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Pittsburg, Kansas is located in Crawford County. Zip codes in Pittsburg, KS include 66762, and 66763. The median home price in Pittsburg is $83,500. More Pittsburg information.

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Sunday | KIXQ-FM Joplin

Pittsburg PD Still Looking For Prowler

Pittsburg Police are still looking for a prowler and they hope you can help identify him.

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Sunday | The Capital-Journal

New plan emerges for southeast casino

A northeast Oklahoma casino long cited as an obstacle to developing a casino in southeast Kansas could be a cornerstone in finally getting the gambling establishment built.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Bees aren't the only pollinators you can attract

The dramatic loss of honeybees to changing land use, viruses and pesticides is alarming, and they are irreplaceable as pollinators.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Collegio

Flat tires

If you have been looking for a way to make that old bike in your garage, the one you never ride, useful again, now is the chance.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Editor & Publisher

Matt Guthrie Named Publisher of Three Gatehouse Newspapers

Matt Guthrie has been named senior group publisher of three newspapers owned by Gatehouse Media: The Neosho Daily News , The Carthage Press , and The Morning Sun of Pittsburg, Kansas.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Fatal fireworks explosion ruled accidental

The state fire marshal says an explosion that killed a worker at a southeast Kansas fireworks company has been ruled accidental.

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ABC News

Bees Aren't the Only Pollinators You Can Attract

The dramatic loss of honeybees to changing land use, viruses and pesticides is alarming, and they are irreplaceable as pollinators.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Collegio

Deadly explosion

Two employees of Jake's Fireworks suffered severe burns after an explosion outside the company's old building in Pittsburg on the afternoon of Tuesday, Aug. 12. One of the employees, Kenny L. Clark, 28, died shortly after the medevac helicopter carrying him from the scene made an emergency landing at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Mo.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Some young offenders sent out of Sedgwick County after boys ranch closes

Some boys who would have been candidates for the closed Judge Riddel Boys Ranch are instead going to youth residential centers in Topeka, Junction City, Dodge City and Pittsburg, farther away from their families.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Pittsburg man dies from injuries sustained in fireworks explosion

One of two men critically injured in an explosion at a fireworks manufacturer in southeast Kansas on Tuesday has died, authorities said.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Two workers severely burned in fireworks explosion

Authorities in southeast Kansas say two employees of a fireworks manufacturer were severely burned in an explosion outside the company's former headquarters in Pittsburg.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Kansas Corporation Commission to hold public work sessions

The KCC regulates the electricity, transportation and oil and gas industries in Kansas and has to approve any requests for rate increases and monitor compliance.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Pittsburg to decide on possible trail grant next week

Pittsburg officials will decide next week whether to accept a state transportation department grant worth more than $650,000 to build a proposed trail that has drawn opposition.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Pittsburg Police Search For Car Involved In Moped Accident

Pittsburg Police are looking for a car that allegedly injured the driver of a moped just after midnight Wednesday.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Downstream Announces Partnership to Build Casino in Crawford County

A former dog racing track could reopen as a new casino in Southeast Kansas. Downstream Casino is partnering with Las Vegas Treasure Island Hotel and Casino to turn Camptown Greyhound Park, located just north of Pittsburg, into a new "state-owned, privately managed" casino should they get approval from the Kansas Lottery Commission.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Joplin

Andra Bryan Stefanoni: Maggie's back with mobile barbecue

PITTSBURG, Kan. -- I've known Maggie Burlingame for years, first as "The Nutty Bavarian Lady" who is a regular at theater and dance performances at Memorial Auditorium in Pittsburg, and at Northpark Mall in Joplin.

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