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Group Expected to Spend $2.3 million in City

Nearly 6,000 people will be in Springfield July 6-9 for the Jehovah’s Witnesses Summer Regional Convention and they’re expected to spend about about $2.3 million in the city while here. The group will meet at JQH Arena on the Missouri State University Campus and a variety of topics will be presented in a variety of […]
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Reunion Brings Vietnam Vets to City Oct. 5-8

Reunions are times to reconnect with family and friends, swap stories and share memories. For members of the Fire Support Base Ripcord Association, many of the memories shared at the group’s annual reunion are heartbreaking, but sharing stories with others who experienced one of the deadliest battles of the Vietnam War helps them heal. Lee […]
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Reunion Brings Vietnam Vets to City

Reunions are times to reconnect with family and friends, swap stories and share memories. For members of the Fire Support Base Ripcord Association, many of the memories shared at the group’s annual reunion are heartbreaking, but sharing stories with others who experienced one of the deadliest battles of the Vietnam War helps them heal. Lee […]
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1,400 Expected in City for Church Conference

About 1,400 people will be at the Expo Center  in Springfield for the Missouri Conference of the United Methodist Church June 5-8. Clergy and at least one lay person from 855 churches in Missouri will attend the conference that includes educational sessions and information about best practices. Retiring clergy also will be honored and new […]
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