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Hefty amounts of rain today Numerous thunderstorms along with severe weather and heavy flooding rain are possible Wednesday into Thursday. Find out what to expect for your area by watching the forecast. ...

Flash Flood Watch issued for many Ozarks counties Wednesday into Thursday The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch from Wednesday morning into Thursday. The counties include Benton (MO), Camden, Hickory, Maries, Miller, Morgan and Pulaski in central Missouri.  It includes Ceadar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Douglas, Greene, Laclede, Lawrence, Phelps, Polk, Shannon, St. Clair, Texas, Webster, and Wright Counties in southern Missouri. Two to three inches of rain is expected.  Isolated higher amounts are possible ...

Brad Cole wins Christian County sheriff's race, pending recount The race to be the next Christian County sheriff came down to two of the four candidates on Tuesday: Republican Brad Cole, the current county coroner, and independent Ralph Phillips.  In the unofficial tally, Cole won by four votes over Phillips.  The tally won't be official until the County Clerk's Office checks all the tallies.  After that, if the result stays the same, because of the ...

Marian Days celebrates 38th year Tens of thousands of Vietnamese Catholics like Kelvin Duong are gathering in Carthage to celebrate the Virgin Mary at the 38th Marian Days Festival. "It renews our faith and it's a different way to express our faith with so many people around us," says Kelvin Duong. "Thanksgiving for the year for everything we've received and also for the purpose to reconnect with family and friends," says Father ...

DeSclafani handles Cardinals again, leads Reds to 3-2 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani handled the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight start, striking out a career-high nine, and the Cincinnati Reds turned a big first inning off John Lackey into a 3-2 victory Tuesday night. DeSclafani (7-7), the most experienced member of Cincinnati's all-rookie rotation, gave up seven hits and two runs in six innings. It was his second straight impressive start over ...

Perez homers to lift Royals to 5-1 win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 Tuesday night. The game was overshadowed by an afternoon announcement that Dave Dombrowski was being replaced as Detroit's general manager by his top assistant, Al Avila. In 14 years with the Tigers, Dombrowski took one of the worst franchises in the game and took it ...

Current Conditions:
Partly Cloudy, 71 F

Wed - Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 85 Low: 68
Thu - AM Clouds/PM Sun. High: 90 Low: 72
Fri - Mostly Sunny. High: 94 Low: 72
Sat - Partly Cloudy. High: 95 Low: 74
Sun - Sunny. High: 98 Low: 75

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Top Pakistan court allows military trials in terrorism cases
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday to allow military trials for terror suspects — the latest in the government's intensified campaign against terrorism in the wake of last year's Taliban attack on a school that killed nearly 150 people, almost all of them children.

Global stocks mostly higher as investors await US data
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a record low.

At least 24 killed, 300 survive after trains derail in India
In this image made from video, people gather by the twisted track alongside two derailed trains in Harda in Madhya Pradesh state, India, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. Two passenger trains derailed over a bridge in central India while crossing a track that was flooded by heavy monsoon rains, killing at a number of people, officials said Wednesday.(Photo via AP Video)NEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains derailed minutes apart on flooded tracks on a bridge in central India, killing at least 24 people while more than 300 survived, officials said Wednesday.

'Cecil the lion' trial postponed in Zimbabwe: judge
Professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst leaves the Magistrate's Court in Hwange on July 29, 2015, after proceedings on poaching chargesHwange (Zimbabwe) (AFP) - The trial of professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst, who led the expedition that killed Cecil the lion, was postponed on Wednesday until next month after an application from his lawyers.

Pressure rises on China over island-building drive
Protesters rally outside the Chinese Consulate in Manila on July 10, 2015, denouncing China's claim to most of the South China Sea including areas claimed by the PhilippinesChina came under mounting pressure Wednesday over its land reclamation in the South China Sea with both the US and Japan criticising it for militarising the disputed waters. US Secretary of State John Kerry raised the issue during a meeting with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the sidelines of a regional diplomatic gathering in Malaysia that has been dominated by tensions over the Chinese moves. "Secretary Kerry reiterated his concern about rising tensions over disputed claims in the South China Sea and China's large-scale reclamation, construction and militarisation of features there," a senior State Department official told reporters.