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MODOT SIDEWALKS

  • MODOT goes within Joplin city limits for a project to make safer sidewalks.  Schifferdecker Avenue is owned by the state and maintained by MODOT.  MODOT wants all the sidewalks along its roads to be ADA compliant by 2027.  A roughly 4,000 foot stretch of sidewalks from the intersection of Seventh and Schifferdecker to Perkins Street will be replaced.

GUN SAFETY PROPOSAL

  • The White House unveils new gun and school safety proposals.  They include a push to arm school faculty, improving background checks for those buying guns, and overhauling parts of the mental health system.  Left out of Sunday night’s proposal: increasing the age restrictions on some gun purchases.  The White House says that decision will be left up to a new school safety task force, headed up by Education Secretary Betsy Devos.

ANOTHER NOR’EASTER

  • Residents of the Northeast, still recovering from two nor'easters in less than a week, could be in for another powerful storm this week.  The National Weather Service says a system making its way up the coast could drop up to a foot and a half more snow in some parts of New England Tuesday into Wednesday.
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  • Youth Volunteer Corps Joplin Impacts Charities in First Summer of Work

    Youth Volunteer Corps Joplin Impacts Charities in First Summer of Work

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:51:14 GMT

     The Youth Volunteer Corps came to Crosslines on commodity day helping the charity efficiently serve more than three hundred people.

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     The Youth Volunteer Corps came to Crosslines on commodity day helping the charity efficiently serve more than three hundred people.

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  • Cancer Survivors Receive Special Gifts

    Cancer Survivors Receive Special Gifts

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 6:17 PM EDT2018-06-20 22:17:34 GMT

    A total of 25 craft kits and 80 blankets were delivered to Freeman thanks to Subaru and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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    A total of 25 craft kits and 80 blankets were delivered to Freeman thanks to Subaru and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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  • PSU Tuition Increase Approved

    PSU Tuition Increase Approved

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 5:49 PM EDT2018-06-20 21:49:10 GMT
    The Kansas Board of Regents approves Pittsburg State University's proposal to increase tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. With the 2.6% increase, full-time in-state undergraduate students will pay $73 more per semester bringing the total tuition rate to $2,847/semester. Full-time in-state graduate students will see an increase of $84 per semester bringing their total tuition rate to $3,280/semester. PSU says departments across campus are working to tighten spending. Official...More >>
    The Kansas Board of Regents approves Pittsburg State University's proposal to increase tuition for the 2018-19 academic year. With the 2.6% increase, full-time in-state undergraduate students will pay $73 more per semester bringing the total tuition rate to $2,847/semester. Full-time in-state graduate students will see an increase of $84 per semester bringing their total tuition rate to $3,280/semester. PSU says departments across campus are working to tighten spending. Official...More >>
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