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Springfield woman cashes in big with stop for coffee

Lottery ticket pays $50,000 prize for Springfield woman.

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Fire damages hardwood business north of Springfield

A hardwood business near Brighton sustained heavy damage following a massive fire Friday night.

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VIDEO: FYI Guy scores with football decorations for the big game!

KY3's Sara Forhetz visits with FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe.

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8 employees at Arkansas Scholarship Lottery could lose jobs

Proposal would place lottery under Department of Finance and Administration

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Fort Leonard Wood commander assigned to Pentagon

New commander returns to Fort Leonard Wood after serving on post from 2005-07.

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Pierce City eyeing 4-day school week

School board to vote on new calendar Feb. 18. 

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Man killed in boating crash on Gasconade River

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports two men were travelling upstream in a 1991 Alweld jon boat when it struck a rock around 8:00 pm Friday, upstream from Morton's Bluff. 

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Part 2 FYI Guy makes two super yummy Super Bowl dips

Part 2: FYI Guy makes two super yummy Super Bowl dips

FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe makes two dips. One is cream cheese and a can of your favorite chili. The other is cream cheese and a can of salsa. Both are very tasty!

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Your Movie Friend on two new flicks

Your Movie Friend on two new flicks!

Watch the video above to see Your Movie Friend Aaron Dicer weigh in on "Black or White," and "Project Almanac."

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Osage Beach man killed in early morning crash

The Osage Beach Police Dept. reports the crash occurred on Lazy Days Road just before 2:00 am when the driver a 2007 Mercury Milan crossed the center line, over corrected, ran off the road and struck two trees. 

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Cloudy and wet Saturday

Cloudy and wet Saturday

Drizzle starts off Saturday with heavier rain moving in later and overnight. Sunday will be wet, cold and windy.

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Pictures: Brighton hardwood business consumed by flames on Friday night

A hardwood business in Brighton was consumed by fire on Friday night. It happened at Missouri Hardwood Products at around 9:00 pm. Nobody was inside at the time flames broke out. No word yet on a cause. 

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Square Safety: Reputation problems haunt Park Central despite redevelopment

Despite a nearly-$2-million renovation, and current redevelopment project going on (History Museum on the Square and the Heer’s building), Park Central’s reputation may be in the most need of makeover.  That’s according to many people who work and live in buildings around the square.

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Cold air to finish off the weekend

Cold air to finish off the weekend

Rain is heading into the Ozarks this weekend and may end as a bit of snow. Find out what to expect by watching the weather.

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Meet Georgia the Boxer

Rescue group seeks help caring for dogs with medical needs

Georgia, a 4 year old boxer, is new to the idea of getting some T-L-C.  She was brought to the Boxer/Schnauzer rescue group earlier this week. Springfield Veterinary Center works with the Rescue to make sure they get all the medical attention they need." For all that she has been through she is so sweet and is loving and forgiving," says Runion.  " You would think she wouldn't be after what she…

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68-year-old man tased during traffic stop in Sparta

68-year-old man tased during traffic stop in Sparta

The man who was tased says the officer used excessive force, but the Sparta Police Chief says the tasing was justified.

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Dr. John Bentley honored as 'Springfieldian of the Year'

Dr. John Bentley was named the 2015 Springfieldian at the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting Friday.

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KY3 News Super Bowl Commercial: 'The Parking Lot'

We did our own Matthew McConnaughey spoof video of his Lincoln commercials.   However, our ad never left the parking lot.

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KY3 Super Bowl Commercial: 'The Legend Returns'

We this Matthew McConnaughey spoof video mirroring his Lincoln commercial featuring the bull.  The bull in our commercial is Ned Reynolds

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Laclede county inmate charged in child's death becomes pregnant while behind bars

Investigators said Jamie Litton conspired to cover up her toddler's fatal beating by helping Thomas Presley concoct a phony story about a hit and run accident.  She's been jailed since 2013...now, she may become a mother again.

