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Pictures: House damaged by fire in Republic Friday evening

Quick-thinking neighbors kept a house in Republic from bursting into flames Friday evening.  The fire started in the back porch of a home in the 140 block of South Allen Avenue, just off Elm. Neighbors saw the smoke and called fire crews immediately. The flames were put out in a matter of minutes. The people living in the house weren't there at the time. No one was hurt. The cause has been…

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S mores project by FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe

S'mores project by FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe

An easy-to-make s'mores jar is the perfect gift for any host, or any party! Check out how he does it in the video above!

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Planet of the Apes movie review

Planet of the Apes movie review

Your Movie Friend Aaron Dicer gives a rave review for the newest installment of "Planet of the Apes." Check out what he liked most about the movie in the video above.

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Mountain Home man found dead in Hollister, MO

Hollister police investigating death of man from Mountain Home, Ark.  His body was found in Hollister on Friday afternoon.

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Amendment 7 The pros and the cons contested

Tax opponents say Amendment 7 would be bad for economy, environment

It’s a five-billion dollar promise of more roads and better roads.  Come August, voters will decide on Amendment Seven, and whether it’s worth raising the Missouri sales tax by three-quarters of a cent.

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Weekend Event: Tour water gardens of area homes

The Southwest Missouri Water Garden Association will be giving tours this weekend of 15 homes around the area with water gardens

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New law bans pension advance loans

If you live in Missouri, pension advances are out.

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Marshfield shooting investigation

No charges were filed by evening for shooting in Marshfield

Police won't describe the motive for the shooting shortly after 4 a.m. Friday at a home north of the Marshfield square.  Police searched the scene throughout the day.

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Charlie Haden

Noted jazz musician from Springfield dies in Los Angeles

A man who grew up in Springfield and went on to fame as a jazz string bass player on the West Coast died on Friday.  Charlie Haden would have been 77 next month.

Haden was born on Aug. 6, 1937, in Shenandoah, Iowa, but his family moved to Springfield shortly after his birth.  He passed away after a prolonged illness at his home in Los Angeles.  Ruth Cameron, his wife of 30 years, and his children…

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The new exhibit highlights stars with Springfield roots

History Museum unveils new exhibit on Springfield theaters

Visitors will experience decades of entertainment, including print ads dating back to the 1840s, pictures and documents surrounding the original opera houses.

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Police scaled back their search for escapee, who was still loose Friday evening

Nick Gamblin got out of a Strafford police car on Thursday evening.

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Medicaid

Woman from Yellville admits Medicaid fraud

Amanda Coker billed the Arkansas Medicaid program for services that she did not provide.

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Consumer Reports: Choosing the right carry-on luggage

Flying with a carry-on bag can save you $50 or more per trip. No wonder sales are
up.

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Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum opens soon

Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum opens soon

You soon will be able to take your family on a new adventure in the Ozarks.  It is a trip back in time that brings you face to face with some prehistoric predators.  Here's a sneak peak inside the Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum at Top of the Rock.
 

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Photos: FBI hopes public will help ID bank robber

The FBI released photos from a bank robbery that occurred at Bank of America on Kearney Street at Grant Avenue in Springfield on Wednesday.  The surveillance photos below show the robber driving a grey or tan, full size extended cab GMC or Chevrolet pickup truck with chrome bed rails and several stickers on the rear window of the cab.

Anyone with information about this bank robbery can call the…

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FIT FRIDAY Playground exercises

Fit Friday: 5 exercises you can do on playground equipment

They include the squat, split squat, pull up, cross the monkey bars, and dip on stair.

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Local sheriff: Property crimes, not pot, filling Arkansas jails

Baxter County sheriff says many don't understand why the state's jails are full

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Pictures: Celebrate the Ozarks at Top of the Rock #2

KY3's Ozarks Today celebrated the Ozarks at the Top of the Rock Golf Course in Ridgedale.  Check out those views.

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Pictures Celebrate the Ozarks at Top of the Rock #3

KY3's Ozarks Today celebrated the Ozarks at the Top of the Rock Golf Course in Ridgedale.  Check out those views.

