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World Series Blog Game 2: Giants vs. Royals Follow Game 2 of the World Series with us! After 6th Inning: 7-2Royals Royals get to Jake Peavy, again.  The veteran pitcher goes five innings, giving up two earned runs.  Peavy had retired 10-straight Royals.  Royals Billy Butler with a second RBI single of the game off reliever Jean Machi.  The speedy Lorenzo Cain scores from second. Salvador Perez then doubled to score Hosmer and Butler from ...

Still fiddling around at 98 Fiddle music is a sound that's woven into the fabric of Silver Dollar City, so is Violet Hensley. A life long fiddle player, she's been performing here each fall for the last 48 years. She started playing at 12 years old. "Music is soothing to the mind, takes your mind off your troubles," says Hensley. She started crafting her own instruments at the age of 15. In her lifetime ...

Funeral for Alton police officer/firefighter is Friday Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the flags of the United States and Missouri at all state government buildings in Oregon County to be flown at half-staff on Friday in honor of Fire Chief Eddie J. Johnson Jr., of the Alton Fire Department. The flags will fly at half-staff from sunrise until sunset that day.  Johnson's funeral that day is at 2 at Alton High School. ---- Earlier report: An Alton ...

World Series Game 2 pregame: Royals fans aren't ready to give up Fans from the Ozarks and others from much farther away joined Kansas City residents to cheer on the Royals. ...

Battlefield Mall stores hire holiday helpers The Help Wanted signs are out. Job seekers were at the Battlefield Mall where hundreds of positions are up for grabs. Dozens of retailers gathered in one place to hire hundreds of cashiers, servers and sales reps. Many hope a seasonal job, will become a full time permanent job. "All the stuff I learned in the military basically puts me a head," said Louis Casado. Casado served in Iraq ...

2nd Honor Flight of the Ozarks trip was long, satisfying day Seventy-five veterans from the Ozarks were treated to a trip to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday to see the monuments in their honor. ...

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Kenny G doesn't support Hong Kong protesters
FILE - In this May 14, 2010 file photo, Kenny G, smooth jazz saxophonist, performs during a media event announcing his concert, in Taipei, Taiwan. Kenny G stopped in at Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, but his visit was out of tune with Chinese authorities, who have warned about meddling by foreign forces. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by external forces.

Attorney says Kings' Voynov didn't hit girlfriend
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2014, file photo, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26), of Russia, is seen during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit. The NHL has indefinitely suspended Voynov because of domestic violence charges. The league says he was arrested Monday morning, Oct. 20, 2014, but isn't providing other details. Police in the Los Angeles suburb of Redondo Beach released limited information early Monday, giving no details of what is alleged to have occurred. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Slava Voynov's attorney says the Los Angeles Kings defenseman never hit his girlfriend, and blames Voynov's arrest on a misunderstanding caused partly by the couple's limited ability to speak English.

Suspect arrested after jumping White House fence
A man who climbed over the White House fence on Wednesday has been detained by Secret Service agents and dogs, a spokesman for the agency saidA man who climbed over the White House fence was nabbed by Secret Service agents and dogs, a spokesman for the agency said. "At approximately 7:16 pm (1116 GMT), an individual climbed the north fence line of the White House," the spokesman said. "The individual was immediately taken into custody on the north lawn of the White House by Secret Service Uniformed Division K-9 teams and Uniformed Division Officers." The fence climber was identified as 23-year-old Dominic Adesanya from Marlyand, near the US capital, the spokesman said.

Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks
This undated handout image provided by Michael Skrepnick, Dinosaurs in Art, Nature Publishing Group, shows a Deinocheirus. Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found two large powerful arm bones of a new dinosaur species in Mongolia and figured it was a fearsome critter with killer claws. Now scientists have found the rest of the dinosaur and have new descriptions for the dinosaur: “goofy” and “weird.” The dinosaur probably lumbered along like a cross between TV dinosaur Barney and Jar Jar Binks of Star Wars fame: 16-feet tall, 36-foot long, 7-tons with a duckbill on its head and a hump-like sail on its back. Throw in those killer claws, tufts of feathers here and there, and no teeth _ and try not to snicker. And if that’s not enough, it ate like a giant vacuum cleaner. (AP Photo/Michael Skrepnick, Dinosaurs in Art, Nature Publishing Group)WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered a fearsome critter with killer claws.

Giants, Royals tied at 2 in Game 2 of World Series
San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco hits a home run during the first inning of Game 2 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)Lorenzo Cain ends Jake Peavy's run of 10 straight outs with a single to start the bottom of the sixth. Cain surprisingly stays put on first as Eric Hosmer works a four-pitch walk.