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Free dentistry day scheduled for Friday, June 26 in Springfield

People in Springfield can access free dental services at Distinctive Dental Solutions on Friday, June 26th.


EBay bans sales of all Confederate-themed merchandise on its site

EBay will begin notifying sellers and remove items that contain the Confederate flag. A search for "Confederate flag" brought up 1,400 listings, including watches, neckties and hats.

Red Cross honors veterans with free registration for weekend run & march

The Run for Rediness and March for Military is this weekend.

Home construction increases in the Ozarks

US home sales jump in May, average prices close to 2006 peak

May was the third consecutive month of the sales rate exceeding 5 million homes, with signs the economy is pushing up average prices.

California drought

California orders large water cuts for farmers

The order applies to farmers whose rights to water were staked more than a century ago. Many farmers holding those water rights contend the state has no authority to order cuts.

IRS announces steps to combat taxpayers' identity theft

The Internal Revenue Service says criminals have stolen personal information of 104,000 taxpayers and used the information to claim fraudulent returns.


Bird flu: U.S. will import egg products from Netherlands to ease shortages

Large bakeries and makers of cookies, crackers and breads face an egg crisis. A third of the supply disappeared because of the H5N2 virus, which led to the deaths of 35 million egg-laying hens.

Father and child fishing mgnonline

Live, Life, Well: the importance of fathers

'A father that's engaged with his child helps his child develop emotional regulation more than a mother does.'

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