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SLIDESHOW: Strong storms roll through the Ozarks Monday night Mother nature took no day off on Labor Day.  Strong storms rolled through Monday.  These are viewer submitted pictures. ...

Slideshow: Strong storms damage homes near Sparta Monday morning Bea Eaton snapped these images of homes damaged from a strong storm between Ozark and Sparta Monday morning. ...

Branson businesses experience end of the summer boom Labor Day is not only the unofficial end of summer, it's also the end of the busiest time of year for stores and attractions in Branson. "It's the last hurrah, the last hurrah of the season," Conoco clerk Shelly Morrow said. "And it was a good one" Businesses said this year's Labor Day weekend was busier than previous years, and sales were up from the holiday weekends ...

Thunderstorm Watch issued for much of southwest Missouri until Tuesday morning The National Weather Service issued a Thunderstorm Watch for much of southwest Missouri until Tuesday morning. The watch includes Barry, Barton, Betnon, Camden, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Greene, Henry, Hickory Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, McDonald, Maries, Miller, Morgan, Newton, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, St, Clair, Stone, Texas, Vernon, Webster and Wright Counties.  Strong storms began building Monday evening in southeast Kansas and central Missouri.  The watch lasts ...

Officer leaves gun inside bathroom at Cheddar's Restaurant in Springfield A worker found an unexpected surprise in a Springfield restaurant's bathroom. Police say the employee at the Cheddar's on South Glenstone in Springfield found a 357 left inside a bathroom stall around 9:30 p.m. Sunday.  That employee then called 9-1-1.  Turns out it belonged to an officer from the Dallas, Texas area. Police tell us that officer returned to pick up the weapon. ...

Horse injured after the ground beneath it caves in A horse is being treated for injuries after an underground pipe collapsed beneath the horse and its rider on Saturday. The family that owns the horse say they are worried the injury could cost the horse its life. 14 year old Charisma Hynes was horseback riding with her grandfather and little brother Saturday near their home north of Roach, Missouri. They were riding along a stretch of ...

Current Conditions:
Light Rain, 76 F

Mon - Thunderstorms. High: 88 Low: 69
Tue - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 86 Low: 68
Wed - Partly Cloudy. High: 92 Low: 71
Thu - Sunny. High: 95 Low: 69
Fri - PM Thunderstorms. High: 92 Low: 69

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Australian dad accused of abusing Thai-born twins
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian man has been charged with sexually abusing twin girls he fathered several years ago to a Thai surrogate mother in another case that casts a harsh light on Thailand's beleaguered surrogacy industry.

Eric Cantor to join investment bank Moelis as vice chairman
House Majority Leader Cantor leaves after a news conferenceHouse Majority Leader Eric Cantor will join investment bank Moelis & Co as vice chairman and managing director, the company said, adding that Cantor will also be elected to its board. Cantor, who was defeated in June by a Tea Party challenger in a Republican primary election, will provide strategic counsel to the company's corporate and institutional clients on key issues, Moelis said. "Eric has proven himself to be a pro-business advocate and one who will enhance our boardroom discussions with CEOs and senior management as we help them navigate their most important strategic decisions," Moelis CEO Ken Moelis said in a statement. Cantor, the No.2 Republican in the House of Representatives, was beaten by college economics professor David Brat, who accused Cantor of betraying conservative principles on spending, debt and immigration.

9-foot Joe Frazier statue rising in Philadelphia
In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, artist Stephen Layne works on a sculpture of boxing heavyweight champion Joe Frazier in Philadelphia. Next year, the sculpture is expected to be placed near the city's sports stadiums, ending a hurdle-strewn saga that included fundraising problems and the death of the original sculptor. Frazier died in 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.

UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism
British police officers stand guard outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron is expected on Monday to expand powers to combat terrorism in hopes of preventing attacks by Islamist militants returning from terror training in the Middle East. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups.

Lesotho PM expected to return Tuesday after 'coup'
Soldiers walk inside the Makoanyane Barracks in Maseru on September 1, 2014Lesotho's prime minister is set to return home Tuesday after three days in exile in neighbouring South Africa, as regional mediators seek to reinstall him to power after an apparent coup. "We are going home now, most probably we will be in Lesotho tomorrow," Samonyane Ntsekele, an advisor to Prime Minister Tom Thabane, said from Pretoria, where southern African states brokered a deal to end the crisis. Thabane had fled across the border to South Africa before dawn on Saturday, as troops attacked key police installations and surrounded his official residence. The military and a rival political party -- the Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) -- have been accused of trying to oust the 75-year-old, a charge they vehemently deny.