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College students work to "Stomp Out Hunger" Wednesday is the first day of the Stomp Out Hunger food drive. About a third of the world's population doesn't have shoes. Some don't want them, but some do want and need them." Last year, the all collegiate shoe drive in Springfield collected 33,000 pounds of shoes. This year, organizers have their sights set higher. "In my head I'd like to collect 40,000, so I guess ...

Video: Severe storms possible today and Thursday Moisture will increase today and severe storms are possible late today. A better chance exists tomorrow. ...

October baseball for Royals; K.C. wins American League Wild Card thriller over Oakland in 12 innings There will again be October baseball at the "K."  It almost happened on Oct. 1. Salvador Perez' game-winning single in the top of the 12th inning scored Christian Colon from second base for a 9-8 comeback victory in the American League Wild Card game against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.  It ended a game just before midnight that had started nearly five hours earlier. Former Royals ...

VIDEO: Royals win extra inning thriller KY3's Joe Hickman recaps the Kansas City Royals comeback win in the American League Wild Card game.  ...

State troopers remind motorists to stay alert during fall harvest time Peak travel season is over but Missouri roads remain busy during the fall months for a different reason. "This is starting to be a busy time because we started selling cattle off pastures and taking them to the feed lots," said Missouri cattle rancher Randy Altic. It's also a busy time for farmers. Many crops are harvested during this time then transported all over the state and ...

KY3 Inc. launches 2 new networks on Wednesday KY3 Inc. is adding two more networks to its growing family of television stations. Beginning Oct. 1, you will need to re-scan your televisions to find the new COZI-TV and Antenna-TV.  The channels feature a vast library of television series, classic movies and original children's programming. COZI-TV features such favorites as "Highway to Heaven," "Lassie," "Lone Ranger," "Roy Rogers," "Magnum P.I.," and "Knight Rider."  Antenna-TV features classics "Different ...

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Jeter launches site to connect athletes to fans
FILE - New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter addresses the media during a baseball news conference, in this Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 file photo taken at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. Jeter was one of the world’s most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he’s joining the media with a new website "The Players Tribune" devoted to delivering athletes “unfiltered” views to the fans. In a statement on the site that posted Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 Jeter said wants it to “transform how athletes and newsmakers share information, and bring fans closer than ever to the games they love.”(AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter was one of the world's most covered athletes in media during his 20-season career with the New York Yankees. Now, he's joining media with a new website devoted to delivering athletes' "unfiltered" views to the fans.

Top three disqualified in Asian Games men's 800m
Saudi Arabia's Abdulaziz Mohammed celebrates after crossing the 800m finishing line in first place at the Asian Games in Incheon on October 1, 2014The first three finishers in the Asian Games men's 800 metres race were disqualified Wednesday in a new storm to hit the athletics contest.

Steinem: Domestic violence discussion a positive
FILE - In this April 4, 2014 file photo, Gloria Steinem attends the The 5th Annual DVF Awards at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. International human rights organization Equality Now announced Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, it will honor Steinem for her six decades of work for women’s rights. Salma Hayek will also be recognized for her efforts to end violence against women and girls at the organization’s gala fundraiser Nov. 3 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Luiz C. Ribeiro/Invision/AP, file)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Feminism pioneer Gloria Steinem says that if anything good has come from the NFL's domestic violence scandal, it's that we're actually talking about domestic violence.

Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state trooper was accidentally shot during a gun training exercise at a safety facility and later died.

Timeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US
A man walks up the stairway leading to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. A patient in the hospital is showing signs of the Ebola virus and is being kept in strict isolation with test results pending, hospital officials said Monday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia, federal health officials said. The unidentified man, who flew into Dallas, is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital: