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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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(Poster design courtesy Southwest Missouri Art and Craft Guild)

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

SMS and You News Update 08/21/01

Aug 20, 2001

Randy Russell of Springfield Public Schools talks about "Celebrating the American Ideal", a collaboration between SMSU, OTC, and Springfield Public Schools which will highlight events and programs exploring the culture and heritage of the Ozarks.

Women's Equality Day

SMS and You News Update 08/14/01

Aug 13, 2001

SMSU's Web Coordinator Sara Clark explains the new SMS Master Calendar of Events.

Alliance Program

SMS and You News Update 08/07/01

Aug 6, 2001

Earl Doman, Dean of Students, discusses the new student convocation and festival.

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

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