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Aminu Mohammed signs with 76ers

PHILADELPHIA–Greenwood Blue Jay product Aminu Mohammed will start his NBA journey with the Philadelphia 76ers. Philly did not draft the forward, but signed him to a free-agent deal that will give Mohammed his shot at an NBA dream. The NBA Draft has the pomp and pageantry of the NFL and Major League Baseball drafts. Unlike […]
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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'Woke up in 1952:' Abortion-rights protesters rally in downtown Springfield

Retired attorney Kathy Muckala didn’t expect that Roe v. Wade would be overturned in her lifetime.  “I worked at the state legislature and worked on abortion laws and stuff, but I always thought Roe v. Wade would stand,” Muckala said. "Even after we got that draft, I figured, oh, someone is going to change it and they’ll just do the Mississippi law, not make that second decision. It was just unbelievable.”  ...
SPRINGFIELD, MO
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MSU professor’s insight into Roe v. Wade

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Missouri State University’s political science professor Kevin Pybas provided information and answered questions about the overturning of Roe v. Wade. What does this mean for Missourians? “It’s a categorical ban on abortion, except in the case of medical emergency, it provides it makes it a felony for someone to provide an abortion […]
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Nixa, Willard holding freedom festivals ahead of July 4

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Nixa Area Chamber of Commerce is holding its Sky High Fireworks Show on Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. This year’s fireworks show will once again be held at the Nixa High School’s Eagle Stadium and free to attend. Chris Russell, President of the Nixa Chamber of Commerce, said they’re excited to continue the firework show tradition this year.
NIXA, MO
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Springfield weekly real estate update

Compiled major statistics for the Springfield, MO metro area real estate market for the four weeks ended June 19, 2022. Originally published on zerodown.com, part of the TownNews Content Exchange.
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AG Schmitt ends abortion in Missouri following SCOTUS ruling

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt signed a proclamation Friday banning abortion following the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade at about 9 a.m. Missouri has a “trigger law,” meaning abortion would be abolished with a proclamation from the governor or AG following Roe v. Wade overturning. Missouri is the first in […]
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City Utilities warns customers of scam calls

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– City Utilities has issued another warning to customers to beware of scam callers that appear to have the same phone number as the utility provider. This warning comes just over two weeks since their last issuance, when City Utilities said they had calls from residents of Nixa and Ozark reporting scam calls despite […]
SPRINGFIELD, MO
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Saturday, June 25 Forecast

The calm, dry and hot weather will continue into the weekend across the Ozarks. An upper-level ridge continues to hold strong over the middle part of the country. A few small-scale storm systems have gone along that northern part of the ridge. This will bring a chance of rain and storms late with the heating of the day, but a lot of the area will stay dry.
SPRINGFIELD, MO
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Crane women ejected, serious injured in motorcycle crash

A woman from Crane sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle crash on Saturday, June 18, two miles north of Galena. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Kari Eads, 54, of Crane was traveling south on Highway AA, when the floorboard of her Harley Davidson Motorcycle drug on the roadway as she was rounding a curve and caused her to lose control. The motorcycle went off of the roadway and Eads was ejected from the motorcycle.
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