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Driver rams patrol car hurts officer flees in stolen SUV

Man rams SUV into patrol car, flees, injures officer, steals 2nd car

The officer tried to stop the SUV about 10:30 along High Street west of Kansas Expressway.

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Community closeup Microsoft email scams

Community closeup: Microsoft email scams

Judy Mills sits down with Adam Hooper to talk about the scam of the week: an email claiming to be from Microsoft.

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James Schmutz

Theft of 7,000 pills from pharmacy leads to charges in Osceola

Investigators think James Schmutz broke into the Citizens Memorial Hospital Pharmacy on Sunday.

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KSPR Tuesday Weather Forecast Snow soon

Winter Storm on the way

**Winter Storm** on the way. Rain will start throughout your Tuesday with that changing to a wintry mix. Because of this, Winter Storm Watches and Warnings start tomorrow morning at 6am and continue until 6am Thursday.

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deer

New proposed deer hunting regulations for 2016-2017

Some major changes could be in store for the 2016 deer hunting season.

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5,400 potential job cuts at Fort Leonard Wood

Thousands attended a meeting Monday night at the fort to speak out against proposed cuts. Missouri leaders from both parties, federal and state, also attended to voice their opposition.

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Politicians join hundreds of others to support Fort Wood

Politicians join hundreds of others to support Fort Wood

The Army held a listening session at the post on Monday night.

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Wintry Mess AGAIN

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty with a look at just when the next round of snow will begin.

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Photos: Pentagon listening session at Fort Leonard Wood

Dozens of politicians and hundreds of civilian and military employees from Fort Leonard Wood attended a "listening session" at Nutter Field House on Monday evening to try to convince the Pentagon not to downsize  the post by 2020.  The politicians included Gov. Jay Nixon, Sen. Claire McCaskill, U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, and former U.S. Sen. Kit Bond. (photos by photojournalist Robin Foster)

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UPDATE: Fatal house fire in Springfield

Fire marshals are investigating Monday’s fatal house fire at 703 E. Morningside Street in Springfield. One man was found dead in the kitchen. Two firefighters were also injured from fallen debris in the process of fighting the blaze.


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House fire Morningside Street

Man dies at home that burned in Springfield

Six other people escaped from the burning home.  The fire destroyed the home, which was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived.

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Jesse Aldridge

Funerals are set for 7 murder victims in Texas County

Law enforcement officers say Joe Aldridge killed seven people and wounded another woman at four locations last Thursday night near the tiny community of Tyrone.

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VIDEO Monday evening weather - More Ice Snow

VIDEO: Monday evening weather - More Ice & Snow

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty with a look at when more ice and snow ill impact the Ozarks!

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

Leigh's Lost and Found: featuring a lost Terrier mix with a recent spay scar

The one year old female was found in the 1300 block of east Walnut

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Sharing the roadways with semi-trucks

Things are back to normal on I-44 near Rolla after a multi-vehicle pile up over the weekend. Saturday's crash involved a Greyhound bus, and several cars and semi-trucks. About two dozen in all.

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Stabbing scene, 530 S. Warren Ave.

Brother is arrested for stabbing older brother

Police say the stabbing at 530 S. Warren Ave. followed a verbal argument.

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Boone County sheriff releases names of suspected stabbers

Investigators believe they stabbed two people at their home early Sunday.

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Road closed sign

Highway across Table Rock Dam will not be open on Tuesday

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is replacing a generator at the dam.

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Bobby Allison receives award

Statewide group honors Bobby Allison for support of parks, youth recreation

The Missouri Park and Recreation Association honored Allison and his mother for donating money for facilities.

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Police investigate double homicide in central Springfield

Springfield Police Department releases 2014 annual report

The police chief says morale improved when vacancies were filled.

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KSPR Monday Midday Forecast Winter storm on the way

Rain through Tuesday | Snow/Ice Wednesday

Today, some sprinkles are possible with highs in the upper 30s. A strong cold front is on the way, combining with decent moisture for Tuesday. This will bring scattered showers to the area, and even a few isolated thunderstorms through the day.

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Ark. Dept. of Health: 40 flu-related deaths so far this season

Doctors say this season's flu vaccine is not stopping viruses that keep mutating as they circulate. 

