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(img1)Shoppers fill local stores for Small Business Saturday

Shoppers fill local stores for Small Business Saturday

Local stores across the Ozarks had special deals for shoppers looking to buy local on small business Saturday.

Willard rainfall causes sewage leak

Willard rainfall mixes with sewage, overflows pumping station

Willard's Mayor says an estimated 2,000 gallons of gray water leaked into creek.

Rams try to snap losing skid with a visit to Cincinnati

Rams have lost three straight; Bengals have dropped two in a row. 

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Cities around the Ozarks work to get the LED in on street lights

Cities around the Ozarks are in different stages of converting street lights to LED bulbs to save energy and money.

Non-stop rains flood rural roads around the Ozarks

The rain brought rivers and creeks up in the southern portions of the Ozarks. 

Chiefs hope to stay hot at chilly Arrowhead hosting the Bills

Chiefs enter game at Arrowhead, looking to post a fifth straight win and rise to a winning record. 

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Rams QB Keenum still not cleared; Foles likely to start

The St. Louis Rams are likely to start Nick Foles at quarterback against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday with Case Keenum still not cleared from the league's concussion protocol.

Missouri lawmakers seek answers on funding to help refugees

Missouri lawmakers are set to question officials in Gov. Jay Nixon's administration on how the state spends money to help refugees.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.  

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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.

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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.

Pictures: Semi crashes off of I-44 in Springfield

Crews are working to clear a semi truck stuck on an outer road near Interstate 44 and U.S. 65 in northeast Springfield.

The truck ran off the road just before 6:30 Tuesday morning. The outer road east of I-44 and 65 is blocked, but I-44 is open.

The city's traffic website reports no one was hurt.

Pictures: Storms roll through the Ash Grove area Tuesday morning

Check out some of the images northwest of Springfield in the Ash Grove area Tuesday morning.  A tornado warning was issued for that area.

2 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.