Tornado Watch issued for the Ozarks; Springfield included in watch

The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Watch for several counties in western Missouri.


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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.

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.

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.

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US construction spending up in April, highest level in more than six years

Healthy gains in housing, government spending and non-residential construction.

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Bank of America fined $30M for debt collection practices of military personnel

Regulators say the bank violated the law protecting service members by taking improper legal action for delinquent credit card accounts and overdrafts.

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Dollar Tree will sell 330 Family Dollar stores

Dollar Tree has not named a possible buyer for the Family Dollar stores or which locations would be sold. The Federal Trade Commission is requiring the stores to be sold off.

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Building a better relationship with your boss

On this Live, Life, Well, we look at ways you can improve your standing in the workplace. 

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    Fall JBF Sale

    You can save lots of money in southwest Springfield.  Doors opened at 9 a.m. Wednesday for the Just Between Friends sale at Remington's off Republic Road at Kansas Expressway.  It's your chance to save 50 to 90 percent off retail prices on winter clothing, Halloween costumes, baby supplies and toys.   You'll also find name brands, shoes and even formal dresses in the new juniors…

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8 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.