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Show-Me fewer state symbols Missouri has 28 official state symbols, from the Blue Bird to the Three-Toed Box Turtle, and from Paddlefish to Channel Catfish. Now a state representative says the naming of official symbols needs to stop. Representative Tom Flanigan, (R) Carthage, has introduced house bill 1350 which would halt the legislature from appointing more symbolic symbols that could symbolize the state. KY3 spoke with everyday citizens and Springfield Mayor ...

Neighborhoods Divided Over SOGI Vote With the SOGI vote less than two weeks away political signs are popping up in neighborhoods around Springfield. Opinions on the issue are divided not only throughout the city but in individual neighborhoods. "I think it was two weeks ago today they delivered the signs and I noticed my neighbor had their sign the same day," says Springfield voter Julie Thompson. Thompson has a 'No Repeal' sign ...

Teen girl disappears from home near Montrose, MO The Henry County Sheriff and the Missouri Highway Patrol are looking for a 13-year-old who went missing from her home in the Montrose, Missouri area Sunday morning. The mother of Hannah Sue Kennish last saw her about 8 am, and then the child could not be found at around 10 am. The rear door of the home was found open. Montrose is about 90 miles ...

Warmer air for the workweek Scattered rain and storms in the forecast ...

Crash near bridge stalls traffic near Kimberling City Drivers in Stone County found a troubled bridge over water Sunday afternoon. Crews from the Southern Stone County Fire Protection District responded to a three car crash on the Kimberling City bridge Sunday afternoon. A truck pulling a goose neck trailer jackknifed, and was hit by a pickup and a car. The crash blocked the road for about an hour. No one was hurt, but three vehicles ...

Interstate crash slows traffic in Phelps County A crash on Interstate 44 slowed traffic for several hours in Phelps County. A semi-truck crashed in the median at about mile marker 169 about 10 miles east of Waynesville. It took several hours for clear the wreckage and clean up the site of the crash. There is no word on injuries, if any.   ...

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US treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says he is pressing Chinese authorities over proposed curbs on use of foreign security technology during meetings in Beijing.

Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case
FILE - In this July 10, 2012 file photo, Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert speaks to the media after hearing the verdict in his trial, in Jerusalem's District Court. Olmert was found guilty Monday, March 30, 2015, of fraud and breach of trust in a retrial on corruption charges, three years after being acquitted. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File)JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was found guilty Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a historic peace agreement with the Palestinians.

Syrian president says IS is expanding despite airstrikes
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad says the Islamic State group has been expanding since a U.S.-led coalition began its airstrikes on the group in Iraq and Syria last year.

South Korea opts for KAI-Lockheed in $7.8 bln fighter deal
A replica of a Lockheed Martin fighter jet is pictured in Singapore, on February 9, 2014Seoul (AFP) - South Korea on Monday selected Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) and partner Lockheed Martin for a multi-billion-dollar contract to develop 120 "indigenous" fighter jets to replace Seoul's ageing fleet.

AP chief: Killing of journalists should be a war crime
President and CEO of the Associated Press Gary Pruitt delivers a speech at the Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents’ Club Monday, March 30, 2015. The Associated Press is calling for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage, the news agency’s president said on Monday. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)HONG KONG (AP) — The president and CEO of The Associated Press called Monday for changes to international laws that would make it a war crime to kill journalists or take them hostage.