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  1. Margaret Ann Brown MillerRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... her certificate in welding. She became a passionate and very well respected welder for DRS Technologies in West Plains, Mo. for over 20 years. Margaret was active in the Welder's Union at DRS and was very proud of her work on military ...

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  2. West Plains, LLC Expands Operations With Lease of Port of Brownsville, TX ElevatorRead the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Milling Journal

    Kansas City, MO- West Plains LLC announced May 9 that it has eached an agreement with the Brownsville Navigation District to lease the grain-handling facility located within the Port of Brownsville, TX . The city is located on the southernmost edge of the state and shares the U.S.-Mexico border with Matamoros, Tamaulipas in Northern Mexico.

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  3. 8 dogs put down, 32 people exposed in rabies caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... the dogs had killed two skunks, according to the owner," said Dr. Eugene Ulmanis of the Animal Clinic of West Plains. "We did vaccinate the owner's other dogs." Ulmanis said his clinic had to put down one of the puppies from that litter that had ...

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  4. Sybil Ann RussellRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | Douglas County Herald

    ... working in her yard with her flowers. She was a Christian. Sybil is survived by her son, Billy Russell, West Plains, Mo.; her life long companion, Bill Jones; two grandchildren, Haley and Jasmine Russell, West Plains, Mo.; a sister, Juanita Rackley ...

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  5. Missouri Democrats see scant progress on police oversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | KMBC-TV

    Taped on the office door of Rep. Brandon Ellington, the chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, is a cutout of the House public safety chairman's smiling face, topped with the words "This is what bigotry looks like!" The poster directs people to contact Republican Rep. Shawn Rhoads, a former detective with the West Plains Police Department whose panel deals with law enforcement legislation, to "tell him to prove that he is not a bigot" by holding a hearing on Ellington's bills to tighten oversight of the police.

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  6. Walmart customers rally behind fired cashierRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Island Packet

    Hundreds of people showed up last Saturday at a Wal-Mart in West Plains, Mo., to rally behind fired checker Frank Swanson. One fan took a selfie with Frank.

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  7. After firing, popular Wal-Mart checker becomes starRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | The Capital-Journal

    ... Tonight Show." Frank's termination could be headed to court, and Wal-Mart had to issue a statement explaining to West Plains what happened to the town's favorite checker. All this because a woman in Frank's line that day wanted to buy a gallon of ...

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  8. Hundreds rally outside Walmart after disabled cashier who was known ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... store When a brain-damaged man was fired from Walmart after nearly 20 years as a cashier, thousands of people in West Plains, Missouri, rallied behind him and spread stories of his kindness until the 52-year-old's story went viral. Frank Swanson was ...

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  9. Community rallies around 20-year Wal-Mart cashier fired for giving hugs,aRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | WPXI

    ... matching at least one item inappropriately. Frank Swanson, 54, was known to the customers at the Wal-Mart in West Plains, Missouri, for his friendly demeanor. Swanson was fired April 2, just weeks shy of his 20th anniversary with the company. His ...

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  10. Firing friendly FrankRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Arkansas Online

    I'm finding it difficult to understand why Wal-Mart execs in West Plains, Mo., believed it was wise to fire their brain-damaged employee of 20 years who was known and loved for the sincere hugs of hope he routinely gave customers.

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  11. West Plains Chamber awards presentedRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2016 | Cheney Free Press

    Businesses and individuals from across the West Plains were recognized for their achievements at the April 8 "Best of the West Gala" at Northern Quest Resort and Casino's Pend Oreille Pavilion. The event is organized by the West Plains Chamber of Commerce and, among other things, singled out awards that went to Cheney High School teacher and coach Bobby Byrd as the Educator of the Year.

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  12. Water with unsafe lead amounts found in hundreds of schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | KIII

    ... costing about $1,000 a month. Buying bottled water for drinking has been the routine at Ava Head Start in West Plains, Missouri, even before lead levels spiked after the preschool moved into a new building in 2010. But it was not until February, ...

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  13. Water with unsafe lead found in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    ... costing about $1,000 a month. Buying bottled water for drinking has been the routine at Ava Head Start in West Plains, Mo., even before lead levels spiked after the preschool moved into a new building in 2010. But it was not until February, after ...

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  14. Water with unsafe lead amounts found in hundreds of schools Read Story John Seewer, Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... costing about $1,000 a month. Buying bottled water for drinking has been the routine at Ava Head Start in West Plains, Missouri, even before lead levels spiked after the preschool moved into a new building in 2010. But it was not until February, ...

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  15. Water With Unsafe Lead Amounts Found in Hundreds of SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | News Max

    ... costing about $1,000 a month. Buying bottled water for drinking has been the routine at Ava Head Start in West Plains, Missouri, even before lead levels spiked after the preschool moved into a new building in 2010. But it was not until February, ...

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  16. Sparks named most valuable play at Grizzly All-Star ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Webster County Citizen

    Fordland senior Ali Sparks, a 5'7" guard, left, was named the most valuable player in the girls' game of the annual Grizzly All-Star Classic held Saturday at the West Plains Civic Center.

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  17. West Plains man killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WEST PLAINS, MO - A south Missouri man died after his car hit a tree Monday night. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Lloyd Rose, 61, of West Plains, was driving north on Highway 17 at around 9 p.m. That's when his car traveled off the road and hit a tree.

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  18. Rev. Glen Edwin MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Mansfield Mirror

    Funeral services for Reverend Glenn Edwin Murray, 81, Hartville, Missouri, formerly of West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 31, 2016 at United Freewill Baptist Church, West Plains, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

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  19. 1 killed, 1 injured after driveway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    HOWELL COUNTY, MO - One person was killed Sunday afternoon while another was injured in a one-vehicle crash in Missouri. The crash happened in Howell County about four miles south of West Plains at 2:15 p.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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  20. Missouri hospital expands cancer centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | KAIT-TV

    WEST PLAINS, MO - The Ozark Medical Center in West Plains recently held a groundbreaking for the expansion of their cancer treatment center. The current center is being remodeled and expanded to help more patients.

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