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The Joplin City Council is set to hold a special meeting tonight (1/26), presumably to address the sudden departure of the City's Master Developer from their downtown offices. A press release from the City says the Council will be going into Closed Session pertaining to "legal action, causes of action or litigation". News Talk KZRG will attend and have a full update for you afterwards.
Wallace Bajjali has left the building. As of Friday afternoon, the group hired as Joplin's Master Developers to redevelop the city since the May 2011 tornado has cleared out their offices in the Gryphon Building and disconnected their phones. News Talk KZRG asked Mayor Mike Seibert what's going on.

"The city has not received an official notice or confirmation, so without that
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