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675 volunteers help make Legends of Golf Tournament possible The Legends of Golf Tournament brought thousands to the Ozarks to cheer on many of their favorite past and present pro golfers. But none of it would be possible without the help of hundreds of volunteers. "We couldn't possibly do it without the volunteers, absolutely they are the wheels behind the machine and we have to have them to make this run smoothly," says Volunteer Coordinator ...

Police arrest man after robbery, abduction, and standoff A man is in custody after a crime spree that ended in a standoff with Springfield Police. After a robbery, the suspect is accused of abducting a woman from a nursing home before holding her hostage during a police standoff. Police say the woman did not suffer any physical injuries. It started when an armed man robbed the Kum and Go at 425 N. West Bypass at ...

Billy Andrade and Joe Durant win Legends of Golf RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) — Joe Durant had a hole-in-one and teamed with Billy Andrade to win the Champions Tour's Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf on Sunday at Big Cedar Lodge. Andrade and Durant closed with a 9-under 45 at the par-3 Top of the Rock course, playing nine holes of modified alternate shot and nine of better ball. Durant aced the third hole on the ...

Parise, Wild advance with 4-1 win over Blues ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise scored twice, including a short-handed, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday in Game 6. Justin Fontaine also scored, Nino Niederreiter added an empty-net goal and the Wild set up a rematch of their second-round loss ...

Lind homers, Brewers beat Cardinals for 2nd win in 12 games MILWAUKEE (AP) — Adam Lind hit a two-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Sunday for just their second victory in the last 12 games. Milwaukee, off to the worst start in team history, improved to 4-15. Every other team in the majors has at least six wins. The Cardinals had won nine of 10. They headed back to St. Louis, where ...

White Sox rally for 2nd Sunday win against Royals CHICAGO (AP) — Conor Gillaspie hit a two-run single in Chicago's five-run sixth inning, and the White Sox rallied to beat Kansas City 5-3 for their second win against the Royals on Sunday. The day began with Avisail Garcia's two-out RBI single sending Chicago to a 3-2 victory in the resumption of a game suspended by rain on Friday night. Then an error on Kansas City ...



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Nepal Earthquake: LIVE REPORT
A family rest next to a road in KathmanduHong Kong (AFP) - 04:15 GMT - Dharahara tower - The historic nine-storey Dharahara tower, a major tourist attraction, was among the buildings brought down in Kathmandu and police say around 150 people could have been inside at the time based on ticket sales. Right now, we are not in a position to estimate how many might be trapped," local police official Bishwa Raj Pokharel tells AFP. 04:09 GMT - "Finding survivors" - Rameshwor Dangal, who heads the home ministry's national disaster management division, has told AFP that emergency crews will also step up their efforts to rescue those trapped in high-rise buildings which pancaked on Saturday.

Rescuers struggle to reach many in Nepal quake, fear worst
Family members break down during the cremation of an earthquake victim in Bhaktapur near Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, April 26, 2015. A strong magnitude 7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 3,300 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster.

The Latest: Japan to provide aid worth $210,000 to Nepal
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — .

Ellis, Barea keep Mavs alive with 121-109 win over Rockets
Dallas Mavericks' Tyson Chandler (6) looks toward and official after being charged with a foul against Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard in the first half of Game 4 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)DALLAS (AP) — Monta Ellis scored 31 points, J.J. Barea had 17 points and 13 assists in his first playoff start since boosting Dallas' run to the 2011 championship and the Mavericks avoided elimination with a 121-109 victory over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night.

Lauer, DeGeneres team for racy Daytime Emmys opening
Betty White accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 42nd annual Daytime Emmy Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on Sunday, April 26, 2015, in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Lauer and Ellen DeGeneres helped the Daytime Emmys make a gender-bending return to television with a comedy bit involving pasties and black stockings — and not worn by DeGeneres.