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  1. Boxing coach praised for efforts to change young livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | WJRT

    A boxing coach in Springfield, Missouri is fighting against the growing drug problem by encouraging children and teens, both inside and outside the ring. "A lot of times, kids will make one wrong choice and they'll start using opioids," Missouri Governor Eric Greitens said.


  2. Keep your food safe in the summertime heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | WJRT

    Before you start up your grill, you may want to know what meats are most susceptible to bacteria that can make you sick. If you're grilling in the summer, a nurse at Cox Health in Springfield, Missouri said you need to cook meat to at least 165 degrees.


  3. Tiny home village built to house homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | WJRT

    Springfield, Missouri is joining other cities around the country, as an area organization is building tiny homes for the homeless. Eden Village is a community designed for the disabled, chronically homeless.


  4. Little girl travels country to hug police officersRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2017 | WJRT

    Nothing warms a heart like a hug, and that's just what one seven-year-old girl is giving to police officers across the county. Earlier this week, a group of officers greeted Rosalyn and her family in Springfield, Missouri with smiles and showed them around some of the station's coolest police equipment.


  5. Experts report increase in children abusing parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | WJRT

    There's no real answer as to why this type abuse is increasing. Experts say it could be that more people are reporting abuse at the hands of their own kids, and are speaking up.


  6. What you need to know before you book a tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | WJRT

    You might already be thinking about summer vacation and getaways. But the Better Business Bureau is warning that scammers are, too.


  7. Dog beating odds after being shot in headRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | WJRT

    This 18-month-old beagle mix seems like your typical playful pooch, but look closer and you'll see the wounds. But the dog in Polk County, Missouri looks like he'll make it after being shot in the head.


  8. Little-known tip could save your life in a house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WJRT

    The sound of loud beeping is what you will hear if there is a fire and your smoke alarm is functioning properly. But fire experts are warning, even if you change your battery regularly, there could be a step you are missing.


  9. Thieves steal mascot costumes, trailer worth $100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | WJRT

    Thieves stole a trailer from a hotel parking lot in Springfield, Missouri. The costumes inside were part of a mascot program to help sick kids in area hospitals.


  10. Woman goes into diabetic shock, turns to Facebook friends for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | WJRT

    She was alone and went into diabetic shock. Doctors say she could have easily gone into a coma and died.


  11. After son's suicide, parents hope to help others struggling with depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | WJRT

    Sam Holmes, a Missouri State University golfer, was only 19 years old when he took his own life over the weekend after a long battle with anxiety and depression. His teammates played golf at Twin Oaks Golf and Country Club in Springfield, Missouri on Monday and Tuesday in his honor.


  12. How to pick the right flea and tick medicineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | WJRT

    That, and different products take care of different problems. Bottom line: you must follow directions.


  13. This is the deadliest time of the year for teen driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | WJRT

    "Prom to graduation season is statistically one of the deadliest times of the year for that age group," said Kurt Larson about teenagers during the spring and summer while celebrating. Larson is a practicing attorney in Springfield, Missouri who represents victims of alcohol and drug related crashes.


  14. More parents turn to essential oils as 'natural remedy' for health issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WJRT

    More and more parents are ditching traditional pain killers and trips to the doctor and instead reaching for things like peppermint and lavender. "It's completely natural-based.


  15. No more 'shush:' Some school libraries no longer silent and strictRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | WJRT

    With music, laughing and a whole lot of talking, the atmosphere in your child's school library is getting louder. And students? Well, they love it.


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