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Authorities locate missing Joplin boy on Monday

Authorities said Christian N. Goodwin was found on S. Range Line Rd., near Spurgeon Rd., in Joplin at around 10:00 a.m. Monday. They said he appeared to be unharmed. 


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Chiefs

As expected, Chiefs put franchise tag on All-Pro Houston

As an outside linebacker, the one-year deal would earn him about $13.1 million for the upcoming season.

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Life in prison for man who stabbed wife to death in Camdenton

Calvin Kyles entered an Alford Plea on a first-degree murder charge on Thursday. 

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Homeless court in Springfield

Homeless court in Springfield aimed at giving fresh new start

For many homeless people here in the Ozarks, getting a fresh start can be difficult.

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Hearing will begin for Aurora man accused in fatal Jewish site shootings

Seventy-four-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller, of Aurora, Missouri, is charged with capital murder in the attacks on April 13, the eve of Passover.

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Clearing the roads of winter weather

City crews say 90 percent of routes in Springfield have already been cleared as of Sunday evening. Meanwhile, "snow angels" helped out in one neighborhood.

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Suspects arrested in stabbing near Harrison, Ark.

Suspects are arrested for stabbing near Harrison

Two victims were stabbed either late Saturday night or early Sunday near Harrison.

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Community closeup Microsoft email scams

Community closeup: Microsoft email scams

Judy Mills sits down with Adam Hooper to talk about the scam of the week: an email claiming to be from Microsoft.

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Driver rams patrol car hurts officer flees in stolen SUV

Driver rams patrol car, hurts officer, flees in stolen SUV

The officer chased the man for a short ways before asking for medical help.

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KSPR Tuesday Weather Forecast Snow soon

KSPR Tuesday Weather Forecast: Snow soon

KSPR Meteorologist Lindsey Slater

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5,400 potential job cuts at Fort Leonard Wood

Thousands attended a meeting on Monday night inside Fort Leonard Wood to speak out against potential job cuts. Missouri leaders also turned out in opposition.

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(img1)UPDATE: Fatal house fire in Springfield

Man killed in Springfield house fire, investigation continues

Fire marshals are investigating Monday’s fatal house fire at 703 E. Morningside St. in Springfield. One man was found dead in the kitchen. Two firefighters were also injured from fallen debris in the process of fighting the blaze.


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VIDEO Monday evening weather - More Ice Snow

VIDEO: Monday evening weather - More Ice & Snow

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty with a look at when more ice and snow ill impact the Ozarks!

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VIDEO Leigh s Lost and Found featuring a lost Terrier mix

VIDEO: Leigh's Lost and Found featuring a lost Terrier mix

The female dog was found in the 1300 block of east Walnut

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Marshals were still determining fire cause Monday afternoon

Marshals were still determining fire cause Monday afternoon

A man died at a house that burned Monday morning in Springfield.

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Clearing the roads of winter weather

On Sunday, 90 percent of routes through Springfield have already been cleared.

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VIDEO: Friends remember the 3 Shrivers killed in Texas County rampage

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl reports from Texas County. 

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Shrivers

VIDEO: Friends remember family members killed in Texas County

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl reports from Texas County. 

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Airport

VIDEO: Driving conditions near the airport

A look at conditions driving toward I-44 from  the Springfield Branson National Airport. 

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Snow plow

VIDEO: Following a snow plow on Chestnut

Following a snow plow headed west on Chestnut Expressway. 

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Hwy 60

VIDEO: Driving conditions at U.S. 60 and S. Glenstone

A look at conditions on U.S. 60 near S. Glenstone Saturday morning 

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KS and Sunshine

VIDEO: Driving at Kansas and Sunshine

A look at driving conditions Saturday morning at Kansas Expressway at W. Sunshine. 

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US 60

VIDEO: Driving east on U.S. 60

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl mounted a camera on his dashboard to show conditions on U.S. west of Springfield. 

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TYRONE SHOOTING A domestic dispute

TYRONE SHOOTING: Violence takes its toll on a small town

The small town in Texas County, Missouri captured the nation's attention after eight people were shot dead, and another wounded Thursday night.

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Shocked family members talk about 7 murders near Tyrone

Shocked uncle talks about 7 murders near Tyrone

Joseph 'Jesse" Aldridge is accused of killing relatives and friends, and then himself.

