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Joplin School Board candidate pulls application

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Marsi Archer is withdrawing her application for the vacant Joplin School Board seat created when Lane Roberts accepted a state position.  This  follows a special meeting held Friday by the school board to address the vacancy and resignation of two other members.   
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At Friday's special meeting, the resignations of board members Randy Steele and Michael Landis were not accepted by the board. Steele and Landis submitted their resignations earlier this week, which would have created three vacancies on the board. Now, there is only one vacant school board seat. Board members made an attempt Friday to fill the vacant seat. It needed four votes to pass, but it only received three. Jeff Koch, Debbie Fort and Jennifer Martucci voted in favor of Archer. Lynda Banwart voted no, saying she wants the selection process to go to the county commission, despite previously supporting Archer.

Details on Archer's withdrawal to come.




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