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Mourning the death of a hero A former Marshfield Fire Chief will be laid to rest on Wednesday. Ed Noland will be honored as a firefighter who fell in the line of duty, although the injury that led to his death happened more than 3 years ago. "He was the most courageous man I ever met," says Eric Loe, Noland's son. Marshfield Fire Chief Michael Taylor says the whole community is mourning Noland's death. "He's ...

PHOTOS: Crash ties up traffic on U.S. 65 south of Ozark Emergency crews are on the scene of a crash with injuries in the south bound lane of U.S. 65 south of Ozark near Saddlebrooke. ...

Warmer Sunday and next week After a cold Saturday temperatures will begin warming for Sunday and into next week. ...

Softball players go to bat for Officer Pearson Hundreds of people hit, pitched and caught today, all in an effort to raise money for Springfield Police Officer Aaron Pearson, who was shot in the line of duty earlier this year. Eighteen teams braved colder temperatures and played in a softball tournament, with all of the money raised going to Pearson's family.The tournament raised more than $2,000 from registration alone and organizers say they'll earn ...

Drivers line up to shred, destroy sensitive documents AARP of Missouri teamed up with CU Community Credit Union and the Computer Recycling Center in Springfield for a Fraud Prevention Day. The event offered free paper shredding and digital recycling Saturday at the Computer Recycling Center on N. Prince Lane. The event helped visitors by safely recycling sensitive information on paper or on digital media like hard drives, laptop computers or cellphones. AARP and CU Community ...

Missouri bills would ban gender neutral housing, unisex bathrooms Gender-neutral university housing and many unisex public bathrooms would be banned in Missouri under bills that have been introduced in the Legislature. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that Rep. Jeff Pogue submitted the bills last week. The Salem Republican says he wants to "protect the social norms of our state." The legislation comes about one month after the University of Missouri's flagship campus in Columbia announced ...

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Police investigate threat to BBC boss over Clarkson firing
FILE - In this Wednesday, March 11, 2015 file photo, TV host Jeremy Clarkson gestures as he takes his place in the stands before the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London. A television station owned by the Russian defense ministry is offering a job to former "Top Gear" host Clarkson. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)LONDON (AP) — British police are investigating a death threat made to the head of the BBC after the broadcaster fired "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson over an assault on a colleague.

Waving fronds around the world, Christians mark Palm Sunday
Roman Catholic clergymen carry palm fronds during the Palm Sunday procession at Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditionally believed by many to be the site of the crucifixion and burial of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City, Sunday, March 29, 2015. Palm Sunday marks for Christians Jesus Christ's entrance into Jerusalem when his followers laid palm branches in his path, prior to his crucifixion. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)Christians around the world are marking Palm Sunday by waving fronds, attending church services and visiting sites in the Holy Land at the start of the Holy Week that ends with Easter.

Nigerians continue voting after violence, technical hitches
Nigerian election officials tally the ballots received from polling stations in Kaduna, Nigeria Sunday, March 29, 2015. Nigerians are going to the polls to vote in presidential elections. Nigerian officials say voting continued in some areas on Sunday because of technical problems. More than 40 people were killed in election-related violence Saturday, though millions were able to cast ballots in a presidential election that analysts say is too close to call. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Voting in Nigeria's elections continued in certain areas on Sunday after technical problems prevented some people from casting their ballots on Saturday.

High turnout as Uzbekistan votes for president
An Uzbek woman casts her ballot at a polling station in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Sunday, March 29, 2015. Islam Karimov, 77, has led the double-landlocked former Soviet republic of 30 million people uninterruptedly since the late 1980s, and ruthlessly quashed all opposition to his rule. Uzbekistan's election commission says more than 70 percent of eligible voters have already cast their ballots midway through an election certain to be won by longtime leader Islam Karimov. (AP Photo)MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan's election commission said more than 70 percent of eligible voters had cast their ballots by midway through Sunday's presidential election, where victory by longtime leader Islam Karimov is a foregone conclusion.

Israeli PM lashes out as Iran nuclear talks intensify
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issues a warning against making a nuclear deal with IranLausanne (AFP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a dire warning Sunday about a possible nuclear accord with Iran as talks in Switzerland towards the outline of a deal intensified days before a deadline.