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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 $84,500. More Pittsburg information.

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Andra Bryan Stefanoni: 'Annie' production is a family thing

PITTSBURG, Kan. -- There's a twist to this week's production of "Annie" at Memorial Auditorium.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Joplin

Southeast Kansas schools, businesses get behind new technical center

PITTSBURG, Kan. -- When Galena Superintendent Brian Smith looks at the millions of dollars of construction projects going on in his district, not to mention similar projects underway in Joplin, Carthage and elsewhere, he sees the need to train masons.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Education Week

Pittsburg commission approves fund for tech center

The Pittsburg City Commission has approved appropriating $300,000 in economic development loan funds for a proposed technical education center that would serve high school, community college and adult students while also providing a workforce for southeast Kansas businesses.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Jenkins holds big fundraising lead in Kansas 2nd

Finance reports filed last week by their campaigns show Jenkins ended June with nearly $2 million in cash on hand for her campaign.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Former Independence, Kansas Police Chief Sentenced

Former Independence, Kansas Police Chief Ken Parker was formerly sentenced in Montgomery County District Court Tuesday as part of a plea agreement with the County Attorney's office.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Pittsburg Police Catch 2 Burglars

Pittsburg Police caught a couple of burglars early Thursday morning in two seperate incidents.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

Pittsburg Police Catch 2 Burglars

Pittsburg Police caught a couple of burglars early Thursday morning in two seperate incidents.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Joplin

Judge sentences Kansas City man to prison term

PITTSBURG, Kan. -- A Jasper County judge assessed a Kansas City man five years in prison Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to two felony drug counts in a drugs and weapon case.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Lobbyist: Camptown casino could be running in year

A long-shuttered southeast Kansas dog racing track could be converted into a casino in less than a year, its supporters say, giving it an advantage over someone wanting to build a gambling facility from scratch.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

KIXQ-FM Joplin

$1 Million Gift Toward Pittsburg Technical Education Center

A one million dollar gift from the Bicknell Foundation will be used to set up a technical education center in Pittsburg.

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NYU/ KVC Midwest Trauma Training Center to Host Child Trauma Seminar

KVC Health Systems, a national leader in child welfare and behavioral healthcare, and the NYU Langone Medical Center, will host a child trauma seminar on Tuesday, July 8 in Pittsburg, KS.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Cuts in state funding force SE Kansas shelter to close

After briefly closing once this year for lack of money, a shelter that serves homeless families in 11 southeast Kansas counties is preparing to shut down permanently as its state funding declines.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Joplin

Outlaws come back to sink Nevada

PITTSBURG, Kan. -- Chris Scroggins drove in the tying and go-ahead runs with a two-run single in the seventh inning as the Joplin Outlaws defeated the Nevada Griffons 5-4 in a MINK League game at JayCee Ballpark.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Joplin

Two motorists die in accidents on roads in area

A resident of Pittsburg, Kansas, was killed in a single-vehicle accident at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 60, three miles west of Neosho in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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The Wichita Eagle

Kansas tech education center gets $1 million

The proposed center will house several technical education courses currently offered to high school students and adults by Fort Scott Community College in cooperation with the five school districts in Crawford County.

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The Bicknell Foundation has given $1 million to a group seeking to build a centralized technical education center in southeast Kansas.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Topeka native returns to Bike Across Kansas for 40th anniversary

Topeka native Mark Winkelman, who now lives in Dallas, was among the riders in the 40th anniversary Bike Across Kansas, which started June 7 in Elkhart and ended June 14 in Highland.

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Pittsburg weighs limit on key meth ingredient

Officials in Pittsburg are weighing whether to join other southeast Kansas and southwest Missouri communities in requiring prescriptions for a key ingredient in methamphetamine.

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