SLIDESHOW: Friday night lights
The Missouri high school football season kicks off tonight. Globe photographers covered games in Joplin, Webb City, Carthage and Diamond.
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VIDEO: Train mail car trailered on Joplin's Main Street to Redings Mill
With a police escort leading the way Monday, postal car No. 34 breezed through downtown Joplin en route to its new home in Redings Mill, where it was greeted by a welcome party of local residents and railroad enthusiasts.
Our View: No need for No. 9
“Shall the Missouri Constitution be amended so that the people shall be secure in their electronic communications and data from unreasonable searches and seizures as they are now likewise secure in their persons, homes, papers and effects?”
Wal-Mart to build second local Neighborhood Market
A second Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market store is planned for Joplin. The company has filed an application with the city to rezone nearly six acres of land on the west side of town in the tornado zone to build a new Neighborhood Market and gas station.
Judge lifts seal on records in Parsons quadruple slaying
A judge has rescinded his order sealing court records in the case of David Bennett Jr., who is accused of killing a Parsons woman and her three children.
Defendant who pulled knife on ER doctor sent for treatment
A man accused of pulling a knife on a Freeman Hospital West emergency room doctor pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Monday and was sentenced to the state prison system’s Institutional Treatment Center.
Cross-country trip promotes animal adoption
Where’s Bixby? Not the town in Oklahoma, but the dog on the back of a bicycle ridden by Mike Minnick. On Monday, the two were in Joplin, one stop on a cross-country bike trip to promote the adoption of dogs and cats from local shelters.
Oklahoma petition for medical marijuana signing up thousands of new voters
Medical marijuana may be the state's newest gateway drug -- to voting.
Joplin council names Edwards as city attorney
Peter Edwards has been named Joplin’s new city attorney.
Rail car passes through downtown Joplin
With a police escort leading the way, postal car No. 34 breezed through downtown Joplin on Monday en route to its new home in Redings Mill.
Jets’ Aboushi helped create 185 smiles in Sudan
Oday Aboushi gently placed the young boy on the hospital room bed, and quickly stepped aside.
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