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Koster announces recovery of tornado relief donations
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster on Wednesday announced a settlement with a New Orleans woman who came to Joplin to help after the tornado and used some of the donations she collected for personal expenses.
Former Joplin city manager focus of probe because of comments about council member
Mark Rohr became the focus of a City Council investigation because of his allegations involving a note that turned up in Councilman Bill Scearce’s possession, according to council comments at a meeting on Monday.
Four Neosho girls on Team Missouri train for Special Olympics USA games
Four Neosho athletes are preparing for their moment in the national spotlight this summer. The four are members of the Missouri Special Olympics Girls Basketball Team practicing for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games.
Joplin business extends smoke-free hours for Lent
Area residents have sworn off chocolate, soda and television for Lent — a time when some prepare for Easter by fasting or observing moderation. A Joplin business owner is trying something different: making her longtime downtown restaurant and bar smoke-free until 10 p.m. for the duration of the 40-day Lenten season.
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Three things coming your way in Thursday’s Joplin Globe.
Missouri Attorney General announces recovery of tornado relief donations from Relief Spark
Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster today announced a settlement with a New Orleans woman who came to Joplin to help after the tornado and used some of the donations she collected for personal expenses.
Sales tax renewal committee working on list of street projects
A nine-member committee studying proposals for the possible renewal of a sales tax for capital projects will rank a list of needs for street and road projects as part of its work. The Capital Improvements Sales Tax Renewal Committee held its second meeting on Tuesday to talk about the steps for its work and discuss potential projects that could be done if the tax were renewed.
Voters in two Ottawa County school districts split on similar bond issues
Residents in two Ottawa County school districts voted in opposite directions Tuesday on similar bond issues for construction projects.
Advanced Placement test-takers rising in Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma
Drew Cox has already passed four Advanced Placement exams, and if he succeeds in the five that he will take later this spring — as he hopes — he will have netted a significant amount of college credit before he even sets foot on a college campus.
‘Victory 4 Haiti’ to pack up 280,000 meals for hungry kids
Wanted: about 120 tables and 1,600 volunteers. The organizers of the second meals for Haiti project in Joplin would like to borrow a few tables from local churches and other organizations to set up the work stations where volunteers will assemble the meals — approximately 280,000 of them.
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