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Hurt's Donuts to open southside Springfield location Springfield's Hurt's Donuts is coming to the city's southside soon. Hurt's announced on Facebook it is opening a new location at National and Republic Road.  It will be the company's second location in the city, but sixth location in the midwest.  Hurt's just moved locations in downtown Springfield earlier this year. Hurt's hopes to open the new Springfield location in the next couple months. Hurt's Donut Announcement ...

Missouri Lottery warns about scam showing up through U.S. Mail The Missouri Lottery warns players not to fall for a recent national mail scam.  In August, the Missouri Lottery received several letters from people, some in other states, wishing to claim prizes through fraudulent organizations. These people received letters from organizations purporting to be “NATIONAL PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE” and “MEGA MILLION CLEARING HOUSE,” which lists the Missouri Lottery’s headquarters address as their own. The letters claim recipients ...

Jury weighs possible death penalty for man for Jewish site killings Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City will now hear more evidence before deciding whether to recommend a death sentence. The penalty phase of Glenn Miller's trial gets started Tuesday after jurors convicted him Monday of capital murder and five other charges for the shooting rampage in April 2014. The 74-year-old man from Marionville, Mo., may be ...

MSU Diversity division rolls out several new programs In a small office tucked inside MSU's Carrington Hall, there's a lot of big changes underway. The university's Division for Diversity and Inclusion is rolling out several new programs for the 2015 - 2016 school year. "The first is the 'Scholar to Scholar' program and that's designed to help under represented and low income students get research skills," said Dr. Ken Coopwood, Vice President for Diversity ...

The Latest: Supreme Court weighs appeals of death row inmate ST. LOUIS (AP) — The latest on the scheduled execution of Missouri inmate Roderick Nunley, who was convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing a 15-year-old girl in Kansas City in 1989 (all times local): 1 a.m. Missouri prison officials are preparing to execute a man convicted of killing a 15-year-old girl more than two decades ago in Kansas City. Fifty-year-old Roderick Nunley is scheduled to be executed at ...

Video: Get used to the hot weather A stagnant pattern is setting into the Ozarks with highs now above average. ...

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Pope: Priests in Holy Year can absolve 'sin of abortion'
Pope Francis arrives to attend a prayer on the occasion of the World Day of the Creation's care in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Pope Francis declared on Tuesday he is allowing all priests in the church's upcoming Year of Mercy to absolve women of the "sin of abortion" if they repent with a "contrite heart," saying he is acutely aware some feel they no other choice but to abort. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, saying Tuesday he realizes some feel they had no choice and making their path toward forgiveness simpler.

Marco Rubio says nation doesn't need US Education Department
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio says the U.S. doesn't a federal Education Department.

Los Angeles vote clears way for mayor to seek Olympic deal
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council cleared the way Tuesday for Mayor Eric Garcetti to strike agreements for a 2024 Olympics bid, putting the city on the verge of becoming the U.S. contender after Boston's awkward collapse.

Approaching health law tax is not just a levy on luxury
FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in Ankeny, Iowa. The last major piece of President Barack Obama’s health care law could raise costs for thrifty consumers as well as large corporations and union members. Some Republicans in Congress are calling for repealing the tax. Clinton says she’s concerned it will shift more costs to workers. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The last major piece of President Barack Obama's health care law could raise costs for thrifty consumers as well as large corporations when it takes effect in 2018.

US auto market remains bright spot as China pulls back
FILE - In this March 13, 2015 file photo, a worker inspects a new 2015 aluminum-alloy body Ford F-150 truck at the company's Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo. Ford's U.S. sales jumped 5 percent in August 2015 as sales of its new F-150 pickup gained steam. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)DETROIT (AP) — As China's auto market recoils, the U.S. remains a bright spot as it rolls on toward its best performance in more than a decade.