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  1. Official: Businesses need to prepare for disasters tooRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Joplin

    Preparation matters, and businesses that think through disaster scenarios and do some planning are more likely to recover when trouble comes, a Joplin civic leader told local business leaders. "Disasters do happen.

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  2. man's robbery, drug charges dismissedRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Joplin

    The Jasper County prosecutor's office dropped prosecution of a Joplin man on robbery and drug charges Wednesday when the alleged victim failed to show up to testify against him.

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  3. Fill 'er up: Joplin area gas prices drop below $2Read the original story

    Yesterday | Joplin

    LAURIE SISKWalt Hayes, of Carl Junction, fills his car with gas on Tuesday at Harp's. "For all I care, they can raise it to $10 a gallon, it's groceries they need to lower," Hayes said. Hayes said as a senior on a fixed income who drives very ... (Read full article)

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  4. Gas prices break $2 per gallon barrier in Joplin and still fallingRead the original story

    Tuesday | Joplin

    Gas prices fell below $2 a gallon this morning in Joplin, the first time in years that gasoline has been that low.

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  5. Frances R. RadtkeRead the original story

    Tuesday | Joplin

    Frances R. Radtke, age 93, of Joplin, Mo., went to be with The Lord at 11:10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, at Freeman Hospital, following an illness.

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  6. The Salvation Army has received some expensive and weird donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Examiner.com

    ... received 5 cashier checks that totaled $50,000 which someone wrapped in dollar bills and dropped off at a Wal-Mart in Joplin, Missouri. Not only this but even weirder and valuable items have been donated including Civil War tokens, expensive ...

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  7. Fast start carries Lebanon past Joplin boysRead the original story

    Monday | Joplin

    LEBANON, Mo. -- Connor Hicks scored 19 points and led Lebanon to a 68-52 victory against Joplin in an Ozark Conference game Monday night.

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  8. City Council approves contracts for work in tornado zoneRead the original story

    Monday | Joplin

    Joplin is set to spend another $23 million of federal grant money for tornado zone repairs.

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  9. Bond set in Joplin murder caseRead the original story

    Monday | Joplin

    Circuit Judge Gayle Crane set a cash-only bond of $100,000 for Kristopher M. Smith, 26, following Smith's arraignment in a a trial division of Jasper County Circuit Court on a charge of second-degree murder. Smith and Anthony M. Carter, 21, are accused ... (Read full article)

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  10. 'Tis the season for weird Salvation Army donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... week in Boston, for instance, a widow donated her diamond engagement ring from her late husband. And last year in Joplin, Mo., five cashier's checks totaling $50,000 were wrapped in dollar bills and dropped in a kettle at a Wal-Mart store. Elsewhere ...

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  11. Crystal Lake group looks for volunteers for aid tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Northwest Herald

    ... air-ramp construction. Volunteers work locally and often travel to places hard-hit by natural disasters, including in Joplin, Mo., Moore, Okla., and Gifford, Ill.

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  12. Factory output eclipses pre-recession highRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 photo, Arik Smith operates a stacking machine at EaglePicher Industries in Joplin, Mo. The Federal Reserve releases industrial production figures for November on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.

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  13. New director takes over Harry Truman Coordinating CouncilRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Joplin

    Jill Cornett, a former city manager at Savannah and Lake Lotawana in Missouri who has ties to the Joplin area, has taken over as the new director of the Harry S. Truman Coordinating Council.

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  14. What the Christian group holding Bobby Jindal's prayer rally has said about homosexuality, Eric Garner and more Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | NOLA.com

    ... dramatic increase in tornadoes that have taken the lives of many and crippled entire cities, such as Tuscaloosa, AL & Joplin, MO. And let us not forget that we are only six years from the tragic events of hurricane Katrina, which rendered the entire ...

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  15. Joplin Schools to House 14 Community Safe Rooms by Tornado SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | AccuWeather.com

    In advance of the springtime severe weather season for the Plains, Joplin, Missouri, a town that has seen extensive damage in recent years, is in the process of finalizing a plan for 14 community safe rooms. Safe rooms are above-ground buildings designed to withstand the strength of an EF5 tornado, according to criteria established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency .

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  16. Jindal Handout Blame Gays, Abortion for Hurricane KatrinaRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Drudge Retort

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal plans to kick off his presidential candidacy in January with a stadium-sized prayer rally in Baton Rouge. Right Wing Watch reported that materials being distributed ahead of the rally blame LGBT acceptance and legal abortion for natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina and the devastating tornado system that leveled the town of Joplin, Missouri.

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  17. Firefighters bring early Christmas to Joplin familyRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Joplin

    Laurie SiskJoplin firefighters, along with the help of Santa Claus, on Friday deliver gifts to Natasha Daniels (left) and her family. Daniels, 27, is battling an advanced stage of cervical cancer and a tumor in her head that will likely require ... (Read full article)

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  18. 'Breathtaking building': St. Mary's to dedicate new churchRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Joplin

    Before the 2011 tornado, St. Mary's Catholic Church in Joplin was in need of remodeling. The building, which had been dedicated on Dec. 17, 1967, was more than 40 years old.

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  19. Louisiana Gov. Jindal's prayer rally handouts blame gays and abortion for Hurricane KatrinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Raw Story

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal plans to kick off his presidential candidacy in January with a stadium-sized prayer rally in Baton Rouge. Right Wing Watch reported that materials being distributed ahead of the rally blame LGBT acceptance and legal abortion for natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina and the devastating tornado system that leveled the town of Joplin, Missouri.

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  20. Bobby Jindal 'Prayer Guide' Blames Gays For Hurricane Katrina - VIDEORead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Towleroad

    ... dramatic increase in tornadoes that have taken the lives of many and crippled entire cities, such as Tuscaloosa, AL & Joplin, MO. And let us not forget that we are only six years from the tragic events of hurricane Katrina, which rendered the entire ...

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