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Joplin

(jŏp`lĭn), city (1990 pop. 40,961), Jasper and Newton counties, SW Mo., at the edge of the Ozarks; settled c.1839, inc. 1873. It is a railroad center, the shipping and processing point of a grain and livestock region with dairy and fruit farms, and the industrial center of a former lead and zinc area. Joplin has a solid manufacturing base, producing transportation equipment; plastic, metal, paper, and leather products; processed foods; machinery; and chemicals. The city has a mineral museum and is the seat of Missouri Southern State Univ. and Ozark Christian College. The George Washington Carver National Monument is nearby. A tornado destroyed or damaged more than a quarter of the city in 2011.

Joplin

1. Janis 1943--70, US rock singer, noted for her hoarse and passionate style. Her albums include Cheap Thrills (1968) and Pearl (1971)
2. Scott 1868--1917, US pianist and composer: creator of ragtime
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They're creating 100 quality jobs at their new manufacturing plant in Joplin. We're getting results.
According to Joplin High School Principal Brandon Eggleston, the school has tried to more rigorously enforce dress codes that have been in place for years, (http://www.joplinglobe.com/news/local_news/jhs-student-says-she-was-victim-of-teacher-comments/article_c1d66cf1-14a7-53fe-8356-90cfbf7e96a8.html) reported the Joplin Globe .
Joplin's struggle to find her place after her grandfather's death, both at home and at school, will ring true to readers.
The film depicts Joplin as a bright burst of light, a free spirit who struggled with her role as an outsider who caught the edge of a cultural shift.
Stout confessed to setting fire to the mosque after he was arrested in 2013 for twice trying to burn down the Planned Parenthood clinic in Joplin. Prosecutors said he threw a backpack containing flammable liquid onto the clinic's roof and lighted a rope attached as a fuse.
According to Joplin investigation team leader Marc Levitan, the IBC and IEBC changes mark the first milestone of the collaborative effort to implement the NIST recommendations.
In a statement on Joplin's death, Carson said he personally knew the volunteer and was "filled with a deep and profound sadness at his passing." He called Joplin and other volunteers the "unsung heroes of the political process."
Joplin has served the Port of Pascagoula as manager, safety/harbormaster since 1998.
Toshiba America Medical Systems Inc announced that Mercy Hospital Joplin in Joplin, Missouri, has acquired eight Aplio 300 Platinum ultrasound systems to provide the latest in imaging technology for general, cardiology and vascular ultrasound studies.
My stay-at-home self, educational self and curious self-opened a literal Pandora's box, a cardboard chest full of miscellaneous business records relating to my sister Janis Joplin's music career.