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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

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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

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

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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

Missouri Southern State University

MSSU Approves Tuition Increase

The Missouri Southern State University plans to raise tuition nearly 4 percent.

02/20/2012

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Two Missouri Southern Football Players Killed

One the students was ejected

12/02/2011

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Missouri Southern State University Offers Full Scholarship To Joplin Teens

Bruce Speck, president of MSSU, announced the scholarships Saturday during the dedication ceremony for the Ten for Joplin project by the Joplin and Tulsa chapters of Habitat for Humanity.

11/21/2011

President Barack Obama

President and Governor to Speak at Joplin Memorial

Memorial to be held on MSSU campus.

05/27/2011

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Missouri Southern Considers Tuition Hike

If approved, the tuition would bring in nearly $3 million in new revenue every year.

04/12/2011