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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

Neighborhoods are flattened and buildings are on fire after a mile-wide tornado moved through the Oklahoma City area Monday, May 20, 2013. (Credit: CBS News)

Joplin Police, Firefighters Head to Oklahoma

The team consists of about a dozen police and firefighters. It will conduct a needs assessment and help determine areas in which Moore needs further assistance.

05/21/2013

Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Joplin Unveils Eco-Friendly Construction Systems

Ten architecture students and two professors designed a demonstration house that GreenTown Joplin will build in the future.

05/08/2013

Missouri Targets Gun Manufacturers with Economic Incentives

Several firearm manufacturers have threatened to leave states passing stricter gun regulations, prompting Missouri lawmakers to respond with tax incentives.

05/03/2013

Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Missouri Lawmakers Argue Over Joplin Relief Fund

Nearly two years after the devastation of a tornado in Joplin, lawmakers went over options for funds to help rebuild destroyed sidewalks.

04/18/2013

Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Joplin To Receive Additional $113M in Federal Aid

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said the money is coming from the Dept. of Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant.

03/27/2013

During the Joplin High School Commencement Exercises for the Class of 2012 at the Missouri Southern State University Leggett & Platt Athletic Center on Monday, May 21, 2012, in Joplin, Missouri. President Barack Obama spoke at the event in commemoration of the one year anniversary of the city being struck by an EF-5 tornado.{Photo by SHANE KEYSER | Kansas City Star).

Replacement of Tornado-Ravaged Joplin High Starts

This was the first work visible to the community on a building that Superintendent C.J. Huff calls the hub of the community.

03/21/2013

Downtown Clayton (romeofthewest.com)

Census: St. Charles, St. Louis Counties Grow; City Loses

St. Charles led all Missouri counties with a gain of 3,685 residents, followed by Greene, Boone, Clay and Jackson counties.

03/14/2013

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Lawmakers Push to Give Joplin $17M To Offset Tornado Effects

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.

02/15/2013

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Higher Education Institutions Favor Performance-Based State Funding

Nixon proposed a $150 million budget increase for education that would be performance-based instead of based on past funding.

01/30/2013

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