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  • Joplin City Council PreviewJoplin City Council Preview

    Tuesday night , the Joplin City Council will get an update on the City's capital improvements and public safety sales tax. They'll also vote on an ordinance that would prohibit solicitation within 150 feet of an intersection where the speed limit is at least 35 miles an hour.

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  • Joplin boys returning to Ralph Miller Classic - Joplin GlobeJoplin boys returning to Ralph Miller Classic - Joplin Globe

    Joplin boys returning to Ralph Miller ClassicJoplin GlobeJoplin is the lone Missouri school in the field, as the other seven teams are from the Sunflower State. “You don't know a whole lot about who you're playing,” Hafer said. “But I know they're all good programs. I know we'll play good competition. It ...

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  • PSC to hold public hearing on Empire's wind plan - Joplin GlobePSC to hold public hearing on Empire's wind plan - Joplin Globe

    PSC to hold public hearing on Empire's wind planJoplin GlobeThe public will get its chance next month to weigh in on plans by Empire District Electric Co. to invest in 800 megawatts of wind energy, potentially in Southwest Missouri, and to retire its coal-fired power plant at Asbury about 15 years ahead of ...

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  • Kevin McClintock: Joplin's popular 'Blue' one of four dog statues in Missouri - Joplin GlobeKevin McClintock: Joplin's popular 'Blue' one of four dog statues in Missouri - Joplin Globe

    Joplin GlobeKevin McClintock: Joplin's popular 'Blue' one of four dog statues in MissouriJoplin Globe... and also predicted the New York Yankees victory in the 1936 World Series. Jim died in 1937. • Seaman, the Newfoundland dog owned by Meriweather Lewis and William Clark, can be found displayed in a 15-foot-bronze monument inside Frontier Park in St ...

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  • State task force recommends raising Missouri's gas tax - Joplin GlobeState task force recommends raising Missouri's gas tax - Joplin Globe

    Joplin GlobeState task force recommends raising Missouri's gas taxJoplin GlobeA 1980 amendment to the Missouri Constitution commonly referred to as the Hancock Amendment limits the amount that the state Legislature can raise taxes without a statewide vote. The amount proposed by the task force would have to be approved by voters ...

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  • Missouri town censors police department's social media reports - TheBlaze.comMissouri town censors police department's social media reports - TheBlaze.com

    TheBlaze.comMissouri town censors police department's social media reportsTheBlaze.comHe said the social posts are needed because they “let people know what officers are doing, what's going on in the Joplin community, and about officers' efforts to work hard and combat crime; unique cases of robbery, to drug busts, and public indecency ...

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  • Personal growth often coexists with post-traumatic stress following natural disasters - Science DailyPersonal growth often coexists with post-traumatic stress following natural disasters - Science Daily

    Science DailyPersonal growth often coexists with post-traumatic stress following natural disastersScience DailyThe 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri, was one of the most destructive in U.S. history -- killing 161 people, injuring 1,150 and destroying approximately one-third of the city's homes. Individuals who experience such disasters can exhibit a range of ...and more »

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  • Customers, friends rally to help WiestSide BBQ owners after fire shuts restaurantCustomers, friends rally to help WiestSide BBQ owners after fire shuts restaurant

    Less than a week after a fire strong enough to singe a car’s entire front quarter panel and shutter the popular Webb City restaurant, the inside of WiestSide BBQ still smelled more of spices, sauces and slow-cookers than ash or…

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  • Nathan Mills: Chonda Pierce documentary special surprisesNathan Mills: Chonda Pierce documentary special surprises

    Sometimes when writing this column, I worry that I’m too positive.

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  • Marta Churchwell: Spiva exhibit promotes Native American tribe awareness in neighboring OklahomaMarta Churchwell: Spiva exhibit promotes Native American tribe awareness in neighboring Oklahoma

    Eastern Shawnee Tribal Chief Glenna Wallace admits she didn’t think she would live to see an exhibit like that now on display at Spiva Center for the Arts.

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  • Kevin McClintock: Joplin's popular 'Blue' one of four dog statues in MissouriKevin McClintock: Joplin's popular 'Blue' one of four dog statues in Missouri

    It’s become a roadside attraction of sorts since 2014, causing travelers to pull into the parking lot to snap a few pictures or to take a quick video.

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  • Jill Sullivan: Author sheds light on radium's impact on women workersJill Sullivan: Author sheds light on radium's impact on women workers

    When perusing the library’s new book offerings, KATE MOORE’s “THE RADIUM GIRLS: THE DARK STORY OF AMERICA’S SHINING WOMEN” shone from the shelf. Intrigued and unfamiliar with these shining women and their dark story, I trusted Moore to shed light…

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  • Brent Frazee: Goose hunting can test perseverance in winterBrent Frazee: Goose hunting can test perseverance in winter

    It was a perfect day to be sitting inside by the fire.

