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Carrie's Cafe serves students a helping of real world experience A unique class at Missouri State gets students out of the classroom and into the kitchen. From pricing to cooking, the senior-level class for food and beverage management students is all hands-on experience operating and managing Carrie's Cafe. "Once you leave Carrie's Café, you should have all the qualities it takes to start a café and run it through, so that's kind of our goal," said Brooke ...

Young girl hit by a car speaks out  "I felt I was about to die," says Myela Zeurcher, the 9 year old who was hit by a car at the intersection of Oak Grove and Cherry street.  It happened early Wednesday morning as Myela was walking to school at Bingham Elementary. She says the driver was making a right turn onto Oak Grove when she struck her, knocking out Myela's two front teeth.  Myela says ...

Arrest made in deadly shooting in McDonald county; victim identified The McDonald county sheriff confirms they have a man behind bars in connection to Wednesday night's deadly shooting near the town of Jane. Deputies found the body of Rodney Frederick, 35 (photo above) inside the home on Donnelly Lane Wednesday night.  A woman and young boy were also in the house; they had been tied up. Thursday, the sheriff confirmed they had made an arrest in the case, ...

World Series TV ratings increase from Game 1 to 2 NEW YORK (AP) — Game 2 of the World Series stayed close deeper into the night, boosting television ratings. The 12.9 million viewers Wednesday on Fox for the Kansas City Royals' 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants were an increase of 6 percent from Game 1. The 7.9 rating with a 14 share was still the second-lowest ever for a Game 2. The Giants' 2-0 ...

North Arkansas Electric Coop wins federal loan to help members North Arkansas Electric Cooperative is one of the first two rural electric coops to benefit from a new federal program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday that North Arkansas will receive a $4.6 million loan to help its members pay for things that could reduce their energy costs. Here’s the news release from the USDA: WASHINGTON, October 23, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced ...

Helping young job seekers find their career path 'Today's Youth, Tomorrow's Jobs' is a forum where high school counselors and businesses are putting their heads together and sharing ideas on how to get young people ready for the work force. Ramona George is a member of the Workforce Investment Board's Youth Council at the Missouri Career Center in Springfield. "We want the youth of today to have a job in tomorrows workforce that will make ...



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Iraqi officials say IS militants used chlorine gas
FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2014, file photo, Army soldiers search Iraqis amid tight security during Eid al-Adha celebrations in Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s fractured army has begun to regroup and stage modest, localized attacks on the Islamic State militants who routed them last spring and summer, but they are unlikely to be ready to launch a major counteroffensive for many months, senior U.S. military officials said Thursday. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File)BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad.

Gestapo impostor tricked Nazi sympathizers in WWII
An undated photo made available by The National Archives of Eric Roberts, a lone MI5 agent who secretly penetrated the ranks of Britain's wartime Nazi sympathizers and who has been identified as an unassuming suburban bank clerk. Time and time again, the low-key “Jack King” was able to convince British traitors that he was a Gestapo man, hoovering up potentially lethal information intended for the Nazis and keeping it safely in British hands. A secret Security Service document made public Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, unveils his real identity: “King” was really Eric Arthur Roberts, a bank clerk seemingly without special training. (AP Photo/The National Archives)LONDON (AP) — At the height of World War II, Hans Kohout wanted to give the Nazis advance word of a top-secret British tactic that could neutralize an enemy's air defenses, leaving major cities exposed to devastating air raids, according to secret intelligence files released Friday.

Sweden says 'at least one' vessel operated in its waters
Swedish minesweeper HMS Kullen searches for what the military says is a foreign threat in the waters of the Stockholm Archipelago, on October 19, 2014Sweden said on Friday it appeared that at least one foreign vessel had likely operated in waters near its capital in recent days, calling such activity "unacceptable." "Our assessment is that there was at least one (vessel)," Rear Admiral Anders Grenstad told reporters in Stockholm, hours after the week-long operation for what media speculated was a Russian submarine was called off. "It's the assessment of the defence forces that probably foreign underwater activity has taken place in Stockholm's inner archipelago," he said, calling any foreign activity within Swedish territory "unacceptable."

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FILE - In a Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 file photo, gun violence protesters participate in a lie-in during an anti-gun rally at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Nearly six in 10 Americans want stricter gun laws in the aftermath of last month's deadly school shooting in Connecticut, with majorities favoring a nationwide ban on military-style, rapid-fire weapons and limits on gun violence depicted in video games and movies and on TV, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. A lopsided 84 percent of adults would like to see the establishment of a federal standard for background checks for people buying guns at gun shows, the poll showed. President Barack Obama was set Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 to unveil a wide-ranging package of steps for reducing gun violence expected to include a proposed ban on assault weapons, limits on the capacity of ammunition magazines and universal background checks for gun sales. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

EU leaders agree to raise Ebola aid budget to 1 bln euros
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders agreed on Friday to roughly double their financial support for efforts to fight the deadly Ebola epidemic in Africa to 1 billion euros, the chairman of their Brussels summit, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, said. "EU will increase financial help to 1 billion euros to fight Ebola in West Africa," he said in a Twitter messsage. Total contributions from the 28 nations had been running at about 500 million euros ($630 million) and there had been criticism that the wealthy Europeans were not doing more. (1 US dollar = 0.7908 euro)