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Ten architecture students and two professors designed a demonstration house that GreenTown Joplin will build in the future.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said the money is coming from the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant.
The House Economic Development Committee voted 21-0 Thursday to move legislation to the full chamber that would give Joplin access to state funds for rebuilding.
The nearly 600 federal trailers that housed Joplin residents since the May 2011 tornado are slowly emptying, with only about 80 of the trailers still occupied.
A Joplin family is celebrating finding a cat they hadn’t seen since their home was destroyed by a tornado 18 months ago.