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Fight sends mother and daughter to hospital A mother and daughter are in the hospital after stabbing each other during a fight. The altercation took place inside the women's apartment at the Windsor Court Apartments around 10:00pm Tuesday night. Police were called to the Rapid Roberts at Campbell and Grand after the mother walked across the street to get help.  She has serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The daughter was found inside the apartment with ...

A little relief from the heat Slightly cooler air will begin filtering into the Ozarks on Wednesday. Find out how long the nice weather will last by watching the forecast. ...

Harmony House apartment complex plans moving forward Plans for an apartment complex to be used solely by survivors of domestic abuse are moving forward. Harmony House hopes to build a 46-unit, fully furnished apartment complex designed for survivors of domestic abuse. The plans put the complex near the intersection of Scenic Ave. and Grand St.  Harmony House Executive Directer Lisa Farmer said a complex like this is desperately needed in Springfield, a city that ...

Interim Christian County Sheriff releases assessment of his department; includes missing guns and patrol car Interim Christian County Sheriff Dwight McNiel has requested to grand jury be seated to investigate the irregularities of his department over the past few years. Sheriff McNiel released the findings of an internal investigation into his department as an election for a new sheriff nears.  He says the most disturbing part of the report is inventory conducted by the staff and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco ...

Woman hospitalized after she was hit by car at Glenstone and Page Police say a woman was injured after she was hit by a car at Glenstone and Page in Springfield Tuesday night. Police say two people were walking into the street when the car struck one of them.  She was taken to a hospital.  Police did not disclose her condition. Police had to divert traffic in that area.        ...

Hosmer's homer in 9th lifts Royals to 2-1 win over Indians CLEVELAND (AP) — Eric Hosmer's homer with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who have lost eight straight at home — their longest home losing streak in 40 years. Hosmer hit a 3-2 pitch from Trevor Bauer (8-8) over the wall in right for his 11th homer. The shot came ...



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Rio Olympics' biggest problem is 'polluted bay': IOC
A heron walks amid trash at Guanabara Bay on June 10, 2015Cleaning up the dangerously polluted Guanabara Bay in the next year for sailing events is the biggest challenge facing Rio de Janeiro Olympic organisers, IOC chief Thomas Bach said Wednesday. "This is first of all the cleaning of the bay," Bach said when asked about the problems remaining for the Rio Games which start on August 5 next year.

Olympics-Ad firm Dentsu wins Olympic rights in Asia for 2018-2024
By Karolos Grohmann KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 (Reuters) - Advertising agency Dentsu has won the Olympic broadcasting rights for 22 countries in Asia for 2018-2024, the International Olympic Committee said on Wednesday. The deal includes three consecutive Olympics in Asia with the 2018 Pyeongchang winter Olympics, the 2020 summer games in Tokyo and the 2022 winter Games in either Kazakhstan's Almaty or Beijing, as well as the 2024 summer Olympics.

Attorney: Islamic State sympathizer is not a terrorist
In this photo taken on Monday, July 27, 2015, federal agents and Key West Police gather in a restaurant parking lot in Key West, Fla. A man described by the FBI as an Islamic State sympathizer who hoped to mount attacks on U.S. soil was charged Tuesday with plotting to detonate a nail-filled backpack bomb on a Florida beach. (Rob O'Neal/The Key West Citizen via AP) MIAMI OUT; MANDATORY CREDITMIAMI (AP) — A man arrested by the FBI on charges of plotting as an Islamic State sympathizer to detonate a nail-filled bomb on a Florida beach is no extremist, his attorney says.

Volkswagen Q2 earns slip on restructuring, troubled markets
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2012 file photo worker Michael Keil checks a Golf VII car during a press tour at the plant of the German car manufacturer Volkswagen AG (VW) in Zwickau, central Germany. Volkswagen AG says Wednesday, July 29, 2015, that profits slipped by 16 percent in the second quarter. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer,File)FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen AG saw profits slip in the second quarter despite taking the global lead in sales over Toyota and GM.

Panasonic three-month net profit soars more than 50%
A woman displays Panasonic's new large tablet "Toughpad 4K" in Tokyo on June 23, 2015Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Wednesday that its net profit soared 57 percent from a year ago, mainly thanks to a tax accounting change as the electronics giant continues to reshape its business. The Osaka-based firm's earnings for the three months to June surged to 59.52 billion yen ($482 million), while operating profit edged down seven percent to 76.56 billion yen. The upbeat net profit was also supported by Panasonic's lesser-known auto parts unit.