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  • March 25, 2013 12:52 PM

    On Friday, May 3, downtown Springfield will celebrate its Mexican sister city, Tlaquepaque, during the first Friday night of the month. The evening kicks off with the ninth annual ArtsFiesta!, hosted by Springfield’s Sister Cities Association. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has a preview.

  • March 22, 2013 05:25 PM

    There’s a debate brewing in south central Missouri regarding a rural school district’s decision to allow employees to carry a concealed weapon if they’ve successfully completed 40 hours of training. As KSMU’s Rebekah Clark reports, parents of some of the students in the Fairview School District near West Plains didn’t know about the new rule until it appeared in the local paper.

  • March 20, 2013 01:31 PM

    Missouri State University's IDEA Commons now includes the ""eFactory," a small business incubator designed to help entrepreneurs launch their careers. After two years of planning and construction, the eFactory's doors are open for business. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has more.

  • March 18, 2013 01:45 PM

    In honor of Women’s History Month, Missouri State University has brought author Pamela Smith Hill back to her Ozarks roots to speak about another famous Missourian: Laura Ingalls Wilder. Pamela has written several books, including two on Wilder's life and work. Hill will give a free lecture Tuesday night at MSU to the Springfield community. She stopped by the KSMU studios during her visit to campus and shared with Rebekah Clark her fascination with the legendary writer.

  • March 15, 2013 01:26 PM

    The sinkhole map on the Missouri Department of Natural Resource (DNR) website shows Greene Country heavily covered with yellow dots. Each dot represents a known sinkhole. It can be difficult for area homeowners to know exactly if their property is protected from cave-ins caused by sinkholes. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark asks the question, ‘What can homeowners--and homebuyers--do to protect themselves?’

  • March 13, 2013 01:05 PM

    In response to President Clif Smart’s recommendation, the Missouri State University Board of Governors announced that Dr. Jim Baker, the school’s vice president for research and economic development and international programs, is honored as the University’s Leadership Chair. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has more.

  • March 8, 2013 04:00 PM

    On February 25, Springfield City Council voted to approve a rezoning initiative that will allow Walmart to build a Neighborhood Market at Grand Street and Campbell Avenue. In response to the vote, opponents have put together a referendum petition that, if successful, will be used as an attempt to overturn the council’s decision. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has more.

  • March 6, 2013 02:26 PM

    During 2012, the year the city of Branson celebrated its centennial, members of the community collected modern “artifacts” to put in a time capsule for the next 50 years. On Thursday, city leaders plan to lock it up until the year 2062. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has more.

  • March 1, 2013 02:06 PM

    The overcast, snowy weather didn’t stop hundreds of anglers from descending upon the banks of the Current River within Montauk State Park near Salem today. It's the first day of trout season. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark has details.

  • February 27, 2013 02:12 PM

    First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to appear in Springfield Thursday as part of her effort to fix the problem of childhood obesity in the US.  Springfield Mayor Bob Stephens designated Springfield as a "Let’s Move" city back in 2010; this week’s visit illustrates a renewed commitment to the first lady's health program. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark reports.