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Monett High School ranked 20th best high school in Missouri An area high school is one of the best in the state, according to a study done by U.S. News and World Report. The report ranked more than 500 public, private and charter schools in Missouri. Each school's ranking is based on the teacher-student ratio, math and English proficiency and college readiness, which is a specific strength of MHS. "There's 700 members of our student body and ...

Daughter of WWII vet gets special surprise On this Memorial Day, friends and family gathered for  a special ceremony to honor a World War II Marine who fought in a ferocious battle in  the South Pacific Ocean. Arnola Richter is the daughter of Arnold Jack Jennings, who died at Iwo Jima.  She knew she was supposed to join her family in honoring him on Monday but she had no idea the spectacle it ...

Pictures: Springfield National Cemetery Memorial Day service Hundreds gathered to honor our fallen heroes on Monday at the Springfield National Cemetery Memorial Day service. ...

Group tries to recall Ferguson mayor A group seeking to recall the mayor James Knowles of Ferguson say it's ready to present a petition to the city council.  The petition is in response to the August 2014 shooting death of Michael Brown. The 18-year-old man was shot and killed following a confrontation with a police officer. Organizers plan to present the petition to the council Tuesday night.  If it's approved, the City ...

Police say wrong-way driver caused crash on James River Freeway Two people suffered injuries in a crash on Monday involving a wrong-way driver on James River Freeway. It happened just before 1:00 p.m.  Police on the scene told us a car and truck collided after one driver went the wrong way down an exit ramp. Police say there were no serious injuries in the crash.    ...

Enjoy the sun Tuesday; chance for rain after dark The rain is coming in waves with sun during the day and rain at night. Find out how long this pattern will last by watching the forecast. ...



Current Conditions:
Cloudy, 63 F

Forecast:
Tue - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 81 Low: 61
Wed - PM Thunderstorms. High: 82 Low: 64
Thu - PM Thunderstorms. High: 83 Low: 65
Fri - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 78 Low: 65
Sat - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 78 Low: 58

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Greece's Varoufakis says confident of deal to pay IMF on June 5
Greece will repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund which falls due on June 5 because it will have struck a deal with its foreign lenders by then, the country's finance minister said on Tuesday.

The Latest on flooding: Residents evacuate homes near Austin
Rescue personnel grab the the hand of a man stranded in rushing water at the northwest corner of Lamar Blvd. and 15th St. in Austin, Texas. Shoal Creek overflowed its banks and inundated the major traffic artery with rushing water. Several cars were stalled under and near the 15th St. bridge Monday, May 25, 2015. (Alberto Martinez/Austin American-Statesman via AP)5:55 a.m. CDT

China's yuan currency 'no longer undervalued': IMF
China's yuan currency is "no longer undervalued", the International Monetary Fund saysChina's yuan currency, which Washington has long alleged was manipulated, is "no longer undervalued", the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday. "Our assessment now is that the substantial real effective appreciation over the past year has brought the exchange rate to a level that is no longer undervalued," the IMF said in a statement after a consultation mission to China. The value of the yuan, also known as the renminbi, has been a source of tension for years with China's major trade partners -- led by Washington -- accusing Beijing of keeping it artificially low to give Chinese exporters an unfair competitive advantage, which Beijing denied.

In Malaysian trafficking camp, evidence of abuse and fear
By Andrew R.C. Marshall and Praveen Menon BUKIT WANG BURMA, Malaysia (Reuters) - It's a one-hour trek through thick jungle from the nearest road to the ramshackle camp along Malaysia's northern border, but for all its remoteness this was a perfect setting for human traffickers to ply their grisly trade. Prisoners could be kept alive with water from a stream running through the gully where the now-abandoned camp was nestled and, thanks to a good mobile phone signal from Thailand, they could communicate with accomplices across a trafficking supply chain that begins in Bangladesh and Myanmar. Altogether the authorities have found nearly 140 shallow graves at 28 camps strung along the border, some of which they believe were abandoned in haste after Thailand launched a crackdown on people smuggling earlier this month.

Amazon starts declaring sales to pay taxes in 4 European nations
Amazon says it has started declaring sales in four European countries that would now be subject to local taxesOnline retail giant Amazon said Tuesday it has started declaring sales in four European countries which would now be subject to local taxes, a move that could affect other multinationals under EU investigation for possible tax avoidance. Amazon has tax agreements in Luxembourg under which it recorded European sales and paid taxes on them in the tiny country instead of at the source. The deal had provoked howls of criticism that the Internet giant was trying to avoid taxes, and sparked a probe by the European Commission.