson Park Zoo this weekend.

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James River crested about noon Thursday below record high

James River crested on south side of Springfield about noon Thursday, below record

People who live on the east side of the James River, east of U.S. 65 and north of U.S. 60, have a longer way to travel to get to and from Springfield.  The river didn't get as high on Thursday as it did in June.

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Washed-out road traps people in homes in northwest Hickory County

Washed-out road traps people in homes in northwest Hickory County

Rushing water created two giant holes on a county road in the community of White Cloud, off Highway B north of Wheatland.

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I ve never seen it like this - visitor to Bagnell Dam

'I've never seen it like this' - visitor to Bagnell Dam

People flocked to the overlooks below Bagnell Dam at Lake of the Ozarks to see the water coming out of the flood gates on Thursday.

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Branson schools

VIDEO: Branson schools prepare students for life in the workplace

Branson schools look at ways to prepare students for careers. 

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VIDEO: Dam operators open the flood gates wide at Lake of the Ozarks

KSPR's Sheena Elzie reports from Lake of the Ozarks. 

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JAmes river flood

VIDEO: Heavy rains swell James River beyond flood stage

KSPR's Rachel Dubrovin reports from east of Springfield.

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VIDEO: Sinus trouble is What's Going Around

KSPR's Lindsey Slater reports. 

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VIDEO: Vintage cars drive through high water at Highway 13 and FR 34 near Ebenezer

A group of vintage cars passed through the flooded intersection of MO 13 and Farm Road 34 in Greene County.

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VIDEO Wednesday evening weather - Severe storms likely

VIDEO: Wednesday evening weather - Severe storms likely

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at the chances for severe storms in the Ozarks.

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(img1)Campers on Stockton Lake watching lake levels

VIDEO: Campers on Stockton Lake watching lake levels

KSPR Meteorologist Bob Trihy looks at wet weather worries on Stockton Lake.

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WATCH: Heavy rain floods the community of Macks Creek

KSPR's Lauren Pozen shows us flash flooding in the Camden County community of Macks Creek.

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WATCH: Rains damper re-opening after golf course floods

It took $130,000 to get Rivercut Golf Course in playing condition, but few players show.  KSPR's Sheena Elzie has the story.

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Laclede flooding

VIDEO: Heavy rains cause flooding in Laclede County

KSPR's Lauren Pozen reports from Laclede County. 

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San Antonio Missions site gets World Heritage status

The Lone Star State isn't quite so lonely after earning a spot on an elite list kept by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

The U.N.'s cultural body approved the status of the San Antonio Missions as a world heritage ...

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China stocks rise after Beijing acts to avoid crash

China stocks have pulled out of their tailspin after Beijing took a series of dramatic steps over the weekend to prevent an all-out market crash.

After opening with gains of roughly 7%, the benchmark Shanghai Composite was trading 4% higher on Monday...

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USA v Japan: Final

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Photos from the 2015 Women's World Cup

Photos from the Women's World Cup tournament in Canada

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NASCAR aims for late-night start

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR plans to start the Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway at 11 p.m. ET Sunday. The race was scheduled to take the green flag shortly after 7:45 p.m., but rain delayed the...

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USA v Japan: Final - FIFA Women's World Cup 2015

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World Cup: U.S. routs Japan 5-2 for third title

Carli Lloyd was on a mission.

It was her goal to help her team bring the World Cup trophy to the United States for the first time in 16 years.

Japan stood in her way, but it never stood a chance as the Americans' No. 10 stung quickly and often to guid...

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5 killed in Nigeria church bombing

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a church Sunday in the Nigerian town of Potiskum, killing the priest and four other worshippers, witnesses and police told CNN.

A woman and her two children were among the victims of the attack at the Redeemed Chris...

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Hot and humid...then heavy rain returns

Monday will be a hot and humid day with actual temperatures near 90 and then factoring the humidity many areas will be near or over 100°.

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Pictures: Rainbows light up the skies Sunday evening

Viewer submitted snapshots of Sunday evening rainbows. 

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Barnhart earning more playing time with Reds

CINCINNATI -- Tucker Barnhart is earning more playing time, in part because he's in the best offensive stretch of his major league career. But also because Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price wants the 24-year-old catcher to assume more of ...

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Anderson 'a horse out there' for Indians

PITTSBURGH -- Cody Anderson has been a sensation through his first three starts with the Cleveland Indians, going 1-1 with a 0.76 ERA. The 24-year-old rookie right-hander has allowed just two runs and 14 hits in 23 2/3 innings while strikin...

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Abandoned baby

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Mom left baby on side of Maryland road, police say

At first, the mother of an infant girl found on the side of a road told investigators she had no idea where the baby was.

But now Sandra Clara McClary, 26, is facing child neglect and reckless endangerment charges, and police accuse her of taking her ...

