Missouri House passes bill making it easier for companies to fight asbestos lawsuits

The Missouri House has passed legislation designed to reduce the number of asbestos lawsuits filed in the state. The bill would require plaintiffs to submit their medical histories as evidence, including things not related to their claim. It would also make it easier for defendants to seek delays, and, if they lose, it would allow them within a year’s time to ask a judge for a reversal under certain conditions.

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90 Days To Start A New Life: For Refugees In The U.S., What Happens Next?

Our series Take A Number is exploring problems around the world — and the people who are trying to solve them — through the lens of a single number. Here's a number: 90. That's how many days most refugees arriving in this country have before the basic resettlement money they get from the government runs out. But once that three months is over, there are still so many things recent arrivals need. That's what Kari Miller saw over and over as a teacher in the public schools in Charlottesville,...

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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.

Government Workers

SMS and You News Update 06/12/01

Jun 11, 2001

On this edition of SMS AND YOU, Don Hendricks talks with Stephanie Orman, Associate Director of the Center For Dispute Resolution.

Recreation Opportunities in Springfield


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