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Video: Wind, warmth, and clouds Highs will be in the 50s today and 60s for the weekend, but clouds will make an appearance. ...

Fantastic Shopping Weather Windy warm weather is in store for Christmas shoppers this weekend. Get the latest on temperatures and gusty winds by watching the forecast. ...

Springfield shoppers get head start on holiday deals Springfield shoppers lined up for black Friday deals a little early Thursday afternoon. Dozens of people waited in line at the Best Buy in Springfield. The electronics store opened at 5 p.m. on Thursday. Some people waited for longer than two days to get their hands on some of the black Friday deals. "We lined up Tuesday at about 2:00," Jason Heaton said. Heaton said waiting in line ...

Three teens from Nixa, one teen from Sparta killed in crash The highway patrol says a pickup truck slammed into a tree, killing four teenagers.  It happened just before 11:00 Wednesday night on Pleasant View Road, south of Highway O, west of Highlandville. The driver, Landon Potts, 17 and  passengers, Logan Middleton, 19, and Cody Uber, 19 were from Nixa;  and Lance Porterfield, 19 of Sparta died in the crash. Potts was a junior at Nixa High ...

Giving thanks by giving back The Springfield Victory Mission hosted a thanksgiving dinner that was open to those who had no where else to celebrate the holiday. About 20 volunteers from Second Baptist Church of Springfield partnered with the Victory Mission to provide the meals to about 250 people, many of them homeless. The traditional thanksgiving feast started with a chapel service. Both the dinner guests and volunteers said they had much to ...

RAW VIDEO: Holiday shoppers line up for deals in Springfield Thursday night Holiday shoppers took advantage of the Thanksgiving shopping deals in Springfield at the Sunshine Street Walmart.  This is video from the 6:00 p.m. hour.  (Courtesy: Josh Napper) ...

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Fair, 33 F

Fri - Sunny. High: 58 Low: 43
Sat - Mostly Sunny/Wind. High: 67 Low: 53
Sun - Mostly Cloudy. High: 66 Low: 27
Mon - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 33 Low: 25
Tue - Partly Cloudy. High: 46 Low: 32

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Plunging crude prices hammer energy companies
NEW YORK (AP) — A decision by OPEC not to cut oil production is hammering major energy companies in the U.S. and abroad.

Namibia votes in election favoring ruling party
Nambians queue to cast their votes in the country's elections near Rundu, Namibia, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. The southern African nation of Namibia on Friday voted in parliamentary and presidential elections expected to deliver a comfortable win for the ruling party, which has been in power since independence in 1990. (AP Photo/Dirk Heinrich)JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Namibia on Friday voted in parliamentary and presidential elections expected to deliver a comfortable win for the ruling party, which has been in power since independence in 1990.

Cameron tells EU - let us curb migrant welfare, or risk UK leaving
Britain's Prime Minister Cameron delivers a speech at a UK Investment Summit in Newport, south WalesBy Kylie MacLellan and Andrew Osborn ROCESTER, England (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron hinted on Friday he might recommend a British exit from the European Union if it stops him restricting EU migrants' access to UK welfare benefits, but said he was confident it would not come to that. In a speech designed to breathe new life into his campaign for re-election next May, Cameron set out a detailed blueprint for limiting EU migrants' access to benefits like tax credits and housing. ...

Hospital says Pele's condition is improving
FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2008 file photo, Brazil's soccer great Pele greets supporters prior to a friendly soccer match, in Brasilia, Brazil. A Brazilian hospital says Pele has been transferred to a "special care" unit to be monitored while being treated for a urinary infection. The Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo, said in a statement Thursday. Nov. 27, 2014, that the 74-year-old Pele was transferred to a quieter wing. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo, File)SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian hospital says Pele's condition is improving as he undergoes temporary kidney treatment in an intensive care unit.

ECB's Nouy says banks must show they can make profits
Nouy, chair of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank speaks at a Thomson Reuters newsmaker event in LondonLONDON (Reuters) - Euro zone banks that failed or scrapped through this year's health checks will have to demonstrate they can make sustainable profits and may need to sell off loss-making units, the European Central Bank's top banking supervisor said.