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Rebuilding process brings energy saving questions

Energy Saving Costs
There are many factors to consider when rebuilding a home. Missouri renewable energy flocked to Joplin spread the word to tornado victims on using energy saving products when rebuilding. People think of domes as structures at the state capitol. But dome homes are an energy efficient option Missouri officials want Joplin tornado victims to consider when rebuilding. Along with straw bale houses and earth... 

Red Cross opens new indoor resource center to beat the heat

New Red Cross Center
Officials urge citizens to seek air conditioning as dangerously hot temperatures swelter the four states. And the American Red Cross is providing relief for those struggling with the heat.  The Red Cross opened a new indoor resource center, full of snacks and drinks, and allowing residents a break from the heat. Red Cross officials say its important for residents and volunteers out in the triple... 

Joplin family receives reconstructed home

Operation Blessing International
A big surprise for a Joplin family today.  They thought they were getting a new roof, but they got a lot more. Operation blessing international gathered thousands of volunteers to help reconstruct a new home for one family. With the last cuts of a saw and a few more rocks layed, Nathan Powell and his four children have a new place to call home. For the past ten days operation blessing international... 

Comedy show brings laughs to Joplin

Mission Relief Comedy Show
A comedy show brings laughs and some help to Joplin. The Joplin Relief Mission Comedy Show kicked off tonight at J.B.’s Piano Bar. The audience had a chance to relax and take their minds off of what’s going on. Proceeds will go to the Joplin Relief Fund. “Man it feels good, its not very often that you do shows that is for a benefit, to help people out, so it feels good to come down... 

Joplin building codes alter to ease residents

_5-22 Tornado Damaged House
When it comes to residents looking to rebuild, some are looking at different types of construction. The city of Joplin has altered its building codes to make residents feel safer when going through the rebuilding process. “What we have done is added little additions to it. For hurricane straps and whenever they use a block foundation, being able to fill those blocks with concrete to give a little... 

Keeping tabs on registered sex offenders

Sex Offenders
Registered sex offender websites: FBI list of state Sex Offender Registry sites United States Department of Justice National Sex Offender Public Website Missouri State Highway Patrol Sex Offender Registry Newton County Sheriff’s Office Registered Sex Offenders Family Watchdog In an ever-changing population and landscape in Jasper County local law enforcement aims to keep track of registered... 
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