On Monday, Senator Roy Blunt spoke at the Darr Agricultural Center of Missouri State University. He announced federal budget changes that stand to make an impact on several Missouri universities, including MSU. KSMU’s Theresa Bettmann has more.
Every year, retailers across the country gear up for the holiday shopping season. Traditionally, efforts to entice shoppers with ‘Black Friday’ sales events are one way to draw in customers. This year’s holiday shopping season is especially important to retailers, who are trying to come back from a weak economy, including small stores in downtown Springfield. KSMU’s Theresa Bettmann found out how independent businesses are trying to win shoppers this holiday season.