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President and Governor to Speak at Joplin Memorial

Carol Daniel
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JOPLIN, MO(AP)-President Barack Obama and Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will offer messages of remembrance and hope at a Joplin community memorial service on Sunday.

The governor’s office says the service will take place at 2 p.m. at the Taylor Performing Arts Center on the campus of Missouri Southern State University. Overflow seating will also be available.

Clergy members from the Joplin area will lead the service, with a choir providing music. The White House has said the president plans to visit the tornado-stricken city this weekend.

Copyright Associated Press

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