Mom: Boy Killed in Joplin Tornado Merits Graduation SeatNiederhelman said school officials told her it's against policy to allow the empty chair at graduation.
Audit Finds Joplin Tornado Relief $$ MismanagedMunicipal government gets poor rating from state auditor
Vice President Tours Joplin RebuildJoe Biden visits high school that rose from debris of May 2011 tornado
Joplin Woman Suing Home Depot for Tornado DeathsA woman whose husband and two children were among eight people killed while taking cover in a Home Depot during the 2011 Joplin tornado contends in a wrongful death lawsuit that the building was negligently constructed.
Joplin Students Head to Okla. Town Hit by TornadoStudents from the southwest Missouri district where nine schools were destroyed or damaged in a May 2011 tornado are headed to Moore, Okla., to help children who lost their school to a tornado last year.
Missouri Settles with Joplin Tornado FundraiserSidnay Ray-Bazan collected more than $133,000 after the deadly May 2011 tornado, but spent almost one-third of the money for personal use.
Organization Opens 100th Home Since Joplin TornadoRebuild Joplin held a ribbon-cutting Tuesday at the home of Ron and Margaret Campbell, whose house was damaged during the tornado.
Counter-Rally Planned for Westboro Baptist Church's Busch Stadium ProtestAs first reported by KMOX News earlier this week, the anti-gay protestors from Topeka, Kansas said they will make their presence felt in downtown this weekend.
Mo. Disasters Cost $36M; Far Less Than ExpectedGov. Nixon cut funding for education and stockpiled tax revenues two years ago while committing $150 million to respond to the deadly Joplin tornado and widespread flooding.
Joplin Police, Firefighters Head to OklahomaThe 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.
Joplin Church Reopens After 2011 TornadoFirst services to be held Sunday in re-built church.
Tornado Fraud Costs 2 Joplin Residents Prison TimeProsecutors say both made false claims about tornado damage. One obtained temporary rental assistance and the other, a temporary housing unit.

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