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News for March 29, 2012

Thursday March 29, 2012
Posted on 3.29.12 at 11 PM
Court strikes down proposed Missouri voter ID amendment
By JASON HANCOCK JEFFERSON CITY -- A Cole County judge on Thursday struck down a proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 10 PM
Local candidates file for political offices
By Susan Redden The Joplin Globe Despite the dominance of the Republican Party in Jasper County and Newton County political races, ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 9 PM
Joplin trash rates to go up
By Debby Woodin The Joplin Globe JOPLIN, Mo. -- Joplin residents will see an increase of nearly 10 percent in the ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 9 PM
Crowder College grant expands nursing program
By Wally Kennedy The Joplin Globe NEOSHO, Mo. -- Crowder College will get nearly $1 million to expand its nursing program ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 9 PM
Neosho council, school board races coming Tuesday
By Josh Letner The Joplin Globe Incumbents Richard Davidson, who currently is serving as mayor, and David Ruth face challengers Bill ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 9 PM
Mike Pound: Larry Miller living out his dream
By Mike Pound The Joplin Globe In the course of doing this job, I've run into a number of people who ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 9 PM
Mayoral elections nearing in Anderson, Pineville
By Jeff Lehr The Joplin Globe ANDERSON, Mo. -- John Sellers will be facing a challenge from Hank Heiskell in Sellers' ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 8 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgConn. police free sex shop customer from handcuffs
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Posted on 3.29.12 at 8 PM
Missouri lawmakers approve health care legislation
BY WES DUPLANTIER/AP JEFFERSON CITY -- Employers could refuse to provide health insurance coverage for birth control under legislation approved Thursday ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 8 PM
Missouri school district yields on Web filters
By Cheryl Wetzstein The Camdenton R-III School District in central Missouri will ensure that nonsexual websites on lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 8 PM
Hospital: Missouri jail death mom treated appropriately
Dorothy Davis talks about the death of daughter Anna Brown, on Jan. 12, 2012, at her home in Normandy, Mo. A ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 7 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgOkla. multicounty grand jury indicts 2 in probes
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma's multicounty grand jury has returned two indictments following a 3-day investigation. The two indictments - both ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 7 PM
No injuries reported in drive-by shooting on East Central
By Jeff Lehr The Joplin Globe JOPLIN, Mo. -- Police are investigating an apparent drive-by shooting that took place at 3:25 ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 7 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgKan. House panel endorses narrow immigration bill
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas House committee has endorsed a bill requiring state agencies to check if their new employees ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 7 PM
Missouri Legislature takes up birth control, abortion bills
JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri lawmakers tackled two bills today that opponents say will limit access to birth control or abortion for ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 6 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgRescuers free entangled gray whale off Calif.
AP National News Video More>> Supreme Court takes up key health care law issue: Can the gov't force you to carry ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 5 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgOkla. Senate panel amends, passes open carry bill
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The requirements to openly carry a handgun in Oklahoma have been changed in 1 of 2 bills ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 5 PM
Funding sought for Duquesne weather radios
DUQUESNE, Mo. -- Joplin officials have found a source that may help provide weather radios to residents of Duquesne. City Manager ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 4 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgMo. House backs health care conscience measure
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri House has passed a bill letting health care workers refuse tasks that violate their ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 4 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgKan. motorcyclist hurt in collision with buffalo
INDEPENDENCE, Kan. (AP) - A collision between a motorcycle and a buffalo has landed a southeastern Kansas man in the hospital ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 4 PM
Court Throws Out Missouri Voter ID Referendum
( Jefferson City , MO ) -- A Cole County judge has thrown out ballot language for a proposed constitutional amendment ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 3 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgMo. Senate passes birth control coverage measure
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Senate has approved legislation letting employers refuse to provide health insurance coverage for birth ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 3 PM
Man accused of leaving two toddlers, one baby alone in apartment
JOPLIN, Mo. -- A man accused of leaving two toddlers and a baby alone in a dirty apartment in Joplin while ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 3 PM
Missouri Contraception Law: Legislators Approve Bill Allowing Refusal Of ...
