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    Heat-related illness possible, but preventable, during warm weekend

    With temperatures rising this weekend, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department urges residents to take steps to protect against heat-related illnesses. Read on...
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    Construction begins Tuesday for City Government Plaza parking lots project

    Construction activities for the parking lots at the City Government Plaza will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 26 as part of a grant-funded project to demonstrate stormwater management techniques. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Marshals investigate 4 vacant home fires in just 3 weeks

    Fire Marshals are asking for neighbors to be on alert, as they investigate 4 fires in vacant homes since the beginning of August. They believe three of those fires were intentionally set. Read on...
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    Springfield Art Museum opens new exhibit on sculptural models

    The Springfield Art Museum will host an opening reception for its latest exhibition, "Maquette: The Sculptor’s Tool," 5:30-7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 29. In addition to the opening reception, there will be a special State of the Museum presentation. Read on...
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    August sales tax revenue up

    The City of Springfield's August one-percent general sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 14% compared to the month of August 2013. Read on...
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    Citizens pleased with overall direction of City, according to 2014 Citizen Survey

    The results of the 2014 Citizen Survey are in, and they show that Springfieldians are pleased with the overall direction their city is taking and they feel they are receiving a good value for their taxes they pay. Read on...
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    Giraffe calf born at Dickerson Park Zoo

    A giraffe was born at approximately 6 p.m., Monday, at Dickerson Park Zoo. The calf is yet unnamed, but the zoo’s veterinarian confirmed it is male. Read on...
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    Proposed amendment to Council Bill 2014-169

    Mayor Pro Tem Jeff Seifried proposed an amendment to Council Bill 2014-169 at the Aug. 18 City Council meeting. The amendment was tabled. Read on...
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    McDaniel Street between South Avenue and Robberson Avenue to close Aug. 19-Sept. 12

    McDaniel Street between South Avenue and Robberson Avenue will be closed beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 19 for work associated with the streetscape project. Read on...
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    Police release name of deceased child

    At 6:54 p.m. on Aug. 17, Springfield police were dispatched to 2305 E. Atlantic in reference to a 1-year-old child being run over by a vehicle. Read on...
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    Firefighters rescue 54-year-old from house on South Warren

    Springfield Fire Department investigators have identified the female that was rescued from her burning home in the 500 block of South Warren as Carmen Sue Plumb, age 54. Read on...
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    Police Department publishes second quarter safety report

    The Police Department's latest Quarterly Public Safety Report shows an overall decrease in crime by 17 percent compared with the same time period of 2013. Read on...
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