Anna Thomas is from Kansas City, where she enjoyed growing up with her three younger siblings and participating in theatre. She's majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in Spanish, and is the president of the Honors Council at MSU. She hopes to one day work at a news station in Kansas City. Her hobbies include acting, writing and spending time with her closest friends. One fun fact about her is that she is an avid Doctor Who fan.
Yom Kippur the Day of Atonement, begins Friday night, and is considered the holiest day on the Jewish calendar. KSMU’s Anna Thomas explores what it means to observe the holiday in the Ozarks.
The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, has created a free, online resource for local schools. The website is called the "Healthy Schools Toolkit," and its purpose is to help schools stay healthy, green and safe. KSMU's Anna Thomas has more.
A grant for nearly $400,000 has been awarded to professors at Missouri State University to begin research that will try to find a natural, therapeutic treatment for skin cancer. KSMU’s Anna Thomas has more.
Missouri’s Secretary of State has awarded Christian County a $17,000 grant to improve voting conditions for citizens with disabilities. KSMU’s Anna Thomas has more.
Springfield City Utilities workers installing water mains on West Walnut Lawn and Cox Road discovered a sinkhole on Monday. With more sinkholes being discovered locally, KSMU’s Anna Thomas reports on the dangers municipal and various construction crews face.
Students across the Ozarks who missed the beginning of the semester have another chance to continue their education. Anna Thomas explains.
Springfield residents will sound off tonight about a safer, more walkable neighborhood.