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Former President George W. Bush makes surprise visit to Branson

43rd President George W. Bush makes surprise visit to Tracker Marine conference in Branson to tell fishing stories with Bass Pro founder Johnny Morris.

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Arkansas attorney general hospitalized

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is hospitalized after a reaction to a new blood-pressure medication he is taking.

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Guns seized at Hilltop Motors, Waynesville

Raid found illegal guns, property owner is charged

Officers raided a business and home in Waynesville on Friday and found a large cache of weapons.  At least 30 of them were stolen, and some are illegal, leading to charges against Richard Jensen.

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OTC Chancellor says A cuts would be broken promise

Cuts to Missouri A+ program would impact 1000s of students

The A+ program pays for two years of classes at community colleges for many high school graduates who meet certain criteria.

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(img1)Contact KY3: Scam of the Week Sept. 15

Contact KY3: Scam of the Week Sept. 15

 An elderly woman in southeast Springfield thought she was helping a young man looking for work.

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Ed Fillmer

Emmy-winning reporter is new 'Journalist in Residence' at History Museum on the Square

Former KY3 video journalist Ed Fillmer is collaborating with History Museum on the Square and KY3 to bring an added dimension to video storytelling in the Ozarks.

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Pictures: Fox Theater gets a new sign

The Fox Theater on the Springfield square, which is now part of the Springfield History Museum, is getting a new sign.  Workers from Missouri Neon were high above the Northeast corner of the square attaching the sign to the front of the building.  The sign is a replica of the sign that used to be on the square.  The Theater was originally the Electric Theater that opened in 1916.  In 1947 it was…

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Silas Jones with Fort Polk graphic

Soldier from Marionville dies in 'incident' in Louisiana

The Army's Criminal Investigation Command is one of two agencies looking at the death of Spc. Silas Jones.

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Greene County associate circuit judge Mark Fitzsimmons

16 lawyers apply to be Greene County judge

Associate Circuit Judge Mark Fitzsimmons is retiring this fall, and the governor will appoint his replacement.

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Salvation Army creates online sign-up site for volunteers

The Salvation Army is making donating your time easier than ever.

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Gay Marriage Court

Arkansas asks court to uphold state's ban on gay marriage

A Pulaski County judge struck down the ban earlier this year, and 541 same-sex couples were married before the ruling was suspended by the state Supreme Court.

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Right to Farm proposed amendment

Recount confirms Right to Farm issue won last month

The issue was on the ballot in August as Constitutional Amendment 1.

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Video Spotty rain returns today

Video: Spotty rain returns today

Morning showers will give way to some sun, with storms possible this afternoon.

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Bolivar Police begin new crash response policy

Bolivar Police begin new crash response policy

Bolivar police have stopped responding to non-injury crashes that occur on private property.

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Murder investigation uncovers stockpile of stolen weapons

Murder investigation uncovers stockpile of stolen weapons

Police discover a stockpile of stolen guns as part of the investigation into the murder of Robert Willhite, an 82 year-old man who was attacked in his home in July.

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Section of Central Street could become pedestrian mall

Springfield Public Works and Ozarks Technical Community College plan to take cars off part of Central Street, but some drivers say the project could be an unnecessary hassle.

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Raid uncovers hundreds of weapons in Pulaski County

Investigators serving a search warrant as part of a murder investigation uncovered weapons and other stolen property.

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PBR: L.J. Jenkins takes the win in his home town

L.J. Jenkins gets a convincing win in Springfield, MO, where he grew up.  Jenkins rode three out of four bulls this event and was the only rider to ride multiple bulls. 

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MUST SEE: Record breaking crowd at MSU's home opener

The Bear's first game in the newly renovated Plaster Stadium.  A enthusiastic crowd of 18,386 fans were on hand to see the Bears defeat North Dakota 38 to 0.

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Broncos fend off Chiefs 24-17 with goal-line stand

Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith's fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving the Denver Broncos' 24-17 win over the scrappy Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

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Late field goal leads the St. Louis Rams over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Greg Zuerlein kicked four field goals, including the game-winner from 38 yards with 38 seconds left in the fourth quarter, as visiting St. Louis rallied past Tampa Bay.

