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Thank you, Ozarks, for helping us reach another Facebook milestone! We want to share a Facebook milestone you helped us reach! The KY3 Facebook page topped 200,000 'LIKES' this week.  We thank all of our Facebook followers for making us the "Place To Be" on the social media site over the last few years. Click here to "LIKE" us too. ...

Great weekend to get outdoors Saturday will be a lot like Friday with sunny skies, relatively low humidity and highs in the lower 90s.  ...

St. Louis woman sues credit reporting firms for declaring her dead A 40-year-old St. Louis woman isn't dead, but she says she spent months trying to convince credit reporting agencies that she's alive. Alexandria Goree has filed a lawsuit in federal court against Experian, TransUnion and Equifax over the glitch, contending that it was impossible to get loans or a new home.  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the suit says Goree found herself with a "deceased" notation ...

Pictures: Viewer submitted snapshots of the 'blue moon' The July 31 appearance of the month's second full moon was the first such occurrence in the Americas since August 2012. Every month has a full moon, but because the lunar cycle and the calendar year aren't perfectly synched, about every three years we wind up with two in the same calendar month...a blue moon. ...

Detours and Delays: Project will close East Division Street for 10 days Dozens of times daily, long freight trains roll across East Division Street near U.S. 65.  Oftentimes, traffic backs up. "I got stopped four times, coming to work, going to lunch, coming back from lunch, and leaving work," said Holly Starks, an employee of nearby Custom Metalcraft. "It is usually backed up to Chestnut Expressway or faurther than that, said Mike Bither, another Custom Metalcraft employee. Bither wonders why ...

Partygoers talk about experiences at Bonis mansion Two young women who say they attended parties at a mansion in rural Greene County recently talked about what happened to them there.  They say they'll never go back there.  Police are investigating allegations of rape that may have occurred at that mansion near Bois D'arc. KY3 is protecting the women's identities.  We're referring to them as "Witness A" and "Witness B." On July 17, Greene County ...

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Fair, 70 F

Sat - Sunny. High: 92 Low: 68
Sun - Sunny. High: 93 Low: 69
Mon - Partly Cloudy. High: 94 Low: 73
Tue - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 87 Low: 70
Wed - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 87 Low: 69

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Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC
FILE - In this July 27, 2015 file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks in Orlando, Fla. The largest Florida corporate donor to a “super” political committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush’s presidential run is NextEra Energy, the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power & Light.

Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency — his fellow Democrats in Congress.

New Afghan Taliban leader appeals for unity in first public message
Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, Taliban militants' new leader, is seen in this undated handout photographBy Saud Mehsud and Jibran Ahmad DERA ISMAIL KHAN/ PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The new Afghan Taliban leader appealed for unity in the insurgency in his first public message released on Saturday amid reports his predecessor's family members opposed his selection. The new head, Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, was deputy for several years to the elusive one-eyed former leader Mullah Omar, who served as a unifying figure and a spiritual guide for the insurgency despite his absence. This week the Taliban confirmed Omar had been dead for some time.

USOC: 3 cities being contacted to replace Boston in 2024 bid
FILE - In this July 28, 1984, file photo, the Olympic flame is flanked by a scoreboard signifying the formal opening of the XXIII Olympiad after it was lit by Rafer Johnson during the opening ceremonies in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Embarrassing as it was, the U.S. Olympic Committee won’t necessarily be remembered for its ungainly dumping of Boston as a bid city for the 2024 Olympics. The USOC has seven weeks to get another city on board _ and it could be Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — U.S. Olympic leaders have started contacting Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington about the possibility of bidding for the 2024 Games and believe the demise of Boston's candidacy will be "ancient history" by the time the host city is selected in 2017.

Iraqi Kurds ask Kurdish Workers Party to 'withdraw'
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Kurdish regional government called on the Kurdish Worker's Party to "withdraw" from Iraq's Kurdish territory Saturday to prevent civilian deaths amid a campaign of Turkish airstrikes targeting the group.