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Here we snow again: Retailers, residents gear up for more wintry weather When it comes to winter weather, you either hate it or you love it. “I originated from Minnesota. So, I like snow and I am fine with it,” stated George Ward, a Springfield resident. Some are trying to look on the bright side of all the snow and ice. “I am allergic to wasps and hornets.  So I don’t have to worry about them,” chuckled resident Steven Wallace.  ...

Love never forgets: Turning to music after Alzheimer's diagnoses It's a catchy tune and especially important to Char Harrell. Her husband, Don wrote it for her.  Precious lyrics Char never wants to forget. " It's hard for me to remember," says Char. She had been a registered nurse for 28 years. Then, she started noticing her memory slipping. " I was having difficulty reading and remembering what I was reading," says Char. " I was really ...

Hazardous winter weather Wednesday Ice and snow will make conditions dangerous on Wednesday. Get the latest ice and snow totals by watching the forecast. ...

Arrest near MSU ended 2-hour crime spree after 2 officers were assaulted A man in a stolen SUV in northwest Springfield rammed it into an officer's patrol car and injured the officer, setting off a two-hour crime spree on Tuesday morning.  Later, police say, the driver tried to run over a school police officer, then abandoned the SUV in south Springfield, forced his way into another car by pulling the driver out of it, and sped away ...

Former Senator Danforth calls out political 'bullying' at Tom Schweich's funeral Former Missouri U.S. Senator John Danforth Tuesday eulogized his friend, Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich, as a “model of what a public servant should be.”  Danforth then turned the homily into a harsh critique of modern politics, and a scolding of people in Missouri politics whom he called bullies. Danforth, an ordained Episcopalian minister, spoke at the funeral in Clayton for the Republican office holder who ...

Snow may cancel class, but it won't cancel learning in Lead Hill Educators across the Ozarks are watching the weather closely. Some school districts have already been out of school for nearly two weeks now. In Lead Hill, Arkansas, students have missed six days this school year due to snow. As the town's name suggests, it is rather hilly getting to the Lead Hill school, but administrators say even if the roads are decent, sometimes it's the parking ...

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Wed - Snow. High: 26 Low: 12
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5 things to know about Clinton's State Department emails
FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton checks her Blackberry from a desk inside a C-17 military plane upon her departure from Malta, in the Mediterranean Sea, bound for Tripoli, Libya. Clinton used a personal email account during her time as secretary of state, rather than a government-issued email address, potentially hampering efforts to archive official government documents required by law. Clinton's office said nothing was illegal or improper about her use of the non-government account and that she believed her business emails to State Department and other .gov accounts would be archived in accordance with government rules. (AP Photo/Kevin Lamarque, Pool, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a personal email account for State Department business has prompted questions about secrecy and the rules that govern the communications of senior government officials.

U.S. mutual funds cut expenses by shifting billions to trusts
By Tim McLaughlin BOSTON (Reuters) - Mutual fund companies, including No. 2 Fidelity Investments, have slashed fees on their most popular funds by shifting billions of dollars into collective trusts not regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The growing shift to collective trusts could prove a weapon for actively managed mutual funds losing out to low cost passive investment products such as the exchange-traded funds offered by rivals such as Vanguard Group, the biggest mutual fund company. "CITs are more opaque to the outside world because reporting requirements are not as stringent," said Michael Rawson, manager of research at Morningstar Inc. Retirement plans sponsored by Delta Air Lines Inc cut fees by 23 percent last year when they shifted an estimated $1 billion in assets managed by Fidelity's Contrafund into a collective investment trust (CIT).

Different views of bombing suspect to be given at trial
FILE - This undated file photo released Friday, April 19, 2013, by the FBI shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Opening statements are scheduled Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Tsarnaev's federal death penalty trial for allegedly conspiring with his brother to place twin bombs near the finish line of the race, killing three and injuring 260 people. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)BOSTON (AP) — Two dramatically different portraits of Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are expected to emerge when prosecutors and Tsarnaev's lawyers give their opening statements at his federal death penalty trial.

Email issue revives old questions about Clintons
House Select Committee on Benghazi Chairman Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 3, 2015, about former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton using her personal email account for official business. A spokesman for Clinton says there was nothing illegal or improper about her use of a personal email account during her time as Secretary of State, rather than a government-issued email address. The practice could hamper efforts to archive official government documents required by law. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing a new set of questions about ethics and transparency — the sort that have dogged her and husband Bill for decades.

Doctors, patients scramble ahead of high court Obamacare decision
A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the HealthCare.gov website in New York in this photo illustrationBy Sharon Begley NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the U.S. Supreme Court takes on a make-or-break Obamacare case this week, a growing number of U.S. patients and their doctors are already devising a Plan B in case they lose medical coverage. The Court's ruling, expected by late June, will determine whether millions of Americans will keep receiving federal subsidies to help them pay for private health insurance under President Barack Obama's healthcare law. The White House, which said it is confident the justices will rule in favor of the subsidies that are a key element of Obamacare, said it has no immediate fix if the decision goes the other way. Worried about newly-insured patients such as those who have just begun treatment for cancer or other serious illnesses, they are dusting off playbooks they retired when Obamacare slashed the number of uninsured people.