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3 years 5 months ago

President Obama on his way to Joplin Missouri

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is on his way to Missouri to see the destruction caused by the massive tornado a week ago today. In Joplin, Obama will meet with survivors and officials and attend a memorial service for those killed by the storm. He'll also make brief remarks.

3 years 5 months ago

Mayor says rebuilding already under way

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - Joplin, Missouri, Mayor Mike Woolston says his city has begun rebuilding. Woolston tells CBS he saw walls going up for a building on Thursday morning. And he says the school system has announced it has begun rebuilding. Woolston also says crews won't stop searching for the...

3 years 5 months ago

Death toll rises in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - The state of Missouri says the number of people missing or unaccounted for since the Joplin tornado is now at 156. Missouri Department of Public Safety deputy director Andrea Spillars said Friday that officials are working 24 hours a day to trim the list that...

3 years 6 months ago

New storm rumbles across Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - As searchers in Missouri and Minnesota comb through the rubble looking for survivors of last night's tornadoes, folks are pitching in to help anyway they can. A massive tornado tore a 6-mile path across southwestern Missouri killing at least 89 people and damaging about 2,000...

4 years 5 months ago

Soap box derby race scheduled Saturday

Pueblo's annual Soap Box Derby competition happens Saturday at 4th and Joplin. Thirty six young people will battle their gravity powered cars for a chance to go the national championships in Akron, Ohio. Two local competitors will win a trip to the Ohio competition. There are 450 soap...

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