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Video: another hot day before slight relief A front will arrive on Wednesday with a slight chance of storms ...

Two killed in deadly crash at Arkansas-Missouri state line A crash killed two drivers just south of the Missouri-Arkansas border. The crash happened on Highway 65 about a half-mile south of the state line.  Arkansas State Police say Jason Alan Adcock, 31, of Ridgedale, and Terry Lee Stambaugh, 61, of Harrison died in the crash.  Investigators say Adcock collided head-on with the car of Stambaugh.  There were no passengers in either vehicle.   Names of the ...

Excessive heat warning Tuesday for much of the Ozarks The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for central and southern Missouri. The heat index will be in the 100s by early afternoon.  It will spike as high as 110 over the western Ozarks.  A cold front moves in during Wednesday afternoon.  It will have the potential to set off a few storms, but the upper ridge will prevent widespread rain. Highs will be ...

6 University of Missouri students confirmed with mumps COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Lab results have confirmed that six University of Missouri students came down with the mumps, while a seventh suspected case came back negative. The Columbia Daily Tribune (http://bit.ly/1InLsgi ) reports the Columbia/Boone County Department of health and Human Services expects lab results for four more suspected cases by the end of the week. Test results confirmed five mumps cases last week. Health department ...

Arkansas board votes to end Rebel mascot, 'Dixie' song LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A school board in northwestern Arkansas has voted to drop a controversial high school mascot and direct its band to no longer play "Dixie" as a fight song. The Fort Smith School Board met Monday night to consider changes for Southside High School. A district spokeswoman says the board voted 7-0 to drop "Dixie" immediately and to phase out the "Johnny ...

Armed, masked man invades Springfield home A masked man armed with a gun broke into a Springfield home Tuesday morning and took off with money and personal belongings. Police were called to the 600 block of south Nettleton south of Mount Vernon just before 4:30am. The people inside the house gave police a description of the suspect and getaway vehicle.  No one was hurt. ...

Current Conditions:
Fair, 87 F

Tue - Mostly Sunny. High: 96 Low: 75
Wed - Mostly Sunny. High: 91 Low: 66
Thu - Mostly Sunny. High: 88 Low: 66
Fri - Sunny. High: 89 Low: 65
Sat - Sunny. High: 92 Low: 67

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Mozambique coal: boom to bust to wait it out
An excavator is seen near coal piles at the Kholodnaya Balka mine in Makiivka, outside DonetskBy Ed Stoddard MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambique's coal rush is officially over and the government is now looking offshore to a gas bonanza, according to analysts at a coal conference this week in the capital Maputo. "At this stage Mozambique is not a coal story any more. "It’s really a liquefied natural gas (LNG) story now and I think the government is shifting its focus from coal to LNG," she told Reuters on the sidelines of a Mozambique coal conference organised by Informa.

Beijing bid faces same old questions ahead of 2022 IOC vote
China's Olympic gold medalist figure skating pair, Shen Xue, right, and Zhao Hongbo, speak to the media during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,Tuesday, July, 28, 2015. Malaysia is hosting the 128th International Olympic Committee executive board meeting where the vote for the host cities of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and for the 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games will take place. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced tough questions about Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Games — namely about air pollution and a lack of snow.

Zimbabwe: 2 to appear in court for killing Cecil the lion
Cecil the lionHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — An American allegedly paid $50,000 to kill a well-known, protected lion named Cecil, Zimbabwean conservationists said, as authorities on Tuesday said two Zimbabwean men will appear in court for allegedly helping with the hunt.

NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers
FILE - In this June 15, 2015, file photo, Joyce Mitchell appears before Judge Mark Rogers in Plattsburgh, N.Y., City Court for a hearing. The New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court and will be arraigned on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (G.N. Miller/New York Post via AP, Pool, File)PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A New York prison employee has pleaded guilty to helping two killers escape last month.

New York prison worker pleads guilty to helping 2 convicted killers in their elaborate escape.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — New York prison worker pleads guilty to helping 2 convicted killers in their elaborate escape.