A day after an amendment banning gay marriage passed in North Carolina, President Barack Obama tells ABC News that he believes same-sex couples should be able to get married.
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Area businesses cater to market for replica, restored classic cars
In 2007, a 1966 Shelby Cobra sports car sold at auction for $5.5 million. If that’s too rich for your blood, Barry McGill has a couple of options. You can buy a replica built by McGill Manufacturing for around $40,000 or a kit car for even less.
New library to be built separate from movie theater
The new Joplin Public Library will be built separately from a new movie theater at 20th Street and Connecticut Avenue, the Joplin City Council was told Monday night.
Joplin Memorial Run to hold new event
A new event, the “Walk of Silence,” will be held this year in conjunction with the Joplin Memorial Run.
Baseball team naming contest continues; announcement to be made at end of March
oplin’s new independent baseball team still is nameless, but not for long. Owners have extended the contest through this month and will make an announcement on the new team name at the end of the month, said Shawn Suarez, a partner in the team’s ownership group, WLD Suarez LLC. The original deadline had been March 4.
Kansas lawmaker seeks to limit fees charged for public record requests
A proposal to limit fees that state and local government agencies in Kansas can charge people who seek public records cleared the state Senate last week and is awaiting approval from the Kansas House of Representatives.
3 To Get Ready
Three things coming your way in Tuesday’s Joplin Globe.
Tax breaks on agenda for special meeting of Joplin City Council
Tax incentives for a beverage manufacturer and a loan to another Joplin industry will be discussed at a special meeting Monday of the Joplin City Council.
Russian warns that U.S., European sanctions could backfire
Sanctions levied against Moscow could, in the words of the Kremlin, “boomerang” back on the U.S. and Europe.
MAP: Construction in area tops $1 billion since 2011 tornado
Recovery began the morning after the tornado. Now, approximately 34 months later, Joplin and Duquesne have broken through a barrier that looked a long way off on the evening of May 22, 2011. As it stands now, Joplin has racked up $997.3 million in repairs and new construction across all categories.
Joplin City Council member says she has not moved
A Joplin City Council incumbent says rumors and Facebook posts indicating that she has moved to Webb City are unfounded.
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