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Local News

Show-Me State Games Torch Run

The torch for the Missouri Show-Me State Games was in Joplin Friday (4/29). Members of the Neosho United soccer club ran with the torch as part of an effort to promote this summer’s Show-Me

Pittsburg Drug Arrest

A Pittsburg man was arrested Friday (4/29) on drug charges. A search of his residence on East Madison turned up what’s believed to be marijuana, THC oil, hallucinogenic mushrooms and drug

Second Arrest In Vehicle Shooting

He thought he was helping a neighbor get a bad guy. But a Joplin man has been arrested for unlawful use of a weapon. 29-year-old Alex May was arrested in connection with the April 17th incident

National News

Sanders Campaign Lays Off Hundreds

Bernie Sander’s campaign revealed plans Wednesday to lay off more than 200 staffers as the number of primaries still remaining dwindles.

“They are not layoffs. We have 40

Another Super Tuesday!

Today is the fourth, but not final, Super Tuesday of the 2016 presidential primary season and Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton appear headed for a their partie’s nominations.


Ex-Senator Says He’s Marrying a Man

Harris Wofford, a Pennsylvania Democrat who served in the U.S. Senate between 1991 and 1995 – and who was married to a woman named Clare for 48 years, before she died in 1996 from leukemia