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  • February 17, 2009 05:16 PM

    Just moments after President Obama signed the 787 billion dollar stimulus plan into law, the state of Missouri jumped into action, beginning construction on four transportation projects. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • February 12, 2009 04:33 PM

    KSPR, the ABC affiliate station for the Ozarks, will join nearly 500 other stations across America next Tuesday by shutting off its analog transmitter for good. In doing so, it will become the first station in Springfield to make the transition to digital TV. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • February 11, 2009 04:58 PM

    Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist Chris Balish will be the keynote speaker at Ozark Greenway’s annual meeting Thursday night.

  • February 10, 2009 02:05 PM

    As we approach tornado season, one item to have in your storage room is a weather radio. These specialty radios are programmed to respond to emergency alerts from weather broadcast services, and meteorologists say they have saved lives. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • February 9, 2009 04:45 PM

    It’s been 20 years since Cox Health in Springfield first took to the skies, transporting critically ill patients throughout the region via helicopter. In those two decades, the Cox Air Care program has conducted more than 15,000 flights and it remains accident-free. As it moves into its 21st year, the program continues in its pattern of safety by adding some new technology. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore visited the flight crew and has this report.

  • February 6, 2009 04:53 PM

    The Child Advocacy Center, an agency that works with children who have allegedly been abused, served a record number of children in the Ozarks in 2008.KSMU’s Jennifer Moore spoke with the center’s director and has this report.

  • February 5, 2009 04:09 PM

    Representatives from the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, D.C. have been travelling the nation in an effort to make sure Americans are prepared for the transition to digital television. KSMU's Jennifer Moore spoke with one representative during his visit to Springfield.

  • February 3, 2009 08:19 PM

    A philanthropic organization based in Springfield has awarded over a quarter of a million dollars to 13 agencies pledging to use the money to make their communities better. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore attended the presentation of the grants, and has this report.

  • February 3, 2009 01:46 PM

    Skaggs Community Health Center in Branson has received, for the fourth year, an award of excellence from Health Grades, the leading health care rating company that rates non-federal hospitals. Skaggs ranked in the top five percent for overall clinical excellence of hospitals across the nation.

    Michelle Leroux, spokesperson for the hospital, said as of today, the health care facility is also changing its name.

    Leroux said the hospital will now be called "Skaggs Regional Medical Center."

    LeRoux said the switch from “community” to “regional” in the hospital’s name indicates that the center intends to continue its growth throughout the Ozarks.

  • February 2, 2009 01:55 PM

    This morning, we’re bringing you the voices of several candidates who are running for Mayor of Springfield. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore sat down with the candidates to find out what drives them, and why they’re running for office.