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Convoy of Hope founder Hal Donaldson shares the story behind the worldwide charity Most people in the Ozarks are familiar with the work Convoy of Hope does around the globe.  The faith-based charity is in more than 100 countries.  They reach some 67 million people in need. "We're there to help meet needs and get these people to the next phase of their life," said Hal Donaldson, the founder of Convoy of Hope. Donaldson travels around the world with Convoy ...

A Cool Thanksgiving Leads to a Warm Weekend Sunny but cool weather for Thanksgiving will lead to a windy warm weekend. Get the latest forecast by clicking on the video. ...

Video: Farmers Park businesses ready for the holiday rush Contact KY3's Ashley Reynolds reports. ...

Tigers beat Swords 74-60 in Maui LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Namon Wright scored 21 points, Montaque Gill-Caesar added 18 and Missouri beat Chaminade 74-60 Wednesday in the seventh-place game of the Maui Invitational. Missouri (3-3) had two disappointing losses to open the tournament, but jumped on Chaminade (2-3) early, building a 10-point halftime lead behind Wright. The Silverswords made a run in the second half, but Gill-Caesar stuffed any hope of a comeback ...

Video: Boutiques in Ozark are ready for Small Business Saturday Economic studies claim $68 of every $100 spent at a small business will stay in the local economy and  this year a projected $5.9 billion will be spent on Small Business Saturday nationwide.  Local businesses are aware of the impact this Saturday brings and some call it make it or break it time. ...

Springfield organizations prepare to serve up Thanksgiving feasts If you're looking for a place to go and enjoy a delicious turkey dinner for Thanksgiving, a couple of places in Springfield would be happy to serve you.   At the Salvation Army's Harbor House, they're already preparing the food, and Thursday morning, volunteers will be putting out the Thanksgiving center pieces and the fancy napkins for this year's Thanksgiving feast. Thanksgiving Day will bring a packed ...

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Bulgaria charges radical imam with supporting Islamic State
Ahmed Mussa sits inside a court as 12 Bulgarian men, most of them Muslim prayer leaders, and one woman are charged for preaching radical Islam, in PazardzhikBy Angel Krasimirov SOFIA (Reuters) - A Bulgarian imam and six others detained during a special operation by security forces earlier this week have been charged with supporting the ultra-radical militant group Islamic State, Bulgarian prosecutors said on Wednesday. Charges against Muslim prayer leader Ahmed Mussa, five men and one woman include propagating an anti-democratic ideology and incitement to war, both verbally and with videos and images, Deputy Chief Prosecutor Borislav Sarafov said. ...

Immigrants Social Security eligible in Obama plan
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.

Ebola vaccine seems safe in first-stage testing
FILE - This handout file photo taken Sept. 2, 2014, provided by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) shows a 39-year-old woman, the first participant enrolled in VRC 207, receiving a dose of the investigational NIAID/GSK Ebola vaccine at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md. The experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday. The vaccine is designed to spur the immune system’s production of anti-Ebola antibodies, and people developed them within four weeks of getting the shots at the National Institutes of Health. Half of the test group received a higher-dose shot, and those people produced more antibodies, said the study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. (AP Photo/NIAID, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola vaccine appears safe and triggered signs of immune protection in the first 20 volunteers to test it, U.S. researchers reported Wednesday.

Spurs' Popovich undergoes medical procedure
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will miss Wednesday night's game against the Indiana Pacers after undergoing what the team is calling a minor medical procedure.

Ferguson residents clean up, hope for calm night
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Business owners and residents boarded up windows and cleared away debris Wednesday as Ferguson sought a tentative return to normal after two nights of unrest over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.