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Springfield billed 'cheap gas capital of America' If you've driven through Springfield recently, chances are you've had to do a double take when driving past the city's many gas stations. According to CNN Money, Springfield is the only town in America where the average price of unleaded gasoline is below $2.00/gallon. Prices per gallon in the city range anywhere from $1.92 to $1.99. According to AAA, the national average currently stands at $2.428. This ...

Northwest Arkansas museum exhibition named one of America's best A northwest Arkansas art museum is garnering national attention...yet again. The 'State of the Art' exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has been named one of the 15 best art exhibitions of 2014 by the Huffington Post. The digital news network cites, "[The exhibition] presents a diverse and exhilarating slice of contemporary art that expands far beyond New York and LA."  January 19, ...

Pictures: Sacred Art Tattoo's 'Toys for Tats' Sacred Art Tattoo in Springfield held it's first 'Toys for Tats' event on Friday. The shop is donating toys go to the charity, Crosslines. In return, the shop drew names for a gift certificate for up to $400 toward a tattoo. Sacred Art had a turn-out of around 200 people. ...

Part 2 Video: Candy cane cake and name holders FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe puts the finishing touches on his candy cane cake, and shows you how to make some place holders out of three candy canes. Check it out in the video above! ...

Part 1 Video: Candy Cane cake FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe puts together a Christmas centerpiece out of candy canes. Check out the video above to see how he does it! ...

Your Movie Friend on two new releases Your Movie Friend Aaron Dicer sizes up the latest in the Hobbit trilogy and Annie-- two new releases on the big screen. ...

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US sends 4 Afghans back home from Guantanamo
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.

Cuba says U.S. must respect its communist system
Cuba's President Castro speaks with his first vice-president Diaz Canel during a session of the National Assembly in HavanaHAVANA (Reuters) - Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday demanded that the United States respect Cuba's communist rule as the two countries work toward normalizing diplomatic ties. U.S. President Barack Obama this week reset Washington's Cold War-era policy on Cuba and the two countries swapped prisoners in a historic deal after 18 months of secret talks. U.S. officials will visit Havana in January to start talks on normalization, and Obama has said his government will push Cuba on issues of human and political rights as they negotiate over the coming months. ...

Bill Cosby's silence may be his best defense at this point
FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2014 file photo, entertainer Bill Cosby performs at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Fla. Cosby has has remained silent, and that may be his best strategy. With police urging any possible sex abuse victims to come forward, two lawsuits pending and more than 15 women making accusations stretching back years, Cosby has little to gain by speaking publicly. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bill Cosby has the right to remain silent — and that may be his best strategy.

Sierra Leone peacekeepers to leave Somalia mission
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A Sierra Leone military official says the country is withdrawing from the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia after being blocked from rotating its soldiers over concerns about the spread of Ebola.

Why the Sony hack isn't big news in Japan
FILE - An exterior of the Sony Pictures Plaza building is seen in Culver City, Calif., Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. While Sony Pictures is technically part of the Sony empire, it has long been run as an entirely separate U.S. company. So far, the Japanese media seems to view the hack as an American problem rather than a domestic one. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)Japan's biggest newspaper, Yomiuri Shimbun, featured a story about Sony Corp. on its website Friday. It wasn't about hacking. It was about the company's struggling tablet business.