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Author Bios

  • October 12, 2009 03:50 PM



    The H1N1 flu virus is already here, and the seasonal flu is right around the corner. For most people who get the flu, there’s someone else trying to nurse them back to health. The local chapter of the American Red Cross is offering tips on how to protect your body and calm your mind while taking care of someone with the flu. KSMU's Jennifer Moore reports.

  • October 9, 2009 02:46 PM



    Some Missouri journalists say they are beginning to see similarities between Governor Jay Nixon and former Governor Matt Blunt regarding their accessibility to the press on controversial issues. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • October 9, 2009 01:52 PM



    Today, we bring you the final part in our week-long look at the Islamic community of the Ozarks, which is just one of the lesser known faith groups we're exploring. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore sat through a Friday prayer service at the mosque in Joplin and has this report.


  • October 8, 2009 09:43 AM



    This week, we’re continuing our look at the religious landscape of the Ozarks by highlighting the Islamic community in southwest Missouri. Today, KSMU’s Jennifer Moore takes a tour of the mosque in Joplin, which is the place of worship for about 40 families.


  • October 6, 2009 02:11 PM



    Today, as we continue our series exploring lesser known religious groups in the Ozarks, we ask local Muslim women what it’s like to wear the Islamic headscarf, or “hijab,” in southwest Missouri. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore has this report.


  • October 5, 2009 02:57 PM



    This week, as part of our ongoing series looking at the area's lesser known religious communities, we're getting to know the Islamic community in southwest Missouri. Today, KSMU's Jennifer Moore talks with local Muslims about their views on American politics.


  • October 4, 2009 11:00 PM

    This week, we’re continuing our series looking into the landscape of religious communities in the Ozarks, in which we explore lesser known faith groups. Today, KSMU’s Jennifer Moore speaks with members of the Islamic community of southwest Missouri, and looks at the diversity within local mosques.

  • October 1, 2009 10:25 PM

    A conference in Washington, D.C. this week is looking into “distractions while driving.” One area of discussion is whether the drivers of big trucks should be able to keep laptop computers--and other gadgets they use for communication purposes—in the cabs of their trucks. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • September 24, 2009 03:26 PM



    Imagine one million pounds of food…then take that times 12. That’s the goal that local food bank Ozarks Food Harvest announced it wants to distribute per year by 2012. On Thursday, community leaders came together to announce their specific goals to fight hunger over the next three years. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore interviewed the food bank’s executive director, Bart Brown, in the organization’s new warehouse. Brown began by detailing the new goals which were announced this week.

  • September 21, 2009 03:23 PM

    In this segment of our Sense of Community series, we take a look at how the stigma associated with mental illness prevents people from seeking the treatment they need. KSMU's Jennifer Moore reports.