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  • 'Dixie' removed from Dolly Parton's Branson show'Dixie' removed from Dolly Parton's Branson show

    Primarily because of business expansion into new areas outside the American South, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede has undergone a name change.

    Joplin Globe / 1 d. 23 h. 55 min. ago
  • Drury University releases fall 2017 dean's list honoreesDrury University releases fall 2017 dean's list honorees

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Drury University has released the names of students earning placement on the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester.

    Joplin Globe / 1 d. 23 h. 55 min. ago
  • Diamond High School announces fall honor rollsDiamond High School announces fall honor rolls

    DIAMOND, Mo. — Students attending Diamond High School have been named to the A and B honor rolls for the fall 2017 Semester.

    Joplin Globe / 1 d. 23 h. 55 min. ago
  • Frankie Meyer: Church records can greatly aid genealogy searchesFrankie Meyer: Church records can greatly aid genealogy searches

    Did some of your ancestors belong to a Baptist church? If so, contact the church to learn what types of historical information are available. Does the church have a historian? Does the church have the early minutes, a church history…

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  • Sarah Coyne: In search of a good night's sleepSarah Coyne: In search of a good night's sleep

    It’s all well and good to understand what happens when a kid (or naval officer or sleep-deprived teen) doesn’t get enough sleep.

    Joplin Globe / 1 d. 23 h. 55 min. ago
  • In stitches: Veteran comedy duo to perform in PittsburgIn stitches: Veteran comedy duo to perform in Pittsburg

    PITTSBURG, Kan. — It’s been billed as a “full 90 minutes of laughter” as two veteran comics take the stage at Kansas Crossing Casino and Hotel this Friday night.

    Joplin Globe / 1 d. 23 h. 55 min. ago
  • Keith Costley: Late December crossbow hunt yields turkeyKeith Costley: Late December crossbow hunt yields turkey

    It was midafternoon four days before Christmas, and I finally (whew!) finished wrapping 18,000 gifts for the big day.

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  • Achievements: Area youths honored (Jan. 14)Achievements: Area youths honored (Jan. 14)

    • COLUMBIA, Mo. — A local member of the Lamar chapter of Future Farmers of America won second place in the 2018 Missouri Cattle Industry FFA Public Speaking Contest.

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  • Police Search For Oronogo Man Who Tried To Pass A Forged CheckPolice Search For Oronogo Man Who Tried To Pass A Forged Check

    Webb City Police are looking for an Oronogo man who tried to pass a forged check Friday afternoon . Around 1:20pm, Police were called to the Pinnacle Bank on South Madison.

    Joplin News / 3 d. 11 h. 32 min. ago
  • Man Leads Police On Chase From Miami to JoplinMan Leads Police On Chase From Miami to Joplin

    A Diamond man led police on a chase from Miami to south Joplin Thursday night. Before 10 p.m, Miami Nation Tribal Police attempted to stop a Camaro in Miami.

    Joplin News / 4 d. 12 h. 46 min. ago
  • Suspicious Vehicle Call Leads To Recovery Of Stolen CarSuspicious Vehicle Call Leads To Recovery Of Stolen Car

    Joplin Police were called to the parking lot of King Press in the 1300 block of South Maiden Lane for a suspicious vehicle Thursday morning. Before officers arrived, the driver fled on foot into the woods.

    Joplin News / 4 d. 15 h. 7 min. ago
  • Missouri teacher groomed middle school boys for sex, lawsuit alleges - Kansas City StarMissouri teacher groomed middle school boys for sex, lawsuit alleges - Kansas City Star

    Kansas City StarMissouri teacher groomed middle school boys for sex, lawsuit allegesKansas City StarLawsuits have been filed against a former Missouri middle school teacher accused of engaging in sexual misconduct with three students, sometimes in the school where she worked. Amanda Schweitzer, 37, and the Joplin School District are named as ...and more »

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  • Personal growth often coexists with post-traumatic stress following natural disastersPersonal growth often coexists with post-traumatic stress following natural disasters

    The 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri, was one of the most destructive in US history -- killing 161 people, injuring 1,150 and destroying approximately one-third of the city's homes. Credit: University of Missouri-Columbia The 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri, was one of the most destructive in U.S. history-killing 161 people, injuring 1,150 and destroying approximately one-third of the city's homes.