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Flash Flood Warning issued for Greene County Sunday night

The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for Greene County Sunday night.


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Opinion: The lurking danger of a 'Grexit'

On Sunday, almost two-thirds of Greeks voted to reject the terms of a new European Union bailout, capping a tumultuous week that saw a Greek default on its IMF debt, a run on the banks and the imposition of capital controls.

The decision by voters wi...

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Preview: Phillies at Dodgers

Jimmy Rollins faces his former squad for the first time when the Los Angeles Dodgers open a four-game series against the visiting Philadelphia Phillies on Monday. Rollins was the National League MVP in 2007 and played 14-plus seasons for th...

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Pictures: Flash flooding in the Ozarks Sunday evening

Flash flooding struck parts of the Ozarks again on Sunday evening. 

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Greece economy "No" campaign

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Markets tumble as Greece heads for the exit

Markets are already reacting to Greece's rejection of Europe's latest bailout offer, and it's not pretty to watch.

Major stock markets and the euro were all getting hit after Greek voters said "no" to the offer by a big margin in a referendum on Sunda...

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Preview: Tigers at Mariners

The 2014 American League champion Kansas City Royals will be heavily represented in this year's All-Star Game, with four players named as starters on Sunday . The starters for the July 14 All-Star Game in Cincinnati were selected based on a...

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Royals 4 selections highlight All-Star Game starters

The 2014 American League champion Kansas City Royals will be heavily represented in this year's All-Star Game, with four players named as starters on Sunday . The starters for the July 14 All-Star Game in Cincinnati were selected based on a...

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Swimming with whale sharks in the Philippines

It's 6 a.m. and nearly 100 tourists are gearing up excitedly on the beach at Oslob.

We're here to see the largest fish in the world, the whale shark -- measuring between 18 and 45 feet in length and up to 20 tons in weight -- in some of the clearest ...

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URGENT - Women's World Cup US Wins

(CNN) -- The United States wins a record third Women's World Cup with a 5-2 victory over Japan at Vancouver, British Columbia. Midfielder Carli Lloyd has the first hat-trick in a women's final. Lauren Holiday and Tobin Heath had the other goals for t...

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Preview: Orioles at Twins

Prized prospect Miguel Sano plays in front of the Minnesota fans for the first time when the Twins open a three-game series against the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Monday. Sano has at least one hit in each game since being recalled and is...

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Fidel Castro makes rare public appearance

It's rare for Fidel Castro to appear in public. But the 88-year-old former Cuban President recently said cheese -- literally -- as state media cameras snapped his photo.

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4 Royals elected to start All-Star Game; Reds' Frazier, too

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston second baseman Jose Altuve passed Kansas City's Omar Infante in the final days of voting, leaving four Royals as starters for the All-Star Game.

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Confederate flag flying in Alabama

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SC lawmakers to debate Confederate flag

Will the Confederate flag be history in South Carolina? That's up for discussion Monday as lawmakers there are set to begin debate on whether to remove the Confederate flag from Capitol grounds.

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Preview: Blue Jays at White Sox

Chris Sale has a chance to set a major-league record when he takes the mound for the Chicago White Sox on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series against the visiting Toronto Blue Jays. Sale has struck out at least 10 batters in ei...

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Preview: Rays at Royals

Two teams coming off important victories look to build winning streaks when the Tampa Bay Rays visit the Kansas City Royals on Monday to begin a four-game series. The Rays ended a seven-game losing streak with an 8-1 triumph against the New...

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Springfield man killed in motorcycle crash

One man killed after his motorcycle skid near Linden in Christian County.

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Preview: Blue Jays at White Sox

Chris Sale has a chance to set a major-league record when he takes the mound for the Chicago White Sox on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series against the visiting Toronto Blue Jays. Sale has struck out at least 10 batters in ei...

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Start of NASCAR race delayed by rain

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The start of Coke Zero 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway, scheduled to begin at approximately 7:45 p.m. ET Sunday, has been delayed by rain. NASCAR and track officials are prepared to...

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Rockies 6, Diamondbacks 4

PHOENIX -- Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki extended his hitting streak to 18 games with a three-run homer in the first inning and Carlos Gonzalez added a two-run homer in the Rockies' 6-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Fi...

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MLB roundup: Pirates' Cole notches 12th win

PHOENIX -- Colorado shortstop Troy Tulowitzki extended his hitting streak to 18 games with a three-run homer in the first inning and Carlos Gonzalez added a two-run homer in the Rockies' 6-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Fi...

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MLB roundup: Pirates' Cole notches 12th win

PITTSBURGH -- Settling down after a shaky beginning, Gerrit Cole notched his major-league-high 12th win as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. Cole (12-3) set down 16 consecutive batters af...

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