SLIDESHOW: Moore, Okla. rescue and recovery
Emergency crews searched the broken remnants of an Oklahoma City suburb Tuesday for survivors of a massive tornado that flattened homes and demolished an elementary school. At least 24 people were killed, including at least nine children, and those numbers were expected to climb.
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Cherly Finley: Life's a peach: Succulent fruit's harvest in full swing
A peach can be a fruit or a person or thing that's enjoyed, liked or attractive. The latter definition fits the first perfectly.
Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
The new poll found 53 percent of Americans believe the United States has no moral obligation to offer asylum to people who escape violence or political persecution, while 44 percent believe it has that responsibility.
VIDEO: African art collection found in stairwell ‘tomb’ at MSSU
It wasn’t exactly like opening King Tut’s tomb, but the treasures found inside were priceless just the same. After taking over as head of the art department at Missouri Southern State University, Christine Bentley wanted to assess the department’s African art holdings.
Second lane of Stone’s Corner roundabout to open
Contractor crews working for the Missouri Department of Transportation plan to open the second lane of the new roundabout in the Village of Airport Drive on Thursday.
Riverton School Board sending letter of opposition on Galena landfill plan
During a special Board of Education meeting Tuesday night in Riverton, members discussed the district’s involvement in preventing a proposed landfill from being built about two miles from the school.
Fired McDonald County chief deputy charged with tampering
A Missouri State Highway Patrol probe of the McDonald County sheriff’s office has led to the former chief deputy being accused of tampering with evidence and raised questions about a possible cover-up.
Mike Pound: Center for abused children sees heaviest case load in 17 years
Not too long ago, the board of directors of the Children’s Center of Southwest Missouri was given some information that it didn’t exactly know how take.
County Commission to consider Lafayette House funding request
The Jasper County Commission today agreed to consider a request that would translate to additional funding for Lafayette House, the Joplin based regional domestic violence shelter.
Citizen Police Academy is accepting applications for fall session
The Joplin Police Department is accepting applications for this year’s fall session of the Citizens Police Academy.
Governor calls out legislators at education conference
Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon called on the state’s education leaders to hold Republican legislators accountable for polices he labeled as “abandoning” the state’s education system.
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