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Mike the groundhog

Dickerson Zoo Park's groundhog "Mike" predicted winter weather in 1968.

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Auto racing

Ozarks racing fans were treated to a thrilling battle for the 1976 Missouri State Asphalt Championship. Dave Watson and Springfield's Larry Phillips traded the lead three times in the 100 lap feature before disaster struck Phillips' car.

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A White New Year's

A New Year's snowfall was captured by Springfield newspaper photographer Betty Love in 1948. The cold kept most people indoors.

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