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UPDATE: young girl taken to the hospital after riding roller coaster at Silver Dollar City is okay The father of the 10-year-old girl who was taken to the hospital after a roller coaster ride at Silver Dollar City Wednesday night said she is doing well. When she got off Outlaw Run, the girl complained her neck was hurting. The father, who wants the family's identity to remain anonymous, said his daughter went to the hospital as a precautionary measure. He said she had a ...

Free immunizations offered to Springfield Public Schools students With summer coming to a close, parents are getting their kids ready for school.  That means shopping for clothes and school supplies.  For some moms and dads, it also entails getting their kids vaccinated.   From Edited Press Release: Free immunization clinics will be held at SPS high schools July 31 and Aug. 3-6. At Springfield Public Schools, our students' healthy and safety are paramount. One way that SPS ...

Pleasant weather the next few days Slightly cooler less humid air will visit the Ozarks for the next couple of days. Watch the weather to find out how long the nice weather will last. ...

VIDEO: Budweiser Clydesdales make home delivery in Springfield The Budweiser Clydesdales trotted up to Estel Brackett's house at Millwood Estates and dropped off a shipment of Budweiser.   KY3's Maria Neider got a front row seat.  Brackett won a contest from Wil Fisher distributing to have the honor.  The cyldesdales will also be at the Ozark Empire Fair this week.    ...

Try Before You Buy: 'Enduracool' KY3's Lisa Rose and Ethan Forhetz test the 'Enduracool' towel to keep you cool. ...

Deaths on Missouri waterways up this year Drownings so far in 2015 have already passed the number of drownings in all of 2014, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Boater Gary Worth says every time he launches his boat, he makes sure he's ready for anything.  "The first thing I always do, and the last thing, is I always make sure I don't even go in the water without that ...



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US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370
French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La ReunionSYDNEY (AP) — A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive mysteries.

Indian Ocean debris almost certainly from a Boeing 777: Malaysia
French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La ReunionBy Praveen Menon and Tim Hepher KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS (Reuters) - Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, the deputy transport minister said on Thursday, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage from missing Flight MH370. Malaysia Airlines was operating a Boeing 777 on the ill-fated flight, which vanished without a trace in March last year while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in one of the most baffling mysteries in aviation history. Search efforts led by Australia have focused on a broad expanse of the southern Indian Ocean off Australia, roughly 3,700 km (2,300 miles) from France's Reunion Island.

French authorities ruling nothing out over Reunion plane debris
French authorities said on Thursday that plane debris found washed up on Reunion island might come from a Boeing 777 but they could not confirm it was from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared in March last year. Earlier on Thursday, a Malaysian official said it was almost certain the debris was from the ill-fated airplane. Malaysia Airlines was operating a Boeing 777 on Flight MH370.

Dollar up on Fed rate talk, Asia markets mostly rise
Asian markets have mostly risen, tracking a second straight rally in New York, while the dollar also pushed higher after the Federal Reserve upgraded its outlook on the US economyThe dollar pushed higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve upgraded its outlook on the US economy, fuelling talk of a September interest rate hike, while Asian shares were mostly up after a Wall Street rally. With the mood on global markets a little more upbeat than at the start of the week, oil prices edged up although concerns over a supply glut are keeping a lid on rises. Shanghai suffered a late sell-off to end 2.20 percent lower, dropping 83.40 points to 3,705.77, while Hong Kong followed the losses to close down 0.49 percent, or 121.47 points, at 24,497.98.

Cairo hearing in Al Jazeera journalists' retrial adjourned -Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy and his lawyer are seen inside a court before a hearing in his trial in CairoBy Shadi Bushra CAIRO (Reuters) - A Cairo court session which had been expected to deliver a verdict on Thursday in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists has been adjourned, Al Jazeera said on its Twitter feed. "We are extremely angry that the verdict has been adjourned today," Al Jazeera Media Network's spokesperson tweeted on @AJENews. A Reuters journalist spoke to three guards outside the court building who said that there would be no hearing on Thursday, without giving a reason.