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Author Bios

  • September 14, 2011 03:59 PM

    Imagine a romance budding between an American woman and a German prisoner of war who works on her Missouri farm during World War II. It might sound a bit far-fetched to some, but this story line is inspired by actual events. The author of a new historical novel about this chapter of Missouri’s history is in Springfield tonight to unveil the book and talk about the real events that provide the setting for the story. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.

  • September 8, 2011 04:56 PM

    Republican leaders in the Missouri Senate had planned to begin debate on tax credit legislation today, but they changed course and adjourned until Monday to give senators time to read the lengthy bill. Among other things, the measure would set aside tax revenue to develop a St Louis-based hub for freight going to and from China. In this week’s Capitol Perspectives, KSMU’s Missy Shelton talks with the dean of the statehouse press corps about why the senate threw on the brakes.

  • September 7, 2011 04:42 PM

    John Battistoni serves on the Southern Stone County Fire Protection District. He previously volunteered with the district as a firefighter. KSMU’s Missy Shelton met up with John recently to talk about how the attacks on 9/11 prompted this computer networking consultant to put on the uniform as a volunteer firefighter.

  • September 1, 2011 05:13 PM

    The national president of the League of Women Voters was in Springfield this week. She spent time in Missouri talking about the importance of guarding against efforts to weaken the federal Clean Air Act. KSMU’s Missy Shelton caught up with Elisabeth MacNamara and files this report.

  • August 30, 2011 04:00 PM

    The Southwest Center for Independent Living in Springfield and others around the state held press conferences today to call on the state to end its contract with an Indianapolis-based company that’s supposed to help Missouri residents access home and community healthcare services through Medicaid. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.

  • August 19, 2011 06:18 AM

    Missouri State University Interim President Clif Smart talks about his background, his priorities for the university and his work with state lawmakers and Governor Jay Nixon's office on funding for MSU.

  • August 17, 2011 04:45 PM

    This week, St John’s Mercy unveiled details about its rebuilding plans in Joplin…The St John’s hospital in town was crippled when by the May 22ndtornado. KSMU’s Missy Shelton reports.

  • August 11, 2011 05:22 PM

    The Joplin School District will get up to $1.5 million from the state to offset expenses incurred this summer in developing sites for students whose school buildings were impacted by the May 22ndtornado. Governor Jay Nixon was in Joplin today to make the announcement. KSMU’s Missy Shelton was there and files this report.

  • August 4, 2011 10:34 AM

    Of all the people selling stuff at the Ozark Empire Fair, you’d think the lemonade vendors would have it made in the shade. After all, with temperatures lingering at or above 100 into the evening hours, people need to stay hydrated. Steve Sweeton of Springfield sells lemonade, corn dogs, and other treats at the fair.

  • August 1, 2011 11:01 AM

    Another heat wave brings dangerously high temperatures to the Ozarks this week. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.