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Ozarks McDonald's to soon begin offering all-day breakfast McDonald's breakfast lovers will soon be loving it all-day long. Ozarks owned and operated McDonald's will serve breakfast all-day beginning October 6.  The fast-food giant says that is the No. 1 request from diners. "We’re excited to offer All Day Breakfast to our customer, as we know they’ve been asking for it,” said local McDonald's owner Dan Blumenstock.  "We appreciate and value customer feedback, and we’re looking ...

Greene County Sheriff's Office warns neighborhoods about car break-ins A crime alert in Greene County is aimed at battling auto break-ins.  The Greene County Sheriff's Office is warning folks on the edges of Springfield to be on the lookout. Greene County neighborhoods are seeing signs of an increase in crime.  The sheriff's office has posted warnings near west Seminole and south Moore Road and in the area of Highway FF and Farm Road 156 in ...

Vehicle injures MoDOT employee in work zone A Missouri Department of Transportation maintenance worker was seriously injured in a work zone on Missouri 123 about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday.   A vehicle hit Charlie Gonzales, 48, while he was flagging traffic where crews were patching the highway near Greene County Farm Road 79, near the old community of Pearl between Walnut Grove and Willard. A helicopter ambulance took Gonzales to a hospital in Springfield.  The ...

Target lays off 235 at home offices in Minneapolis Retailer Target Corp. has laid off about 235 employees in its technology operations in Minneapolis. In addition to the layoffs Tuesday, Target said it will close about 35 open positions. Another 40 people were laid off at Target's IT center in India, where it employs about 2,600 people. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports the retailer's information technology units had largely been spared in layoffs earlier this year ...

New grocery stores are planned in Springfield; another will expand The parent company of Price Cutter grocery stores is making some big changes to the grocery store landscape in Springfield.   Hy-Vee is countering those changes with some of its own. The chief executive officer of RPCS Foods say four new stores will open in the city over the next few months.  None of the new stores, according to CEO Erick Taylor, will be under the Price ...

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Wed - Mostly Sunny. High: 89 Low: 68
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China worries drive US stocks down nearly 3%
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the afternoon of August 26, 2015 in New YorkNew York (AFP) - US stocks lost another nearly three percent Tuesday as new data offered more evidence that China's industrial machine is stalling.

Home detention for white police chief who shot black man
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white former police chief will have to spend a year under home detention but won't have to serve any prison time in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man.

US auto sales pace heats up in August
Ford Motor said it had its best August US sales in nine years. The number-two US automaker said it sold 234,237 vehicles, a 5.0 percent increase year-on yearUS auto sales rose at a solid pace in August, boosted by continued robust demand for sport utility vehicles and pickups amid low gasoline prices and an improving jobs market. Lightweight vehicle sales totaled 1.58 million, increasing from July but down 0.5 percent from a year ago, in part because the last month had one less selling day than August 2014, according to Autodata. "As one of the earliest and most reliable indicators of goods consumption, we take a positive signal from stronger-than-expected August vehicle sales," said Jesse Hurwitz, US economist at Barclays.

Thailand arrests second 'important' suspect in Bangkok blast probe
Royal Thai Army officers walk with a suspect, believed to be involved in the recent Bankgkok blast, after his arrest in Sa KaeoFourteen foreigners were among those who died in the attack, which the military government said was aimed at an already ailing economy. The man was also believed to have played a role in a smaller explosion in Bangkok on the day after the bombing at the shrine, Thai police spokesman Prawut Thawornsiri told reporters. "From all the evidence we have, the man arrested was an important member of the group that planted the two bombs in Bangkok," Prawut said.

Climate: CO2 will forever alter key ocean microbes
This undated NOAA picture shows large schools of herbivorous fish feeding on the abundant cyanobacteria and algae that have developed along an atoll slope following a ship grounding in 1993Like a chemistry experiment gone awry, global warming will irrevocably mutate a micro-organism that plays a crucial role in the ocean food chain, reports a study published Tuesday. Rising atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide (CO2), a greenhouse gas, will eventually transform an entire group of these tiny creatures, called cyanobacteria, into turbo-charged nitrogen-processing machines, laboratory experiments showed. "This would fundamentally change the nitrogen cycle of the ocean," explained lead author David Hutchins, a professor at the University of Southern California.