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How the Arrangement of Springfield National Cemetery Came to Be

Cars race by along Glenstone Avenue along the cemetery’s eastern boundary. Half a block to the west, where Seminole Street intersects Glenstone, you’ll find the cemetery’s main entrance. When closed, its two black gates read “U.S. National Cemetery.” Inside, hundreds of Union and Confederate soldiers, many of whom were killed during the Battle of Wilson’s Creek, are buried here. Many of these soldiers share the same name: Unknown. “This cemetery was actually a part of an 80 acre purchase by...

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SW Missouri Art and Craft Guild's 2017 "Art in the Park"

Many years ago the Springfield Park Board granted permission to the Southwest Missouri Art and Craft Guild to put on a small art and crafts festival in Sequiota Park in southeast Springfield. 23 years later, Art in the Park, the Guild's annual fine art and contemporary craft show and sale the second weekend of October, now hosts artists from all over the country—this year Alabama, Oklahoma and Kansas are represented in addition to Missouri and Arkansas artists and crafters. It's now a juried...

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Is This How The Trump Administration Might Save Coal?

On Capitol Hill Thursday, Energy Secretary Rick Perry defended a controversial proposal to subsidize coal and nuclear power plants. "There's no such thing as a free market in energy," he said in testimony before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. "Governments are picking winners and losers every day." It was a remarkable statement, coming days after EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt derided such tipping of the scales as he moved to repeal the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. Perry announced his...

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Resettling

Congolese refugees in the Ozarks

Ozarks Literacy Council

SMS and You News Update 07/31/01

Jul 30, 2001

Michael Burns, Proffessor of English, talks about the impact of poetry on the public.

Racial Profiling

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

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