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Holland saves the Royals; KC beats Yankees 5-1

Royals lose early lead, fall to Red Sox 8-4

Royals lose ground on Tigers, stand 1 1/2 games back in AL Central. 

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Kansas City Chiefs

Chiefs' Charles leaves game with ankle injury

DENVER (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles has left the game with a left ankle injury after being brought down in the first quarter Sunday against the Denver Broncos.

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Cardinals win 4-1, sweep weekend series over Rockies

Cardinals hold firm to 3 game lead in NL Central. 

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MSU Bears welcome home kickoff of new season

Thousands of fans checked out the new additions to Plaster Stadium and the gameday experience.

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Report: Trooper worried about mistakes, job amid drowning

The state trooper who arrested a man who drowned while in custody expressed concerns about mistakes, and his job after the incident. 

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Allstate grant to help teen drivers in the Ozarks

The Safety Council of the Ozarks received an $18,000 grant for teen driver's education. 

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Child safety seat

Law enforcement observes Child Passenger Safety Week

Officers will be especially watchful for child safety seats. 

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Branson unveils giant mural

Branson unveils giant mural to celebrate 200th anniversary of national anthem

Branson is celebrating the Star Spangled Banner with the unveiling of a giant mural.  

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Police investigation

MO schools can no longer track location of students

Experts on electronic privacy issues say the efforts by Missouri lawmakers are part of a larger push by states to protect personal data.

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Mild and sunny Sunday

Mild and sunny Sunday

After a cool start Sunday morning we'll warm up into the mid 70s under mostly sunny skies.

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Missouri State

Missouri State shuts out North Dakota 38-0

Kierra Harris threw for three touchdowns and ran in another to lead Missouri State to a 38-0 win over North Dakota on Saturday night.

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Mizzou dominates Central Florida in 2nd half for blowout victory

Maty Mauk threw four touchdowns in the 38-10 win against the Knights.

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Historic business on Route 66

80-year-old businesses on Route 66 become official historic sites

The Greene County Historic Site Board added three sites to their list of historic sites along historic Route 66 west of Springfield.

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Arkansas runs past Texas Tech in Lubbock Saturday

Jonathan Williams ran for four touchdowns and Alex Collins added two more to lead Arkansas past Texas Tech, 49-28, on Saturday in a matchup of two former Southwest Conference foes.

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Another chilly night ahead

Another chilly night ahead

Temperatures fall into the 40s again Sunday morning before warming up a little more than Saturday. The weekend will stay beautiful and mild.

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PHOTOS: Springfield Sister Cities Association's 19th Annual Japanese Fall Festival

The Springfield Sister Cities Association, with support from the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, hosted the 19th Annual Japanese Fall Festival in the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park,

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SGT Jonathan MIiller

Fort Leonard Wood photo

Fort Leonard Wood soldier named Army’s Drill Sergeant of the Year

Winner calls honor the "single most proud moment" of his life.

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MSU Carrington Hall

MSU seeks nominations for honorary doctor’s degree

Board of Governors approved a policy authorizing the granting of an honorary doctorate degree in 2002.

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Arkansas lawmakers want bad audits prosecuted

Fewer than one in five audit violation cases lead to criminal charges.

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Springfield school board may oppose Amendment 3

Resolution calls Amendment 3 "poorly drafted", prepared "without input from local school districts."

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Staff Sgt. Angel Sanchez

Fort Leonard Wood sergeant faces 27 sexual assault charges

Army investigators found several victims who said Staff Sgt. Angel Sanchez sexually assaulted and harassed them.

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Nixon freezes spending items after veto overrides

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has blocked expenditures for all 47 budget items on which lawmakers overrode his line-item vetoes.

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Standoff in western Springfield

UPDATE: Police look for man after surrounding his home in western Springfield

Police surrounded a home on Friday afternoon to try to arrest a man suspected of firing shots.  The location is near West Chestnut Expressway at Hilton Avenue, a few blocks east of West Bypass.  Police believe it was a case of domestic violence.  The female victim said the man, who she knows, fired one shot at her.  She is okay.  Police are still looking for the man.

