President Barack Obama will be visiting Warrensburg, Mo. today to talk about the Affordable Care Act.
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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.
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.
Escaped llama remains unclaimed
Larry the llama seems to have enjoyed a week's vacation so much he may not go home.
Oklahoma petition for medical marijuana signing up thousands of new voters
Medical marijuana may be the state's newest gateway drug -- to voting.
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?”
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A judge has rescinded his order sealing court records in the case of David Bennett Jr., who is accused of killing a Parsons woman and her three children.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.
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