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Chance for rain this weekend The pretty August weather we have been having will give way to a chance for showers this weekend. Find out what to expect by watching the forecast. ...

Antifreeze murder suspect battles prosecutors in court; detective reveals anonymous tipster Diane Staudte, a woman accused of poisoning her family with antifreeze, was in Greene County Court on Thursday afternoon.  A Springfield police investigator testified, and even shared who tipped off police to the alleged murder scheme. Diane Staudte is accused of killing her husband, Mark and son, Shaun, and causing serious harm to her daughter, Sarah, by putting antifreeze in their drinks.   Thursday in court, defense ...

Man, wife are charged after baby was squeezed, bit, thrown, and hit on head A husband and wife from Taney County face criminal charges after their 2-month-old son sustained serious injuries on Wednesday.  Doctors didn’t believe the man’s initial story that he tripped and fell on the boy. Alexa Smith, 21, is charged with child endangerment.  Bryan Matlock, 28, is charged with child abuse resulting in injury and child endangerment. The baby was hurt at a home in Hollister.  An ambulance ...

Yordano Ventura overpowering as Royals beat Orioles 5-3 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high 11 in just six innings, Paulo Orlando homered and the Kansas City Royals hung on to beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Thursday. Ventura (9-7) allowed two hits and four walks to improve to 5-0 in his last seven starts. The Royals' usually solid bullpen nearly gave it away, though. Kelvin Herrera served up a ...

Cheapest degrees with hefty paychecks Imagine graduating college with little or no debt and making sixty thousand dollars a year. It's possible. Dental Assisting students at OTC put their money where their mouth is. "I think the hours, benefits, pay and flexibility would be really good for me because I want to have a family," said Maddie Funk, student. More education does not mean better pay. Several associate degrees have impressive wages. A ...

Pictures: Media line up outside WDBJ-TV in Roanoke National media filled up the grounds of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke Thursday morning following the deaths of two journalists. ...

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Programs run into pitfalls with fining college players
FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2011, file photo, Virginia Tech defensive coordinator Bud Foster against Wake Forest during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C. Foster found out quickly that just because his players have extra cash in the form of stipends, it does not mean he can fine them when they screw up. Coaches cannot take away scholarship money, but they can withhold things like tickets, bowl gifts and per diems. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)Take away game tickets for missing class. Hold back a bowl gift for being late. Maybe even dock a player his $15 per diem for skipping study hall.

Watson shines alongside steady Day, struggling Spieth
Bubba Watson of the United States hits his tee shot on the 12th hole during the first round of The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club on August 27, 2015 in Edison, New JerseyBubba Watson fired seven birdies in a five-under par 65 on Thursday, outshining playing partners Jordan Spieth and Jason Day to seize a share of the first-round lead at The Barclays. Two-time Masters champion Watson was atop the leaderboard alongside Colombia's Camilo Villegas and fellow Americans Spencer Levin and Tony Finau in the first of four events in the US PGA Tour's season-ending FedEx Cup playoffs. On a tightly bunched board, the leaders held a one-stroke lead over New Zealand's Danny Lee, England's Paul Casey, Scotland's Russell Knox and Americans Jason Dufner, Cameron Tringale and Bryce Molder.

Guatemalan prosecutors urge president to resign amid scandal
Protesters carry a mock coffin topped with a cutout image of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina during a national strike calling for his resignation, in Guatemala City, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Pressure grew Thursday on the embattled leader to resign as business and government offices closed, and thousands marched from different parts of the capital, gathering in the National Plaza. The attorney general's office urged Perez Molina, late Wednesday, to step down "to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation."(AP Photo/Moises Castillo)GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices closed, protesters marched by the thousands and the attorney general's office urged him to step down "to prevent ungovernability that could destabilize the nation."

Lawyer: Former franchisee alerted Subway exec about Fogle
NEW YORK (AP) — A former franchisee alerted a Subway advertising executive in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle, according to her lawyer.

Contact lens makers take fight over price law to court
FILE - In this May 13, 2015, file photo, a contact lens is displayed in front of a 1-800-Contacts shipping box in Salt Lake City. A legal battle over a hotly contested Utah law banning minimum prices for contact lenses is set to come before a federal appeals court on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)DENVER (AP) — Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry.