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Charges Filed in Joplin School Threat Case

A 21-year-old man has been charged with making terroristic threats that caused the Joplin School District to lock the doors of all its buildings.


President Obama visits Joplin, in aftermath of the devastating tornado. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Joplin to Seek FEMA Extension For Families

The City Council voted Monday night to approve the request to the State Emergency Management Agency, which will forward it to FEMA.


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SW Mo. Man Arrested After 22-Month-Old Boy Dies

A southwest Missouri man is in custody after his girlfriend’s 22-month-old son died.


JOPLIN, MO - MAY 23:  Jim Martin videotapes the damage as he and his wife attempt to salvage medication from her brother's home before a second storm moves in, on May 23, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. "Twenty minutes before the storm, he left to go to church.  He would have been in that basement if he hadn't gone," Janet Martin said. A powerful tornado ripped through the densely populated town of Joplin yesterday killing at least 89 people. (Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Film Chronicles Joplin Newspaper’s Tornado Efforts

The community — battered but not broken — more than ever needed its daily newspaper.


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Film Chronicles Joplin Newspaper’s Tornado Efforts

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — In the frantic, surreal moments following the deadly Joplin tornado of May 2011, survivors took stock of the damage, counting lives lost, homes destroyed, loved ones still missing or not heard […]


Students begin school in Joplin, Missouri

Parents In Joplin Find Void In Day Care Centers

“I have a couple of different friends who lost their day care centers in the tornado,” Jill Michel said. “I have been in on those conversations. To hear the numbers, well, it’s just staggering.”


2010 BamaJam Music & Arts Festival - Day 2

Travis Tritt Pulls Out Of Joplin Concert Amid Controversy

Tritt’s withdrawal followed an outpouring of anger after a Joplin Globe story reported money from a disaster relief fund was being used as seed money to pay the costs of the concert.


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