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Kansas, Missouri reps to discuss bi-state gun legislation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — State lawmakers from Missouri and Kansas are pitching similar legislation to restrict firearms for persons with domestic violence or stalking restraining orders or convictions.

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Contact KY3: Check out the Homebuilders Show in Springfield before remodeling

Contact KY3's Ashley Reynolds explains where to get the most bang for your buck if you are remodeling.

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Angie's List: How to care for sensitive teeth

For people with sensitive teeth, the pain they feel is mostly likely happening because they're having issues with the enamel on their teeth.

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Greene County budget brings raise for county employees

Greene County budget brings pay raises for county employees

Greene County employees will get 3% raise effective Feb. 1.

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Consumer Reports: Sharing streaming media passwords

Though it technically may be OK to hand out your password, you could get blocked
unexpectedly.

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Foster homes needed in Greene County

A group working to stop they cycle of child abuse and neglect is calling on you, the community, to step up.  One effort of the Ozarks Child Abuse and Neglect Collaborative is to find more foster homes.  There is a great need, especially in Springfield and Greene County.

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Safety Council of the Ozarks to close immediately

Group has spent more than three decades making the Ozarks a safer place to live and work

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Woman drives into home in north Springfield Friday afternoon

Police are investigating a crash that sent a pickup truck into a home in north Springfield.

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Miller man faces federal charges for shooting at cropduster plane

Incident happened in December of 2014 in rural Lawrence County, Missouri.

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Video: Conspiracy, paranormal, lost history radio talk on the way to the Ozarks

James Clary is most well known as a chef but his passion for exploring, researching, and discussing topics ranging from the paranormal to the search for skeletons of lost giants has landed him a three hour live talk radio program to air in the near future on a local AM station known for talk radio.  More details to follow as the confirmed air date is set.

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Bats cause mayhem, send people screaming from Arkansas court

There was disorder in the court when 30 bats flew inside an Arkansas courtroom during a trial.

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WATCH: KY3's Chad Plein goes up against the Harlem Globetrotters

KY3's Chad Plein suited up as a Washington General for a chance to take on the Harlem Globetrotters.  The Globetrotters had a little fun at his expense during the game in Springfield.

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SLIDESHOW: KY3's Chad Plein takes on the Globetrotters @ JQH Arena

KY3's Chad Plein suited up as a Washington General for a chance to take on the Harlem Globetrotters.  The Globetrotters had a little fun at his expense during the game in Springfield.

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Warming center to open Sunday night

Center to open as forecast calls for lows in mid teens. 


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Developing: Man arrested after assaulting Battlefield police officer

Kyle Mueller was taken into custody late Thursday night following a brief manhunt. Police say he assaulted the officer and took off after an attempted arrest. 


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Governor names new Webster County Assessor

Governor names deputy collector to post to replace assessor who resigned. 

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Fireplace blamed for fire that damages Springfield home

Crews say overloaded fire place caused the fire. 

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Man indicted for shooting at crop dusting plane

Man from Miller, Mo. accused of firing shots at a crop duster last year. 

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Fire damages, closes kitchen at Nixa McDonald's

Fire under fryer put out quickly, restaurant closed for repairs. 

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Fit Friday; glutes and hamstrings still

In many people, the glutes and hamstrings are the weakest link

On this Fit Friday, KY3's Paul Adler visits with Pamela Hernandez of Thrive Personal Fitness about ways to improve flexibility and strength in you hips and hamstrings. 

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SLIDESHOW: Firefighters on scene of fire at Springfield home

Firefighters are battling a fire in the 400 block of East Seminole in Springfield.  The fire started shortly before 9:00 a.m.  We have a crew on the scene.

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RECIPE Roasted Poblano Guacamole

RECIPE: Roasted Poblano Guacamole

Chef and culinary consultant James Clary has a healthier Super Bowl lineup for your party.

