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Show Me State Games torch passes through Joplin

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The 30th annual Show Me State Games are approaching -- and the Show Me torch is traveling across Missouri.  On Wednesday Joplin residents carried it from from Spiva Park to Cunningham Park.

The Show Me State Games kick off this June with more than 40 events for all ages and ability levels.

"This is really a healthy competition," says Anna Hargis of Shelter Insurance Company.  "It's a safe place to compete and it's a great, kind of, if you will, overall goal."

The torch's next destination is Kansas City.
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