Citizens whose vehicles were coated in a powdery substance have through Thursday to take advantage of a free car wash in Springfield following a power plant malfunction. KSMU’s Scott Harvey has more on fly-ash, a term perhaps unknown to many prior to Tuesday’s incident.
A Republican state senator from Springfield is urging Gov. Nixon to release funds for Missouri’s public defender system. As KSMU’s Scott Harvey reports, Sen. Bob Dixon feels a failure to do so would undermine the legislature’s work to protect public safety.