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AG candidates split on 'federal overreach'

Two top candidates disagree on dealing with the federal government

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Exclusive: Johnny Morris reveals more surprises at Top of the Rock

The man behind the Top of the Rock masterpiece had a vision that took years.  KY3's Maria Neider sat down with Johnny Morris in a rare interview to talk about why he's so passionate about nature and protecting it.

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Missouri sheriff facing criminal charges

Sheriff accused of taking inmates to bars and using them for jobs at his home

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Pictures: Celebrate the Ozarks at Top of the Rock #1

KY3's Ozarks Today celebrated the Ozarks at the Top of the Rock Golf Course in Ridgedale.  Check out those views.

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North Travis shooting

Shooting victim told police that 2 men broke into his home

The shooting was early Friday in northern Springfield.

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Celebrate the Ozarks: Fit Friday workout on Table Rock Lake

KY3's Paul Adler shares this paddleboard workout on Table Rock Lake with Denette Carriger.

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Nicholas Gamblin

Man who escaped from Strafford police remains free

Nick Gamblin, a man accused of four crimes, somehow made his way out of the stopped vehicle around 7:15 p.m. Thursday in northern Springfield.

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Skateboarder who died in crash on busy street was 22 years old

The crash was at the intersection of Kansas Expressway at Nichols Street in Springfield.

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Missouri man dies after copperhead bite

It is only the third known death in Missouri by the bite of a copperhead. The others were in the 1960s and in 2012. 

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Missouri health care

Missouri enacts law requiring meningitis vaccine

Missouri college students to be required to get meningitis vaccine to live in campus housing

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Man sentenced for vandalizing Wright County prosecutor's home

Southern Missouri man sentenced for breaking into prosecutor's home, stealing vehicles

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Celebrate the Ozarks: Explore Lost Canyon Cave

At Branson's Top of the Rock Golf Course, you'll find a building where you can rent golf carts.  And you won't be playing golf. Instead, you'll be able to drive down a nature trail, getting a taste of the woods and waterfalls.   As KY3's Paul Adler, explains, you can also explore something that's been hidden for years.

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VIDEO Police investigate burglary shooting

VIDEO: Police investigate burglary, shooting

At least one shot after home invasion burglary on North Travis

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Celebrate the Ozarks: Cart around the Top of the Rock Golf Course

The breathtaking view at Top of the Rock Golf Course took more than seven and a half years to shape.  And Johnny Morris did it with the help of some golf legends, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, and Arnold Palmer.  KY3's Maria Neider carts around the Par 3 course.

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Celebrate the Ozarks: Fit Friday workout on Table Rock Lake

KY3's Paul Adler shares this paddleboard workout on Table Rock Lake with Denette Carriger.

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Felicia has your weekend forecast

Felicia has your weekend forecast

Temperatures will be on the rise starting today and for the weekend.

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Evangel University names tame lame college

Evangel University named one of the tamest, lamest schools in the country

For many people, college is all about hitting the books, and hitting the booze.  But, at Evangel University, students find a much more serene, sacred scene.

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Skateboarder killed after being hit by SUV in Springfield Thursday evening

Police tell us the skateboarder was riding in traffic at Kansas Expressway and Nichols when he rolled in front of the SUV. 

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Mtn Grove family counts blessings after house fire

Mtn. Grove family counts blessings after house fire

Mtn. Grove family counts their blessings after a fire destroyed their home .

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Nearly half a ton of marijuana found during I-44 traffic stop

Troopers say marijuana was hidden among jars of salsa

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Paramedic shortage

Short supply of paramedics hinders emergency help

When you call an ambulance, you probably expect lifesaving help right on the scene.  But the help you receive depends on who's on board, an EMT or a paramedic.  Paramedics can provide a much wider variety of emergency care, but they're in short supply.

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Theft at Aurora Municipal Airport

Aurora Airport hit by thieves-- hundreds of thousands of dollars in equipment stolen

Someone broke into the airport hangars and the planes themselves.
     All 23 planes were hit.

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Consumer Reports: Nutribullet Pro 900 might pose safety risk

Makers of the popular “As Seen on TV” product—the “NutriBullet”—have come out with a new version. It’s supposed to be even more powerful for creating healthy drinks, but Consumer Reports says it could pose a safety risk and has labeled it a “Don’t Buy.”

