On the Trail: Taking the temperature of the legislature on paid parental leave

With MissouriGov. Eric Greitens issuing an executive order extending parental leave to some state employees, the question naturally arises: What’s next? While important to the thousands of state employees it affects, the Republican governor’s executive order is not comprehensive. It provides paid time off for people who give birth or adopt a child, but only applies to “executive” state agencies run by gubernatorial appointees. It doesn’t affect or every state employee — or private sector workers .

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U.S. Restricts Electronic Devices On Flights From 8 Muslim Countries

Airline passengers coming to the U.S. on direct flights from eight majority-Muslim nations must now place most electronic devices, including laptops, tablets and cameras, in checked baggage under stepped-up security measures, Trump administration officials said. Passengers can still carry smartphones into the plane's cabin, but nothing larger, the officials added. The measures took effect Tuesday morning and cover about 50 incoming flights a day from the eight countries — Jordan, Egypt,...

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SMS and You News Update 07/24/01

Jul 23, 2001

On this edition of SMS AND YOU, we hear more about Ozarks Public Television at SMSU from Arlen Diamond, Director of the Public Broadcasting Services Unit at SMSU.

Sustainability

SMS and You News Update 07/17/01

Jul 16, 2001

Dr. Arlen Diamond was named to head the new Public Broadcasting Services Unit at Missouri State University. On this edition of SMS AND YOU, Diamond talks about Ozarks Public Television coming to SMS.

SMS and You News Update 07/10/01

Jul 9, 2001

Distinguished Professor of History James Giglio continues his conversation about his research into the life of one of the greatest baseball players of all time, Stan (The Man) Musial.

Literacy and Democracy

SMS and You News Update 07/03/01

Jul 2, 2001

In the first of a 2 part interview, Don Hendricks talks with Distinguished Professor of History Jim Giglio, about his new book: MUSIAL, FROM STASH TO STAN THE MAN It's Giglio's biography of baseball great Stan Musial

Civic Participation

SMS and You News Update 06/26/01

Jun 25, 2001

SMSU,Drury University and others, have joined forces to study water quality problems in the Ozarks. On this edition of SMS and You, James River BAsin Partnership Director Diana Sheridan talks about the effort.

Safe Use of Pesticides

SMS and You News Update 06/19/01

Jun 18, 2001

The Southwest Missouri Health Education Center is hosting an Algebra Academy for high school seniors, and on this edition of SMS AND YOU, Tim Weyers talks about the academy and the role it plays in the centers mission.

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