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Local Daycare Center Reacts to Severe Sunburn Case in Vinita, OK Video included

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Kelly Longan, owner of "Kelly's Korner".... More>>

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Hundreds of free school supplies ready for eager (maybe) back-to-school students Video included

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The back-to-school fair is seeing more folks in need this year. More>>

Volunteers Host Harry Potter Camp to Fundraise for Camp Mintahama Video included

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Girl Scouts compete in a game of Quidditch... More>>

Copper Wire Thieves Target Local Manufacturing Business Video included

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Copper wire thieves target a steel manufacturing plant that has operated in Joplin for more than fifty years. But the costs of the crime are compounded by the vandalism required to get it and police say it’s not an easy crime to solve.  More>>

City Manager: Joplin Blasters attendance could be up Video included

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"When attendance picks up over time, I think attendance will be where it needs to be, from a team perspective, to continue," says Joplin's city manager. More>>

Joplin Man Charged with Exposing Himself to Teen Delivering Phone Books for Band Fundraiser Video included

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booster fundraiser that has students going door to door  leads to the arrest of a Joplin resident.     Many fund-raising groups avoid door to door sales for the safety of children.      Joplin high school band members raise money through phone book deliveries which some consider a safer option.    But authorities say one encounter forced a student to put safety guidelines into action.You’ll notice names and numbers books... More>>

Volunteers set aside time during heat of day to help homeless Video included

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The event is sponsored by the Economic Security Corporation. More>>

Residents question why Joplin hasn't used grant money for train depot renovations Video included

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City officials say contrary to growing rumors, there are no public funds for the project. More>>

Going to School Means Required Shots for Young and Older Students:T-DAP

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   School supplies aren't the only thing some kids need before heading back to school.      School and health officials are urging families to act now to get booster shots to avoid being turned away on the first day of classes.    More>>

Construction Crews Work on Pitsco Sunflower Trail in Pittsburg

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Construction crews have been hard at work... More>>

Oklahoma Earthquake felt in Joplin

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Did it feel a little shaky on Schifferdecker a little before one o'clock today? Discombobulated in Duenweg? Was it a bit rocky on Rangeline? More>>

Deadly accidents prompt warnings for swimmers in creeks and rivers Video included

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The Redings Mill Fire Protection Agency has responded to six water-related rescues on Shoal Creek since June, a high number for the department. More>>

Neosho Man Rescued After Nearly Drowning in Shoal Creek

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Sergeant Jason Pace with the Missouri... More>>

Shoal Creek's Current is More Deceiving Than It Looks

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The manager of Water’s Edge campground... More>>

NEO Graduate Embarks On World Race to 11 Countries in 11 Months

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A recent NEO graduate ditches the comfort of American life to spend almost a year living out a backpack helping others across the globe. 24- year-old Caleb Owens will travel with a squad of 37 other young adults on the World Race, a missionary program that takes travelers to 11 countries in 11 months. The missionaries will help serve communities in developing countries, doing construction work, minister to sex trafficking victims, and visit kids in orphanages. "Honestly I want to ... More>>

5 Year Old Drowns in Floating Accident on Shoal Creek

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A Webb City boy drowns while floating on Shoal Creek.  Five year old Anthony Martinez was in a kayak with his mother, Kayla Martinez when the kayak hit a submerged log and overturned. The child was trapped. The boy was receiving CPR when a medical helicopter landed on the sandbar where they had hit the log.  The child was transported to Freeman Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  More>>

Kids Celebrate the End of the Summer Reading Season at Joplin Library

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Kids and parents mark the end of the... More>>

Local Church Raises Money for Veteran Ministry

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The Duenweg Assembly of God Church sells... More>>

Shoppers Bargain Hunt at Carthage's Summer Sidewalk Sale

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Shoppers look for big bargains on... More>>

Mo State Senator Paul LeVota Resigns in the Midst of Sexual Harassment Allegations

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Press release:State Senator ResignsJEFFERSON CITY — State Senator Paul LeVota, D-Independence, has released the following statement:My conduct has been called into question relating to the intern program in the Missouri Senate and even though there has been no proof of any wrongdoing, the media attention is a distraction to doing the people’s work.  As I stated before, I did not engage in any inappropriate activities with any intern in the Missouri Senate and a thoroug... More>>

Hula Hoop Dance Class

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The hula hoop. A device made for kids on playgrounds, now being used by adults on the dance floor. More>>

Park-Goers React to Vandalism at Cunningham Park Video included

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Gary Orton walks his dog almost every... More>>

Vernon County 911 Dispatch Center Seeks Stable Funding by Half Cent Sales Tax Increase

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In an emergency every second counts... More>>

Neosho School Board Discusses New Junior High

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The Neosho school board this evening discussed design plans for a new junior high school. The design is based largely on input from teachers, parents and architects. More>>

Blind and low vision youth experience new technology and adventure at a special camp

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  Twelve youth from the four state area are tapping into serious technology at Trek Tech camp held at the Greenbush Education Service center that could change their lives.  More>>

FIRST LOOK: Pittsburg Community Theatre's Sets the Stage for "Evita"

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From age seven to seventy performers light... More>>

Breaking Windows to Save Children

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You see a locked car, closed windows, a child inside with no parents in sight.What do you do? More>>

Police: Semi-truck driver may have saved well-being of dog

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"...this person is not even from around here, so he's going above and beyond reporting something," says a police officer. More>>

Teachers hope new interim Joplin schools superintendent brings change

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"...what I'm seeing is, there's a gap between the frequent voter, the teacher, the parent, and student performance," says the new interim superintendent. More>>

Shetland Ponies Compete in "Pony Pull" at the Labette County Fair

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Shetland Ponies pull their little hearts out.... More>>

Wall Collapses in Girard's Historic Square

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The wall supporting a State Farm... More>>

Senator Jerry Moran Voices Concern Over Iran Nuclear Deal at Erie Veterans Celebration

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A U.S. senator from Kansas speaks out on... More>>

Farm Show Shoppers Look For Bargains Despite "Fair" Growing Conditions

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Farmers come shopping at the 41st annual... More>>

County commissioners say no to Galena landfill

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The BOCC is unable to "take necessary action to complete the Landfill application... More>>

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