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Federal Funding Help For NE OK Counties

The federal government has approved public assistance for Ottawa, Delaware and Craig Counties. Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin’s office announced Friday (3/18) resources would be available to help with recovery expenses from late December’s storms and flooding.
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OK Wildfire Danger Early This Week

Forecasters say weather conditions will be ripe early this week for the spread of wildfires throughout northeastern Oklahoma. The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch for Monday and Tuesday (3/21 & 22) as south
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Joplin City Council Meets Monday

Monday night (3/21), the Joplin City Council will ratify an agreement with Joplin Schools to provide almost $5 million in Community Development Block Grant funds for an early childhood education center. The Council is also scheduled to
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Joplin DWI Checkpoint Results

Five people were arrested for DWI during a checkpoint Saturday night at 7th and Illinois in Joplin, one of which was a Newton County Sheriff’s Deputy. That name has not yet been released. In all, Joplin Police
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