Springfield News-Leader

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Woman Opposed to Amendment One Arrested, Others Ejected from Fair

A person opposed to Amendment One was arrested at the Ozark Empire Fair in Southwest Missouri, and others wearing “vote no” T-shirts were ejected.

08/04/2014

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Missouri State Considers Banning Nerf Guns After Lockdown

During a campus game in October, a professor called police and put a classroom on lockdown after mistaking a toy gun for a real gun.

12/13/2013

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Mo. Rep. Upset by Pro-Tolerance Shirt at Book Fair

Rep. Kevin Elmer tweeted Thursday “Nixa Schools failure. HS students working elementary school book fair in gay t-shirts,” along with a picture of the T-shirt.

10/18/2013

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The Food Channel is Open to Talks with Paula Deen

The Food Channel, a southwest Missouri company, says it is open to talks with Paula Deen after receiving complaints that were intended for the Food Network, who recently dropped Deen after she admitted to using a racial slur.

06/26/2013

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Flash Flooding, Hail In Springfield, Missouri

Springfield, Mo., experienced heavy rain and hail on Saturday that caused some flash flooding.

06/16/2013

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Springfield Tree Hangers Upset Neighbors

They hang by hooks threaded under the skin of their backs and knees from a tree in the home’s yard.

10/16/2011

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Missouri Woman Faces Charges of Robbing From Donation Canisters

The Springfield News-Leader reports that Koster estimated that Durham averaged at least $3,400 a month, which she kept.

03/06/2011

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