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Author Bios

  • November 8, 2008 11:51 AM

    Tuesday is Veterans Day. KSMU's Jennifer Moore sat down with one local veteran who, 64 years ago today, was on the other side of the world fighting under General Douglas MacArthur.

  • November 6, 2008 11:53 AM

    Congressman Roy Blunt of Southwest Missouri says he’s stepping down as minority whip in the US House of Representatives. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • November 4, 2008 11:30 PM

    Republican Congressman Kenny Hulshof has conceded the governor's race to his Democratic opponent, Jeremiah "Jay" Nixon. KSMU's Jennifer Moore spoke with reporter Jack Cunningham, who was on the scene in Columbia, moments after Hulshof took the stage to give his concession speech Tuesday night.

  • November 3, 2008 05:22 PM

    We’ve heard the phrase “historic election” countless times. But as to why it’s truly historic gets into a topic that’s a bit sensitive for some: race. The color of one candidate’s skin—namely, Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama--is a known factor that will no doubt influence some voters’ decisions to vote for, or against him.
    It’s essentially impossible to tell how many people will consider race as a factor. Many don’t admit to basing their decision on that, and some may not even realize it. But we talked with several people of various backgrounds who had plenty to say on the issue. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • November 3, 2008 08:32 AM

    If there's one song that exemplifies Halloween, it's the 1962 hit single, "Monster Mash." Many Ozarks residents may not realize that the co-writer and producer of that song lives in Branson, and spoke to KSMU's Jennifer Moore about the behind-the-scenes making of the famous recording.

  • October 30, 2008 10:47 AM

    Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama plans to visit Springfield again, just three days before the historic election. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.

  • October 29, 2008 07:16 AM

    Election Day is six days away, and all Missouri voters will be asked to weigh in on three propositions when they cast their ballots. As part of our special election series, “Know Your Ballot,” KSMU’s Jennifer Moore explains the third of these measures: Proposition C.

  • October 27, 2008 02:54 PM

    One week from Tuesday, about three million Missourians will step into a ballot booth, draw the curtain, and do their part to elect a new president and governor. But also appearing on every ballot will be three propositions which, if passed, will change Missouri law. In our special election series, “Know Your Ballot,” KSMU’s Jennifer Moore explains these initiatives, one by one. Today, we take a look at the “ins” and “outs” of Proposition B.

  • October 25, 2008 12:14 PM

    In just over a week, Missourians will head to the polls in a historic election. On every ballot will be three propositions which, if passed, will change Missouri law. And yet, there still remains a great deal of confusion about what they would mean for the state. In our special election series, “Know Your Ballot,” KSMU’s Jennifer Moore explains these initiatives, beginning with “Proposition A.”

  • October 23, 2008 04:51 PM

    Springfield’s new city manager outlined his proposal Thursday for how to solve the city’s under-funded police and fire pension plan. KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports.