ARKANSAS -- The Natural State is making progress in addressing issues plaguing the state in past elections.
SIKESTON, Mo. -- There are 11 sets of twins in the 7th and 8th grade classes at Sikeston junior high. 22 out of the around 500 students are a twin...teachers say that's a record.
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If you're keeping on top of the markets this morning, October 29, 2014...
Here are some of the news events going on in the Ozarks today, Wednesday, October 29, 2014
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- The United States Supreme Court has blocked the execution of condemned triple-killer Mark Christeson less than three hours before he was to die.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- There's no shortage of trains passing through Springfield. With these trains comes concerns about traffic when they cross busy intersections, like on E. Sunshine between Oak Grove Ave. and Lone Pine Ave. For one local business, that means finding alternatives.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- Missouri voters will decide a long list of local and state races next week.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield community remembered a longtime Missouri State University athletic administrator Tuesday.
OVERLAND PARK -- Republican hopes of taking control of the Senate in next week's midterm elections could come down to the race in Kansas.
ASH GROVE, Mo. – The Ash Grove R-IV elementary and high school were put on a partial lockdown after a potential threat in the area Tuesday morning.
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Ark. -- Two passengers injured in the Arkansas Missouri Railroad train crash are now suing the company for negligence.
CBSNews -- YouTube, the video-streaming service owned by Google (GOOG), is exploring whether to offer paid subscriptions that would let users watch content without advertising.
CBSNews -- Despite Wall Street's recent volatility, it appears American consumers are feeling better about their economic prospects.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A new group is asking Governor Jay Nixon to grant clemency to 14 women in state prison. It says most of them were victims of domestic violence that contributed to their crimes and all have received disproportionate sentences, in some cases far harsher than those given to men convicted of the same crimes.
CBSNews -- Giving young children agave nectar or a placebo treatment of flavored, colored water both appear to help reduce cough symptoms at night more than not giving any treatment, according to a new study.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A partnership was announced Tuesday to increase and improve agriculture and water availability in Haiti and possibly other developing countries later on.
Municipal offices across the Ozarks are asking community members to properly dispose of leaves and yard waste this fall season. The City of Springfield released a video to help the community during the process.
Have a fun and safe Halloween with these safety tips from the Lawrence County, Missouri Sheriff's Department.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- This is the last week for families to sign up for Thanksgiving food assistance through Crosslines of Springfield.
The popularity of pumpkin-flavored products has spiked in the last few years, but what has that success meant for the farmers who grow actual pumpkins?
Washington (CNN) -- Nearly 7 in 10 Americans are angry at the direction the country is headed and 53% of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's job performance, two troubling signs for Democrats one week before the midterm elections, a new CNN/ORC International Poll shows.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - An 18-year-old Willard man has been sentenced to seven years in prison on each of four charges of sexual offenses against a 15-year-old girl.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Department of Education has released the process it will use for finding a new Education Commissioner to take the place of Chris Nicastro, who is retiring.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued new guidelines it hopes will clear up some of the confusion on how to treat a person who has potentially been exposed to Ebola.
ROLLA, Mo. - A man from Norwood, Missouri, who pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the death of a Caulfield woman, has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
(CNN) -- Walmart found itself sending apology tweet after apology tweet Monday after the Twitterverse raked it over the coals for a major goof on its website.
LONDON (CNNMoney) --Women -- if you're waiting for the wage gap to close soon, don't hold your breath.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- A high-profile murder case in Arkansas may be deterring potential real estate agents. One Little Rock Real Estate School says it's seeing class sizes drop 50 percent this month, following the murder of realtor Beverly Carter.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Paul Lusk’s Bears were picked third in the 10-team league race, behind preseason favorite Wichita State, which ran the table in The Valley last season.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A lengthy study concludes discrimination on the basis of race or gender continues in state government’s choice of companies getting contracts with the state.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Working groups trying to come up with new education standards for Missouri schools tell the state Board of Education there are still some disagreements on the best way for them to work.
AROUND ARKANSAS -- As the national political world fixates over which party will emerge from next week's midterm elections controlling the U.S. Senate, attention has focused on Arkansas and race between Mark Pryor and Tom Cotton.