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Joplin, Missouri is located in Jasper County. Zip codes in Joplin, MO include 64803, 64801, and 64804. The median home price in Joplin is $99,800 which is roughly $57/per square foot. More Joplin information.

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Nothing To See Here, Just An Eagle Playing In A Sprinkler

Like this juvenile bald eagle, for instance, who seems to have taken a fancy to playing in the sprinklers.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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Clean-air group told Joplin elevation might be factor in high levels of ozone

Air modeling by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources could help explain why Joplin has persistently higher levels of ground-level ozone pollution than Springfield, an environmental specialist with the agency said Tuesday.

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UPDATED: Ruptured gas main shuts down Joplin intersection

Repair of a ruptured gas line rerouted traffic Tuesday in the area of one Joplin intersection.

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Joplin Kiwanis, Soroptimist Clubs Donate to Tetanus Elimination Project

The Joplin Kiwanis Club and Soroptimist International of Joplin have raised money for a project to wipe out tetanus.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

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Elementary & Middle School open today

Joplin, MO - Youngsters arrived early at Cecil Flood Elementary this morning, and eager to start the school year on a good note.

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Joplin City Council Discusses Budget, Raises Tax Rate

The Joplin City Council got a first look at the budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year last night.

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elementary, middle school students head back to class

Kelsey Norman third graders start the day with a song on the first day of class for Joplin schools.

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Heat advisory impacts residential trash pickup in Joplin

The National Weather Service forecast office at Springfield has issued a heat advisory through Tuesday evening.

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Resurfacing Work Begins on I-44 near Joplin Tonight

Drivers in the Newton County portion of Joplin can expect some nighttime lane closures and traffic delays on I-44 starting tonight.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

New Joplin High School opens Monday

New Joplin High School opens Monday A new chapter unfolding for a Missouri community rocked by a deadly tornado.

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Name of Body Found in Newton County Driveway Released

Here's an update to a story News Talk KZRG has been following for you: the Newton County Sheriff's Office has identified the man whose body was found in a Newton County driveway Friday morning as 30-year-old Dennis Myer of Joplin.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

More on Sarah Palin's Visit to Joplin

Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin will be visiting Joplin next month as part of a fundraiser for Life Choices, a clinic and resource center for people dealing with pregnancy or STD situations.

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Slideshow: Friday Night Lights Week One

Longtime Joplin coach Dewey Combs cuts the ribbon for Dewey Combs Field before the start of Joplin's season opener against Glendale on saturday night at Junge Stadium.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Joplin Independent

Nightly delays expected on I-44 in Newton County

Drivers can expect nighttime lane closures and some traffic delays on I-44 in Newton County for a resurfacing project beginning the week of August 25, 2014, the Missouri Department of Transportation said.

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The Joplin Independent

Bids for trees wanted by city of Joplin

The city of Joplin is accepting sealed proposals for trees for trail planting. The deadline for submission is 10 a.m. on September 8, 2014.

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Dead Man Dumped In Newton County Driveway

A family in rural Newton County found a dead body in their driveway this morning.

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On Being Seen: An Interview with Claudia Rankine from Ferguson

In the two weeks since Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, Langston Hughes's 1938 poem "Let America Be America Again" has been viewed tens of thousands of times on Poetry.org , the Web site affiliated with the Academy of American Poets.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Building 101: Kids assemble their own toys

Darla Baggott, of Lowe's in Joplin, assembles a toy kit. The kit, featuring a character from "Monsters vs. Aliens," is something kids will get to build Saturday during a Build and Grow event.

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family injured in one-vehicle accident north of Grove

Emergency personnel prepare to take Susan Poulson, Joplin, Missouri, to a waiting ambulance following a one-vehicle accident on North Highway 59, north of Grove near the Ottawa County line.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Our View: Finish the job

Madeline Campbell, a sophomore at Joplin High School, handles a moving box with care on Monday.

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