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JOPLIN TOURISM

  • Joplin City Council members last night heard about ways to attract more visitors to the area.  It was the results of a tourism study that started several months ago.  The head of Joplin's Convention and Visitors Bureau says growth in tourism has stalled, and there needs to be some sort of Joplin "destination".  This study is the first time Joplin's Convention and Visitors Bureau has ever done market research on itself throughout its 30-year history.

TRACK IMPACT

  • The 2018 NAIA and NCAA Div. II Indoor Track and Field National Championships held at PSU this winter had a multi-million dollar community impact on both Pittsburg and Crawford County.  That's the finding of a study received by the Crawford County Convention and Visitors Bureau.  It says the events resulted in direct and indirect sales for more than $2.4 Million locally, or more than $600,000 per day.

SEVERE WEATHER

  • On this, the first official day of spring, a big part of the U.S. is facing another round of severe weather.  A storm system brought heavy rain, hail, and tornadoes to the south on Monday.  Its remnants are expected to form a Nor'easter.  It could dump up to a foot of snow from the Midwest to New England.
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  • Drive-By Shooting: Court Documents Received

    Drive-By Shooting: Court Documents Received

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-06-20 16:33:18 GMT
    Jacob DavisJacob Davis

    KOAM and FOX14 receives the Statement of Probable Cause and Complaint for 17-year-old Jacob Davis. The Jasper County Prosecutor's Office has charged him with five counts of shooting from a motor vehicle at a person, vehicle or house, and five counts of armed criminal action. According to court documents, on June 14th, 2018 in the area of 407 N. Pearl Ave., Davis reportedly shot multiple times in the direction of five people. Three of those people knew Davis and identified...

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    KOAM and FOX14 receives the Statement of Probable Cause and Complaint for 17-year-old Jacob Davis. The Jasper County Prosecutor's Office has charged him with five counts of shooting from a motor vehicle at a person, vehicle or house, and five counts of armed criminal action. According to court documents, on June 14th, 2018 in the area of 407 N. Pearl Ave., Davis reportedly shot multiple times in the direction of five people. Three of those people knew Davis and identified...

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  • KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 6-20

    KOAM MORNING NEWS TO KNOW 6-20

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 8:28 AM EDT2018-06-20 12:28:56 GMT
    ACLU LAWSUIT The ACLU files a lawsuit against the Kansas Secretary of State.  The suit against Secretary of State Kris Kobach is over a multi-state voter registration database.  The ACLU claims it exposed sensitive information including partial social security numbers from nearly 1000 Kansas voters.  Kobach's office had no immediate comment on the lawsuit. LT. GOVERNOR CHALLENGE The Missouri Democratic party is challenging Governor Parson's authority to select h...More >>
    ACLU LAWSUIT The ACLU files a lawsuit against the Kansas Secretary of State.  The suit against Secretary of State Kris Kobach is over a multi-state voter registration database.  The ACLU claims it exposed sensitive information including partial social security numbers from nearly 1000 Kansas voters.  Kobach's office had no immediate comment on the lawsuit. LT. GOVERNOR CHALLENGE The Missouri Democratic party is challenging Governor Parson's authority to select h...More >>
  • Parish Deals 9 K's, Outlaws Top Jeff City

    Parish Deals 9 K's, Outlaws Top Jeff City

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-06-20 03:13:55 GMT

    Missouri Southern's Zach Parish threw 7 innings for Joplin, giving up just one run and striking out 9. 

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    Missouri Southern's Zach Parish threw 7 innings for Joplin, giving up just one run and striking out 9. 

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