Springfield Lasers appear in Western Conference Championship tonight in San Diego; Winner of match will host Mylan World TeamTennis final Sunday

The Springfield Lasers are headed to the Mylan World TeamTennis Western Conference Championship for the second year in a row. More here:  Springfield Lasers appear in Western Conference Championship tonight in San Diego; Winner of match will host Mylan World TeamTennis final Sunday  More...

On Jul 25, 2014 // in Local, Springfield // # 0

Road closures, reopenings for Monday, July 28

Parts of Robberson Avenue, Oak Grove Avenue and Grand Street will temporarily close Monday, July 28, while LeCompte Avenue will reopen. Follow this link:  Road closures, reopenings for Monday, July 28  More...

On Jul 25, 2014 // in Local, Springfield // # 0

Back-To-School Immunization Clinics Begin Next Week

Now is the time for parents and guardians of school-age children to think about required and recommended vaccinations for the 2014-15 school year. This article is from -  Back-To-School Immunization Clinics Begin Next Week  More...

On Jul 23, 2014 // in Local, Springfield // # 0

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival to feature live concert simulcast at Park Central Square 7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 9

The City of Springfield will present a live simulcast of the Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Concert, featuring the Ozark Mountain Daredevils, at Park Central Square Aug. 9. View the original here:   Birthplace of Route 66 Festival to feature live concert simulcast at Park Central Square 7 p.m., Saturday, More...

On Jul 23, 2014 // in Local, Springfield // # 0

Turkey Trot T-Shirt Design Contest announced, deadline Aug. 8

For the 20th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run, the Springfield Park Board is asking YOU to help us design the event shirt. Original article:  Turkey Trot T-Shirt Design Contest announced, deadline Aug. 8  More...

On Jul 22, 2014 // in Local, Springfield // # 0

Weather affecting Class 5 district schedule

The Class 5 District 12 girls basketball tournament semifinals have been rescheduled for Tuesday night at Willard High..

Ozarks’ baseball coaching icon Birmingham dies

The Ozarks lost another coaching legend today as Dick Birmingham, who spent more than 50 years teaching amateur baseball, died at the age of 80.

Birmingham coached at Hillcrest High School from 1960-84,...

Central promotes Williams to head football coach

Former University of Missouri defensive lineman Lorenzo Williams has been promoted to head football coach at Central High School, Springfield Public Schools athletic director Mark Fisher said today.

Williams replaced Pete Hanson, who...

Eric Schmidt APNewsBreak: Google exec chairman to visit NKorea

FILE – In this Sept. 28, 2012 file photo, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt arrives for a seminar..

Tribune leaves bankruptcy after 4 years

CHICAGO (AP) — Tribune Co. emerged from a Chapter 11 restructuring Monday, more than four years after the media company sought bankruptcy protection. The reorganized...

US warns of treaty snub over Internet rules

Mideast Emirates Dubai Internet Conference BRIAN MURPHY,Associated Press   DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chief American delegate at a U.N. conference weighing possible Internet rules says the U.S....

Study: Widespread hunger in Haiti after storms

TRENTON DANIEL,Associated Press   PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians have suffered widespread hunger following an unusually active storm season this year and are likely to experience more, according to a study released Friday. The report,...

More flooding on 2nd day of CA ‘king tides’

Northern California High Tide Pedestrians cannot resist getting close to Thursday’s king’s tide cresting along the San Francisco Embarcadero..

EPA to tighten standards for soot pollution

Environmental_Protection_Agency_logo WASHINGTON (AP) — In its first major regulation since the election, the Obama administration will..

New tests could hamper food outbreak detection

Food Poisoning LAURAN NEERGAARD,Associated Press MARY CLARE JALONICK,Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — New tests that promise..

UN climate talks in Qatar boost Gulf awareness

Mideast Qatar Climate Talks MICHAEL CASEY,AP Environmental Writer   DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Holding a high-profile U.N. climate change..

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