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Who is to blame? Crash investigators face struggle
To figure out why a Malaysian jetliner fell from the sky, investigators will use the wreckage of any missile found to determine where it came from and who fired it, experts said Friday.
Annual Four State Farm Show kicked off this morning with 25 acres of exhibitors
The annual Four State Farm Show, which brings thousands of farmers and ranchers to the area, kicked off this morning. The event has grown into a mall of agriculture over the past 40 years.
Joplin Homebuyers Assistance Program moving office on Monday
The office of Joplin’s J-HAP program is being moved to 519 S. Main St., effective Monday, July 21.
Missouri attorney general takes action on home repair complaints
A Seneca man’s business and a Georgia company are among 16 home repair or remodeling businesses against whom the Missouri attorney general has taken legal action, accusing them of defrauding customers.
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Neosho mayor retains Webb City lawyer in lawsuit filed by councilman
Neosho Mayor Richard Davidson has retained Webb City attorney John Dolence to defend him against allegations brought forward by Neosho City Councilman Steve Hart.
Grant funds new safety features at Boys & Girls Club
The Boys and Girls Club of Southwest Missouri will formally receive a $16,000 grant Friday from the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri for new safety features.
Anime festival for teens pairs activities with animation
The library will host its third annual Anime Festival Saturday. The event will feature games, food and plenty of chances to talk about the popular form of Japanese animation.
Renovations, upgrades under way at several Joplin elementary schools
Several Joplin elementary schools are getting a much-needed facelift this summer.
Cecil Floyd, Stapleton, Eastmorland, McKinley, Jefferson, Royal Heights and Kelsey Norman elementary schools are all in the process of getting — at a minimum — new carpet and updated restrooms, said Mike Johnson, the district’s director of construction.
Russian government, separatists deny responsibilty for airplane crash
A Ukrainian official said a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the country.
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