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Clouds keeping temperatures cooler Cooler weather is in store for Wednesday across the Ozarks however a nice warm up by week's end. Get the highs and lows of the forecast by watching the weather. ...

Attorney speaks out regarding councilwoman at center of controversy An embarrassment. Childlike drama. At the very least, "...a gigantic waste of taxpayer dollars." Those are the words of Dee Wampler, the defense attorney hired by Springfield councilwoman Kristi Fulnecky. "Never, to my knowledge, in the history of Springfield has this ever happened. Basement meetings at City Hall; motions and judgement in order to try to impeach, if you will, a council member," Wampler said. Wampler is ...

Some students upset with MSU's response to diversity concerns Less than three weeks after a group of MSU students gave the university president a list of demands and an ultimatum to meet those demands or face campus protests, the university president released a response today. University President Cliff Smart's response included adding multicultural programs and an expanded multicultural resource center as well as addressing what's he called "offensive speech" and making faculty more diverse. The process ...

Commission proposes changes to law enforcement training A new standard could be coming when it comes to police training in Missouri. The Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission's proposal would increase the number of training hours for officers and deputies across the state by about 50 percent.  Right now law enforcement officers are required to complete 48 hours of training every 3 years, that averages out to 16 hours per year. This proposal would ...

Utah State rallies to beat Missouri State 69-68 SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jalen Moore scored 20 points, Shane Rector hit the game-winning free throws with three seconds left, and Utah State rallied to beat Missouri State 69-68 on Tuesday night as part of the Mountain West/Missouri Valley Challenge. The Bears led 51-42 in the second half after Obediah Church's dunk, but Utah State's Quinn Taylor tied it at 67 with a jumper with 1:51 ...

AP source: Missouri interviews Cal coach Sonny Dykes BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California coach Sonny Dykes is interviewing for the vacancy at Missouri. A person close to the situation confirmed the interview Tuesday on condition of anonymity because neither school had announced it. The interview was first reported by Yahoo Sports. Dykes has two years remaining on his contract at Cal and the two sides have exchanged numbers on a possible extension. Cal is currently ...

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Hilary Swank, Adrien Brody kick-off Miami's Art Basel
Jason Binn, from left, publisher of DuJour Magazine greets singer song writer Lionel Richie and his girlfriend Lisa Parigi and singer song writer Lenny Kravitz at the annual Art Basel kick off party presented by at the Delano Hotel, Miami Beach on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Gaston De Cardenas)MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Oscar-winning actress Hilary Swank may be a veteran at her chosen craft, but she admits she's still a newbie art collector.

Chris Brown cancels Down Under tour after visa troubles
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Chris Brown has canceled plans for a Down Under tour after Australian authorities earlier warned the troubled R&B singer that they were likely to refuse him a visa because of his criminal conviction for assaulting pop star Rihanna.

Chicago police chief out, review launched over black teen's death
File photo of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy speaking on illegal firearms seizure at a news conference in ChicagoBy Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago's police chief was ousted on Tuesday after days of protest over a white officer's shooting of a black teenager 16 times and the department's refusal to release a video of the killing for more than a year. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced during a news conference that he had asked Garry McCarthy, police superintendent since May 2011, to resign. Emanuel also said he was creating a new police accountability task force.

Whales under threat as climate change impacts migration
A humpback whale, seen off the coast of Ecuador, near Puerto Lopez, Manabi provincePuerto López (Ecuador) (AFP) - The sight of thousands of whales surfacing, jumping and playing off the coast of South America as they migrate toward their breeding grounds is one of nature's most majestic displays. To the tourists watching a humpback whale frolic with her newborn calf in the tropical waters off Ecuador's coast near Puerto Lopez, the sight of enormous fins surfacing, tails flipping and blowholes spouting is breathtaking. The same scenes can be found up and down the South American coast, from Puerto Piramides in Argentina to Cabo Blanco in Peru and Bahia Malaga in Colombia.

Spike Lee rips Rahm Emanuel on 'Chi-Raq' orange carpet
John Cusack, left, and Spike Lee attend the premiere of "Chi-Raq" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Kind words were in short supply for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the premiere of Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq" in New York on Tuesday night.