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Author Bios

  • June 15, 2010 12:18 PM

    Join us Friday, June 25th at noon as MSU Political Science Professors Dr. Brian Calfano and Dr. Mark Rushefsky take your questions about this November's election. We'll discuss the big races, including the U.S. Senate race, and how the political landscape looks across the state.

  • June 14, 2010 11:34 AM

    In this discussion, Kay Murnan explores the history of Juneteenth and the local Park Days celebration in Springfield with Wes Pratt, Coordinator of Diversity Outreach and Recruitment for Missouri State University.

    More information on the Juneteenth holiday.

    More information on Human Trafficking.

  • June 11, 2010 03:00 PM

    The independent film Winter’s Bone opens nationwide today but it won’t be playing in Springfield until next week. The film, which is based on a book set in the Missouri Ozarks, won the grand jury prize earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival. It’s directed by New York filmmaker Debra Granik and is based on the book by West Plains author Daniel Woodrell. KSMU’s Missy Shelton recently spoke with Woodrell about the book and the movie.

  • June 11, 2010 01:49 PM

    Glass collected for recycling in Springfield could soon have a new place to go. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.

  • June 10, 2010 08:48 AM



    It’s been more than a year since the debacle last summer when it took the state about a month to make public news that E. coli levels were dangerously high at Lake of the Ozarks. As KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports, there’s now a website you can check to find out which state waterways are safe for swimming and which ones are not.

    State Park Beach Status Website

  • June 9, 2010 02:50 PM

    More than $6.4 million in grants will give 15 hundred low-income families in Southwest Missouri the chance to weatherize their homes, a process that can reduce utility bills. The money is part of the federal economic stimulus funds that Missouri received. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.

  • June 8, 2010 12:50 PM

    This year, Silver Dollar City celebrates its 50th anniversary. KSMU’s Missy Shelton sat down with Pete Herschend to talk about the history that led to the creation of an amusement park that’s nationally known.

  • June 7, 2010 12:47 PM

    Lisa Langley learns more about education funding and other issues in her conversation with Chris Nicastro, Commissioner of Education for Missouri.

  • June 2, 2010 01:34 PM

    A new website gives Missourians access to ten year’s worth of data on racial profiling. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.

    Racial Profiling Data for Missouri Law Enforcement Agencies, 2000-2009

  • June 1, 2010 09:30 AM



    If you’ve ever wanted to walk through a medieval castle in Europe but didn’t have the time or money, now you can skip the Transatlantic flight and take a road trip to Arkansas. That’s right, Arkansas, where construction is underway on a medieval fortress. Workers are using only tools, materials, and techniques that existed in the late 13th century. Missy Shelton of member station KSMU reports.