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VIDEO Weekend weather forecast - More snow

VIDEO: Weekend weather forecast - More snow

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty with a look at how much snow we could get this weekend.

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Suspected shooter in Texas County was cousin of 4 victims

Suspected shooter in Texas County was cousin of 4 victims

Joe Aldridge apparently shot eight people, killing seven on Thursday night.

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Facebook offers help to people contemplating suicide

Facebook offers help to people contemplating suicide

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl explains how you can use Facebook to help a friend in need.

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Remembering Auditor Tom Schweich

Remembering Auditor Tom Schweich

Officials in Greene County remember Schweich as a "brilliant mind" with a great future, perhaps even Missouri's next governor.

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Auditor s employee says Schweich loved job cared for others

Auditor's employee says Schweich loved job, cared for others

Rachel Dubrovin reports from Jefferson City

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English Bulldog rescued from Texas finds home in Missouri

English Bulldog rescued from Texas finds home in Missouri

KSPR's Jonathan Wahl explains why this isn't the first time she's lived in Buffalo.

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Governor ordered state flags lowered to honor Tom Schweich

Governor ordered state flags lowered to honor Tom Schweich

The state auditor apparently killed himself on Thursdfay.

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VIDEO Thursday evening weather - Bitter cold and more snow

VIDEO: Thursday evening weather - Bitter cold and more snow

Chief meteorologist Kevin Lighty looks at even more snow headed for the Ozarks.

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DUI Flyer

KSPR's Lauren Pozen reports on a flyer that is getting a lot of attention when it comes to sobriety checkpoints.

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Engineer in Oxnard train crash dies

The engineer at the helm of a commuter train that crashed into a pickup truck and derailed last week in Oxnard, California, has died from his injuries, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office.

Glenn Steele died Tuesday morning at Cedars-...

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Boiling pot, soup

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Roasted red beet and carrot borscht

Make this colorful, delicious soup a day ahead to let the flavors blend.

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Driver rams patrol car hurts officer flees in stolen SUV

Man rams SUV into patrol car, flees, injures officer, steals 2nd car

The officer tried to stop the SUV about 10:30 along High Street west of Kansas Expressway.

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Nuggets dismiss coach Brian Shaw

Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw was fired Tuesday. Shaw was 20-39 this season with the Nuggets, who began the day seven games out of last place in the Western Conference and 12 1/2 games out of the eighth playoff spot in the conference...

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Mavs keep C James for rest of season

The Dallas Mavericks signed center Bernard James, who originally joined the team last month when Tyson Chandler was injured, for the remainder of the season. The 6-foot-10 James was playing in China with the Shanghai Sharks when he signed t...

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Vegetables, farmer's market

Herb-roasted vegetables

These make a stellar side for your summer grilled fare.

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House Speaker John Boehner

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McCarthy: Clean DHS bill vote Tuesday

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters that a vote on a clean bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security will happen Tuesday.

A clean bill to fully fund the Department through the end of the fiscal year is what Democrats have been ...

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NBC News to shake up top execs

First came a series of embarrassments at one of the country's most esteemed television news entities, NBC News.

Now comes the executive reshuffling.

NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke is preparing to replace Pat Fili-Krushel, who in 2012 he put in charge of...

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Salad, lettuce

Roasted bell pepper salad

It's incredibly easy to make your own roasted peppers, and they star in this recipe! (Pepper roasting instructions included.)

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Blackstone CEO: Being nice is more important than an MBA

Wall Street is known as a testosterone-fueled industry where foul language is the norm and greed rules all.

But at least one very successful titan of finance isn't looking for someone who fits that description.

"To be hired at our place and work with...

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Dodge Challenger

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Dodge warns that its own dealers are scamming customers

Dodge is calling out some of its own dealers for what it says is unethically and possibly illegally taking deposits for a hot car model they can't deliver.

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Nemtsov's murder: Message to Putin's enemies

As the world digests the shock of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov's brutal murder in front of the Kremlin on Friday, everybody is trying to determine who was behind it.

The Russian authorities were quick to throw out a number of theories, whic...