INGREDIENTS
* 6 ripe avocados
* 1 medium red onion, diced
* 1 large, ripe tomato, diced
* 1 tablespoon minced garlic
* 2 poblano chiles, roasted, skinned, seeded, and diced*
* ½ cup loose packed cilantro
* Juice of 2 limes
* 1 teaspoon Louisiana hot sauce or Cholula
* 2 teaspoons salt

METHOD
Peel and seed the avocados.…

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Toddler hospitalized after fall into Phelps County pond

Toddler wandered away from sibling and fell into pond near Rolla. 

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Pot Bust

Truck inspection nets big marijuana haul, one arrest

Troopers inspect truck on I-44, find 800 pounds of marijuana, arrest driver from California. 

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Dog credited with saving St. Louis area girl's life

KSDK-TV reports that Danielle Davenport of Wentzville had a seizure after going to bed Monday night. 

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Nixon to travel to Cuba in March

Governor will lead trade mission with food and ag companies in March. 

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Two men sentenced for Arkansas investment scheme

Men convicted of scamming woman out of $500,000.

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Video: Snow threat lower this weekend

Rain will push into the area Saturday afternoon, with a slight chance for a bit of snow as the system ends.

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Supporting the man behind the badge injured in the line of duty

Fellow officers, strangers and friends gather, pouring out their hearts and support for officer Aaron Pearson

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Man assaults officer during attempted arrest in Battlefield

Police say they were trying to take a man who has outstanding warrants into custody when he assaulted the officer, and took off.

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KY3 teams with City of Springfield for benefit concert for Officer Aaron Pearson

A benefit concert at the Gillioz Theatre is scheduled for Feb. 27.

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A cold rain and snow for Sunday

A cold rain and snow for Sunday

A mix of cold rain and snow can be expected this weekend. Find out what is forecast for your community by clicking on the forecast.

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Annual homeless count

Annual count in Springfield brings help for the homeless

The annual homeless count helps bring some important resources to get the homeless off Springfield streets.  But to be counted, they must be found, and Thursday's event, Every One Counts, helped draw those who need the help.

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Try Before You Buy It: We test 3 Super Bowl party gadgets

Ethan, Lisa and KY3 Chef Nicole test three Super Bowl "As Seen On Tv" gadgets.  Worth buying for your party?

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Harrison twins lead No. 1 Kentucky to 69-53 win over Mizzou

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Andrew Harrison scored 15 points to lead a balanced Kentucky attack, and the No. 1 Wildcats pulled away in the second half for a 69-53 victory over Missouri on Thursday night.

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Jury convicts man of involuntary manslaughter

 A jury returned a guilty verdict Thursday afternoon in the case of a man accused of killing his girlfriend. Darrell Smith was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and armed criminal action.

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Judge sentences 2 men from Mountain Home for swindling investors of $539,000

One man is going to prison and the other is going to be confined to home for three years.

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New addition coming soon to the KY3 family

WATCH: New addition coming soon to the KY3 family

KY3's Emily Wood announced on KY3 News @ 5 she and her husband Ryan are expecting their first child.  We will keep you updated through her pregnancy.

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Many search for ways to support wounded officer family

Police, community rally together to support injured police officer

"The reality is Aaron's disabled.  Aaron's never going to be a police officer again.  He's got a very long road ahead of him," said Springfield Police Officer Mike Evans.

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Mizzou athletic director Mike Alden will step down in August

The University of Missouri called a news conference for Friday to announce Athletic Director Mike Alden's plans to change jobs at Mizzou, effective Aug. 31, 2015.

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Taste of the Ozarks recipe for jalapeno popper dip

Jalapeno popper dip 1/29/15

This is a great and easy appetizer.

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Greene County sheriff's deputies investigate series of vehicle thefts

Detectives think three different cases might be related.

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Judge denies bond in first court appearance of accused cop shooter

Judge denies bail, sets preliminary hearing for shooting suspect for Feb. 27.

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Police release list of items seized from van after officer was shot

Police say Joshua Hagood, the suspected shooter, was in the van when it stopped in a neighborhood south of Evangel University, making a police officer suspicious.

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Snow in our future

Snow in our future

Much cooler temperatures today

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