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Local protest against the overturn of Roe v. Wade

JOPLIN, Mo. — More than 50 people lined the intersection of 7th and Illinois in Joplin Friday evening (6/24), to protest the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn “Roe v. Wade.”. Those in attendance along the busy intersection, held up signs and chanted in protest to passing motorists.
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Vehicle thefts in Joplin are on the rise

JOPLIN, Mo. — Is a rise in some types of crime a result of the economic hard times we’re in?. The Joplin Police Department has noticed an increase in the amount of theft from vehicles between January of this year and the end of May. Captain Will Davis...
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Missing man in Joplin, Mo.; Left for walk and never returned, he suffers from dementia police say

***UPDATE Mr. Mavis was located and returned home safely,” Thank you.*** JOPLIN, Mo. — The Joplin Police Department release an image of a missing man who suffers from dementia. “We are asking for assistance in locating Bill Mavis. If located, please contact the Joplin Police Mr. Mavis suffers with dementia. He left for a walk around 9:00 pm night. He resides...
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Firework guidelines for those living in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. — As Independence Day approaches and firework sales start to ramp up, people living within Joplin city limits should be aware of the dates and times those fireworks can be legally discharged. The City of Joplin wants to remind everyone to adhere to all regulations involving the...
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Abortion ruling impact on LifeChoices

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Despite today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, an area organization won’t be closing its doors anytime soon. In fact, all the services they now provide are in greater need than ever before. LifeChoices, or Choices Medical Services,...
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You don't have to leave Kansas to visit the Ozarks

Explore a hidden surprise in the southeast corner of the state. The Kansas topography is full of surprises. Woodlands in the east, badlands in the west, rolling prairies; even buttes and mesas. And in the southeast corner of the state, there's a little slice of the Ozarks. If you drive...
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Williamson drives in 6, Post 64 rolls by Houston in Joplin tournament

JOPLIN, Mo. – (WATCH) The Pittsburg Post #64 Patriots top Houston, Missouri 16-0 in the AABC Connie Mack WS qualifier tournament in Joplin Friday. Baxter Springs product and Neosho CC signee Kameron Williamson goes 3-3 on the day with two doubles, a triple and 6 RBI. COPYRIGHT 2022 BY...
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Living Well: Million Meals Campaign

Austin Hyslip, Marketing Manager of Arvest Bank in Joplin, joined us to talk about how their most recent campaign impacted the four states. Check it out here!
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Carthage’s first-ever pop-up waterpark coming Saturday

CARTHAGE, Mo. – The Alliance of Southwest Missouri and the Carthage Caring Communities Coalition are bringing SudStock (formerly MudStock) to Carthage on Saturday, June 25th, from 12 noon – 3 p.m. SudStock is a free event and continues to promote a drug free message of bringing families together...
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Pitt State’s Winn, Caldwell shine at USATF U20 outdoor championships

EUGENE, Ore. – A pair of Pittsburg State freshmen shined at the USATF U20 outdoor championship on Friday in Eugene, Oregon. On the women’s side, Blakelee Winn finished in 1st place in the heptathlon, scoring 5,473 points. Winn finished 1st in the 100m hurdles, 5th in high jump,...
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Webb City bridge updates continue

WEBB CITY, Mo. — A handful of bridge projects are currently underway in Webb City. Three bridges were damaged last month after what city officials are calling a “strange rain.”. Three inches fell in a matter of minutes on one night. It caused major backflow on all three,...
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Gathering of Little Turtles camp returns after 2 years

WYANDOTTE, Okla. — Kids of all ages are learning about the Wyandotte tribe this weekend. The Bearskin Fitness Gym is hosting the Gathering of Little Turtles camp for the first time in 2 years. Today through Sunday, kids can learn Wyandotte’s language and history and take part in activities...
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