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Government Shutdown Affects 4-State Area

Thanks to a border wall fight that sparked the government shut down, this historic site looks more like a ghost town. But that doesn't mean the Fort Scott National Historic Site is closed per say. It's technically open and visitors are allowed to walk around, but all visitor services, exhibits, and other features have been shuttered.

Christmas Eve Kitchen Party

Five hundred or so Joplinites who could use a hot meal on the holidays will enjoy a Christmas feast, and many of them are familiar with Charlie Brown, the Salvation Army Volunteer who's been helping prepare it for the last 8 years.