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Missouri Southern offensive line coach Derek Moore was fatally shot by another man as he was leaving a Joplin movie theater Friday.

Police: MSSU Coach Fatally Shot as Man Confronted Wife

Jeffery L. Bruner, of Joplin, is charged with felony murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of Missouri Southern offensive line coach Derek Moore.

11/04/2013

Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Mo.

Murder Prompts Mo. Southern to Cancel Homecoming

Football team’s assistant coach Derek Moore was gunned down in parking lot of Joplin theatre, police say.

11/02/2013

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Candy Infused with Marijuana Found in Joplin

John Luckey, with the Southwest Missouri Drug Task Force, said the candy was shipped from Colorado to Pineville.

09/27/2013

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Capitol Perspectives: Sloppy Legislation

Some legislative supporters concede that mistakes in the wording of the two biggest vetoed bills cost them the chance to override one if not both measures.

09/23/2013

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Lawmakers to Review Missouri Education Issues

The first were scheduled Monday in St. Charles and St. Louis, where student transfers out of unaccredited districts have received particular attention.

09/23/2013

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Texas Gov. Perry Hopes To Lure Missouri Businesses

The ads are airing a week before Perry is scheduled to speak at a Missouri Chamber of Commerce luncheon and attend an evening event hosted by groups backing a veto override of HB 253, the tax cut bill.

08/22/2013

Drive through surprise: Gator to go

Couple Catch Live Alligator in Joplin Pothole

Steve Wiktorek and Sheila Burke were returning from work Sunday when they noticed movement in the pothole. The couple, along with Burke’s daughter, used a broom and rake to corral it.

08/14/2013

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Joplin Business Owner Pleads Guilty To Selling K2

The owner of Joplin business pleaded guilty to mail fraud conspiracy and money laundering related to the sale of synthetic marijuana.

07/22/2013

The Joplin High School sign is seen in front of the rubble of the school after the letters H and E were placed on it reading 'Hope' as the town rebuilds from the catastrophic tornado that hit almost one year ago on May 19, 2012 in Joplin, Missouri. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Joplin Residents Continue to Rebuild and Remember Deadly Tornado

The scenes of devastation in Moore, Oklahoma are causing flashbacks for Joplin residents who paused Wednesday to remember the deadly tornado that hit two years ago.

05/22/2013

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2 Plead Guilty to Wire Theft After Joplin Tornado

Police arrested the defendants three days after the tornado, which killed 161 people. More than $500 worth of copper was found in the men’s truck.

05/21/2013

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