Public Works to tumble the Tumbler at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday

Public Works will tumble the Tumbler – the steel sculpture on Park Central Square – at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 17. Source article: Public Works to tumble the Tumbler at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday  More...

On Dec 16, 2013 // in Local, Springfield // # 0

Updated Park Board closures, cancellations

The Park Board has updated its list of program, activity and facility cancellations and closures due to the icy weather. Check www.parkboard.org or their Facebook page for more info. See the original article here -  Updated Park Board closures, cancellations  More...

On Dec 14, 2013 // in Local, Springfield // # 0

Park Board closures and cancelations due to weather

Icy weather conditions are impacting several Park Board programs, activities and facilities today, Friday, Dec. 13. View article:   Park Board closures and cancelations due to weather  More...

On Dec 13, 2013 // in Local, Springfield // # 0

City recycling centers closed Saturday, Dec. 14

The City of Springfield’s Recycling Centers and Yardwaste Recycling Center will be closed, Saturday, Dec. 14 because of the inclement weather. See the original post: City recycling centers closed Saturday, Dec. 14  More...

On Dec 13, 2013 // in Local, Springfield // # 0

Campaign successful in reuniting paintings

The portraits of Fanny Smith and L.A.D. Crenshaw will remain together at the Springfield Art Museum, thanks to donations which reunited the pair last July after a century of separation. Credit -  Campaign successful in reuniting paintings  More...

On Dec 13, 2013 // in Local, Springfield // # 0

Final high school football rankings and media all-state teams

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Statewide high school football final rankings, as compiled by a 15-member panel of sportswriters..

Local high school athletes signing with colleges this month

Local signings: If you know of others, please contact Matt Schoch at maschoch@news-leader.com:

Lauren Aldridge, Marshfield, Kansas, basketball
Brad Archer, Lebanon, Missouri State, baseball
Kaitlin Beason, Webb City, Missouri State, softball
Lauren Boone,...

Local high school athletes signing with colleges this week

Local signings: If you know of others, please contact Matt Schoch at maschoch@news-leader.com:

Lauren Aldridge, Marshfield, Kansas, basketball
Brad Archer, Lebanon, Missouri State, baseball
Lauren Boone, Branson, Missouri State, volleyball
Aubrey Buckley, Parkview,...

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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