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Recovered property being tied to burglaries in three states
Three suspects are in custody and more arrests may be coming in a probe of recent burglaries of homes in three states, according to the sheriff’s departments in Jasper County and Cherokee County, Kan.
Firefighters battling large grass fire west of Joplin
Bill Dunn, Carl Junction fire chief, said that the fire had spread to tires at the scene.
Master developer hires Joplin staff; plans to open office
Joplin’s master developer, the Wallace Bajjali Development Partners, is opening a Joplin office and has hired four people to conduct their operations here, said David Wallace, the firm’s chief executive officer.
Leading Republican donor from Joplin calls Akin a “moron”
A leading donor to Republican campaigns in Missouri, Joplin’s David Humphreys, denounced Todd Akin’s weekend comments about rape and abortion with a single statement emailed to the Globe today: “Akin is a moron,” said Humphreys.
Warrant issued in nightclub parking lot murder
Police are looking for a 21-year-old suspect in the murder of another man Saturday night outside a Joplin nightclub.
Joplin students begin new school year
More than 7,000 Joplin Eagles started class today in what students and teachers alike called a great start to the school year.
Bus routes change, staggered starts remain for Joplin schools
This year’s bus routes have been modified from last year’s for Joplin Schools.
Joplin toddler in critical condition from apparent child abuse
A 1-year-old girl is reported to be in critical condition today at Children’s Hospital in Kansas City after being transported from a residence in a mobile home park in Joplin Tuesday night with a severe head injury from an apparent case of child abuse.
NEA grants program director visits Joplin
Such grants have been used by other cities for a number of purposes related to rebuilding or redeveloping as Joplin is now doing as a result of the 2011 tornado, said Michael Killoren, director of programs for the National Endowment for the Arts.
FBI called in to investigate suspicious fire at Joplin mosque
A fire at the Islamic Society of Joplin’s mosque early this morning is being treated as suspicious, according to officials.
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