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In this week's episode, we talk about Facebook's and Twitter's policies regarding political ads with Bill Ketter, senior vice president of news for Globe parent company CNHI, and a middle ground between the two sites charted by newspapers. Music: "Happy Alley" and "Destiny Day" by Kevin MacL… Read more

Technically, this is the last episode of "In Case You Missed It." Digital editor Joe Hadsall explains how the podcast will return next week with a new name and logo, as well as some of the things it will feature in the future. Music: "Happy Alley" and "Destiny Day" by Kevin MacLeod, www.inco… Read more

In this episode, Gail Melgren, of Southwest Missouri Regional Water, talks about water needs for the area, what's being done to address long-term water supplies, and the challenges that make achieving that goal difficult. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

In this week's episode, Aaron Ortiz, a kitchen lead at Instant Karma, talks to us about the rising trend of plant-based burgers, why the Joplin restaurant serves the Impossible Burger and how restaurants are working to satisfy the demands of both meat-eaters and vegetarians. Music: "Happy Al… Read more

In this week's episode, Wendy Rich, co-founder of the Joplin Area Alpha-gal Awareness Group, talks about the newly-diagnosed allergy, what kinds of things the support group does and how it helps each member deal with the condition. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

This week, James Boone, one of the two directors of Joplin Little Theatre's production of "Xanadu," stops by to talk about musicals in movies and on stages, as well as how the crew has brought a roller rink to their theater and how the cast has performed on roller skates. Music: "Happy Alley… Read more

In this week's episode, Damien Tiregol, owner of Crabby's Seafood Bar and Grill talks about the chicken sandwich "battle" between Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen and Chick-fil-A from the perspective of the food business, including what other restaurants can learn from it. Music: "Happy Alley" by … Read more

In this week's episode, Jo Mueller joins us ahead of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock to talk to us about the concert, the challenges she and her friends dealt with before and during the festival, and the impact it had on them once the last chords had played. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin M… Read more

In this episode of "In Case You Missed It," it's game night! Jason Hurley talks to us about the recently released Joplinopoly, what it takes to make a board game and why playing them is seeing a resurgence across town. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

In this week's episode, sponsored by Travel Inspirations, new Joplin Public Library Director Jeana Gockley talks about how things have changed since she left the system in 2016, the opportunities and challenges of the new building and the biggest issue facing the library in the future. Music… Read more

In this week's episode, Janet Kavandi, director of NASA's Glenn Research Center, talks to us about the historic Apollo 11 moon landing in advance of its 50th anniversary, and how that historic mission is helping NASA plan for Project Artemis, which marks a return to the moon for the first ti… Read more

In this week's episode of "In Case You Missed It," Paul Bloomberg, director of the Joplin Parks and Recreation Department, talks about the city's annual fireworks show, how well it fits at Missouri Southern State University and about The Mixtapes, the evening's featured band. Music: "Happy A… Read more

In this week's episode, Addison Langford, of Pocketoid (pocketoidpodcast.com), speaks to us about Sen. Josh Hawley's proposed legislation dealing with pay-to-win video games and their microtransactions and loot boxes. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin MacLeod, www.incompetech.com. Read more

In this week's episode, Ann Lile, associate professor of theater at Missouri Southern State University, talk about the upcoming "These Things Fall Apart" series of student-directed one-act plays, the values of a black box theater and why these plays are treats for theatergoers. Music: "Hap… Read more

In this week's episode of "In Case You Missed It," Jean Kiddoo, of the FCC, explains why TV stations switching frequencies will help usher in new 5G internet networks across the country, especially in rural areas. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com. Read more

In this week's episode, we dive into one of the Globe's most popular recurring features: Ryan Talken, assistant director of the Joplin Health Department, will share more about the department's health inspections that appear in each Monday's edition. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin MacLeod, inc… Read more

In this week's episode of "In Case You Missed It," Stephen Gilbreth joins us to talk about his appointment as the new principal of Joplin High School, covering bullying, security, graduation and the one music award he'd like to win one day. Music: "Happy Alley" by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com. Read more

In this week's episode of "In Case You Missed It," we celebrate the return of Third Thursday. Lori Haun, director of the Downtown Joplin Alliance, talks about the event and what's on tap for the rest of the year. Music: "Happy Alley," by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com. Read more

In this week's episode of "In Case You Missed It," we interview attorney Bill Fleischaker about the column he wrote about oncologist Robert Carter. Sponsored by Travel Inspirations. Music: "Happy Valley" by Kevin MacLeod, incompetech.com. Read more

In honor of Mother's Day, #DadLife hosts Jordan Larimore and Nathan Mills discuss modern motherhood and their respect for moms everywhere. Read more

#DadLife hosts Jordan Larimore and Nathan Mills talk with House of Bounce co-owner Jeff Moore about the upcoming Dad's Night Out event. Read more

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JOPLIN, MO - Janice Weakley, 74, an optician, passed away Friday, November 1, 2019. She was born November 30, 1944. She is survived by her children, Michael Adrian, Natalie Nelson and Brian Adrian; four grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father, Rober…

James "Jim" Arthur DeLano, of Baxter Springs, KS, previously from Miami, OK, passed from this life on November 5, 2019 at his home, he was 72. Jim was born on April 22, 1947, to James Albert and Phyllis Louise (Myers) DeLano, in Wichita, KS. He graduated from Wichita East High School. He was…

JOPLIN, MO - Nancy Lee Arnall, 83, a homemaker, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Clark Funeral Home, Granby, MO.