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Kum & Go apologizes for gas mix-up Kum & Go says if you filled up at their store at the corner of Chestnut Expressway and National in Springfield between 1:30pm Thursday (July 17) and 3:00pm Friday (July 18) you might have gotten a bad blend of gas that can cause your car to break down. A spokesperson for Kum & Go told KY3 that an "equipment failure" resulted in a blend of diesel ...

Crews widen section of south Campbell Avenue to six lanes In the coming months, drivers will be seeing a lot more cones on Campbell Avenue just south Weaver Road-- as crews undertake a major project to ease the time drivers are stuck in traffic. Workers will add one lane in each direction on Campbell Avenue from just north of Plainview Road to just south of Plainview. They will also put in right-turn lanes from Campbell onto ...

UPDATE: Boaters locate missing West Plains teen in Baxter County, Arkansas West Plains police say a teenager who was considered an endangered person has been found. Officers say some boaters spotted 17-year-old Dylan Saltkill swimming in the Norfork Lake at about 6:30 Monday evening. The boaters approached Saltkill, and called the Baxter County, Arkansas Sheriff's office. Original Story: The West Plains Police Department issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a 17-year-old man with mental challenges. Dylan Saltkill ran away ...

Urban beekeeping ordinance passes in Springfield Springfield's City Council has passed an ordinance that would allow beekeeping in the city limits. People can only raise honey bees under the ordinance. Those who want to have bees will have to take a training course, and prove to the city they have experience with bee colonies. The new city ordinance also spells out when the bees would be considered a nuisance. ...

Parents have a new weapon to detect heart problems before it's too late Young athletes usually have a  quick physical, and then it's on to the playing field.  But a hidden heart defect can lead to sudden tragedy.  Now, parents have a new offense that could catch heart problems before it's too late.  Kids right here in the Ozarks have died from sudden cardiac arrest. But two women, including one who knows the heartache of losing a child, are ...

Group asks state to block alcohol measure for Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A group opposed to a proposal expanding alcohol sales in Arkansas is asking the secretary of state to not certify the measure for the November ballot, claiming it missed a deadline to submit petitions. An attorney for a group called Let Local Communities Decide For Themselves asked Secretary of State Mark Martin's office to not accept any more petitions for the ...

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Royal Mail warns on lower parcel revenue as competition bites
A dog walker posts a letter in a Royal Mail post box in Maybury near Woking in southern EnglandBritain's Royal Mail Group said it would have to rely on cost control measures and letters sales to meet full-year expectations after rising competition meant parcels revenue would be lower than anticipated. The postal operator, sold off to much controversy last October in Britain's biggest privatisation in decades, said on Tuesday group revenue for the three months to June 29 had risen 2 percent, led by a better-than expected performance in its letters arm.

America Movil second quarter profit jumps 32.7%
File photo of the headquarters of the Carso Group owned by Mexican tycoon Carlos SlimMexican billionaire Carlos Slim's America Movil telecommunications provider reported a 32.7 percent jump in the second quarter thanks to reduced financing costs and a lower exchange rate. The company increased its profit to 18.8 billion pesos ($1.5 billion, 1.1 billion euros) in the months from April to June, and revenue also went up four percent to 202.6 billion pesos, according to a company financial report released Monday. America Movil is a leader in Latin America's telecom market, with nearly 270 million mobile subscribers, 31.6 million fixed lines and 20 million broadband accesses. America Movil, which currently controls 80 percent of landlines and 70 percent of cellphone lines in Mexico, is set to reduce below 50 percent its participation in the country's telephone market.

Detroit retirees vote in favor of pension cuts
FILE - In a May 30, 2014 file photo, Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr speaks with reporters after addressing the Mackinac Policy Conference on Mackinac Island, Mich. In the little more than a year since Orr made Detroit the largest U.S. city to seek bankruptcy protection, it has experienced a wide range of improvements that will factor into Judge Steven Rhodes' decisions during next month's bankruptcy trial. A major piece of the bankruptcy puzzle could fall into place Monday, July 21, 2014, with the expected release of the results of a vote by creditors, including more than 30,000 retired and current city workers, on whether to accept millions of dollars in cuts. (AP Photo/David Eggert, File)DETROIT (AP) — Workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a landslide, the city reported Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history.

Dad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless
Bedding, clothing and broken glass litter a homeless encampment in Albuquerque, Monday, July 21, 2014, where three teenagers are accused of fatally beating two homeless men. The teens, aged 15, 16 and 18, have been charged with open counts of murder in the Friday night killings. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing)ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police say left the victims unrecognizable.

Suicide bomber kills 4 foreign guards in Kabul
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted a police compound in Kabul, killing four foreign security guards and wounding six.