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Caribou Coffee opens at Joplin 44

Joplin 44 Truckstop in Joplin, Mo., has added a Caribou Coffee. It's a full-service specialty coffee shop with a variety of made-to-order coffee drinks, iced coffee, cappuccino, blended cooler and smoothie drinks as well as teas. The Caribou Coffee also features breakfast sandwiches, oatmeal, assorted bakery items and grilled cheese sandwiches. Joplin 44 Truckstop’s main building food offering also include Taco Bell, Pizza Hut Express and the Iron Skillet Restaurant.  Joplin 44 is part of the ...

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Leland Martin to sing at 16th annual Truckers Jamboree

Country music singer Leland Martin will perform at a 7 p.m. concert May 18 as part of the 16th Annual Joplin Truckers Jamboree, said event coordinator Joel Hamilton. To be at the Joplin 44 Petro, off Interstate 44 near exit 4, the May 18-19 festival will also feature an antique truck and car display, exhibits, other live entertainment, carnival rides, fireworks and a cookout. Martin’s signature track “Stone Cold Fingers” from his album Simply Traditional is one ...

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Joplin 44 Petro showroom opens

A new multi-million dollar, 15,000 square-ft. showroom has opened at the Joplin 44 Petro truck stop in Joplin, Mo., the travel center announced. The addition nearly doubles the size of the truck stop and features a retro-styled, bright green Peterbilt 379 dubbed LimeLight and a teal and purple Kenworth W900 tractor-trailer combo with a mural depicting Route 66. The truck stop has also added a Taco Bell and a Blimpie sandwich shop in the Fuel Center for restaurant ...

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