For the past 37 years, the Springfield Victory Mission has been working to change the lives of individuals and families in and around the Ozarks affected by poverty. Now through November 15, the organization is taking applications for its annual Thanksgiving and Christmas food baskets and Christmas Adopt-a-Family programs. KSMU’s Julie Greene has more.
Missouri State University’s Board of Governors recently extended the school’s benefits to full-time staff members in same-sex relationships. As KSMU’s Julie Greene reports, the unanimous decision marks a milestone for the LGBT community.