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  1. Sheriff: 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accidentRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 19 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank Thursday night, the local sheriff said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said five people remain missing and seven others were hospitalized after a Ride the Ducks boat sank on Table Rock Lake in Branson.

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  2. Automakers, manufacturers oppose Trump call for auto tariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Automakers, manufacturers and classic-car enthusiasts are coming out against President Donald Trump's plan to consider taxing imported cars, trucks and auto parts. General Motors warned in a filing Friday with the U.S. Commerce Department that the threat of auto tariffs "risks undermining GM's competitiveness against foreign auto producers" by driving up the cost of imported components and raises the risk that GM will face retaliation in other countries.

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  3. Midwest storm chaser wants his ashes launched into a twisterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A Missouri storm chaser told friends in his obituary that he wants them to launch his ashes into a tornado, adding: "That'll be fun!!!!" Jim "Mad Dog" Sellars spelled out his unique wishes in the obituary he wrote before he died Tuesday. Greenlawn Funeral Home confirmed the death, saying the Springfield man was 64. He'd lived with a heart condition for several years.

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  4. 'Cocaine cowboys' smuggler convicted in auto fraud caseRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2018 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A pilot who once smuggled tons of drugs for Colombian cartels during Miami's "cocaine cowboys" era in the 1980s was convicted Wednesday of playing a key role in an auto fraud ring that stole at least 150 cars using a fake paper trail. A federal jury found Mickey Munday, 72, guilty of mail fraud and conspiracy charges, each of which carries a maximum 20-year prison sentence.

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  5. Dream Trip Giveaway: Springfield, MissouriRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Find miles of trails around the city on the Ozark Greenways network, plus fishing on the James River and kayaking and canoeing on Lake Springfield. Delve into the depths of Missouri's natural beauty at the region's caves.

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  6. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    It's been a tough few months for the Cincinnati Zoo's beloved behemoth: He's lost his appetite, only to regain it and lose it again; fought off a serious infection; and his kidneys appeared to be shutting down. Henry, maybe most famous for being Fiona's father, is 36 years old; according to the zoo, the median life expectancy for a Nile hippo is 35. He came to Cincinnati from Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, Missouri.

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  7. Bass Pro completes $4 billion acquisition of Cabela'sRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Bass Pro Shops' roughly $4 billion acquisition of rival outdoor retailer Cabela's is complete, but the small western Nebraska town that has been home to Cabela's is still wondering about its future. Monday's closing announcement didn't address how many of the roughly 2,000 Cabela's jobs will remain in Sidney, Nebraska.

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  8. Missouri lawmaker censured over Trump assassination postRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Missouri's Republican-led Senate on Wednesday formally reprimanded a Democratic colleague for a Facebook post hoping for President Donald Trump's assassination, while the House opened an ethics review of a Republican's post calling for a Confederate monument vandal to be hanged. The differing legislative actions came in response to comments posted last month by Democratic Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal and Republican Rep. Warren Love amid a nationwide controversy over Confederate monuments and white nationalist rallies.

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  9. (Source: CNN) Police officer records tornado in Pickens County, Alabama.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A newly released video on YouTube shows a white car appearing from a wooded area and speeding toward the presidential motorcade in Springfield, Missouri on Wednesday. A newly released video on YouTube shows a white car appearing from a wooded area and speeding toward the presidential motorcade in Springfield, Missouri on Wednesday.

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  10. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    In his first concerted sales pitch for tax reform during a speech in Missouri on August 30th, 2017 President Trump promised that tax cuts for businesses would mean a better life for the middle class. During the daily press briefing on Thursday, White House officials confirmed President Donald Trump would donate $1 million to relief funds for Harvey victims.

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  11. 360 video: Experience Trump's speech in the 'Main Street of America'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Experience the president's tax reform pitch in 360 degrees. Speaking at a manufacturing company in Springfield, Missouri, the birthplace of Route 66, U.S. President Donald Trump laid out his case for tax reform and reducing the burden of the tax system on businesses and individuals.

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  12. Men accused of robbing bar during police retirement partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Two men were arrested after police say they robbed a bar outside Baltimore while off-duty officers were there for a police retirement party. The Baltimore Sun reports the men allegedly demanded cash from the register at a Woodlawn bar Tuesday evening while a group of officers gathered for a longtime sergeant's retirement.

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  13. Wells Fargo says 3.5 million accounts involved in scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The scope of Wells Fargo's fake accounts scandal grew significantly on Thursday, with the bank now saying that 3.5 million accounts were potentially opened without customers' permission between 2009 and 2016. Wells Fargo also acknowledged that roughly half a million of the newly discovered accounts were missed during the original review of the years 2011 to 2015 when the bank admitted the scandal nearly a year ago.

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  14. A large asteroid will safely pass close to Earth on Sept. 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    An asteroid two-and-a-half miles wide will miss the Earth by about 4.4 million miles on Friday, according to NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies . A space rock hurtling safely past the earth by more than four million miles doesn't seem like a big deal initially, but in the enormity of space, it's actually a pretty close pass.

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  15. Some are calling for Mo. State Rep. Warren Love to resign over this Facebook post.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A Missouri lawmaker said in a Wednesday Facebook post that he hoped whoever placed paint on a Confederate monument in Springfield is found and hanged, prompting Democratic leaders to ask him to step down over what they're describing as a call for a lynching. "This is totally against the law," Republican Rep. Warren Love wrote in the post.

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  16. VIDEO: Vehicle seen racing toward presidential motorcadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A newly released video on YouTube shows a white car appearing from a wooded area and speeding toward the presidential motorcade in Springfield, Missouri on Wednesday. The video, uploaded by Clayte Hefner, shows President Trump's motorcade traveling down Kearney Street.

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  17. Trump pushes tax overhaul to 'bring back Main Street'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    President Donald Trump launched his fall push to overhaul the nation's tax system by pledging Wednesday that the details-to-come plan would "bring back Main Street" by reducing the crushing tax burden on middle-class Americans, making a populist appeal for a proposal expected to heavily benefit corporate America. Trump said his vision for re-writing the tax system, a key campaign pledge, would unlock stronger economic growth and benefit companies and workers alike.

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  18. Photos: Trump speaks in Springfield, Mo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Workers will try to remove a mysterious circular object with steel legs that has puzzle onlookers since it was found lodged underwater off a Rhode Island beach. Workers will try to remove a mysterious circular object with steel legs that has puzzle onlookers since it was found lodged underwater off a Rhode Island beach.

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  19. Trump pushes tax overhaul, says it's 'badly needed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    President Donald Trump will kick off his lobbying effort for a tax overhaul at an event with a Midwestern manufacturing backdrop and some economic tough talk. Instead, in Springfield, Missouri, Wednesday, Trump will give remarks that the White House said will focus on his "vision" for spurring job creation and economic growth by cutting rates and revising the tax code. 1 comment

  20. Bass Pro Shops provides boats and equipment to rescuers in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Bass Pro Shops is doing their part to help with Hurricane Harvey relief by providing more than 80 boats for rescue teams to use in evacuating and saving residents in Texas. In a press release issued by the company, they said they are also supporting disaster response organizations by donating truckloads of relief supplies, or about $40,000 worth of assistance.

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