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7 Month Old Nevada Boy Born with Rare Heart Defect

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7 month old De'von Hibbs was born with a heart defect known as Hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

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Carthage Art Walk Celebrates Christmas in July

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It’s hard to imagine what it was like back in December with temperatures pushing 100 degrees. But organizers of tonight’s Carthage Art Walk hoped reminders of Christmas season would help distract from the heat. 

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Want To Have Your Design On Possible New Joplin City Flag? Video included

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A group of Joplin citizens has started an initiative towards designing a new city flag.

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Joplin Police Investigate Two Alleged Rapes Occurring Within Hours Of Each Other

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Police are still looking for the suspect, but say they know who the suspect is, and the public is not in danger.  

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Judge Rules Against Woman Who Claims Faulty Home Depot Construction Led To Family Members' Deaths During Joplin Tornado Video included

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A judge in the U.S. District Court of Western Missouri ruled there was not enough evidence to prove the Home Depot's roof was not up to Joplin building permit.

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Missouri Senators Propose Legislation to Stop Attacks on Law Enforcement

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A couple of Missouri State Senators made a stop in Jasper County, today, to discuss the threats those in law enforcement face. They also announced plans when it comes to a solution. 

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Joplin's City Manager Responds To Critiques From State Auditor Over City's Airport Video included

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Missouri's state auditor says it's time for the city to get rid of as much excess baggage as possible.

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Heroin in the Heartland II Video included

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Heroin in the Heartland In March, we explored how heroin and opiate addiction is present in the four states and one method of treatment: the methadone clinic. This time around, we are looking at efforts made by locals to curb, halt and treat addiction, as well as differing opinions on the treatment of heroin and opiate addiction. ### The CDC reports that as many as one in four people who are prescribed opioids on a long term basis (for noncancer pain) struggles with addiction. The... More>>

Homelessness Up in Joplin and All Shelters are Full

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According to the Economic Security Corporation, there are currently 297 homeless people in Joplin, a number that's increased since last year. Officials say it is due in part because there are no places left for people to go. 

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PSU announces simplification of tailgating policies Video included

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Students and alumni at Pittsburg State University consider tailgating on game day to be a gorilla tradition. That tradition was altered in the fall of 2015 when school officials announced policy changes to tailgating rules. Students took to social media to express their frustrations over the changes. But now, the changes have been changed or "simplified" according to Pittsburg State. The university announced a simplification of tailgating policies in response to the ch... More>>

First Sentence Handed-Down In Two-Year-Old Pittsburg Murder Case Video included

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Prosecutors say the suspects were after marijuana and/or drug money.

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Victims Advocates Needed for Expanding Sexual Assault Response Video included

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For the last 7 years Freeman Hospital has offered S.A.N.E., "Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners". Starting this month, Mercy is adopting that program.

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Carl Junction, Mo Residents Speak Up About Mediacom Unburied Cables Video included

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Some residents say Mediacom has been neglecting to bury the cables after installation.

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Motorcycle Rally Rolls Into Joplin With Message Of Faith And Evangelism Video included

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No matter life's past, or nickname that sticks around, there's always now to set an example.

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Locals Travel to RNC Video included

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So what does the convention mean for voters here in the four states? we asked a couple of delegates who made their way to Cleveland. 

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Crawford County Officials to Shape Up Fair Grounds Before Aug. 3rd Fair

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The Crawford County Fair is coming up, but organizers say the grounds are still damaged. Heavy winds in April downed trees at the fair grounds in Girard.

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Joplin Police: crime in city up slightly Video included

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Sales at Wireless Connections, a home security/surveillance camera dealer in Joplin, are up. But, that's because crime in the city is also up. Joplin Police Department released its quarterly 2016 IMPACT report, which tracks crimes common in the area such as assault, robbery, burglary and vandalism. Though crime overall is up 4 percent, thefts from vehicles are up an alarming 29 percent, reporting 400 crimes in 2016 to date compared to 309 in 2015 at this time. "Whenever neighbo... More>>

Weekend rallies call for peace Video included

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With continued violence against police officers dominating headlines from Baton Rouge and Dallas in recent weeks, groups in the Four States have taken to peaceful demonstrations to showcase a positive relationship between law enforcement and community. A "Blue Lives Matter" event in Neosho opened with the speaker addressing that the demonstration is not anti-Black Lives Matter, rather, a time to appreciate local law enforcement. Officers from Neosho Police Department, Newto...

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Baxter Springs Native Ross C. Hartley Inducted to BS Heritage Center and Museum Wall of Fame Video included

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Baxter Springs Heritage Center and Museum welcomes a new member to it's Wall of Fame; Ross C. Hartley.

