CARTHAGE, Mo. — Anita Jones had two children in school and another too young for school when she decided to get a part-time job to make ends meet at her home.
Because Halloween came early, by months, with mask wearing and being spooked by cooties, perhaps the trick is on us and we didn’t get any treats.
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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Kentucky reported a near-record number of new coronavirus cases Friday as the surging outbreak continued sending more people to hospitals, Gov. Andy Beshear said.
WATERFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump dangled a promise to get a weary, fearful nation “back to normal” on Friday as he looked to campaign past the political damage of the devastating pandemic. It was a tantalizingly rosy pitch in sharp contrast to Democratic rival Joe Bide…
It was everything you expect a state championship game to be and more.
Frontenac quarterback Collin McCartney has had an eventful season.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri State scored two late goals just 48 seconds apart and defeated Missouri Southern 2-0 Friday night in women’s soccer action at the Betty and Bobby Allison South Stadium.
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — Carl Junction scored first just 35 seconds into Friday night’s Class 4 District 5 playoff game against Monett and dominated from there to advance with a 45-9 win at Bulldog Stadium.
COLUMBUS, Kan. — Takeaways, stifling defense and opportunistic offense.
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Tens of thousands of security forces deployed across Ivory Coast on Saturday as the leading opposition parties boycotted the country's presidential election, calling incumbent Alassane Ouattara’s bid for a third term illegal.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The actual crisis of the coronavirus pandemic and a manufactured crisis over voting fraud featured heavily in President Donald Trump’s misstatements during the 2020 campaign’s final week. Democrat Joe Biden went astray on trade as he assailed the president’s record on China.
Here’s what’s happening Saturday in Election 2020, three days until Election Day:
TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Voters in Georgia cast ballots Saturday in a parliamentary election hotly contested between the governing party, founded by a billionaire, and an alliance around the country's ex-president who's in self-imposed exile in Ukraine — another former Soviet republic on the …
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia has announced it will spend 500 million Australian dollars ($351 million) to secure COVID-19 vaccines for the Pacific and Southeast Asia “as part of a shared recovery for our region from the pandemic.”
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden each has a path to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House. Biden's is appreciably wider.
The time is nigh, fellow citizens. This Tuesday, we shall exercise our franchise and elect a president. Many have made their respective choice already via absentee or mail-in voting, so tabulating the results among the 50 states could require some collective patience. Regardless, we know tha…
Known for farm-to-table living and an A-plus in recycling, Oregon has a pretty “crunchy” reputation. While it’s true that copious farms, dairies, breweries, vineyards and a fine coastline make it easy to live the clean-eating local food life, Oregon has a dirty little secret.
Living at the end of a dead-end street, our trick-or-treaters have always been limited. This year, we have new kiddos in the neighborhood, so I'm going to prepare for some Halloween knocking on the door. Of course, as usual, I will stock up on my favorites and look forward to leftovers.
The National Wildlife Federation, North America’s largest conservation organization, has been working aggressively for years to raise awareness of and to implement action against the continued spread of invasive Asian carp.
NEOSHO, Mo. — Ryan Meister and Corey McNew drove from Springfield recently to try out the new Neosho bike trails in Morse Park. They called Neosho's trail network “up-and-coming,” and noted the trails aren’t yet crowded.
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DUENWEG, MO - Rebecca Green, 60, a Walmart employee, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Celebration of life 1 p.m. Tuesday at Joplin Family Worship Center, Joplin. Arrangements are under the direction of Ozark Memorial Park Crematory, Joplin.
Carole Lee Rawlins, 87, of Joplin, Missouri, passed from this life on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, at her home with family and friends at her side. Carole was born June 28, 1933, in Peoria, OK. After high school, Carole worked as a bookkeeper for many different employers around the area. Car…
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