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VIDEO: Budweiser Clydesdales make home delivery in Springfield

The Budweiser Clydesdales trotted up to Estel Brackett's house at Millwood Estates and dropped off a shipment of Budweiser.  

KY3's Maria Neider got a front row seat.  Brackett won a contest from Wil Fisher distributing to have the honor.  The cyldesdales will also be at the Ozark Empire Fair this week.   

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Try Before You Buy: 'Enduracool'

KY3's Lisa Rose and Ethan Forhetz test the 'Enduracool' towel to keep you cool.

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Deaths on Missouri waterways up this year

Deaths on Missouri waterways up this year

There have been more drownings so far in 2015 than there were in all of 2014.

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Bruce homers to back DeSclafani as Reds blank Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednesday.

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Young girl taken to hospital after riding roller coaster at Silver Dollar City

Park officials put a medical neck collar on the girl as part of Silver Dollar City's standard procedure. 

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Arkansas Attorney General plans "mobile office" locations in August

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's office is coming to a town near you.

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Dogs and hogs: blood sport or family entertainment?

Dogs trained to hold wild hogs at bay, event draws interest from several states

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Rain has businesses playing catchup

Recent flooding has left many businesses swamped with a slew of service calls - including roofers. With temperatures climbing, many roofers are playing catch up at work after a very wet year so far.

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Man drowns in Douglas County

The Douglas County Sheriff tells KY3 news that a man drowned Wednesday afternoon while wading in Bryant Creek.

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Much nicer weather heading into the weekend

Much nicer weather heading into the weekend

Cooler and drier air is moving into the Ozarks. Find out if the nice weather will last through the weekend by watching the forecast.

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Protecting kids from blistering sun after Oklahoma boys hospitalized with severe burns at daycare

Two Oklahoma boys remain hospitalized tonight, with second and third degree burns because of prolonged exposure to the sun. The 7-and 5-year old brothers were at a waterpark, but in the care of a daycare when it happened, according to the boys mother.


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Contact KY3: Latest hospital rankings and infection counts

Mercy and CoxHealth scored above the national average in most categories.

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Seymour school district proposes tax levy increase

Leaders in the Seymour School District are hoping voters will be willing to support the district with a 50 cent tax levy increase next week.

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Deputies investigating shooting in western Greene County

Woman hospitalized with single gunshot wound

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WATCH Woman shot inside home in Republic

WATCH: Woman shot inside home in Republic

Greene County Sheriff's detectives say they found a woman shot inside a home in Republic Wednesday. Deputies were called to the home after they heard a gunshot. Detectives say she had been in a fight with family members before the shooting. She was taken to a Springfield hospital.

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Arkansas guardsmen receive training on using guns

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Hundreds of Arkansas National Guard soldiers are being trained this week on when they should use firearms, which some will now carry at Guard installations across the state.

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160-pound python killed in rural Missouri neighborhood

JONESBURG, Mo. (AP) — A resident of a Missouri neighborhood where a nearly 15-foot-long Burmese python was roaming for days has killed the snake.

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Indians avoid winless homestand, beat Royals 12-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

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29 people charged in massive meth conspiracy

10 Springfield residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a now 29-defendant conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Greene, Polk, Christian, Jasper, Laclede and Webster counties.

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Homing pigeons killed in Mountain Grove fire

Fire fighters were able to rescue some birds from burning building.

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Man arrested after armed robbery at west Springfield convenience store

Store on W. College St. was robbed of cash and cigarettes just after 2 a.m. 

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VIDEO: The Garden Spot is already thinking about the fall

Dan and Steve talk about cold crops for the Garden Spot. 

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PHOTOS: Last minute set up on Ozark Empire Fair eve

Vendors and crews are making final preparations for the beginning of the Ozark Empire Fair Thursday. 

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Battlefield man goes to prison for distributing tons of marijuana

Jorge Torres is fourth person sentenced in case this week

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Springfield couple killed in crash identified

Couple died in crash Tuesday at Battlefield and West Bypass. 

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Child porn found in smart TV's memory

Cassville man sentenced to a quarter of a century in prison

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Former Mizzou star Michael Sam could soon make CFL debut

Former University of Missouri football star Michael Sam will make his debut with the Montreal Alouettes in August, but his coach won't give an exact date.

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Arkansas Democrats consider renaming annual fundraiser

Party leaders consider dropping "Jefferson-Jackson" from name since both former presidents owned slaves. 

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Majestic Clydesdales arrive in Queen City

WATCH: Majestic Clydesdales arrive in Queen City

The iconic Budweiser Clydesdales are turning heads in Springfield, Mo. The majestic horses will be performing at this year's Ozark Empire Fair off Norton Road. This is only the 8th time the Clydesdales have visited the Ozarks in 31 years. 

KY3's Maria Neider will ride along for a special delivery tonight at Millwood Golf & Racquet Club. You can watch her live @KY3MariaNeider on Periscope during…

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Effort starts to fight Kansas City's new minimum wage law

Business groups aiming to overturn new minimum wage. 

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McCaskill criticizes spending on new State Department training center

Missouri Senator says agency wasted $140 million on security training center. 

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Community pool administrators hope for boost in attendance after rainy June & July

City pool attendance expected to increase as temperatures rise

Some swimming pools saw a drop in attendance after the rainy start to the summer.

