Ten years ago on Tuesday, Facebook was only the beginning of a social media revolution that began connecting people from different walks of life all around the world. Now, resources like Twitter, Instagram and Vine are among some of the most popular. KSMU’s Briana Simmons reports on how citizens in the Ozarks are using these tools.
In preparation for yet another winter storm expected to blanket Missouri, Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday warned citizens of the dangers while promising additional resources for those struggling with the increasing costs of propane. KSMU’s Scott Harvey reports.
Missouri’s Secretary of State is asking the public to comment on several initiative petitions that may appear before voters later this year. One petition would amend the state constitution to legalize marijuana in Missouri. KSMU’s Jennifer Davidson has details.
Springfield police say overall crime in 2013 increased by three percent in the city from the year before. That’s according to data submitted through the Uniform Crime Report. And as KSMU’s Scott Harvey reports, aggravated assault accounted for 64 percent of last year’s crimes against persons.