1 hr ago
according to TechNewsDaily
When tornadoes tore across the Midwest this week, they set their fury against buildings made from the same wood, steel and concrete architectural components used to construct homes a hundred years ago.
5 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Joplin house offers hope to tornado victims
By the time I visited Joplin on Labor Day 2011, after the May 22 tornado had struck the southwest Missouri community, much of the damage was still visible.
8 hrs ago
National Public Radio
New Hospital In Joplin, Mo., Designed With Tornadoes In Mind
Robert Siegel speaks with John Farnen, executive director of strategic projects for Mercy Hospital Joplin, regarding lessons of the Joplin, Mo., tornado for rebuilding large structures like the Mercy Hospital Joplin.
8 hrs ago
Oklahoma tornado brings back fear in recovering Joplin, Missouri
Less than three hours after a deadly twister on Monday flattened a swath of Moore, Oklahoma, tornado warning sirens sounded in Joplin, Missouri, 215 miles to the northeast.
9 hrs ago
Joplin survivor to help Moore, Oklahoma tornado victims
Barbara Garcia, a survivor of the massive tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb, was being interviewed by a television news crew when her pet Schnauzer was seen peeking out of the rubble.
10 hrs ago
The damage from Monday's tornado in a suburb of Oklahoma City is likely to exceed that caused by the 2011 twister in Joplin, Missouri, that killed 158 people, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak said.
23 hrs ago
FACTBOX-Tornado damage and the Enhanced Fujita scale
The tornado that slammed into the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore on Monday, killing more than 50 people with winds up to 200 miles per hour , was given a preliminary ranking of EF4, the second most powerful category on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
Missouri city aids tornado-ravaged Okla. town
Officials in Joplin, Mo., have brought together a team of public safety employees they are sending to tornado-stricken Moore.
Sun May 19, 2013
Re-enactors celebrate 150th anniversary of Joplin, Mo. Civil War battle
It's been 150 years since Confederate guerrillas ambushed a black regiment at a Civil War battle site a few miles north of Joplin.
Severe weather, twisters threaten Plains, Midwest
Severe weather moved through the Plains states over the weekend, bringing high winds, heavy rains and tornadoes.
Progress continues 2 years after Joplin tornado
A thank you message to volunteers hangs on a fence at a home in Joplin, Mo., on May 14, nearly two years after a deadly tornado ravaged the area on May 19, 2011.
Sat May 18, 2013
CT Muslims focus on unity amidst diversity
On any given day the news will be filled with stories of Muslims fighting each other over sectarian divides or interreligious fighting.
Thu May 16, 2013
Texas tornadoes came with good warnings
The violent tornado outbreak that battered north Texas Wednesday, killing at least 6 people, came with adequate tornado warnings, according to meteorologist Mike Smith of AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions.
Tue May 14, 2013
Americans For Prosperity Made a Stop in Joplin on Bold Ideas Tour
Americans for Prosperity- Missouri, a group that supports limited government, less taxes and fiscal restraint for the government, made a stop today at College Station Daylight Donuts & Coffee in Joplin on their Bold Ideas Tour.
Large indoor growing operation found near Joplin
Newton County officials say a tip sent them to a home west of Joplin, where they found nearly 400 marijuana plants spread throughout the home.
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Senior Transitional Housing Proposed
Joplin's master developer gave the City Council an update at a special meeting Monday night.
Mon May 13, 2013
One Hurt In Joplin Shooting
One person is in the hospital after a shooting early Monday morning in Joplin. Police Corporal Chuck Niess tells News Talk KZRG it started with a disturbance outside the city.
Carthage Boy Hurt When Hit By Car
A 5-year-old boy on a bicycle was taken to the hospital after he was hit by a car Sunday afternoon in Carthage.
Sun May 12, 2013
Joplin Hosts Pro Baseball Game
Over a thousand people spent Sunday afternoon at Joplin's Joe Becker Stadium watching a baseball game.