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Scouts leaders wanted in Mountain Grove area (Story contributed by Ben Cain) The Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America have always been organizations that kids can join and look forward to through out the year. Although, the Mountain Grove area is seeing a shortage in children and programs are becoming defunct.  Mountain Grove area is seeing a shortage in children and programs are becoming defunct. One parent and Cub Scout leader is speaking ...

More than 100 families face start of summer without water Alpine Village near Republic is one place where people are thankful for the rain this Memorial Day.  They are collecting the rain water, because as of Monday morning, it was the only water they had. "We're using rain water to flush the toilets," said Michelle Spain, who lives in a mobile home at Alpine Village. More than 100 families live in Alpine Village just off Highway 60.  ...

Pictures: Springfield National Cemetery Memorial Day service Hundreds gathered to honor our fallen heroes on Monday at the Springfield National Cemetery Memorial Day service. ...

Tornado confirmed in Ozark County during Sunday's storms The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down Sunday evening in rural Ozark County. The storm survey team ruled the twister was an EF-1 tornado two miles west of Theodosia.  The tornado tracked northeast near the town of Longrun.  The path stretched 200 yards wide and about four miles long.  Wind speeds were estimated at 95 miles-per hour.  The storm damaged a home and three barns. ...

Springfield Regional revealed for NCAA Baseball Tourney; Missouri State national seed No. 8 national seed Missouri State now knows its 'Road to Omaha.' No. 1 seed Missouri State (45-10) will play Canisius (34-28) in the opening round of the regional on Friday.  That game is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at Hammons Field.    No. 2 seed Iowa (39-16) out of the Big 10 Conference will play No. 3 seeded Oregon (37-23).  Oregon had a late run in the ...

Arkansas earns 14th-straight NCAA Baseball Tourney bid; will not have to travel far The Arkansas Razorbacks will not have to travel far in its 'Road to Omaha.' The No. 2 seeded Razorbacks (35-22) will play the opening game in the Stillwater, Oklahoma Regional against Oral Roberts (41-14).  First pitch for that game is Friday at noon on the Southeastern Conference Network.   No. 1 seed Oklahoma State (37-18) will play against St. John's (39-14) in the nightcap.   The regional is ...

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Charter nears $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable: sources
Time Warner Cable office is pictured in San DiegoTime Warner Cable Inc is nearing an agreement to be acquired by smaller peer Charter Communications Inc for about $55 billion, combining the second and third largest U.S. cable operators, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. A deal would create a major rival to Comcast Corp, the biggest U.S. operator in the U.S. cable and broadband market, and marking a triumph for Charter, which was rejected by Time Warner Cable last year. The cash and stock deal values Time Warner Cable at $195 per share, according to the sources, and comes just one month after Comcast dropped its $45.2 billion merger agreement with Time Warner Cable, clinched in February 2014, over antitrust concerns.

The Latest on weather: Governor calls damage 'devastating'
A carving of St. Francis of Assisi stands amid debris next to a destroyed home on River Road in Wimberley, Texas, Monday, May 25, 2015. Around a dozen people were reported missing in flash flooding from a line of storms that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes. (Jerry Lara/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)3 p.m. CDT

Long road back: Rangers' Josh Hamilton makes season debut
FILE - In this May 10, 2015 file photo, Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton bats in the fifth inning against the Nashville Sounds on in Nashville, Tenn. Hamilton is done with his personal spring training and ready to rejoin the Texas Rangers. The slugger is set to fly Sunday, May 24, 2015, to Cleveland to meet the team for the start of a three-game series against the Indians. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in three years, Josh Hamilton's name is in the Texas Rangers' lineup.

Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, say two people familiar with the negotiations.

Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest
CORRECTS FROM CHIARA ROSE TO CHIARA D’ANGELO-In this Friday, May 22, 2015 photo provided by Reese Semanko, a woman identified as Chiara D’Angelo has suspended herself in a climbing harness from the anchor chain of the Royal Dutch Shell support ship Arctic Challenger in the harbor at Bellingham, Wash. Rob Lewis, spokesman for protest organizers Rising Tide Bellingham, said she was protesting Shell's plan for Arctic drilling. The Coast Guard said it has no plans to remove her but has impounded the activists' support vessels. The ship isn't scheduled to leave the port for several days. (Reese Semanko via AP)BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.