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Joplin School"s Plan to Build a Preschool/Daycare center has Private Preschool Operators Worried Video included

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The Joplin school district is beginning to seek building plans for a new nine-to 14-million dollar preschool and daycare center. The push for more early learning can create competition for those already in the preschool business. State law now only requires students to go to school at kindergarten age but many believe learning begins much earlier. And the Missouri house and senate are both considering bills to reimburse districts for some students taking pre-kindergarten classes. Preschool... More>>

Woman charged after shooting her neighbor Video included

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Charges are filed today after a neighbor dispute sent one man to the hospital with a gunshot wound. Jennifer Crouch, 30, is facing three separate charges: assault in the second-degree, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon. More>>

MODOT says prepare for what's to come before new roundabout Video included

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MODOT says when the project is completed in July, the future roundabout will filter the most traffic in Missouri.  More>>

New Play Seeks To Show What Life Is Like For Those With Autism And Special Needs Video included

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Thousands attend a play in Pittsburg centered around Autism and life with special needs. The play is called 'Snowflakes,' and put on by Pittsburg High School's Theater Department. This week students at Pittsburg High School are performing the play Snowflakes in an effort to shine light on autism and other special needs. And this year's Prom King Bryce Commons was there to lend a helping hand, by recording a video of himself to show students a little more about his life with autism.  More>>

Columbus Schools Seek $30.6 Million for Construction/Renovation Video included

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For years Kyle Rennie and his family have owned farm land in Cherokee County, Kansas. He says his taxes are getting out of hand.

 
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Former Webb City teacher accused of having sexual relationship with a student turns herself in; bonds out

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The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says Carrie Njoroge turned herself into the Christian County Sheriff's then bonded out. According to the Probable Cause, the former Webb City High School choir teacher had a sexual relationship with a male student over a three month period. More>>

Reactions to former Webb City teacher charged for having sex with a student show gender judging Video included

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The accusations against a former Webb City teacher of having sex with a student triggered numerous Facebook posts on Wednesday. But the nature of the public's comments in cases like this, regardless of the victim's age, often hinge on whether the accused is male or female. More>>

Owner of Joplin "Blasters" baseball team says renovations at stadium will continue despite developer leaving Video included

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The team owner says having the developer involved in the project didn't make sense. More>>

Joplin Police Officers Compete For Rebuild Joplin In American Bible Challenge Video included

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Three Joplin Police Officers put their bible trivia to the test to help Rebuild Joplin.The officers are set to compete on a bible-themed game show on the "Game Show Network".Brain Lewis, Shane Dotson and Matt Stewart are not only members of the Joplin Police Department. But thanks to the Game Show Network, you will soon see them representing "The Prayer Patrol" on the Third Season of the American Bible Challenge."We were excited about the possibility to go on a game show, and obviously being ... More>>

Two local families connected through organ donation Video included

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A celebration of life binds united two local families. The two families were brought together by the gift of an organ donation. More>>

Owner of the Joplin Blasters searches for new developer for Joe Becker Stadium

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Joplin's new independent professional baseball team The Blasters will soon call Joe Becker Stadium home, but stadium developments might have hit a small road block. Property developer Michael Wray is no longer a partner with the team's owner, the Suarez Group. Wray was originally hired to construct parking lots and retail plaza in front of the stadium. More>>

Former Weir woman sentenced to 11 years for illegal sex acts with a child

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The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation in 2011, after receiving information that Melissa Coles, 37 of Weir, Kansas, had committed illegal sexual acts with a child under the age of 14. The offenses occurred between July 1, 2009 and December 31, 2009. More>>

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  • Parsons Fire Department Announces Promotions

    Parsons Fire Department Announces Promotions

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:46 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:46:24 GMT
    Lubbers, Darren—Recently named Captain in the Parsons Fire Department. Lubbers, Darren—Recently named Captain in the Parsons Fire Department.
    The Parsons Fire Department recently announced two officer promotions. The promotions came after the recent retirement of Battalion Chief, Brett Heady. The department conducted interviews and completed testing to fill the vacant positions.More >>
    The Parsons Fire Department recently announced two officer promotions. The promotions came after the recent retirement of Battalion Chief, Brett Heady. The department conducted interviews and completed testing to fill the vacant positions.More >>
  • Master Gardeners recognized at training in Carthage

    Master Gardeners recognized at training in Carthage

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:32:43 GMT
    Area Master Gardeners were recognized at the annual graduation and recognition event on April 8 in Carthage. Sixty-two Master Gardeners, family members and friends attended this year’s event.More >>
    Area Master Gardeners were recognized at the annual graduation and recognition event on April 8 in Carthage. Sixty-two Master Gardeners, family members and friends attended this year’s event.More >>
  • PSC Approves Agreement In Missouri Gas Energy Rate Case

    PSC Approves Agreement In Missouri Gas Energy Rate Case

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-04-24 16:48:17 GMT
    The Missouri Public Service Commission has unanimously approved an agreement among parties in a natural gas rate case filed last September by Missouri Gas Energy (MGE), a division of Laclede Gas Company. The agreement will take effect for service rendered on and after May 1, 2014.More >>
    The Missouri Public Service Commission has unanimously approved an agreement among parties in a natural gas rate case filed last September by Missouri Gas Energy (MGE), a division of Laclede Gas Company. The agreement will take effect for service rendered on and after May 1, 2014.More >>
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  • Four-run seventh lifts Nebraska-Kearney over Southern, 5-2

    Four-run seventh lifts Nebraska-Kearney over Southern, 5-2

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:34:27 GMT


    The Missouri Southern baseball team led 2-1 after six innings at Nebraska-Kearney tonight, but the Lopers scored four runs in the seventh to take a 5-2 win over the Lions in game one of the series at Memorial Field in Kearney.
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    The Missouri Southern baseball team led 2-1 after six innings at Nebraska-Kearney tonight, but the Lopers scored four runs in the seventh to take a 5-2 win over the Lions in game one of the series at Memorial Field in Kearney.
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  • No. 24 Arkansas Set for SEC Series with Auburn

    No. 24 Arkansas Set for SEC Series with Auburn

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:41 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:41:23 GMT

    The Arkansas baseball team returns to SEC play this weekend, welcoming Auburn to town for a three-game series at Baum Stadium.
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    The Arkansas baseball team returns to SEC play this weekend, welcoming Auburn to town for a three-game series at Baum Stadium.

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  • Gorillas Wrap Up Season @ NW Missouri

    Gorillas Wrap Up Season @ NW Missouri

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:39:49 GMT
    The Pittsburg State University baseball team will close out its regular season schedule by traveling to Northwest Missouri State University for a four-game weekend MIAA series. The Gorillas and Bearcats will play a doubleheader at 1 p.m. (CDT) Friday (Apr. 25) and wrap up the series with a twinbillSaturday (Apr. 26) at 1 p.m.More >>
    The Pittsburg State University baseball team will close out its regular season schedule by traveling to Northwest Missouri State University for a four-game weekend MIAA series. The Gorillas and Bearcats will play a doubleheader at 1 p.m. (CDT) Friday (Apr. 25) and wrap up the series with a twinbillSaturday (Apr. 26) at 1 p.m.More >>
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