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Cardinals turn to another postseason veteran to slow down Cubs in Game 2 of NLDS The Chicago Cubs were on a roll before running into John Lackey and the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night in Game 1 of their National League Division Series in St. Louis. Lackey and two relievers outdueled Cubs starter Jon Lester and the Cardinals took the wind out of the Cubs' sails at least for one night with a 4-0 victory in the first playoff meeting ...

Your Movie Friend on 99 Houses, Pan Your Movie Friend Aaron Dicer sizes up two new flicks at the weekend box office.  See which movie is a must-see in the video above. ...

Part 2: FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe puts finishing touches on Halloween door hat Check out the video above to see the final touches on our Halloween hat wreath, or centerpiece. ...

Two sexual assaults reported on MSU campus Two sexual assaults were reported to authorities at Missouri State University on Friday.  The following is a crime alert issued by MSU's Safety and Transportation Department: On the afternoon of October 9, 2015, a report was made to the Springfield Police Department of a sexual assault that was reported to have occurred during the afternoon of October 9, 2015.  A female Missouri State University student reported ...

FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe makes a Halloween Hat wreath Part 1 Video: Watch Jeremy Rabe make a Halloween wreath or centerpiece!  Inexpensive and easy-to-do! ...

Cooler Saturday, toasty Sunday Saturday morning started off with chilly temps and patchy fog. Skies will be sunny today with highs in the lower 70s. ...

Current Conditions:
Fair, 55 F

Sat - Sunny. High: 72 Low: 51
Sun - Sunny. High: 82 Low: 60
Mon - Sunny. High: 76 Low: 46
Tue - Sunny. High: 73 Low: 52
Wed - Sunny. High: 74 Low: 49

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At least 86 killed in Turkey's deadliest attack
Emergency services personnel prepare to transport the bodies of victims away from the site of twin explosions at the main train station in Turkey's capital Ankara, on October 10, 2015At least 86 people were killed Saturday in the Turkish capital Ankara when twin blasts ripped through groups of leftist and pro-Kurdish activists gathering for an anti-government peace rally, the deadliest attack in the history of modern Turkey. The attack, near Ankara's main train station, ratcheted up tensions ahead of Turkey's November 1 snap elections which were already soaring amid the government's offensive on Kurdish militants. Sixty-two people died at the scene of the blasts and 24 more then succumbed to their wounds in hospital, Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu told reporters in Ankara.

Former UK Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe dies at 88
FILE - In this Oct. 14, 1981 file photo, Geoffrey Howe, pauses, during the Conservative Party Conference. The family of Britain's former Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe says the longtime Conservative Party figure has died at his home. He was 88. The family said Saturday that he had died suddenly of a suspected heart attack late Friday night, Oct. 9, 2015, at his home in Warwickshire, north of London. (PA via AP, File) UNITED KINGDOM OUTLONDON (AP) — Former British Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe, a prominent figure in Margaret Thatcher's government who helped bring about her downfall after they parted ways over policy toward Europe, has died at 88.

The Latest: North Korea shows off missiles, drones in parade
North Korean soldiers in historic uniforms march during a parade on the Kim Il Sung Square, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared Saturday that his country was ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States as he spoke at a lavish military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the North's ruling party and trumpet his third-generation leadership.(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The latest on the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the creation of North Korea's ruling party (all times local).

The Latest on the Million Man March anniversary: The return
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of African-Americans crowded on the National Mall Saturday for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March.

Israeli forces shoot dead five Palestinians as violence rages on
Hamas militants attend the funeral of Palestinian Jihad Al-Obeed, who was shot dead by Israeli troops on Friday, in Deirl al-Balah in the central Gaza StripBy Maayan Lubell and Nidal al-Mughrabi JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli security forces on Saturday shot dead two Palestinians aged 12 and 15 in protests along Gaza's border fence, Palestinian medics said, and Israeli police said they killed three Palestinian assailants in separate violence in Jerusalem. Eleven days of bloodshed in which four Israelis and 19 Palestinians have been killed in Jerusalem, the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Gaza and in Israeli cities have raised concerns about a new Palestinian uprising. On Saturday two Palestinians were shot dead by police after stabbing at least four Israelis in separate knife attacks near Jerusalem's walled Old City, Israeli police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.