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Answer Man: Can you tell me about the giant Coors can? - Springfield News-Leader Answer Man: Can you tell me about the giant Coors can?Springfield News-LeaderAnswer Man: In the 1980s there was a silo painted to look like a Coors can. I remember that it was off of Highway 65, between Chestnut Expressway and Sunshine Street. I'd like to know the history. When was it there and why was it taken down? — Dave ...and more » ...

Poverty measures offer encouragement in Springfield, Greene County - KY3 KY3Poverty measures offer encouragement in Springfield, Greene CountyKY3SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - When the Impacting Poverty Commission (IPC) issued a challenge to the community in October 2015 to help decrease poverty in Greene County, Mayor Bob Stephens said the “consequences of doing nothing are just too great.”.and more » ...

Mobile meal program begins in Springfield to help feed homeless people - KY3 KY3Mobile meal program begins in Springfield to help feed homeless peopleKY3SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A new free meal program that will serve dinner out of a food truck began Thursday. "It's better than jumping in the dumpster. That's about as real as it gets," one homeless man said. It's a sad reality for homeless people ...and more » ...

2 Springfield students were tested for mumps; 1 is confirmed - KY3 KY32 Springfield students were tested for mumps; 1 is confirmedKY3SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Springfield School District officials said Friday the school system had identified one confirmed case and one suspected case of mumps in schools. Health officials are not considering the two cases to be an outbreak, because ...Springfield school leaders report 2 cases of mumpsKSPRSecond Case ...

Gun accident led Springfield basketball player to new focus beyond the court - Springfield News-Leader Springfield News-LeaderGun accident led Springfield basketball player to new focus beyond the courtSpringfield News-LeaderMontverde Academy's Lucas Turnage received a warmer welcome than most players at last week's Bass Pro Tournament of Champions. If you didn't know him from his childhood, you probably wouldn't have known that the nationally ranked Florida team had ... ...

Unity Event Planned in Springfield on Inauguration Day - OzarksFirst.com OzarksFirst.comUnity Event Planned in Springfield on Inauguration DayOzarksFirst.comSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- As the nation prepares to swear in a new President, faith and minority leaders in Springfield plan a non-partisan unity event in Springfield Friday morning. The service will be held at 9:00 a.m. at the Drury University Diversity Center. ...



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'Crazy' good: Federer into 4th round at Australian Open
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer relaxed into the chair, his arms folded across his chest in a casual, confident way, and just savored a vintage Australian Open performance.

Barack Obama leaves Oval Office for last time
US President Barack Obama departs the Oval Office for the last time as president, at the White House on January 20, 2017Obama walked into the Oval Office holding a letter, which he left on the Resolute desk, a 19th century gift from Queen Elizabeth that is made from the timber of a British arctic vessel. It is customary for the outgoing president to leave a personal note for his successor. Obama was to have morning tea with Trump before they make their way to the Capitol for the inauguration ceremony.

How low? 'Limbo Queen' slips under airport bench on layover
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A record-setting limbo dancer gave Philadelphia airport passengers some free entertainment this week when she scooted under a bench at a terminal.

The Latest: Obamas seek public input on new center projects
The Latest: Obamas seek public input on new center projectsThe Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States (all times EST): 9:45 a.m. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama are asking the public to help them develop ...

Trump begins inauguration day activities with church service
US President-elect Donald Trump (L) and his wife Melania leave St. John's Episcopal Church on January 20, 2017US President-elect Donald Trump on Friday attended the first event of his jam-packed inauguration day -- a prayer service just hours before he takes the oath of office. Trump, his wife Melania and his adult children arrived at St. John's Church near the White House for what was expected to be an hour-long service before he heads for morning tea with outgoing President Barack Obama. The sermon will be given by Southern Baptist pastor Robert Jeffress, who has drawn sharp criticism for his inflammatory remarks about Muslims, Mormons, Catholics and gays.