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Mayor's Tree Lighting kicks off Springfield's "Festival of Lights" Springfield's Mayor Bob Stephens hosted his annual tree lighting ceremony Saturday night. It kicks off the "Festival of Lights" celebration in downtown Springfield. The main attraction is the 37-foot spruce. ...

Impact of immigration policy changes on the Ozarks is unclear Mary Lou Martin is a attorney who specializes in immigration issues.  She says the consequences of the president's announcement on Thursday are still unclear. "It may actually bring me many more cases," said Martin. Martin says the population of undocumented workers is growing in this area and, if those immigrants get permission to keep working, it could benefit the economy. "In his plan, it would create more federal ...

Arkansas' defense does it again with shutout against No. 8 Ole Miss Arkansas now has the attention of the Southeastern Conference. The Arkansas Razorbacks (6-5, 2-5) jumped out early against the No. 8 Ole Miss Rebels (8-3, 4-3) in the first-half, then cruised to a 30-0 victory on a rain-filled day in Fayetteville.  It is the second-straight SEC victory following 17-straight conference losses.  The Hogs became bowl eligible for the first season since 2011. "At some point we are ...

No. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21 Maty Mauk threw a pair of touchdown passes and Marcus Murphy ran for two scores Saturday as No. 19 Missouri defeated Tennessee 29-21 to maintain control of the SEC East race. The Tigers (9-2, 6-1 Southeastern Conference) set a school record with their 10th straight road win. Missouri can clinch the East Division and earn a second straight trip to the SEC championship game by beating Arkansas ...

Northern Iowa runs over Missouri State, 38-24; MSU coach Terry Allen bows out David Johnson padded three school records in his final regular-season game, rushing for a career-high 205 yards and three touchdowns in Northern Iowa's 38-24 win over Missouri State on Saturday.  Afterwards, MSU head coach Terry Allen told reporters that it was his last game at the helm of the Bears. It was the 22nd time in Johnson's career that he rushed for more than 100 yards ...

Texas Tech beats Missouri State 80-68 Devaugntah Williams scored 18 points to lead Texas Tech to an 80-68 home win Saturday night against Missouri State. The Red Raiders (2-1) needed a strong second half to pull away. Missouri State (2-1) evened the score at 44 with 17:54 left in the second half on Austin Ruder's 3-pointer, but the Red Raiders scored the seven straight over the next 2:32 to take a 51-44 ...

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Pope canonizes 2 Indians, 4 Italians
A faithful holds an Indian flag and a statuette of priest Elias Chavara prior to the start of a Canonization Mass celebrated by Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has canonized six new saints, including a priest and a nun from the Indian state of Kerala, in a packed ceremony in St. Peter's Square.

Putin says he will not be president for life
Russian President Vladimir Putin lays flowers at a monument to Russian Czar Alexander I during an unveiling ceremony in Alexander Gardens at the Kremlin wall in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Czar Alexander I reigned as Emperor of Russia from March 23, 1801 to 1 Dec. 1, 1825. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin says he will not remain Russia's president for life, but will step down in line with the Russian constitution.

Shifting attitudes at play in Cosby allegations
Comedian Bill Cosby performs during a show at the Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne, Fla., Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Performances by Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington state have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them years ago. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't bring herself to do it.

Polish opposition questions election results
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's main opposition leader has suggested that local election results were falsified and said he will ask his supporters to protest them at a rally Dec. 13.

Israel mulls hard-line legislation after attacks
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli lawmakers on Sunday called for a series of hard-line measures, including a proposal to strip Palestinian attackers of their residency rights, in response to a wave of deadly violence.