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City of Springfield Adopts Complete Streets Policy

City of Springfield Adopts Complete Streets Policy

The City of Springfield passed a complete streets policy that will require all future road construction plans to be more bicycle and pedestrian friendly.

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House, Senate move toward passage of transportation patch

Sen. Roy Blunt says short term bills hamper opportunities for economic growth. 

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Nixon calls for ethics changes after lawmakers' resignations

Gov. Jay Nixon says Missouri's ethics laws need to be revamped in light of accusations that led to the resignations of two state lawmakers this year.

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Task force chair says changes needed to Common Core standards

Arkansas Lt. Governor says he thinks Arkansas should keep some elements of Common Core but make changes where necessary and give them a new name.

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Nixon sets special election to fill Missouri House vacancies

Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday announced elections will be held Nov. 3 to fill three vacancies in the House of Representatives.

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Video A few storms today then heat relief

Video: A few storms today, then heat relief

After one more steamy day, humidity levels will drop.

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How to get the story behind a home before you buy

A seller is not required by law to disclose any violent history when selling a home.

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Fight sends mother and daughter to hospital

Police are investigating after a knife was used during an argument between the two women.

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A little relief from the heat

A little relief from the heat

Slightly cooler air will begin filtering into the Ozarks on Wednesday. Find out how long the nice weather will last by watching the forecast.

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Harmony House apartment complex plans moving forward

Harmony House apartment complex plans moving forward

The charity hopes to build an apartment complex to be used solely by women who have survived domestic abuse. 

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Interim Christian County Sheriff releases assessment of his department; includes missing guns and patrol car

The report addresses six areas of improvement Sheriff McNiel calls critical for the future of his department.

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Woman hospitalized after she was hit by car at Glenstone and Page

Police say two people were walking into the street when the car struck one of them.

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Hosmer's homer in 9th lifts Royals to 2-1 win over Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eric Hosmer's homer with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who have lost eight straight at home — their longest home losing streak in 40 years.

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Votto's shot, Leake's arm pace Reds past Cardinals 4-0

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Joey Votto hit a three-run home run in support of Mike Leake, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Tuesday night.

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Two killed in crash at West Bypass and Battlefield Tuesday evening; third person injured

The crash killed two people and injured another Tuesday evening.

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New and Improved: Windows 10 available for download Wednesday

Windows 10 upgrade available on Wednesday. It's a free download for people who use Windows 7 or 8. 

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(img1)wATCH Why car thefts are on the rise in Springfield

Why car thefts are on the rise in Springfield

In many cases, victims make it easy-- either leaving cars unlocked, or even leaving the keys inside.  But in some cases, it is much more savvy crooks.

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Candidate for Christian County Sheriff suspended from the department

A candidate for Christian County Sheriff is demoted and suspended without pay from his position at the Christian County Sheriff's Department.  The interim sheriff has also released a report revealing problems in the deparments.  It all comes just a week before the election.

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Republic man sentenced for distributing tons of marijuana

Suspect going to prison for a dozen years without parole

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Pictures: KY3's Maria Neider hangs out with Budweiser Clydesdales, dog Clyde

The Budweiser Clydesdales have trotted into Springfield for the opening of the Ozark Empire Fair.  KY3's Maria Neider got to hang out with the famous horses Tuesday.  She will travel with them Wednesday to make deliveries.  They will appear at the fair from Juiy 30 - August 2.  (Pictures courtesy Thomas Leonard/KY3)

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Chase leads to deadly crash south of Branson killing suspect and another driver

The crash happened on Highway 65 about a half-mile south of the state line.

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Three men charged with trying to steal semi full of toilet paper

Authorities say three Memphis men are accused of trying to steal a semi trailer loaded with toilet paper valued at $70,000.

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Police need help in finding missing Phelps County woman

Jacquelyn Auten-Metz is a 52 year old female who was reported missing from the 21000 block of County Road 3644, St. James, Missouri.

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Agency: Over 47K under threat of Medicaid cutoff

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Department of Human Services says more than 47,000 private-option enrollees and other Medicaid recipients are set to lose their coverage as a result of a check on their incomes.

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Deadly nixa crash

Woman dies from injuries in Nixa crash Thursday

Police believe a car pulled into the path of the pickup, sending it down an embankment near Rosedale Road and Highway 160.  

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Video: another hot day before slight relief

Video: another hot day before slightly relief

A front will arrive on Wednesday with a slight chance of storms

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Excessive heat warning Tuesday for much of the Ozarks

We are watching a cold from Wednesday that will change our summer forecast again.

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6 University of Missouri students confirmed with mumps

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Lab results have confirmed that six University of Missouri students came down with the mumps, while a seventh suspected case came back negative.

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Arkansas board votes to end Rebel mascot, 'Dixie' song

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A school board in northwestern Arkansas has voted to drop a controversial high school mascot and direct its band to no longer play "Dixie" as a fight song.

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Armed, masked man invades Springfield home

Police believe house was targeted.

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MODOT stresses safety around slow-moving operations

The crews travel anywhere between two to 15 miles per hour and often take up an entire lane. Drivers need to be careful and slow down when approaching slow-moving operations.

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Couple killed in crash in Phelps County

Troopers say pickup flipped two times.

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