Joplin community endorses tornado recovery plan

Friday, January 20, 2012 | 2:42 p.m. CST; updated 3:48 p.m. CST, Friday, January 20, 2012

JOPLIN — Community leaders in Joplin have resoundingly endorsed a long-term tornado recovery plan they hope will serve as a national example for other disaster-ravaged areas. The standing ovations and shouts of praise from a grateful public were a good start.