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Arkansas Same sex marriage

Ruling on Arkansas birth certificates could aid same-sex couples

Three same-sex couples sued the state for refusing to name both spouses on the birth certificates of their children.

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Consumer Reports: Save big money on your meds

Buying the drugs online was the best deal of all.

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Contact KY3: How to check a charity

How do you know if your money is really going to the cause?

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Chick-fil-A store co-owner is retired Air Force veteran

The chain's second restaurant in Springfield opens on Thursday morning.

Payday loan store with no symbol

Federal grant offers alternative to payday loans in Greene, Christian counties

The grant provides nearly $2 million that can be loaned to people who want to leave the cycle of high-interest title and payday loans.

MSU president says he wants to satisfy minority students

MSU president responds to students' diversity 'demands'

'The board’s goals are really the same as these students. They want a more diverse university and they want a more inclusive university, and so do we.'

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Consumer Reports: Chemicals in your mattress

A truly organic mattress should have about 95 percent certified organic fiber and be made without potentially harmful chemicals and materials.

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Consumer Reports: Is pet insurance worth it?

You should be able to get a free quote, which will allow you to compare cost versus coverage.

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PHOTOS: Police arrest suspect in several parking lot robberies

Springfield Police evacuated one floor a building at the Orchard Park apartments, then arrested Justin Russell, 27, after a standoff that lasted more than three hours. (Photos by Cody Nutt/Drew Douglas KY3 News)

PHOTOS: The Chiefs hosted the Bills at chilly, soggy Arrowhead

The Kansas City Chiefs hosted the Buffalo Bills Sunday in Kansas City. (Photos by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Pictures: Arkansas and Mizzou renew 'Border Line Rivalry' game

The Arkansas Razorbacks and the Missouri Tigers renewed the 'Border Line Rivalry' Friday afternoon in Fayetteville.   The two schools played in rain throughout the game.

PHOTOS: Van catches fire at gas station in Branson West

Roy Liljegren and Amy Carroll captured these pictures as a van caught fire in Branson West Friday. No one was injured. 

PHOTOS: 21st Annual Turkey Trot stuffs 7,700 on the course

A record number of people took part in the Thanksgiving Day tradition. 

Pictures: Officers work standoff near Ozark square

Law enforcement from Ozark Police Department, the Christian County Sheriff's Department and the Greene County Sheriff's Department are working a crime scene near the square in the Ozark.

A person close to the incident says shots were fired near a bail bond office off the square.  There is a heavy police presence around the scene.  Witnesses said they had to leave the scene.

Watch for updates.

Pictures: Kyle Busch celebrates first NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship

Kyle Busch took the lead after a late-race restart and claimed his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  Kevin Harvick finished second in the championship standings, followed by Jeff Gordon and Martin Truex, Jr.

((Robert Laberge/Mike Ehrmann/Brian Lawdermilk/Chris Graythen/Sarah Crabill/Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Pictures: Kyle Busch wins the race, wins NASCAR Championship

Kyle Busch won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  A late-race restart sealed Busch's win. 

(Robert Laberge/Mike Ehrmann/Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images)

Pictures: Chiefs defense dominates the Chargers in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Houston intercepted Philip Rivers' pass and returned it 17 yards for a touchdown and 346-pound defensive tackle Dontari Poe leaped over the pile for a 1-yard touchdown and the Kansas City Chiefs embarrassed the free-falling San Diego Chargers 33-3 Sunday.

(Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: Rams visit the Ravens in Baltimore

The Rams aimed to break a two-game losing skid as they took on the Ravens in Baltimore. (Photos by Rob Carr/Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Pictures: Viewers share deer hunting snapshots

Hunters throughout the many deer seasons have shared these pictures of their harvest.  

Share your pictures here: 

Pictures: Tennessee defeats Mizzou in Gary Pinkel's final home game

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jalen Hurd rushed for a career-best 151 yards on 34 carries and Tennessee dominated on defense, spoiling Gary Pinkel's Missouri home finale with a 19-8 victory on Saturday night.

(Courtesy Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: Viewers capture the Ozarks first flakes of the season

Viewers from around the Ozarks share their shots of the first snow of the season. 

Pictures: First snowfall of the season for the Ozarks

Say it ain't snow?  The first snow of the season fell on the Ozarks Saturday morning.

Pictures: Road crews investigate bridge collapse in Texas County

We have a traffic alert for travelers in southern Texas County.  The Beeler Road bridge over Potter Creek collapsed near Cabool this week.  Road crews are investigating what caused the collapse.  Drivers should watch for detours.  (Pictures courtesy Andrea Witt)

Pictures: First-time hunter bags deer with 'antlers unlike any other'

Kaeli Archer's first deer hunt will definitely be a moment she will never forget.  

Kaeli shot her first deer over the weekend.  Her fiancé Derek Kaufman tracked the deer down for her.  She went to get Derek's brothers.  When Derek returned, she found an engagement ring on the antlers.  Derek says she noticed the ring immediately.  She gave him a hug and said yes.

The ring belonged to Kaeli's…

Pictures: Retired officer Aaron Pearson honored by Springfield Police Department

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Miraculously he survived being shot in the head while on duty.  

Retired Springfield police officer Aaron Pearson was honored for his bravery Tuesday.  Pearson received a purple heart award from the Springfield P.D.  His colleagues say Pearson's courage and strength has inspired officers nationwide.  Pearson remains focused on what's ahead, not what happened then.  

Also honored. the many…

Slideshow: The drive through heavy rain in Springfield Tuesday morning

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Several inches of rain fell on the Springfield metro Tuesday morning.  The wet weather made travel dangerous at times.  Check out our drive near Kimbrough and Jefferson.  (This is a static camera inside the car)

Pictures: Heavy rain falls in north Springfield; Flash Flood Warning issued Tuesday morning

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More than three inches of rain fell on north Springfield Tuesday morning, leading to a slow morning commute.  This is video from Chestnut and Main.

Pictures: Viewers share snapshots from Tuesday morning's storms

These are viewer submitted snapshots from Tuesday morning's storms.

There are currently no severe weather alerts.