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Miami BMX Holds Final Oklahoma State Qualifier Video included

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Miami BMX holds it's final Oklahoma State Qualifier of the year.

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Aquapalooza On the Water Concert at Grand Lake Has Huge Turnout Video included

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The Aquapalooza event at Grand Lake reaches record numbers in attendance.

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  • HS Baking Job Fair - July 20th

    HS Baking Job Fair - July 20th

    Tuesday, July 19 2016 5:14 PM EDT2016-07-19 21:14:48 GMT
    HS Baking will hold a job fair at the Missouri Department of Economic Development's Joplin Career Center, located at 105 Rangeline Road, Suite 2, on Wednesday, July 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Thursday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More >>
    HS Baking will hold a job fair at the Missouri Department of Economic Development's Joplin Career Center, located at 105 Rangeline Road, Suite 2, on Wednesday, July 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Thursday, July 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More >>
  • Cooling Centers In Joplin

    Cooling Centers In Joplin

    Tuesday, July 19 2016 2:25 PM EDT2016-07-19 18:25:57 GMT

    Cooling Centers In Joplin are..

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    Cooling Centers In Joplin are..

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  • Pursuit ends after spike strips used, driver flees on foot

    Pursuit ends after spike strips used, driver flees on foot

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 4:00 PM EDT2016-07-13 20:00:42 GMT
    A vehicle pursuit came to an end late Tuesday night when deputies used spike strips to stop a car that failed to yield after a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on 54 Hwy just east of Deerfield, Mo. According to Sheriff’s Office officials, additional deputies were called out to assist in the pursuit as the vehicle continued to flee. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said the deputy recognized the driver as a person involved in a drug investigation and also had knowledge t...More >>
    A vehicle pursuit came to an end late Tuesday night when deputies used spike strips to stop a car that failed to yield after a deputy attempted to make a traffic stop on 54 Hwy just east of Deerfield, Mo. According to Sheriff’s Office officials, additional deputies were called out to assist in the pursuit as the vehicle continued to flee. Vernon County Sheriff Jason Mosher said the deputy recognized the driver as a person involved in a drug investigation and also had knowledge t...More >>
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  • Los Angeles-area wildfire prompts evacuations

    Los Angeles-area wildfire prompts evacuations

    Saturday, July 23 2016 8:58 AM EDT2016-07-23 12:58:30 GMT
    Saturday, July 23 2016 8:58 AM EDT2016-07-23 12:58:30 GMT
    California bore down Saturday against the continuing heat and wildfires that have forced the evacuations of hundreds of homes as red-flag warnings of extreme fire danger predicted gusty winds and scorching, dry air.More >>
    California bore down Saturday against the continuing heat and wildfires that have forced the evacuations of hundreds of homes as red-flag warnings of extreme fire danger predicted gusty winds and scorching, dry air.More >>
  • A look at the AP-Gfk poll on American attitudes about guns

    A look at the AP-Gfk poll on American attitudes about guns

    By RYAN J. FOLEY and LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press A new poll shows that Americans generally support some of the most often-proposed limits on gun ownership, including universal background...More >>
    By RYAN J. FOLEY and LISA MARIE PANE Associated Press A new poll shows that Americans generally support some of the most often-proposed limits on gun ownership, including universal background checks and...More >>
  • AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

    AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

    Saturday, July 23 2016 8:07 AM EDT2016-07-23 12:07:59 GMT
    Saturday, July 23 2016 8:07 AM EDT2016-07-23 12:07:59 GMT
    By LISA MARIE PANE and RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they...More >>
    By LISA MARIE PANE and RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also...More >>
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  • Jimmy Houston Stops at Four-State Farm Show

    Jimmy Houston Stops at Four-State Farm Show

    Friday, July 22 2016 9:32 PM EDT2016-07-23 01:32:35 GMT

    We caught up with "America's Favorite Fisherman"

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    We caught up with "America's Favorite Fisherman"

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  • "Voice of the Chiefs" Mitch Holthus on AFC West This Season

    "Voice of the Chiefs" Mitch Holthus on AFC West This Season

    Thursday, July 21 2016 8:41 PM EDT2016-07-22 00:41:09 GMT

    Mitch Holthus gives his thoughts on the AFC West this season.

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    Mitch Holthus gives his thoughts on the AFC West this season.

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  • Webb City 12U Softball Prepares for Indy

    Webb City 12U Softball Prepares for Indy

    Thursday, July 21 2016 8:31 PM EDT2016-07-22 00:31:48 GMT

    Webb City Little League Softball will play in the Central Regional Tournament in Indianapolis next week.

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    Webb City Little League Softball will play in the Central Regional Tournament in Indianapolis next week.

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