Springfield Art Museum joins First Friday Art Walk

On Friday, Aug. 1, the Springfield Art Museum will join First Friday Art Walk by providing a free shuttle service from the Museum to downtown Springfield. View original: Springfield Art Museum joins First Friday Art Walk  More...

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64th Recruit Academy Graduation

Graduation ceremonies for the officers of the 64th Springfield Police Academy will be held at 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 1, at Praise Assembly Church, 3535 N. Glenstone. Link:  64th Recruit Academy Graduation  More...

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Media invited to the Springfield Fire Department�s meeting with area tent vendors to discuss proposed changes to tent guidelines

Media invited to the Springfield Fire Department�s meeting with area tent vendors to discuss proposed changes to tent guidelines. See the original post:  Media invited to the Springfield Fire Department�s meeting with area tent vendors to discuss proposed changes to tent guidelines  More...

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Media availability for Lasers, Kastles and WTT Staff

The Mylan World TeamTennis Finals will be held in Springfield Sunday, July 27, 4 p.m. at Cooper Tennis Complex�s Mediacom Tennis Stadium, 2331 E. Pythian St. Link:   Media availability for Lasers, Kastles and WTT Staff  More...

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City’s Finance Department receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 37th year

For the 37th year, the City of Springfield’s Finance Department, headed by Director Mary Mannix Decker, has earned a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. Read this article: City’s Finance Department receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial More...

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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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