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Past articles by Brooke:

This is why your August utility bill will be higher

The rate increase goes into effect July 1. → Read More

This 1955 tragedy is the reason you can't buy fireworks in Springfield

It was June 28, 1955, when the Consumers Warehouse Market on College Street went up in flames after a fireworks display somehow caught fire. → Read More

Greene County sergeant saves boy at Springfield Cardinals game, sheriff's office says

Sgt. Stephen Stoneking was working off-duty at the game Thursday night when the incident occurred. → Read More

An Einstein's location is coming closer to downtown

The Missouri State University College of Business will hold a soft opening for the bagel shop on Aug. 16. → Read More

Could Missouri State alum John Goodman get his own show after 'Roseanne' canceled?

The idea of restructuring the show around Missouri State alum John Goodman surfaced soon after "Roseanne" was canceled. → Read More

St. Louis prosecutor dismisses felony charge against Missouri Gov. Greitens

St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner held a news conference Wednesday morning, a day after the governor announced his resignation. → Read More

St. Louis prosecutor to announce 'resolution' of criminal case against Gov. Eric Greitens

The St. Louis circuit attorney's office will hold a news conference at 10:30 Wednesday morning. → Read More

Full text of St. Louis prosecutor's speech on dismissing charge against Gov. Eric Greitens

St. Louis prosecutor announced a deal Wednesday with Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony charge he faced. → Read More

Timeline: Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' path to resignation

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced his resignation Tuesday. → Read More

Timeline: Gov. Eric Greitens' path to resignation

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens announced his resignation Tuesday. → Read More

Blood and flames: Mock plane crash prepares Springfield first responders for real disaster

The Springfield-Branson National Airport staged a plane crash Wednesday night. The drill is required by the FAA to operate airline service. → Read More

Federal regulators warn that kids duped by packaging are drinking liquid nicotine

Federal regulators issued warnings to 13 e-cigarette makers and sellers Tuesday for packaging directed at children. → Read More

Family Pharmacy files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, seeks sale of almost all assets

The company operates more than 20 pharmacies in Missouri. → Read More

Seymour man injured at work wins millions in case against BNSF Railway Co.

A Greene County jury awarded James Mitchell the money after a week-long trial. → Read More

Cedars Restaurant in Springfield cited for 6 serious violations in recent health inspection

Health inspectors for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department found multiple serious violations of the state food code at this location. → Read More

Former Bolivar mayor accused in second sexual harassment lawsuit against CMH

This lawsuit comes almost a year exactly after a similar one was filed alleging related concerns of sexual harassment by Dr. Best. → Read More

Report: Mercy among top 5 health systems in US

This is the third consecutive year Mercy has earned the award. → Read More

Investigators find federal hospital violations at Mercy Springfield — again

A recent visit by investigators with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services found multiple violations of federal nursing standards. → Read More

Missouri gets federal grant to fight escalating opioid overdose deaths

The grant comes from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. → Read More

Ozark students honor Columbine shooting victims without walkouts

Friday marked the 19th anniversary of the deadly Columbine High School shooting. → Read More