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    Burglary suspect charged

    Robert Jacob Rushing, 33, of Springfield has been charged with two counts of burglary and two counts of felony stealing. Read on...
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    EPA announces revised Ground-Level Ozone Standard; SGF currently in attainment

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the revised Ground-Level Ozone standard today. The Springfield region is officially 68 ppb, though the values are expected to be 61 ppb once the 2013-2015 readings are certified. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department kicks of Fire Prevention Month with visits to 10,000 children

    The Springfield Fire Department will visit Kindergarten through 5th grade classrooms in every school in the city. This year, the Department will focus on encouraging residents to install more smoke alarms. Read on...
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    Thanksgiving day Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk Early Bird registration now open

    Training for the Trot class available for 5K group training
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    Springfield Fire Department receives 400 smoke alarms to install in area homes

    The Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield will donate 400 smoke alarms to the Springfield Fire Department's free smoke alarm program. The Springfield Fire Department will install the alarms in homes of Springfield children.
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    Third-graders to discover 'Treasures of the City' Tuesday, Oct. 6

    Third-grade students and their families will tour the City's Government Plaza while they treasure-hunt for knowledge of municipal government at Tuesday, Oct. 6's 26th annual "Treasures of the City" Partners in Education event. Read on...
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    Assistant City Attorney Sarah Kerner named interim Economic Development director

    Assistant City Attorney III Sarah Kerner will join the City of Springfield’s Planning and Development department as interim Economic Development director effective Oct. 4. Read on...
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    Sept. 28 City Council meeting summary

    Springfield City Council met at Historic City Hall at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 28. A written summary and video recording of meeting are available. Read on...
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    Haunted Trail of Horrors, Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch opens Fri.-Sat. nights through Oct. 24

    Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and new kids Halloween feature also open late at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
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    'Zone blitz' plan to address concerns shared in May’s listening meetings

    At a series of nine “listening” meetings in Springfield’s northwest neighborhoods in May, City and community leaders heard neighbors’ concerns. Now, it’s time for action. Read on...
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    City to receive federal grant to help hire 11 additional police officers

    The City of Springfield was notified Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice that the City will receive funds to assist with the hiring of 11 additional officer positions under the 2015 COPS Hiring Program (CHP). Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department provides fire safety education to middle and high schoolers

    The Springfield Fire Department is partnering with Springfield Public Schools to provide safe cooking tips, fire extinguisher training and more to a much overlooked audience. Read on...
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    Mayor Stephens announces formation of task force on crisis sheltering

    Mayor Bob Stephens announced Wednesday, Sept. 16, the formation of a task force on crisis sheltering. Stephens said the lack of crisis shelter facilities in Springfield has reached a crisis level. Read on...
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    Harvest Fest returns to Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park

    Six weekends of corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides and fall family fun Sept. 19-20 through Oct. 24-25
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    September sales tax revenue up 1% compared to budget

    The City of Springfield's September 1% general sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 1% compared to what was budgeted. The check reflects sales processed by the state in August from transactions made primarily in July. Read on...
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    Sobriety checkpoint results

    The Springfield Police Department and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint last night at Jefferson Avenue and Harrison Street. Read on...
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    Neighborhood Watch training sessions to be offered next month

    The Springfield Police Department will be conducting Neighborhood Watch training sessions in October. Read on...
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    Investigators confirm names of individuals killed in Springfield house fire

    Using medical records, the Greene County Medical Examiner was able to determine that it was the remains of 73-year-old Ronald Hanes and 71-year-old Onna Hanes that were found in the debris of a house fire at their home in Springfield early Monday.
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    Construction begins for phase II of Jefferson Avenue streetscape project

    This project will continue the streetscape improvements previously constructed downtown, including the construction of ADA-compliant sidewalks, lighting enhancements and signal reconstruction. Read on...
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    City releases 2014 Year in Review

    Find out what the City was up to in 2014 by checking out our 2014 interactive Year in Review report.
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    WalletHub names Springfield third-best city for doing business in the U.S.

    WalletHub analyzed the relative start-up opportunities that exist in the 150 most populated U.S. cities. Springfield ranked third on the list. View the findings
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    Diversity in SGF

    Springfield leaders share the sentiment that diversity and inclusion are extremely important aspects of community culture.
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    City Jobs

    The City of Springfield offers challenging employment opportunities to people interested in careers in public service at the municipal level. View job openings.
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