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Springfield billed 'cheap gas capital of America' If you've driven through Springfield recently, chances are you've had to do a double take when passing by the city's many gas stations. According to CNN Money, Springfield is the only town in America where the average price of unleaded gasoline is below $2.00/gallon. Prices per gallon in the city range anywhere from $1.91 to $1.99 (gasbuddy.com). According to AAA, the national average currently stands at $2.428. ...

Northwest Arkansas museum exhibition named one of America's best A northwest Arkansas art museum is garnering national attention...yet again. The 'State of the Art' exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has been named one of the 15 best art exhibitions of 2014 by the Huffington Post. The digital news network cites, "[The exhibition] presents a diverse and exhilarating slice of contemporary art that expands far beyond New York and LA."  January 19, ...

Pictures: Sacred Art Tattoo's 'Toys for Tats' Sacred Art Tattoo in Springfield held it's first 'Toys for Tats' event on Friday. The shop is donating toys go to the charity, Crosslines. In return, the shop drew names for a gift certificate for up to $400 toward a tattoo. Sacred Art had a turn-out of around 200 people. ...

Part 2 Video: Candy cane cake and name holders FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe puts the finishing touches on his candy cane cake, and shows you how to make some place holders out of three candy canes. Check it out in the video above! ...

Part 1 Video: Candy Cane cake FYI Guy Jeremy Rabe puts together a Christmas centerpiece out of candy canes. Check out the video above to see how he does it! ...

Your Movie Friend on two new releases Your Movie Friend Aaron Dicer sizes up the latest in the Hobbit trilogy and Annie-- two new releases on the big screen. ...

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Falling oil prices worry Algeria
This Sept. 29, 2010 photo shows a traffic jam in Algiers, Algeria. With oil prices at their lowest in five years, North Africa’s hydrocarbon giant Algeria is feeling the pinch and may have to re-examine generous and massive public spending to confront social unrest. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — With oil prices at their lowest in five years and showing few signs of hitting bottom, Algeria is feeling the pinch.

Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has aneurysm
Cincinnati's coach Mick Cronin directs players against San Diego State in the first half of their NCAA college basketball game in Cincinnati Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be sidelined indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it.

U.S. sends four Guantanamo prisoners home to Afghanistan
The frontier road parallels the security fence leading to the Northeast gate at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval BaseBy Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four Afghans held for over a decade at the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been sent home, the Pentagon said on Saturday, the latest step in a gradual push by the Obama administration to close the jail. The men were flown to Kabul overnight aboard a U.S. military plane and released to Afghan authorities, the first such transfer of its kind to the war-torn country since 2009. With the repatriation of the four Afghans, Guantanamo’s detainee population has been whittled down to 132. ...

Cubans imprisoned in US appear before parliament
Antonio Guerrero, left, and Ramon Labanino, two of the three Cubans released under a prisoners swap agreement with the U.S. on Wednesday, sing during a private celebration in Havana, Cuba, late Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. Guerrero, Labanino, and a third man Gerardo Hernandez, flew back to their homeland in a quiet exchange of imprisoned spies, including the celebratory release of American Alan Gross, a government contract worker who had been held in Cuba for five years. (AP Photo/Ismael Francisco, Cubadebate)HAVANA (AP) — Members of the Cuban parliament gave a standing ovation Saturday to three men convicted of spying in the United States who were released as part of a historic agreement to restore relations between the two long-hostile countries.

US sends 4 Afghans back home from Guantanamo
** FILE ** In this Oct. 10, 2007 file photo, reviewed by the U.S. Military, an American flag flies behind the barbed and razor-wire at the Camp Delta detention facility, at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba. The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Saturday that four Afghans from the Guantanamo Bay detention center have been returned to their home country in what U.S. officials are citing as a sign of their confidence in new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.