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Audit of Missouri PSC finds fault with oversight >> Global gena
JEFFERSON CITY - Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released an audit of the Public Service Commission. The audit identified significant weaknesses in the Manufactured Housing and Modular ...more

IDF conducts search and rescue for missing teens >> Global staff
Three Israeli teenagers are currently missing and presumed abducted by Arab terrorists, according to a report by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). The IDF is conducting a widespread operation in order ...more

Johns Hopkins' Bennett calls universe >> Global jhu-ps
A 3D map of massive galaxies and distant black holes offers clues to dark matter and dark energy that makes up 96% of the universe. Since its launch in 2001, the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy ...more

Document labels Puerto Rico Police Dept. abusive >> Global sgosset
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Puerto Rico Police Department is plagued by a culture of unrestrained abuse and brutality as well as a failure to crack down on sexual assault, domestic violence, and murders ...more

Companion is found to "Lucy" >> Global denike
It seems that "Lucy" was not the only hominin on the block in northern Africa about 3 million years ago. A team of researchers that included Johns Hopkins University geologist Naomi Levin has ...more

When seeking life saving measures is sound advice >> Global staff
Associated Jehovah’s Witnesses for Reform on Blood (AJWRB) is announcing the beginning of the end of the Jehovah’s Witness Blood Doctrine, although the religious group may not want to admit ...more

Organization releases 2011 top anti-Semitic slurs >> Global lhovey
The Simon Wiesenthal Center, a Jewish human rights NGO (non-governmental organization), recently released their 2011 Top 10 Anti-Semitic slurs. They include statements from politicians, organizations ...more

Further ID needed for accident victim >> Global mstewart
The Joplin Police Department is reporting that they need assistance in locating the next of kin of the victim of the accident on I-44, mile marker 3.8 westbound. Jesus Robert Redondo-Salas, a ...more

Israelis to release 1,000 jailed for one >> Global staff
In comments to the Israeli people, and to the world via Twitter, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu late Tuesday confirmed a deal with Hamas that would free captured soldier Gilad Shalit after five ...more

EU institutes laws for manufacturing of safe toys >> Global gabriel
While much attention in the US has focused on harmful toys produced in China, this insightful article describes measures that have been approved in the Member States of the European Union to insure ...more

9/11 memorial Preview Site opens >> Global justin-c
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum today (August 26, 2009) opened a 9/11 memorial Preview Site at Ground Zero in downtown New York City. According to Joe Daniels, Memorial & Museum ...more

Terrorism never stops >> Global staff
Staff members of have reported today that the bulldozer [ correction: front end loader, wheeled not tracked] terrorist attack by an East Jerusalem Arab and 31-year-old father of two ...more

Good-bye Citgo! >> Global ma-earth
A new sign towers over the Snak Attack gas station on South Hearnes Blvd. in Joplin. Once a Citgo station, it has switched to BP. The price reflects what the fuel costs were at the time the photo ...more

Conservation not ethanol is answer >> Global mlink
Despite support from President Bush, the alternative fuels many Americans have turned to because of rising gas prices won’t be enough to reduce our dependency on oil, experts say. “Our ...more

Baltzer defends Palestinian resistance >> Global mariwinn
The land of Israel belongs to God, and He has decided to give it to the Jewish nation, in accordance with the covenant sealed on Mount Sinai, a covenant that no other nation was willing to undertake. ...more

U.S. blamed for continuing Ugandan strife >> Global mariwinn
WASHINGTON – The Washington-based Africa Faith and Justice Network (AFJN) recently formally announced the launch of the Uganda Conflict Action Network to pressure the U.S. government to ...more

4 for peace >> Global mariwinn
Limit access without supervision to media coverage of the war in Iraq was the advice for parents on how to stem the mounting psychological trauma faced by American children. This suggestion was made ...more

Nuke fall-out in space? >> Global m-haim
In what it calls Project Prometheus, NASA seeks to broaden its $1 billion Nuclear Systems Initiative begun last year and include development of a nuclear-propelled rocket. Moreover, NASA is planning ...more

To the victor go the spOILs >> Global dr-c-lo
President George W. Bush has made it clear to the world that he wants the United States to lead a military invasion to change the government of Iraq. He has claimed that we must invade because Saddam ...more






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