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PHOTOS: Padres and Cardinals play July 4th afternoon game

Photo by Jeff Curry/Getty Images

The St. Louis Cardinals ended a four-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the San Diego Padres Saturday afternoon at Busch Stadium.

PICTURES: 25th Annual Springfield Midtown Neighborhood 4th of July Parade

Celebrating 25 years with quite the showing, the neighborhood 4th of July parade has been a staple here in Springfield. With an old fashion feel, and family-friendly environment, this parade (the only one in Springfield on the 4th) is a hit with people of all ages.

Pictures: Marshfield shows 4th of July spirit with famous parade

The city of Marshfield celebrated the 4th of July the only way it knows how.  Hundreds lined the square for the 136th 4th of Juily parade.  It is the oldest continuous parade west of the Mississippi River.

Photos: Christian County washed-out roads

Parched Corn Road

Parched Corn Road in eastern Christian County is one of several roads that suffered major damage from flash flooding on Wednesday night and Thursday.  The county's Emergency Management director expects the costs of repairing the damage will earn Christian County a federal disaster declaration. (Photos by Drew Douglas, KY3 News)

Pictures: Springfield police officer injured in Friday morning crash

A Springfield police officer was taken to a Springfield hospital with minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash on Friday morning. It happened at S. West Ave. and W. Walnut St. just before 8:30. Crews on scene say a vehicle t-boned the officer's car at the intersection. The driver of that vehicle was checked out by EMS.

Pictures: A look at the James River on Friday morning

A look at the James River near the Greene/Christian county line on Friday morning. Emergency Management says the river crested Thursday at 19.4 feet.

Pictures: Chad Plein and Paula Morehouse help celebrate 'KY3 Night' at Lucas Oil Speedway

KY3's Chad Plein and Paula Morehouse enjoyed a night of racing with the fans at the Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland.  The track celebrated 'KY3 Night' at the races.

Pictures: Bagnell Dam water release draws crowd at Lake of the Ozarks

Ameren Missouri has opened the flood gates at Bagnell Dam at Lake of the Ozarks.

Consulting engineer Alan Sullivan said 11 of the dam’s 12 flood gates were opened to 10 percent after the area recorded three inches of rain in the overnight hours. More than 40,000 cubic feet per second are flowing through the gates. Operators also ordered Truman Dam to close its gates to relive the pressure…

Pictures: Finley River rises fast from heavy rains in Ozark

KY3's Ethan Forhetz snapped these photos of the fast-rising Finley River in Ozark Thursday.  This is the second time in a few weeks the river has been out of its banks.

PICTURES: James River floods Steelman Bridge east of Springfield

KY3 photojournalist Thomas Leonard snapped these images of the James River out of its banks east of Springfield at Steelman Bridge.

PHOTOS: The James River runs high and fast at Steelman Bridge

The James River rose to just below the deck at Steelman Bridge east of Springfield. 

Pictures: Flooded roads and bridges in Greene County Thursday

These are several high water images snapped by KY3 photojournalist Thomas Leonard Thursday morning around Springfield.  Most of the pictures are from the intersection of Highway 13 and Farm Road 34 near Ebenezer.

PHOTOS: Viewers share their high water pictures from around the Ozarks

The high water affected people in different ways around the Ozarks. 

Photos: Helicopter rescue at Forbes Campground in Benton County

Benton County Sheriff Rick Fajen said three people at a private campground in the Forbes area, 10 miles east of Warsaw, were trapped by the rising Deer Creek early Wednesday.  They managed to escape to high ground, which turned into an island.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol sent a helicopter from Jefferson City to rescue two people from the state of California and one person from…

Pictures: Two tractor-trailer crashes on I-44 near Rolla tied up traffic early Wednesday morning

Two tractor-trailer crashes slowed traffic on Interstate 44 in Phelps County on Wednesday morning.  The crashes happened around 4:15 a.m. near the 173 mile marker, 11 miles west of Rolla near Jerome and the Little Piney River.   The Doolittle Rural Fire Department and the Rolla Fire Departments responded to the crashes.

Brandon Williams snapped these images of the crashes. 

In one crash, the driver…

Pictures: Niangua River rises fast Wednesday after heavy rain

Weavers Tackle Store submitted these images of the fast-rising Niangua River near Lebanon Wednesday.  Heavy rain Wednesday morning led to flash flooding in the area.

Pictures: Viewer submitted images of Wednesday's flooding across the Ozarks

Check out the viewer submitted these flooding pictures from across the northern half of the Ozarks Wednesday.

PHOTOS: Flood waters race through Camden County

High water flooded J Highway in Camden County between Mack's Creek and Camdenton. 

Pictures: Ameren opens floodgates Wednesday morning at Bagnell Dam

Bagnell Dam floodgates open

Ameren opened the floodgates at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesday morning.  These pictures from the Lake Sun

PICTURES: Hazy sunrise in Springfield through smoke of Canadian wildfires

Photojournalist Thomas Leonard snapped images of an unusual sunrise in Springfield Tuesday.  The sun rose through the smoke traveling south from several Canadian wildfires.  

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