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Canadian pastor reported missing in N. Korea

A Canadian pastor is missing after going on a trip to North Korea in late January, says his family and church.

The Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, 60, went to North Korea on a humanitarian trip as he had done over a hundred times before, said Lisa Pak, a spokeswo...

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Opinion: Did Netanyahu make the case?

CNN Opinion asked a range of contributors to assess the impact of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress. The opinions expressed in these commentaries are theirs.

Ana Navarro: Obama administration fumbled

The Obama administratio...

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Corn on the cob

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Chilean corn and chicken chowder

This South American twist on the classic recipe will make your face happy!

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Uganda microchips rhinos to fight poaching

Uganda has begun microchipping its rhinos as part of a global effort to fight poaching and the illegal trade in rhino horn.

The chips are being implanted in the small rhino herd at the country's breeding sanctuary.

"Many poachers and traders of illega...

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Nasdaq dogs: Cisco, Sirius and Yahoo got left behind

The Nasdaq is back at levels it last hit in those glory days of March 2000.

That's great news for anyone who really took the lonnnnng view and held on to Nasdaq stocks for the past 15 years.

It's even better if you were lucky enough to own some of the...

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How is Bibi's speech playing in Israel, Iran?

His audience may have been U.S. politicians, but Israelis and Iranians also watched Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday with great interest -- for its possible effect on talks about Iran's nuclear program as well as Israel's Ma...

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Hundreds of skeletons found under Paris store

Workers digging underneath a Paris supermarket have made an unsettling discovery: as many as 200 skeletons.

The grocery store, Monoprix, was doing some renovations in January and workers removing an underground wall discovered the bones. The area was ...

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Boiling pot, soup

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Fennel and vegetable soup with sherried mushrooms

The richness of this decadent soup doesn't come from fat!

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Netanyahu's controversial visit: What to know

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Congress on Tuesday and many Democrats skipped the speech. Here's a closer look at the controversy surrounding the Israeli leader's visit.

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Marlins' Stanton still testing comfort at plate

Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, who had his 2014 season ended by a Sept. 11 hit-by-pitch that resulted in facial fractures and dental damage, is wearing a custom-made face guard for protection but when he becomes fully comfor...

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Westbrook expects to play Wednesday

Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, who had his 2014 season ended by a Sept. 11 hit-by-pitch that resulted in facial fractures and dental damage, is wearing a custom-made face guard for protection but when he becomes fully comfor...

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Salad, lettuce

Sweet potato salad with chicken

Boring potato salad? Never again!

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Snowden snapshot

Human Rights Watch

Lawyer: Snowden ready to return to United States

Edward Snowden's lawyer says he is ready to come home to the United States.

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Boiling pot, soup

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Mediterranean bean stew

This is every bit as flavorful as you might imagine!

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Gen. David Petraeus

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Petraeus to plead guilty to federal charges

Gen. David Petraeus pleaded guilty to federal charges to end a probe into whether he provided classified information to his mistress when he was CIA director, according to court documents.

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Boiling pot, soup

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Farina dumpling soup

These might be the best dumplings (and the easiest) you've ever made.

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Monica Lewinsky to give TED Talk

Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern at the center of President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial, will continue her reentry into public life with a TED talk in late March.

Lewinsky's remarks will focus on making "a safer and more compassiona...

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Heat sign Walker to second 10-day contract

The Miami Heat signed forward Henry Walker to a second 10-day contract. Walker has appeared in five games since signing on Feb. 21, averaging 9.4 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 24.7 minutes. Walker has also averaged 15.1 points, 3.9 ...

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Flames assign Granlund to AHL

The Calgary Flames assigned center Markus Granlund to the Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League. Granlund has five goals and eight assists in 37 games for Calgary this season, and six goals and six assists in 14 games for Adironda...

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Nuggets dismiss coach Brian Shaw

The Calgary Flames assigned center Markus Granlund to the Adirondack Flames of the American Hockey League. Granlund has five goals and eight assists in 37 games for Calgary this season, and six goals and six assists in 14 games for Adironda...

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URGENT - Israel Opposition Leader Reaction

(CNN) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech Tuesday to the U.S. Congress "greatly undermined the relationship between Israel and the United States," said Labor Party chairman Isaac Herzog, the head of Israel's chief opposition party. ...

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