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Author Bios

  • September 27, 2006 11:00 PM


    Mike Collins' botany students at Reeds Spring High School are learning a variety of skills, including leadership, by taking their education outside the classroom. Gatewood Gardens has been a project of theirs for five years. Michele Skalicky reports.

  • September 26, 2006 11:00 PM


    Randy Stewart profiles Jodie Adams, Director of Parks for the Springfield-Greene County Parks Department.

  • September 26, 2006 11:00 PM


    Randy Stewart profiles Jodie Adams, Director of Parks for the Springfield-Greene County Parks Department.

  • September 25, 2006 11:00 PM


    Greg Burris is the Vice President for Administrative and Information Services at Missouri State University. His job at Missouri State, combined with his extensive volunteer work in the community, keeps Burris very busy. Mike Smith has this conversation with and profile of Greg Burris:

  • August 28, 2006 06:39 AM


    "Capital Flight" or the "Inheritance Drain" is a problem facing many small towns. In this segment of Making a Difference Where You Live, we talk with representatives of small towns in Southwest Missouri to find out how big of a problem it is and what steps are being taken to address the issue.

  • August 28, 2006 06:39 AM


    Today on Making a Difference, we're exploring the topic of "Capital Flight."

  • June 29, 2006 11:00 PM


    In this segment of KSMU's Sense of Community series, Michele Skalicky talks with Jodie Adams, Director of Parks for Springfield/Greene County about new parks that are being developed in the area. And hear from Friends of the Garden members about Close Memorial Park and Gardens and about their effort to bring a Botanical Center to Springfield.

  • June 29, 2006 11:00 PM


    In this segment of KSMU's Sense of Community series, Michele Skalicky talks with Jodie Adams, Director of Parks for Springfield/Greene County about new parks that are being developed in the area. And hear from Friends of the Garden members about Close Memorial Park and Gardens and about their effort to bring a Botanical Center to Springfield.

  • June 28, 2006 11:00 PM


    Earlier this year, the Missouri House turned down a bill that would have raised the State minimum wage from $5.15 and hour to $6.50. Last week, an amendment that would have raised the Federal minimum wage to $7.25 an hour over the next 2 years failed to reach the 60 votes needed to pass the U.S. Senate. On this edition of KSMU's Sense of Community Series produced by KSMU News Director Mike Smith, we hear Missouri's senior Senator Kit Bond, and Governor Matt Blunt express their opposition to raising the minimum wage, and from State Representative John Bowman and a Springfield waitress named Candy who hope voters will approve a wage hike if and when the issue comes before voters in November.

  • June 27, 2006 11:00 PM


    Avian Flu is predicted to be found in wild waterfowl in North America sometime this year. In this segment of KSMU's Sense of Community series, Michele Skalicky talks with Kevin Gipson, director of health for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department and Aaron Winslow, with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, about Avian Flu. Also, find out how Empire Bank and City Utilities are working to prepare for a possible flu pandemic.