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  • May 21, 2010 02:50 PM

    In the mid-1900s, the nearly 4 billion American Chestnut Trees in North America were almost wiped out by the chestnut blight fungus. A smaller tree, known as the Ozark Chinquapin, or Ozark Chestnut, was thought to have become extinct as a result of that blight. But it wasn’t, and now there’s an effort sprouting up to bring that tree back. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • May 21, 2010 02:50 PM

    In the mid-1900s, the nearly 4 billion American Chestnut Trees in North America were almost wiped out by the chestnut blight fungus. A smaller tree, known as the Ozark Chinquapin, or Ozark Chestnut, was thought to have become extinct as a result of that blight. But it wasn’t, and now there’s an effort sprouting up to bring that tree back. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • May 21, 2010 10:36 AM

    On Thursday, candidate for Missouri Auditor, Allen Icet, was joined in Springfield by a man made famous during the 2008 presidential election when he posed a question about small businesses to then-candidate Barack Obama: Samuel Joe Wurzelbacher of Ohio became known almost overnight as “Joe the Plumber.” Since then, he’s become an icon-of-sorts for conservative, grassroots politics. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore spoke to Wurzelbacher by phone.

  • May 21, 2010 09:05 AM

    The Boston Tea Party of 1773 was an outspoken action of colonists against the British government. For the most part, they were protesting having to pay a tax to a government they were not represented by. The modern-day tea party movement carries on that theme in a way: many followers say they feel they are paying too much money to a federal government that’s not taking their wishes into consideration. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • May 19, 2010 02:43 PM

    Many Americans say they’re fed up with the hypocrisy within the federal government, and they’re doing something about it. But the grassroots groups emerging to voice their disdain are of two very distinct flavors: tea and coffee. This Thursday and Friday, we'll explore them both. In this report, KSMU’s Jennifer Moore looks at the Coffee Party movement in the Ozarks.

  • May 19, 2010 02:43 PM

    Many Americans say they’re fed up with the hypocrisy within the federal government, and they’re doing something about it. But the grassroots groups emerging to voice their disdain are of two very distinct flavors: tea and coffee. This Thursday and Friday, we'll explore them both. In this report, KSMU’s Jennifer Moore looks at the Coffee Party movement in the Ozarks.

  • May 19, 2010 02:43 PM

    Many Americans say they’re fed up with the hypocrisy within the federal government, and they’re doing something about it. But the grassroots groups emerging to voice their disdain are of two very distinct flavors: tea and coffee. This Thursday and Friday, we'll explore them both. In this report, KSMU’s Jennifer Moore looks at the Coffee Party movement in the Ozarks.

  • May 7, 2010 01:11 PM

     

     

    Inside special units within Springfield’s two major hospitals, battles are waged every day to keep the most fragile of human beings from slipping away. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore went to visit those units to find out more.

     

  • May 3, 2010 03:10 PM

    Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield has announced its “Arts in the Park” schedule for 2010. That’s a series of musical performances throughout the Spring and early Summer that take place on or near the historic battlefield. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore has details.

  • May 3, 2010 01:18 PM

    18 volunteers from The Greater Ozarks Chapter of the American Red Cross are headed to Arkansas, where tornadoes and flooding have left several families homeless and in need of meals and shelter. KSMU's Jennifer Moore has details.