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Author Bios

  • May 17, 2013 03:24 PM

    After they graduated from Missouri State University in 2010, world travelers Tammi Presley and Tiffany Butler moved to Clearwater, Florida and started a travel blog with another friend called 3GirlsAndAMap.com. In the last few months, they’ve also been working to promote the award-winning, independent film Girls Rising, which brings awareness to education for young girls. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has their story.

  • May 13, 2013 02:39 PM

    The academic semester is winding to a close for college students. As they prepare to move out of their residence halls, apartments or rental homes, some have furniture or other knickknacks they don’t want to take with them. As KSMU's Rebekah Clark reports, a university has come up with a solution to keep students from littering the sidewalks with these items.

  • May 8, 2013 04:30 PM

    Plans are in the works to revitalize the city-owned West Meadows area, located on College Street just east of Fort in downtown Springfield. This week, Hy-Vee is hosting a fifties-themed “party” to raise money for the project. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark reports.

  • May 6, 2013 04:30 PM

    Hundreds of elementary school students that live north of Walnut Street are invited to attend the North Springfield Betterment Association’s 16thannual attendance party at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds. These students had 99 percent or better attendance during the school year, and will receive some mega prizes for the achievement. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has more.

  • May 6, 2013 08:00 AM

    A grassroots environmental group, the Missouri Sierra Club, is asking the Empire District Electric Company, based in Joplin, to adopt a new plan that is more energy efficient. Last week, investors took a vote on the proposed changes at the company’s annual stockholder meeting. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has details.

  • May 1, 2013 01:41 PM

    The Ozark Hellbender--that's a salamandar, by the way--resides in the White River system that flows along the Missouri-Arkansas border. Hellbenders have been on the Endangered Species list for decades, a fact some blame on the low water quality of Ozarks waterways. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark reports.

  • April 30, 2013 08:30 AM

    If you’re touring the streets of Joplin this weekend, you might run into a parade of vintage cars strolling around town. The Vintage Car Rally Association is hosting its “All Stars for Autism” vintage car show May 1-5 at the city’s Holiday Inn. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark reports.

  • April 26, 2013 04:00 PM

    The Springfield Fire Department on Friday welcomed to town Chief Kelvin Cochran, a former U.S. Fire Administrator, to train firefighting recruits on how to implement "servant leadership" within their departments. KSMU's Rebekah Clark reports.
     

  • April 24, 2013 01:22 PM

    For those parents with young, active children, summer can be tricky to find activities to burn off that energy. To help out working parents, a few organizations around Springfield offer a variety of kids’ programs all summer long. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has more.

  • April 22, 2013 02:19 PM

    A musical group at Missouri State University is preparing for an upcoming concert, an audition for a reality TV show, and the release of its sixth album.  KSMU's Rebekah Clark has this feature on the group A Cub Bella.