The Republican-controlled Missouri House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill Wednesday afternoon that would allow the denial of certain medical services ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 3 PM
Missouri baseball can't generate its own offense
By Matt Nestor The Missouri baseball team got a good look at what happens when an opposing pitcher doesn't give away ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 3 PM
Missouri Senate votes to override workers' comp veto
The Missouri Senate voted 24-9 this morning in favor of overriding one of Gov. Jay Nixon's recent vetoes. Nixon announced earlier ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 2 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgGOP deflects attack on Kan. gov's Medicaid plan
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Republicans who support GOP Gov. Sam Brownback's overhaul of the Kansas Medicaid program have brushed aside an ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 2 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgKan. House approves abortion 'conscience' bill
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - A bill sought by abortion opponents in Kansas that also could limit access to birth control has ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 2 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgAP Interview: Missing toddler's mom wants answers
AP Interview: Missing toddler's mom wants answers AP National News Video More>> Supreme Court takes up key health care law issue: ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 2 PM
Missouri churchgoer makes candles for homeless
After returning to Missouri, she married Riley Ditmars in 1949 and moved to the farm east of Plattsburg where she has ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 1 PM
Mega Millions frenzy hits Missouri, Illinois
Mega Millions is a national lottery played in 42 states, including Missouri and Illinois. "Everyone seems to have Mega Millions Mania ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 1 PM
Sarah Coyne: Kids' allergies require extra cleanliness
By Sarah Coyne Globe Columnist JOPLIN, Mo. -- Spring is here, but it's neither the green grass nor the peeping flowers ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 1 PM
PSU softball continues winning streak
By PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY Pittsburg State has earned the Sonic Trophy point for softball with a doubleheader sweep of Missouri Southern, ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 1 PM
Roadworthy: Keeping car running saves expense of repairs, new vehicles
From AP JOPLIN, Mo. -- The average age of cars and light trucks on the road increased again last year, to ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 1 PM
Parents' planner (March 29-April 4)
JOPLIN: CamWow self portraits, 11 am to 1 pm Saturday, Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall. Students will draw ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 12 PM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgAP source: No decision on appeal, Saints' coach
AP source: No decision on appeal, Saints' coach AP National News Video More>> Supreme Court takes up key health care law ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 12 PM
Missouri Supreme Court says refund tax on out-of-state sales
News-Leader file photo, 2012 Springfield Attorney Craig Street challenged the Missouri Director of Revenue over being required to pay local sales ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 11 AM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgPentagon awards Oshkosh Corp. contract worth $294M
AP National News Video More>> Supreme Court takes up key health care law issue: Can the gov't force you to carry ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 11 AM
Outrage Grows Over Missouri Woman's Jail Death
AP Family members and activists are seeking answers in a homeless woman's death in a jail cell after being arrested for ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 11 AM
Missouri House Passes Law Redefining Sex Offenses
By Greg McDonald Some sex offenders would be removed from the public registry under a bill passed by the Republican-controlled Missouri ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 10 AM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgCause of W.Va. fire that killed 9 undetermined
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KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgEx-super pleads guilty in W.Va. mine blast case
AP National News Video More>> Supreme Court takes up key health care law issue: Can the gov't force you to carry ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 9 AM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgVt. kale artist to challenge trademark ruling
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Large crop of SW Missouri candidates file for August primary races
JEFFERSON CITY -- The number of candidates seeking elected office in southwest Missouri again is tilting significantly toward Republicans, which has ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 9 AM
Missouri to SEC: 7 Major Changes for Mizzou Tiger Football in the 2012 Season
Missouri football fans are ready to enter a new realm of excitement in the 2012 season, as the Tigers will be ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 9 AM
Missouri Democrat gets a hand from veterans group9:23 AM ET
The Missouri ad is the first of the cycle for the group, which spent over $15 million last cycle. The ad ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 8 AM
Settlement reached in Missouri LGBT web-filtering case
(AP) -- The American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday it has settled a lawsuit with a central Missouri school district whose ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 6 AM
Missouri House speaker still catching flak on honor for Rush Limbaugh
AP JEFFERSON CITY -- -- Missouri House Speaker Steven Tilley has been getting a lot of deliveries from women's rights groups ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 4 AM
Spring turkey season for Missouri youths is here
Spring turkey hunting in Missouri will be kicked off this weekend by the youth-only turkey season Saturday and Sunday. Young hunters ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 3 AM
KOAM TV 7 Joplin and PittsburgColo. gov. stops prescribed burns after wildfire
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Posted on 3.29.12 at 2 AM
Jenks captures Joplin tennis tournament title
Jenks dominated play Wednesday in the Joplin Invitational tennis tournament at the Joplin Athletic Complex. The Oklahoma school swept through pool ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 12 AM
School representatives field bond issue questions
By Kelsey Ryan news@joplinglobe.com JOPLIN, Mo. -- With a vote on the Joplin School District's proposed $62 million bond issue less ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 12 AM
James Robert "Biggen" Sellars
By Anonymous James Robert "Biggen" Sellars, age 28 of Joplin, passed away at 12:35 pm on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at ...
Posted on 3.29.12 at 12 AM
Missouri softball team sweeps doubleheader from Evansville
Freshman Corrin Genovese readies herself to bat during the Missouri Tigers softball doubleheader against the Evansville Purple Aces on Wednesday. Missouri ...

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