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Dolphin Tale 2 and No Good Deed reviews

Dolphin Tale 2 and No Good Deed reviews

Your Movie Friend Aaron Dicer reviews two new flicks at the weekend box office. Check out the video above to see his review of "Dolphin Tale 2," and "No Good Deed."

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Part 2 How to make a turtle planter

Part 2: How to make a turtle planter

FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe puts the finishing touches on a turtle planter.

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Part 1 How to make a turtle planter

Part 1: How to make a turtle planter

FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe shows us how to make a planter out of a plastic turtle. Check out the video above to see how he does it!

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Staying cool Saturday

Staying cool Saturday

Fall-like temperatures persist this weekend. Overall both days will be pleasant and sunny but cool.

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Thief steals Coca-Cola truck, then abandons it in field

Police say the crook stole cash and cola.

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Bolivar Police will wear body cameras

Soon body cameras, worn on an officer's chest, will watch whatever Bolivar officers and anyone they encounter do during a traffic stop or a call.

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Downtown Springfield

Re-building boom in downtown Springfield brings new housing, retail

 Take a little bit of old, mix it with a little bit of new, and you’ll get the view of downtown Springfield.

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MSU to sell beers before bears game

MSU vendor will sell beer at mid-campus before Bears football games

A vendor for Missouri State University will sell beer at the BearFest Village tailgate party before football games on the north side of Plaster Stadium.

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Pictures: Hillcrest @ West Plains for KY3's Game of the Week

KY3 cameras made it to West Plains for the Game of the Week.  The Zizzers welcomed the Hillcrest Hornets.

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Brown Robert A.  shots fired from car

Man is charged for shooting at fleeing car after botched Craigslist sale

Robert A. Brown told police that he was trying to shoot the tire of a man who stole a subwoofer that his son was trying to sell.

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(img1)Financial expert: Start holiday shopping now

Financial expert: Start holiday shopping now

Nearly half of Americans start Christmas shopping before Halloween.

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Carbon monoxide kills couple in their camper trailer

Carbon monoxide killed Kimberling City couple in their camper

The Highway patrol says it was carbon monoxide that killed a Kimberling City couple found in their camper trailer in May.

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Police standoff in western Springfield

Police search for elusive man in western Springfield

Friday was the second day in a row that police tried to arrest the man for a reported domestic assault.

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Thieves hit cars in Bible college parking lot

Christian ministry students already on tight budgets are facing some unexpected bills after police say two people vandalized cars on the Baptist Bible College Campus in north Springfield.

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Video fall-like temperatures tonight

Video: fall-like temperatures tonight

Clouds will hold through much of tonight along with spotty showers.

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Troy Ford

Convicted murderer from Springfield dies in prison

Troy Ford was serving a life prison sentence for the death of his grandmother at her home in southeast Springfield in 2006.

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(img1)Gas prices drop to $2.99 a gallon in Springfield

Gas prices drop to $2.99 a gallon in Springfield

Suddenly gas is cheap, at least in the Springfield area.

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Raw Video: Gov. Nixon answers criticism about handling of Ferguson riots

Gov. Jay Nixon was in Springfield on Friday to speak to Hillcrest High School students about state funding for public education.  After the event, reporters asked him several questions including his response to what state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D - St. Louis County, said about his handling of the unrest and riots after the Ferguson police shooting of Michael Brown.

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Taste of the Town Osceola

Taste of the Town: Sugarfoot BBQ in Osceola

To help build a family atmosphere the Osceola football team gathers at Sugar Foot BBQ, a restaurant that opened in Osceola 5 years ago.

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Mayflower oil spill

People moving back into Mayflower subdivision after ExxonMobil oil spill

About 22 of 63 homes in Mayflower were evacuated after an ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured last year, spilling about 210,000 gallons of oil in the neighborhood 30 miles northwest of Little Rock.

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