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Author Bios

  • June 7, 2012 03:03 PM

    For some impoverished students in the Ozarks, three meals a day are hard to come by, even school isn't in session. To combat child hunger, different non-profits around the community, as well as Springfield Public Schools, offer different meal plans for students. These meal plans provide them with fresh and healthy food options all throughout the summer. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark shares details.

  • June 6, 2012 04:49 PM

    Sixty-eight years ago today, Allied troops invaded northern France at the Normandy coast in the biggest planned invasion in U.S. military history.  The long awaited “D-Day” changed the course of the world war. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark tells the significance of the historic day through actual radio excerpts from NBC’s news coverage on June 6th, 1944.  

  • June 6, 2012 03:13 PM

    City Council selected three top finalists yesterday to fill the vacant Council General Seat A. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has details on the final three candidates.

  • June 1, 2012 11:39 AM

    Students from College of the Ozarks left this week to accompany four World War II veterans and three Holocaust survivors on a 10 day educational trip to different concentration camp sites in Europe. Seventeen students plan to accompany the veterans and Holocaust survivors as they revisit the places where they lived and worked during the war. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark caught up with some members of the group just at the Springfield-Branson Airport just before their flight, and files this report.

  • May 30, 2012 03:00 PM

    This week, the Missouri National Guard released records indicating that four of its soldiers stole items from the wreckage of Joplin’s Wal-Mart store while assisting in recovery efforts after last year’s tornado. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has more details.

  • May 24, 2012 02:03 PM

    To finish off a time full of local high school graduations, Bailey Alternative High School in Springfield held its commencement ceremony Wednesday morning. For many graduates at this unique school, this moment is the result of overcoming obstacles that most teenagers don’t face. One student received her diploma only moments prior to her departure back to her hometown, Joplin, where she plans to officially return, despite that her house was destroyed by last year’s tornado.  KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has her story, along with details about the event.

  • May 24, 2012 01:22 PM

    Memorial Day Weekend usually marks different summer festivities for locals in the Ozarks. Some spend time outside, host cook-outs, or take time to honor those serving in the armed forces. For those who are race fans, Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) is hosting Laps for Life Blood Drive, featuring the Indy 500, Coca-Cola 600 and numerous races on local tracks, like Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland, Missouri. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has details.

  • May 16, 2012 12:49 PM

    The Springfield-Greene County Health Department has recognized six local child care providers that have been certified through its new “Child Safe Facility” program. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark shares details.

  • May 9, 2012 03:58 PM

    The end of May means one thing to the young people of the Ozarks: it's when school is out and summer has begun. For many, summer vacation includes more time spent in local recreational waters like streams and rivers. However, water in these swimming areas can contain harmful bacteria and parasites from wastewater runoff. In order to prevent sickness, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is partnering with the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks to monitor different stream and river locations for E. coli and coliform bacteria. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has details.

  • May 2, 2012 03:52 PM

    Last year, the state auditor’s office conducted a review of Springfield Public Schools (SPS) and made some recommendations on how to improve the school district. Superintendent Dr. Norm Ridder and the school board say they are addressing the findings. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has an update.