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  • Joplin Schools Sued Over Schweitzera s Alleged ActionsJoplin Schools Sued Over Schweitzera s Alleged Actions

    The Joplin School District is being sued over the actions of a former North Middle School teacher. You'll remember Amanda Schweitzer was fired last spring after she was charged with child kidnapping, first degree statutory rape and first degree statutory sodomy.

    Joplin News / 5 d. 12 h. 9 min. ago
  • Carthage Man Scams Senior CitizensCarthage Man Scams Senior Citizens

    A Carthage man has pleaded guilty to scamming senior citizens in Jasper County. 63-year-old Leroy Stark II was charged with two counts of felony financial exploitation of the elderly after an 85-year-old woman's son turned Stark in for duping his mother out of $5,200.

    Joplin News / 5 d. 16 h. 53 min. ago
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  • Spook Light documentary to screen Thursday in Webb CitySpook Light documentary to screen Thursday in Webb City

    A new documentary film, "Into the Light: An Exploration of the Spook Light Phenomena," will be shown Thursday night at the Route 66 Movie Theatre in downtown Webb City, Missouri. In case you haven't heard of it, Spook Light is a mysterious light that appears in a rural area near the Oklahoma, Missouri and Kansas borders east of Quapaw, Oklahoma.

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  • Joplin Woman Found Dead In Barton County JailJoplin Woman Found Dead In Barton County Jail

    A Joplin woman was found dead in her Barton County jail cell early Saturday morning. 33-year-old Colleen Blake was discovered by a jailer during a check of the inmates.

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  • Joplin woman's death in Barton County Jail under investigation - Joplin GlobeJoplin woman's death in Barton County Jail under investigation - Joplin Globe

    Joplin woman's death in Barton County Jail under investigationJoplin GlobeLAMAR, Mo. — An autopsy has been ordered in the death this past weekend of a Joplin woman in custody at the Barton County Jail in Lamar. The Barton County Sheriff's Department reported on its Facebook page Monday that a jailer discovered Colleen A ...and more »

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  • Joplin Salvation Army Short Of Fundraising GoalJoplin Salvation Army Short Of Fundraising Goal

    The Salvation Army's red kettles aren't quite full. Major Beckie Stearns with the Salvation Army in Joplin tells News Talk KZRG they haven't reached their fundraising goal for this season.

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  • Part of 20th Street To Close MondayPart of 20th Street To Close Monday

    Joplin drivers that use 20th Street will need to use a different route this week between Connecticut and Indiana. Crews will be installing a new stormwater box culvert, which will cause the road to be closed from Monday afternoon until Friday the 12th as part of the disaster recovery work in the area.

    Joplin News / 7 d. 18 h. 26 min. ago
  • Trump Nominee Appears to Have Practiced a Wee Bit of Resume InflationTrump Nominee Appears to Have Practiced a Wee Bit of Resume Inflation

    Trump's nominee to lead Indian Health Service, facing claims he misrepresented his resumA©, says his employment records were destroyed in a tornado. https://t.co/3fOzIqvwTa Let's make one thing clear: there was, in fact, a tornado.

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  • Man To Stand Trial For Stabbing Outside Joplin ShelterMan To Stand Trial For Stabbing Outside Joplin Shelter

    A Joplin area man will stand trial in connection to a stabbing at a shelter that eventually led to the victim's leg being amputated. A Jasper County Circuit Court judge ruled at a preliminary hearing Thursday that there was probable cause for 31-year-old Bradley Cook to stand trial for first-degree assault and armed criminal action.

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  • Pedestrian Struck By Car In JoplinPedestrian Struck By Car In Joplin

    Look before you cross the street. A Joplin resident learned that lesson the hard way Thursday night .

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  • Joplin man died shortly after officer-involved shooting - Joplin GlobeJoplin man died shortly after officer-involved shooting - Joplin Globe

    Joplin man died shortly after officer-involved shootingJoplin GlobeA Joplin man shot Tuesday afternoon — when he purportedly charged Jasper County deputies as they were serving civil court papers on him — died a short time later at a Joplin hospital. Louis C. Miller, 66, was pronounced dead at 3:48 p.m. at the ...and more »

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  • Boys aged 2, 4 and 7 killed in southwest Missouri crash - fox2now.comBoys aged 2, 4 and 7 killed in southwest Missouri crash - fox2now.com

    fox4kc.comBoys aged 2, 4 and 7 killed in southwest Missouri crashfox2now.comJOPLIN, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities say three young boys were killed and six other people injured in a three-vehicle crash in southwest Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says an eastbound tractor-trailer struck the westbound sport utility vehicle ...Joplin Crash Leaves Kills 3 Brothers Ages 2,4 And 7Patch.comBrothers aged 2, 4 and 7 killed in southwest Missouri crashfox4kc.comall 77 news articles »

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