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Springfield program offers help for people suffering from addictions It happens inside a church building, and it looks and sounds a lot like a contemporary Christian church service.  But the people who attend it say what really takes place there is far different from anything you might expect. "Fear of change, fear that their life could be different, fear that they're going to be judged.  It's all about fear," said Les Palmer, the director of ...

Wonderful end to the work week Sunshine returns to the Ozarks today. The weekend begins nice but ends on a stormy note. Find out what to expect by watching the forecast. ...

Saving Timmons Temple Church The clock is ticking in order to save a Springfield landmark.  The Timmons Temple, the 80-year old rock-walled church is scheduled to be demolished May 5th. Now a small group of preservationist and community members are fighting to save it. "We've lost some historic buildings because nobody had stepped up and said ok let's try to save this," says David Eslick, a Springfield preservationist and leader of ...

Pictures: Viewer snapshots from Thursday's strong storms Check out these viewer submitted snapshots from Thursday's storms. ...

OTC tuition rates will rise slightly Ozarks Technical Community College students will pay a little more for classes starting this summer. The school is changing to what's called a "tiered tuition" plan. Programs have different rates. Technology and health courses will cost the most. Some will increase to more than $100 per credit hour. Currently, most classes are around $90 per credit hour. Educators say some classes cost more to operate because of ...

Springfield settles lawsuit over proposed marijuana decriminalization A group of citizens that filed a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Springfield last year has reached a settlement with the city.  The nature of the settlement isn’t public, but the attorney for the citizens told a federal judge about it last week and asked for a halt in all the proceedings involving that lawsuit. The citizens, who called themselves Springfield Cannabis Regulation, gathered ...



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Grizzlies blow big lead, beat Thunder 98-95 in OT
Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol celebrates after scoring against the Oklahoma City Thunder in overtime of Game 3 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. The Grizzlies won 98-95. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Grizzlies know they have to stop blowing fourth-quarter leads. Consecutive overtime wins makes the needed corrections much easier for Memphis.

Korea investigators say life rafts not working properly on sunk ferry's sister ship
South Korean investigators said on Friday that life rafts and escape chutes on a sister ship to a sunken ferry were not working properly. The Sewol ferry, weighing almost 7,000 tons, sank on a routine trip from the port of Incheon, near Seoul, to the southern holiday island of Jeju. More than 300 people, most of them students and teachers from the Danwon High School near Seoul, are dead or missing presumed dead after the April 16 disaster.

Empty spaces mark Korean school tribute for missing ferry victims
A woman attends a candlelight vigil for capsized South Korean ferry in AnsanBy Ju-min Park and James Pearson ANSAN, South Korea/SEOUL (Reuters) - A floral tribute to the children who drowned in a sinking South Korean ferry displays photographs of the victims in their school uniforms, while lines of empty spaces wait to be filled with photos once those still missing are confirmed dead. The pictures, flowers and spaces are banked up the entire wall of a gymnasium near Danwon High School in Ansan, on the outskirts of Seoul. And I hope the missing kids will also come back to their parents as soon as possible." One wailing old woman shouted out for her granddaughter, Lee Bomi. What am I supposed to do?" The Sewol ferry, weighing almost 7,000 tons, sank on a routine trip from the port of Incheon, near Seoul, to the southern holiday island of Jeju.

Wild even series at 2 with 2-1 win vs. Avalanche
A shot by Minnesota Wild defenseman Jared Spurgeon gets past Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov (1), of Russia, for a goal during the first period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in St. Paul, Minn., Thursday, April 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Charlie Coyle scored his third goal of the series for Minnesota, and the Wild dominated the Colorado Avalanche for the second straight game on their way to a 2-1 win Thursday night that evened the first-round matchup at two apiece.

Nevada rancher defends remarks, loses supporters
Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks at a news conference near Bunkerville, Nev., Thursday, April 24, 2014. Bundy, a Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights, lost some of his staunch defenders Thursday after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher)LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch defenders Thursday after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery.