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Jennifer works as a reporter and producer, and also trains the student reporters at KSMU. She grew up on a farm just outside West Plains, Missouri, and now works for KSMU from her hometown. She spent five years as a freelance journalist in the Persian Gulf, reporting for NPR and producing for CNN International’s program “Inside the Middle East.” Jennifer studied at the American University in Cairo and graduated from the University of Missouri. She participated in the first annual National Day of Listening on Nov 24, 2008. You can hear her interview her grandmother here.
With the nonstop headlines of bailouts, foreclosures, and the stimulus package, it’s easy to forget that the current economic crisis is not limited to the United States.
Dr. Andrej Kumar is a professor of international economics and business at the University of Ljubljana, in the former Yugoslav country of Slovenia. He’s visiting Drury University in Springfield, where he’s giving guest lectures.
Dr. Kumar has lived through his country’s transition from communism to democracy, and he played a prominent role in establishing the nation’s membership to the European Union. He took a few minutes this week to sit down with KSMU's Jennifer Moore and chat about how the global financial crisis is taking shape beyond America’s borders.
A group of students from Evangel University is on the other side of the Atlantic, touring the English countryside. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.
U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says she has added a new way to communicate with her constituents: she "tweets" KSMU's Jennifer Moore explains.
Due to a spike in the number of patients walking through its doors, Springfield’s only free medical clinic is struggling to stay afloat. Non-profit organization The Kitchen, which operates the free clinic, says it has decided to partner up with a local health organization in an effort to keep from closing its doors altogether. KSMU's Jennifer Moore reports.
A woman in the southwest Missouri town of Willard has been charged with second degree murder and child abuse resulting in death after allegedly shaking an infant she was babysitting in January.
The case has turned the public’s attention, once again, to Shaken Baby Syndrome—that’s the medical term given to a type of traumatic brain injury that occurs when a baby is violently shaken.KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports on the stresses that come along with having a baby, and how experts say Shaken Baby Syndrome can best be prevented.
Several citizens in Republic are likely polishing up their resumes after some positive economic news was announced Tuesday afternoon in the southwest Missouri town. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore was there for the event, and has this report.
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The nursing program at Ozarks Technical Community College is seeking accreditation of its undergraduate program from a national commission on nursing. KSMU's Jennifer Moore reports.
Young, wild mustangs from the western United States are coming to the Show-Me state needing owners. KSMU's Jennifer Moore reports.
Senator Kit Bond was in Springfield Wednesday to talk about the need for affordable housing for low-income families. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.