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A Joplin Man Dies After Rescuing His Son And Another Child

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A Joplin man has drowned after jumping into a drainage ditch to rescue his son and another child. The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 50-year-old Anthony C. Cox

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Joplin Hospital Set To Open Sunday

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A new Joplin hospital that replaces one destroyed by a deadly tornado is opening its doors to patients Sunday. The $465 million Mercy Hospital Joplin has 205 private rooms. Builders say critical areas of the hospital, such as the emergency department and intensive care unit, have windows rated to withstand 250 mph winds

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Joplin Police Say A Fatal Shooting Case Was Self-Defense

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) €” Joplin police say a fatal shooting during a home invasion was self-defense. Police say Michael Dean died early Monday at a house in Joplin. Dean was shot by a person staying at the home

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Mercy Hospital Joplin Set To Open

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A new Joplin hospital that replaces one destroyed by a deadly tornado is preparing to open. The Joplin Globe reports that hundreds turned out Saturday for an open house in advance of the March 22nd opening of the new Mercy Hospital Joplin

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Contractor Going to Prison For Scamming Joplin Tornado Victim

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri contractor is going to prison for five years after stealing more than $73,000 from an elderly Joplin couple who hired him to repair their home after the May 2011 tornado

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Vice President Joe Biden Set To Visit Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Officials in Joplin say Vice President Joe Biden will speak at next month's dedication of the city's new high school, replacing a building destroyed by the May 2011 tornado. The district announced yesterday that Biden will be joined by U

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Rebuilding Since Joplin Tornado Tops $1 Billion

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Costs of rebuilding and repairs since the May 2011 tornado that hit Joplin and Duquesne have topped $1 billion.

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Suspicious Person Report Locks Down Missouri Southern State University

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Southern State University in Joplin was locked down briefly after students reported seeing a suspicious person, possibly with a gun.

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Joplin OKs Financing Plan for Baseball Team

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — The Joplin City Council has chosen a $4 million financing package to lure an independent baseball team from El Paso, Texas, to Joplin.

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Tornado Recovery Goes On as Schools Open in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — Nearly 2½ years after a tornado devastated Joplin, three new schools reopened to an enthusiastic reception.

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