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Hundreds gathering for Day of Unity walk
The group is still arriving at Wal-Mart now, and will join hundreds of other walkers at 2:30 p.m. to continue their trek through Joplin.
Water company worker killed in construction accident
A Missouri-American Water Company employee died from an injury sustained Wednesday at a work site at 25th Street and Moffet Avenue.
Joplin teen pleads guilty to assault on police officer
Allen Russell entered an open plea of guilty on the charge in Jasper County Circuit Court with respect to an attack Dec. 4 on Officer Joshua Hanes of the Joplin Police Department.
Public forum on broadband tomorrow
Plans for a regional broadband initiative will be outlined on Friday at a public meeting set for 10 a.m. to noon at the Joplin Public Library.
School-bond election an emotional issue for voters
A question of whether to allow the Joplin School District to take out $62 million in bonds for a new high school is bringing out emotions in Joplin voters.
Globe wins news-reporting award from ASNE
The Joplin Globe was awarded the Jesse Laventhol Prize for Deadline News Reporting by the American Society of News Editors on Monday in Washington D.C.
Joplin man sentenced for role in child's alcohol-poisoning death
The uncle, in whose home an 11-year-old Joplin boy died of alcohol poisoning from a drinking game with the uncle’s girlfriend, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Motivational speaker offers free marriage course
Presented by Mark Gungor, the course is being offered free to the community. The event is being held to aid in tornado relief.
District sends faculty, administrators on site visits
With the design phase of several buildings in Joplin Schools ending in May, the district has sent 66 administration, faculty, parents and community members on site visits to 22 schools and two technology company headquarters across the country.
Mural depicting Joplin High School dedicated
A four-paneled mural depicting the recent history of Joplin High School was dedicated at the Memorial 9th- and 10th-grade Center Tuesday morning. The mural will be moved to the new high school when it is completed in 2014.
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