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2015 supercharged Corvette is fastest car GM has ever rolled off an assembly line General Motors says a new high-performance version of the Chevrolet Corvette can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in under three seconds. The 2015 Corvette ZO6 is the fastest car GM has ever made. The company says it can hit 60 mph in 2.95 seconds and can finish a quarter-mile in just under 11 seconds. It can reach 127 mph in one-quarter mile. GM spokesman ...

Retired judge from Harrison will help decide fate of Arkansas gay marriages Gov. Mike Beebe named a retired judge from Harrison to fill in as a special justice on the Arkansas Supreme Court in the lawsuit challenging the state's gay marriage ban. Beebe on Wednesday named retired Judge Robert W. McCorkindale to serve on the court as it considers whether to uphold the 2004 constitutional amendment and earlier state law defining marriage as between a man and a ...

Threat of rain brings Flash Flood Watch The threat of rain has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Flash Flood Watch for parts of Southern and Western Missouri. There are some indications that a cluster of training thunderstorms will assume a position across portions of southeast Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks. Areas to the north of Interstate 44 will experience a higher risk for these storms. Additional thunderstorms are expected throughout the ...

Loss of pressure causes Greenfield to issue boil water order The city issued a boil order for people who get water from the city water system. The order is in effect until 8 a.m. Thursday. The boil order covers drinking water only. The city asks that everyone boil their water for three to five minutes before drinking. A loss of water pressure on Wednesday morning is the cause of the advisory. ...

Slideshow: Hour-by-hour look at Wednesday evening's stormy weather on KY3's Futurecast Radar KY3's Futurecast radar shows where to expect stormy weather through Thursday morning in the Ozarks. ...

Man shot during pharmacy robbery faces 3 charges A man who was shot while trying to rob a pharmacy near Branson is now charged.  Investigators say Gregory Johnson was shot by a Family Pharmacy employee on Tuesday morning after he went into the store with a gun and demanded prescription pills. Johnson, 33, is charged with first-degree pharmacy robbery, armed criminal action, and unlawful possession of a firearm.  He's in the Taney County jail ...

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Partly Cloudy, 84 F

Wed - Isolated Thunderstorms. High: 85 Low: 68
Thu - Strong Storms. High: 82 Low: 54
Fri - Sunny. High: 59 Low: 38
Sat - Sunny. High: 62 Low: 46
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Hagel: Military medical system 'average'
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, accompanied by Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work, briefs reporters at the Pentagon, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, on the military health care system. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is directing military medical officials to show within 45 days how they will improve care, patient safety and access to treatment at under-achieving military health care facilities.

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service Director Julia Pierson resigns amid recent White House security breach.

Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Federal wildlife officials are considering deadly measures to keep an Alaska big game animal introduced more than 50 years ago to a remote island in the Aleutians from expanding its range.

Up to 18 exposed to U.S. Ebola patient, including children
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in DallasBy Lisa Maria Garza and Marice Richter DALLAS (Reuters) - Health experts were observing up to 18 people, including children, who had contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, officials said on Wednesday. Confirmation that a man who flew to Texas from Liberia later fell ill with the hemorrhagic fever prompted U.S. health officials to take steps to contain the virus, which has killed at least 3,338 people in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the World Health Organization said. ...

Bipartisan calls for Secret Service chief to leave
Secret Service Director Julia PiersonWASHINGTON (AP) — High-ranking lawmakers from both parties Wednesday urged Secret Service Director Julia Pierson to resign, as support for Pierson eroded in the wake of her poorly received testimony about the White House break-in.