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Experts say now is the time to get flu vaccinations Flu season is just weeks away, and doctors across the Ozarks are getting ready to treat the bug.  Doctors and experts say now is the best time for people to get flu vaccinations. Doctors and Hospitals in the area are getting shipments of the flu vaccines.  For example, CoxHealth Clinics in Walmart stores will start administering flu shots on Friday. Stores like Walgreens and CVS have been ...

SHARE: Corn mazes, pumpkin patches and haunted houses in the Ozarks The Ozarks is known it's beautiful fall foliage. Enjoy the fall colors and the abundance of corn mazes and pumpkin patches. Some are haunted and some are kid friendly. Whatever you choose you're bound to have fun. So grab the kiddos and hop in the car to go get lost one of the many mazes, patches, and haunted houses the Ozarks have to offer. Keep in ...

John Twitty elected chairman of Missouri Lottery Commission Governor Jay Nixon has named two men from Springfield to the Missouri Lottery Commission. Former City Utilities CEO John Twitty and retiring Missouri State University chief of staff Paul Kincaid are among four new appointments to the commission. The appointments are subject to approval of the Missouri State Senate. The revamped commission met Friday, and unanimously elected Twitty as its chairman. The appointments come as Nixon released ...

Pleasant weather Friday afternoon Friday and the weekend will be pleasant despite a chance for isolated storms Saturday night into early Sunday morning. ...

McCaskill attends launch of White House campaign against sexual assaults Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill was on hand at the White House Friday for the launch of the “It’s On Us” campaign, an effort to change the national culture around sexual assault on college campuses. McCaskill released the following statement: “I’m grateful the White House is continuing to direct much-needed attention to the issue of sexual violence on our college campuses. If we’re going to turn the ...

Mizzou Arena will get upgrades after 10 years University of Missouri athletic officials are planning multi-million-dollar renovations to the university's 10-year-old basketball arena. Planned updates to Mizzou Arena include the team lounge, locker room, weight room and academic area. The project was started by a $1.5 million private gift to go toward a new video board.   Deputy Athletic Director Doug Gillin says officials will soon begin asking for donations over the next three years for ...

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Picassos among pieces going on public view in Ohio
Retail mogul Leslie Wexner, right, and his wife Abigail tour the "Transfigurations" exhibit at the Wexner Center for the Arts Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. The "Transfigurations" exhibit, which opens this Sunday, is from the Wexner's private collection will mark the 25th anniversary of the Wexner Center for the Arts. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When retail mogul Leslie Wexner peers at one of the Picassos, Dubuffets or Giacomettis in the personal art collection he and his wife Abigail have amassed over the years, he feels a range of emotions that often include gratitude, defeat and exhilaration.

No boost yet for Dems from fight with extremists
President Barack Obama gestures during a statement in the State Dining Room of the White House, on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, in Washington. Obama spoke after Congress voted to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels in the fight against the Islamic State group. The public often rallies behind presidents when the country faces an overseas threat. But so far, there’s no evidence that the U.S-led confrontation against Islamic State militants in the Middle East is boosting people’s satisfaction with President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a political rule of thumb that the public often rallies behind the president when the country faces peril from abroad. Sometimes, that can help candidates from his party in the next election.

France: Sarkozy announces political comeback
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrives at an hote in Paris, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Sarkozy is expected to announce his political come-back this weekend. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)PARIS (AP) — Nicolas Sarkozy may want his old job back.

Tens of thousands expected at New York climate march
South Street Seaport, an area of lower Manhattan that was severely flooded during Hurricane Sandy, on March 31, 2014 in New York CityNew York (AFP) - Celebrities, activists and political leaders are expected to join more than 100,000 people in New York Sunday for what could be the largest climate change protest in history, organizers said.

Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'
FILE - In this Thursday, May 29, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, addresses members of the media in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Commissioner Roger Goodell says that "over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong; that starts with me."