U.S. Senators Jim Talent and Kit Bond were in Springfield today to announce that Southwest Missouri will receive $10 million in federal funding for a water quality improvement project. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
As part of our election coverage, KSMU brings you Campaign Diaries - a series of stories profiling local individuals of all political persuasions who are working, volunteering and participating in campaigns throughout the Ozarks. KSMU'S Katie Hummel spent the day with a campaign volunteer at the Ozark Empire Fair. Her name is Thelma Neff and this is her story.
In early August, 40 community leaders from Springfield visited Ashville North Carolina to look for new ideas in downtown development, public education, and economic growth. In Ashville, Adam McMullin files this report:
Dr. Lloyd Young speaks with a young Springfield woman, Margaret Carolla about her participation in a Rotary International Program that allows her to live in Argentina and study international relations.
Democratic Presidential Candidate John Kerry and his running mate John Edwards were campaigning in Missouri this week. KSMU's Missy Shelton was one of a handful of local reporters who got to interview the pair when they stopped for a rally in Jefferson City.
In a case involving a Springfield nurse, the Missouri Supreme Court upheld the law requiring doctors, nurses, teachers and others to report suspected child abuse. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports on today's court ruling.
Voters head to the polls today to vote in party primaries and to decide two proposed constitutional amendments. KSMU's Missy Shelton spoke with Greene County Clerk Richard Struckhoff about voter turnout.
With Hispanic voters getting more and more attention from politicians, and with Missouri already having a significant Hispanic community, it's easy to see why our battleground state has becomesuch a target for candidates. KSMU's Katie Hummel spoke with Missouri's only Hispanic delegate to this year's Democratic National Convention.
Thursday night was the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Boston. KSMU's Missy Shelton was there and asked some Missourians who attended the convention to reflect on their experiences.
In 2002, Republicans took control of the Missouri House of Representatives. Since then, Democrats have been plotting to take back the House. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports from the Democratic National Convention in Boston.
Democratic Presidential Candidate John Kerry took the stage Thursday night to accept his party's nomination. But earlier Thursday, before Kerry spoke, two Missourians took the stage at the Democratic National Convention. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports from Boston.