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Final Joplin Tornado Report Issued By NIST
2014-03-31 13:56:17

NIST The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. The final report is strengthened by clarifications and supplemental text suggested by organizations and individuals from across the nation in response to the request for comments on the draft Joplin report, released Nov. 21, 2013. The revisions did not alter the investigation team's major...

2014-01-13 12:20:30

Drivers in Five Categories Receive Company's Top Honor for Outstanding Performance JOPLIN, Mo., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced its 2013 Drivers of the Year -- the company's highest recognition. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/MM76897LOGO) The Driver of the Year award categories include individual and team company and contracted drivers, as well as regional drivers. Award...

2013-12-11 12:20:19

Company Employees Participate in Target Shopping Spree Benefitting Local Children, Senior Citizens, Nonprofit Organizations JOPLIN, Mo., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) today announced that its employees raised more than $50,000 during the company's 20(th) Annual Truckloads of Treasures holiday giving campaign. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131211/NE31621 ) (Logo:...

2013-10-08 12:20:32

JOPLIN, Mo., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the weekend of September the 27th, the Chrome Shop Mafia team officially put on their most successful Guilty by Association Annual Truck show to date. Between 7500 and 8500 people swarmed out to the beloved Joplin trucking event, ready to shatter records. From the beautiful, sunny Friday through to the overcast and showers on Saturday, huge crowds took to the festivities, charity events, competitions, and sales with enthusiasm....

2013-08-01 23:21:35

Several Missouri counties recently purchased a fleet of Juniper Systems Mesa® Rugged Notepads with a grant meant to aid with disaster management. Pettis County, MO (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Several Missouri counties recently purchased a fleet of Juniper Systems Mesa® Rugged Notepads with a grant meant to aid with disaster management. The counties—collectively comprising the Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission (RPC)—intend to use the Mesa in a wide variety of ways to...

2013-05-17 23:14:47

On anniversary of devastating tornado in Joplin a patient's family advocates why medical records matter. Joplin, Mo. (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Diane Humphrey remembers the frustration two years ago as she sat with her stricken husband in the cardiac care center of the old St. John´s Regional Medical Center. His room was close to the floor´s station, where she heard nurses struggling to learn newfangled electronic records software installed by Mercy just weeks earlier. “I´d...

2013-04-23 12:21:02

JOPLIN, Mo., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Con-way Truckload, a full truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), hosted an event this morning with the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) and American Trucking Associations' (ATA) America's Road Team (ART) in recognition of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130313/MM76897LOGO ) During a press conference held at Con-way Truckload's headquarters in Joplin, Mo.,...

2013-04-18 12:29:50

Mercy Hospital Joplin to replace medical center destroyed in May 2011 RESTON, Va., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Joplin, Mo. hospital will employ a powerful combination of masonry and glass exteriors to combat future tornadoes. Rebuilding from the catastrophic EF-5 rated tornado in May 2011 that killed five patients and one visitor, the new seven-story Mercy Hospital Joplin will use harder, tornado-resistant exteriors to replace the destroyed St. John's Regional Medical Center....

2013-04-15 23:01:01

New super strong windows withstand impact of 2x4s hurled by EF5 winds. Joplin, MO (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Like a chain and its weakest link, the strength of a hospital´s outer shell depends on its most fragile pieces — the windows. That´s a crucial lesson from the May 2011 tornado that ravaged the old St. John´s Regional Medical Center in Joplin. And it´s knowledge Mercy is using to better protect its new Joplin hospital and facilities across four states in tornado...

2012-11-16 08:24:04

LOS GATOS, Calif. and JOPLIN, Mo., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To address the ongoing emotional needs of children and teens in the Joplin, Missouri area, Ozark Center, the behavioral health division of Freeman Health System, has partnered with Joplin Schools to offer more than 5,000 students the SchoolMessenger Talk About It® service, a free, 24-hour communication service that allows them to confidentially reach out for help using their cell phone or PC. Effective immediately, if any...