A problem was discovered during Consumer Reports’ standard blender durability test. In that test, seven large ice cubes are placed in an empty…

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Matthew Hogue

Hilltopping fatal crash results in conviction for driver

Matthew Hogue, 21, could receive a prison sentence up to seven years for both first-degree involuntary manslaughter and second-degree assault.

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All-Star catcher Molina out 8-12 weeks

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina will undergo surgery Friday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and will be sidelined eight to 12 weeks.

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Shooting 1838 East Bennett

Prosecutor charges police officer for accidentally shooting fleeing man in back

Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson says Springfield Officer Jason Shuck was not justified in shooting Eric Butts outside a Walmart store on May 9 as Butts fled on foot.

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Missouri 76 construction project

Construction starts soon to remove sharp curve near Silver Dollar City

During the project, drivers may experience nighttime lane closings and short-term traffic stops to allow construction equipment to cross the road.

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Northwest Arkansas man invents taco plate; Walmart orders a million

A Fayetteville, Arkansas man has invented a plate that keeps your tacos upright.  And Walmart has already ordered a million of them.  Hugh Jarratt was one of 800 inventors to go before the retailer's buyers to pitch their products in the company's first-ever "open call" for U.S. inventors. It's part of a new initiative to get more American products on store shelves.

 

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Jumping jacks

Jumping jack will become official Missouri exercise

Gen. John J. Pershing, a Missouri-born general who led U.S. forces in World War I, is credited with inventing the jumping jack as a training drill for cadets when he taught at West Point in the late 1800s. 

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WATCH: Couple records not-so-typical birth of baby on Go Pro

A Texas couple recorded the birth of their new son.  But it was not your typical delivery room scene. Amanda Perez reports.

 

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New laws aim to keep Missouri kids safer

Governor Nixon signed new laws to protect Missouri kids on Wednesday.  Nixon was at Little Angels Learning Academy in Battlefield to sign the legislation Wednesday.

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Todd Akin, in new book, says he shouldn't have apologized for 'legitimate rape' remark

Akin's comments during the 2012 U.S. Senate campaign were roundly criticized. Now, he says he was taken out of context. 

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Thieves hit planes in hangars at Aurora Municipal Airport

Thieves hit planes in hangars at Aurora Municipal Airport

Thieves stole expensive electronic equipment from about 22 planes on Wednesday night or early Thursday.

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Chocolate chip pancakes recipe

Chocolate chips pancakes 7/10/14

Here's another recipe from KY3, Inc.'s health and fitness coordinator.

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abortion law changes

Groups say 12-week ban should remain struck down

Legislature approved ban over governor's veto last year

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Missouri governor vetoes payday loan legislation

Nixon said bills fall short of "true reform"

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Springfield City Hall

Mayor declares Springfield "strong and getting stronger"

Bob Stephens says city emerging from recession

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The Kitchen welcomes cash and household item donations

The Kitchen, Inc. needs household items for apartments at Beacon Village

The new tenants have completed programs to qualify for this supportive housing, but many don't have household items since they've been living in temporary shelters.

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Civil War group approves 2 new historical markers

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission has approved two new historical markers in Benton and Phillips counties.

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Long supports job training bill in House

Congressman votes to update workforce bills passed in 1998, 1973 and 1933

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Father charged after son's heroin overdose death

Father accused of providing drugs that killed his son

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Army base takes steps to help soldiers, families vote

Office helps soldiers and their families cast ballots in elections back home

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Missouri Catholic Conference

Missouri Catholics urge override of tax credit veto

Governor vetoed credits for pregnancy resources, maternity homes and food pantries

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Arkansas may vote to lift alcohol restrictions

Almost half the state's county's prohibit alcohol sales

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Video Slight chance of rain today

Video: Slight chance of rain today

Storms will stay mainly west of the Ozarks but a few may form over western Missouri or Arkansas.

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Governor signs Missouri building bond measure

Legislation signed by Missouri governor authorizes bonds for repair of state buildings

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