The News-Leader

The News-Leader


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Get the latest local news for Springfield and the Ozarks with the News-Leader Android app. The app is free to download and the Home section is available to all users. Your subscription includes access to this app, online, mobile website, e-newspaper and, if you choose, home delivery of the print edition. After downloading the app, tap on the key icon to start your subscription, or you can also sign in to the app using your existing News-Leader account.

- Up-to-the-minute local news
- Captivating full-screen video and photo galleries
- Breaking news alerts on the go
- Current weather conditions, 10 day forecast and radar map
- Sports, Business, Entertainment and Life coverage, in addition to commentaries and opinion columns

More about subscriptions:
- Subscription is 1 month for $12.00 plus applicable taxes
- Subscription automatically continues at the then regular published monthly price unless you cancel your subscription. You will continue to get access for the remainder of your monthly billing cycle and your subscription will not be renewed the following month.
- You can cancel your subscription at any time from your Google Play account settings after purchase
- Not valid with any other offers.
- Excludes advertisements that are designated for home delivery with the print edition.
- Payment will be charged to your Google Play account at confirmation of purchase
- Please contact us at 1-800-695-2005 if you have any problems accessing your subscription

Our users are our priority, and we greatly value your feedback. We take every review and suggestion into consideration when designing our Android app. Please reach out to us directly at

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Recently changed in this version

• Our redesigned article page has a clean new look & feel, with inline view of relevant content from Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and more.
• You can choose what type of alerts you want to receive: breaking news, sports, traffic…
• You can also set quiet time hours so you won’t be disturbed.
• We’ve made performance enhancements that will help speed up app start times and allow sections to load faster.

Comments and ratings for The News-Leader
  • (56 stars)

    by Mary Downing on 15/03/2015

    I live in Missouri

  • (56 stars)

    by jennifer moore on 05/12/2014

    Limited features and functionality. CAN'T SHARE STORIES (but can pull up internet and hunt for story and share via site???); app resets every time you hit the back button after reading a story so you have to scroll through everything again; and It Has Ads. A paid app, and very pricey one at that ($12/mo standalone or free with physical paper sub), should absolutely not have ads. Logging in s

  • (56 stars)

    by stephen carr on 25/08/2014

    The app is great for keeping up with local events and issues. I really enjoy the amount of content I have access to for free. However, it is very frustrating that I cannot share interesting articles with friends and family on Facebook and other sites.

  • (56 stars)

    by Cheryl Whitsitt on 22/07/2014

    You can read all of the stories on the main page for free. You do not have to pay for this app. Nor do you have to buy a subscription. Lots of great stories about cool things and interesting people in town + breaking news

  • (56 stars)

    by Jennifer Hallam on 28/05/2014

    I think it's ridiculous that you charge after a certain amount of articles. No other city newspapers do this. Dumb. Uninstalled...

  • (56 stars)

    by Jim Lindsay on 14/05/2014

    Pretty impossible to find content without a search. Question of the day answer results not found, just the current question.

  • (56 stars)

    by Frank Cole on 08/01/2014

    It is a stupid trial then you pay. Liars again don't make it

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