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Craziest truck spills

From corn dogs to live turkeys, take a look at some of the craziest items to spill out of overturned trucks and onto American roads.

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10 most expensive US cities to raise a family

The Economic Policy Institute reviewed data of 618 metro areas and compiled its list of the 10 most expensive places to raise a family.

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Pictures: Several injured after deck collapse at home east of Springfield

Seven people were hurt after a deck collapses at a home east of Springfield.  Investigators say it seems rotting wood led to the collapse.  One woman even tried to jump off the deck Saturday night as it collapsed. 

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Things to do Sunday to help lose weight all week

It's a lazy Sunday, and while it might be a rest day, you should still plan your workouts and routines for the week ahead. Here are six things to do on Sunday to help you lose weight all week long, according to

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NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timeline

Tom Brady and Roger Goodell appeared in federal court on Monday for a hearing on the quarterback's Deflategate suspension. Check out the timeline of events in the case so far.

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The VMAs never disappoint: Fashion and shock

Here is a taste of the fashions and the performances at MTV's Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Sunday in Los Angeles.

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On this day: August 31

Jack the Ripper claims his first victim, Coca-Cola makes its European debut, Jimi Hendrix rocks in the early morning hours at the Isle of Wight, and the "People's Princess" dies in a car crash, all on this day.

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20 ultimate travel destinations

Lonely Planet is publishing its definitive wish list of the 500 best places to visit on Earth. Check out the top 20 destinations selected for the "Ultimate Travelist."

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Notable deaths of 2015

Here is a list of some of the notable public figures, athletes, musicians, artists and actors we've lost in 2015.

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PHOTOS: Flash flood washes out Taney County bridge

Storm chaser Jason Tinker shared these shots with us from Missouri 125 where floodwaters washed out a bridge over Brushy Creek Sunday morning. 

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PHOTOS: Paying respects, after church in Roanoke

Our sister station, WDBJ in Roanoke, VA, continues to receive an outpouring of support from viewers following the murders of two newsroom employees last week. Several people brought flowers and balloons after church on Sunday. 

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Pictures: Cowskin Creek near Ava jumps its banks after heavy rain Sunday

Debbie Wray snapped these images of Cowskin Creek out of its banks on Highway Y in Ava, Missouri.  She reports up to four inches of rain fell on that area.


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On this day: August 30

The vacuum is invented, Ty Cobb makes his major-league debut, Bob Dylan releases "Highway 61 Revisited," and Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first black justice on the Supreme Court, all on this day.

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PHOTOS: Dinosaur "Henry" head on display in Springfield

The replica of a most complete skull of a triceratops went on display at the Springfield Expo Center.  

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On this day: August 29

American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.

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Pictures: #WeStandWithWDBJ images posted in the WDBJ-TV newsroom

WDBJ-TV in Roanoke has posted pictures from around the country in support of the  #WeStandWithWDBJ hashtag.  WDBJ-TV Alison Parker and Adam Parker were murdered during a live shot Wednesday morning.

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New Orleans: 10 years after Katrina

Ten years after being devastated by Hurricane Katrina, the city of New Orleans continues to rebuild.

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Ashley Madison hack: What to know

The CEO of Ashley Madison's parent company, Avid Life Media Inc., stepped down Friday, Aug. 28. Here are the latest developments in the Ashley Madison hack.

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On this day: August 28

Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.

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Most memorable MTV VMAs moments ever

Since the very first MTV Video Music Awards 31 years ago in 1984, the show has always provided memorable moments. Ahead of the 2015 edition, set for Aug. 30, check out some of the most memorable.

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States with the worst drivers

A list published by names the states with the worst drivers. Find out which state came out "on top."

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Pictures: Virginia vigil remembers two WDBJ-TV journalists killed on the job

Vigils remembered the lives of WDBJ-TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.

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Pictures: Media line up outside WDBJ-TV in Roanoke

National media filled up the grounds of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke Thursday morning following the deaths of two journalists.

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Top 10 dog names in the U.S. has released its list of most popular dog names, based on data from 69,000 neighborhoods signed up on the site. Check out the most popular dog names in the United States!

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15 American manners that are rude abroad

Here are some manners Americans take for granted that are actually faux pas abroad, according to Yahoo! Travel.

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Timeline: Reporter and photographer killed on live TV

Authorities say a gunman shot three people, slaying a reporter and a photographer during a live shot, before shooting himself on Wednesday. Here is a timeline of what happened.

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Pictures: Viewers leave flowers outside WDBJ-TV in Roanoke

Viewers of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke left flowers along the walkway leading into the door Wednesday evening.  Reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were fatally shot while delivering a live story to their audience Wednesday morning.

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Hurricane Katrina: A look back

Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans and large swaths of the Gulf Coast 10 years ago. Here's a look back at the historic disaster.

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Mary Poppins movie, Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

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On this day: August 27

Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.

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Garry Turner, Guinness World Record holder stretchiest skin

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Weirdest Guinness world records

With Thursday marking the 60th anniversary of the publication of the very first "Guinness Book of Records," take a look at some of the weirdest world records ever set.

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Charles Lindbergh, Spirit of St. Louis

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On this day: August 26

Major-league baseball makes its television debut, The Beatles release "Hey Jude," women stage a nationwide strike for equality, and aviation hero Charles Lindbergh dies, all on this day.

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15 things to buy at a dollar store

Sometimes, you get what you pay for. But dollar stores also sell good products like these at a tremendous discount.

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Child stars gone wrong

Many a child star has found success a hard act to follow, including Wednesday's 35-year-old birthday boy Macaulay Culkin and these other former stars who struggled with the transition to adulthood.

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Pictures: Congressman Billy Long dishes out pizza at Domino's in Bolivar

Congressman Bill Long dished out pizzas with Domino's franchisees Marty Prather and Art Hurteau in Bolivar.   The congressman will speak about The Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, which will ease the nutrition labeling requirement for small business owners, including Domino’s in Bolivar.

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Pictures: 'Blue' bandit strikes Nevada, Missouri fast food restaurant

Police say a 'blue' bandit is on the loose in Nevada, Missouri.

The burglar, dressed from head to toe in a blue leotard, struck the fast food restaurant on the main strip of the Vernon County community on Sunday.   Surveillance video shows the suspect with a bag cleaning out the register. 

Contact the Nevada, Missouri Police Department if you know anything about this burglary.

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Hurricane names of 2015

Compiled by the Old Farmer's Almanac, here is a list of the Atlanta and Eastern-North Pacific hurricane names for the 2015 season.

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2016 Harley-Davidson motorcycles

Harley-Davidson has unveiled its 2016 motorcycle lineup.

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Dood the dog sees the ocean before he dies

Dood, a five-year-old golden retriever from Utah, has terminal bone cancer. His family brought him along to a wedding in Oregon so he could see the ocean.

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World War II liberation of Paris

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On this day: August 25

Galileo demonstrates his telescope, the National Park Service is formed, Amelia Earhart flies cross-country nonstop, and the Allies liberate Paris, all on this day.

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12 best spots for wild swimming in the world

Whether you fancy a dip in a sinkhole, a cave or a cliff-side cranny, TripAdvisor's latest list of the world's best natural pools should have you covered.

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