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KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 11-28 - KOAM TV 7

KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 11-28

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CJ SPORTS AUTHORITY  

  • Voters will soon decide the fate of a new sports complex proposal in Carl Junction.  The proposal calls for five new baseball and softball fields, along with one new tee ball field. The project would be built on 40 acres on the west side of town.  The total cost of this proposal sits right now at around $4.8 million dollars.  Tax payers will soon decide if increased city property taxes *only in Carl Junction* will pay for this proposed project.

STOLEN KETTLE

  • A "Salvation Army" kettle stand was stolen outside of the "Hobby Lobby" in Joplin over the weekend.       And Army officials are worried that scammers might use it to line their pockets.           The stand costs almost $500, and was stolen sometime between Saturday night, and Monday morning.  Salvation Army officials are concerned, crooks might set up a bogus collection site, and take advantage of 4-State generosity.

BRUSH FIRE

  • Fire crews from five different communities on Monday responded to a grass fire in south Joplin.  The fire damaged a nearby home and destroyed a barn and car.  Fire crews don't yet know the cause of this fire.
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  • 11 People Escape from an Overnight Fire in Joplin

    11 People Escape from an Overnight Fire in Joplin

    Thursday, November 15 2018 6:50 AM EST2018-11-15 11:50:51 GMT
    11 people, including five children escaped from an overnight house fire in Joplin.  The two-story fire on the corner of South 19th and Seargent erupted into flames around three o’clock this morning.  A total of four trucks worked to put out the flames, but nearly two hours later those flames were still burning strong.  Six adults and five children were in the home and escaped uninjured.  One of the family members says they had three space heaters running and ...More >>
    11 people, including five children escaped from an overnight house fire in Joplin.  The two-story fire on the corner of South 19th and Seargent erupted into flames around three o’clock this morning.  A total of four trucks worked to put out the flames, but nearly two hours later those flames were still burning strong.  Six adults and five children were in the home and escaped uninjured.  One of the family members says they had three space heaters running and ...More >>
  • Kafka Signs to PSU Track & Field

    Kafka Signs to PSU Track & Field

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 8:10 PM EST2018-11-15 01:10:54 GMT

    "Right when I walked in I knew that's where I wanted to go. It's always been a dream for me to go to Pitt State."

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    "Right when I walked in I knew that's where I wanted to go. It's always been a dream for me to go to Pitt State."

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  • Eyes on the Road

    Eyes on the Road

    Wednesday, November 14 2018 7:04 PM EST2018-11-15 00:04:56 GMT

    On most days you can find Modot emergency response operator Roy Cota on the highways surrounding Joplin, clearing accidents and assisting motorists and local first responders. But that job would be impossible without assistance from the Transportation Management Center of the Ozarks, commonly referred to as the "TMC." 

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    On most days you can find Modot emergency response operator Roy Cota on the highways surrounding Joplin, clearing accidents and assisting motorists and local first responders. But that job would be impossible without assistance from the Transportation Management Center of the Ozarks, commonly referred to as the "TMC." 

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