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Scattered storms possible again Wednesday April showers are said to bring May flowers. If the forecast is right then we should have a pretty good crop of flowers! Find out if any of the storms could be severe by watching the forecast. ...

Spence Jackson suicide note says he feared unemployment; therapists say job loss is a big factor The suicide note left behind by Spence Jackson, the spokesman for the late State Auditor Tom Schweich, was a simple ten word statement. Police in Jefferson City read it Tuesday afternoon: "I'm so sorry. I just can't take being unemployed, again." Investigators said it appears Jackson shot himself that same afternoon or evening on Friday, after going to the office that morning. Springfield clinical psychologist Rose Buckner, who ...

Supermarket Shift: Price Cutter closes one store, reopens former Dillon's With families strolling in and out, it looked like a typical day of business at the Price Cutter on S. Campbell Ave.  In reality, Tuesday was the last day of business for the store. “Yeah, it’s kind of sad,” stated shopper Sharon Adam.  “I just come in and get things and pick up donuts or whatever here. I’m going to miss it.” “Just picking up some stuff ...

A New Home for a Springfield Icon A Springfield Landmark has a new home, albeit just a block away from its old home. Timmons Temple, once located at 934 East Webster Street, now sits in Silver Springs Park. "The plan had been initially to just knock the building down," says Jenny Fillmer Edwards with the Springfield Greene Co Park Board. When developers bought the land at 934 East Webster where Timmons Temple sat for ...

Wal-Mart urges Arkansas governor to veto religion bill Retail giant Wal-Mart says Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson should veto a religious-objection bill that critics say would open the door to widespread discrimination against gays and lesbians. Wal-Mart Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon said in a statement Tuesday the bill prohibiting state and local government from infringing on someone's religious beliefs without a "compelling" interest threatens the state's spirt of inclusion and the Bentonville-based company's values. Lawmakers ...

Missouri House panel sends medical marijuana bill forward JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican support for a medical marijuana law is moving a proposal forward to the full Missouri House. A House panel Tuesday unanimously approved a Republican-sponsored measure that would allow some Missouri residents with specific illnesses to obtain and use marijuana legally. Committee Chairman Republican Rep. Caleb Jones, of Columbia, says there are safeguards in the bill to prevent abuse. He says the ...

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Singer Joni Mitchell hospitalized in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer Joni Mitchell has been hospitalized in Los Angeles.

Senior drivers strive to stay on the road
Don Robertson, 66, right, smiles as he prepares to give a lift to Mary Roberts, 88, amid a snowstorm on the first day of spring in Toms River, NJ on March 20, 2015Don Robertson isn't the type to let a snowstorm on the first day of spring -- or his age -- stop him from doing his appointed rounds. "Driving means to keep motivated," says "Mr. Don" as he set outs in his SUV to pick up a fellow Jersey Shore senior who no longer holds a driver's license. Nearly 85 percent held driver's licenses in 2010, compared to barely half in the early 1970s, according to American Automobile Association (AAA) research. "We know through research that older drivers are among the safest on the road," said Jacob Nelson, the AAA's director of traffic safety advocacy and research.

Asian stocks lackluster as Japan, China data shows weakness
In this Oct. 2, 2014 file photo, people pass a Wall Street subway stop, in New York's Financial District. U.S. stocks moved lower in early trading Tuesday, March 31, 2015, erasing some gains from the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were lackluster Wednesday as China's manufacturing remained weak in February and a Japanese central bank survey showed businesses are wary about the economic outlook

3-D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl
Faith Lennox, 7, left, shows her mother Nicole her newly 3-D printed hand at the Build it Workspace in Los Alamitos, Calif., on Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Build It Workspace is a 3-D printer studio that teaches people to use high-tech printers and provides access to them for projects. Faith's new hand is the result of an emerging technology that is revolutionizing prosthetics, said Build It's Mark Lengsfeld, especially for children like Faith, who quickly outgrow expensive prosthetic limbs and have trouble even using them because of their size and weight. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been.

Police: Man, woman found dead after medical office shooting
Medical personnel comfort each other after being evacuated by Fresno Police at the scene of a shooting at a medical clinic Tuesday, March 31, 2015, in Fresno, Calif. A man and a woman were found dead after a shooting at the Eye Medical Clinic in downtown Fresno, police in central California said. (AP Photo/The Fresno Bee, John Walker)FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man stormed into a medical office building in downtown Fresno and fatally shot the mother of his five children before he killed himself, police in central California said Tuesday.