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Carrie's Cafe serves students a helping of real world experience A unique class at Missouri State gets students out of the classroom and into the kitchen. From pricing to cooking, the senior-level class for food and beverage management students is all hands-on experience operating and managing Carrie's Cafe. "Once you leave Carrie's Café, you should have all the qualities it takes to start a café and run it through, so that's kind of our goal," said Brooke ...

Young girl hit by a car speaks out  "I felt I was about to die," says Myela Zeurcher, the 9 year old who was hit by a car at the intersection of Oak Grove and Cherry street.  It happened early Wednesday morning as Myela was walking to school at Bingham Elementary. She says the driver was making a right turn onto Oak Grove when she struck her, knocking out Myela's two front teeth.  Myela says ...

Arrest made in deadly shooting in McDonald county; victim identified The McDonald county sheriff confirms they have a man behind bars in connection to Wednesday night's deadly shooting near the town of Jane. Deputies found the body of Rodney Frederick, 35 (photo above) inside the home on Donnelly Lane Wednesday night.  A woman and young boy were also in the house; they had been tied up. Thursday, the sheriff confirmed they had made an arrest in the case, ...

World Series TV ratings increase from Game 1 to 2 NEW YORK (AP) — Game 2 of the World Series stayed close deeper into the night, boosting television ratings. The 12.9 million viewers Wednesday on Fox for the Kansas City Royals' 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants were an increase of 6 percent from Game 1. The 7.9 rating with a 14 share was still the second-lowest ever for a Game 2. The Giants' 2-0 ...

North Arkansas Electric Coop wins federal loan to help members North Arkansas Electric Cooperative is one of the first two rural electric coops to benefit from a new federal program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday that North Arkansas will receive a $4.6 million loan to help its members pay for things that could reduce their energy costs. Here’s the news release from the USDA: WASHINGTON, October 23, 2014 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced ...

Helping young job seekers find their career path 'Today's Youth, Tomorrow's Jobs' is a forum where high school counselors and businesses are putting their heads together and sharing ideas on how to get young people ready for the work force. Ramona George is a member of the Workforce Investment Board's Youth Council at the Missouri Career Center in Springfield. "We want the youth of today to have a job in tomorrows workforce that will make ...



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World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29
A B-29 bomber, passes over the shoreline of Lake Pontchartrain as it flies from Baton Rouge, La., en route to New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The bomber will spend the weekend at the WWII AirPower Expo put on by the Commemorative Air Force and the National World War II Museum. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.

Man with 'Islamic extremist leanings' attacks NY police
Four police officers in the city's Queens borough were posing for a photographs when they were attackedsuspicion of smoking marijuana in BrooklynA man reported to have Islamic "extremist leanings" attacked police officers in New York City with a hatchet Thursday, injuring two before being shot dead, police and a monitoring group said. The man, identified in the US media as Zale Thompson, had posted an array of statements on YouTube and Facebook that "display a hyper-racial focus in both religious and historical contexts, and ultimately hint at his extremist leanings," the SITE monitoring group said. Four police officers in the city's Queens borough were posing for a photograph at the request of a freelance photographer when the man walked up and without saying a word attacked them, a city hall statement said. One officer was hit in the arm and another in the head before the officers shot and killed the man, according to police commissioner Bill Bratton.

Giants' Hudson hungry for baseball World Series start
Tim Hudson of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the National League Championship eries in San Francisco on October 14, 2014San Francisco pitcher Tim Hudson takes the mound on Friday as the Giants host Kansas City in game three of the World Series, a chance on baseball's biggest stage he once feared might never come. The 39-year-old right-hander has 16 seasons in Major League Baseball -- making 457 career starts for Oakland, Atlanta and San Francisco. In the early years, when playoff appearances were plentiful, he never doubted that he would one day pitch in a World Series.

Rapid economic growth slows slightly in third quarter
A traffic sign is pictured in front of the skyline of the the Canary Wharf financial district in LondonBy Andy Bruce and David Milliken LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's rapid economic recovery eased in the three months to September, as services output growth slowed and manufacturing expanded at the weakest pace in 18 months, official data showed on Friday. Gross domestic product expanded by 0.7 percent in the third quarter, compared with 0.9 percent the quarter before, in line with forecasts in a Reuters poll and above its long-run average. Output grew 3.0 percent from the third quarter of last year, the Office for National Statistics said, down from an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the second quarter. Total economic output is now 3.4 percent higher than its pre-crisis peak in early 2008.

Albania to appeal UEFA punishment over Serbia fracas
Serbia's Stefan Mitrovic grabs a flag featuring Albania's national symbol flown over the pitch by drone during the Euro 2016 qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade on October 14, 2014Tirana (AFP) - Albania's football federation will appeal UEFA's decision to award their aborted Euro 2016 qualification match to Serbia by a 3-0 scoreline.