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Learn to love the skin you’re in with Springfield Little Theatre’s production of "Freckleface Strawberry the Musical" at the Landers Theatre, 311 E. Walnut.  This show for the whole family is based on actress Julianne Moore's best-selling books, and it's co-directed by Zoe Zelonky and Clayton Avery.

Eric Wells

Eric Wells has always been passionate about science.  Although not employed in the field, he supports the aims and goals of the scientific community and was excited to find that there would be a National March for Science taking place in April.  It didn’t take long for him to hatch the idea of Springfield taking part and so a local organizing committee was born.  Eric stops by STEM Spots  to chat about the motivations, process and the actual day of marching that took place on April 22.

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Six finalists have been chosen for the Springfield City Council General Seat D position.  They are Scott Bailes, manager of market development with the Springfield Cardinals; Diana Day, chief business officer with People Centric Consulting Group LLC; Kent Hyde, senior partner with the law firm of Hyde, Love & Overby, LLP; Richard Ollis with the insurance company, Ollis/Akers/Arney; Jane Sellars, a retired Springfield teacher; and Isabelle Jimenez Walker, owner/broker of Eagle Management & Realty 1 LLC.

Four Springfield programs will be featured in a documentary that’s expected to air next year.  The four-part series, “Our Kids,” produced by the Media Policy Center, examines the widening opportunity gap between rich and poor students and what communities can do to narrow the gap.

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An architecture firm has presented its recommendations for revitalizing Springfield’s Kearney Street to the city council.

PGAV Planners shared ideas during Tuesday’s council lunch.  

It says Kearney Street has the potential to capture additional retail sales from the available $95 million in unmet household demand in the trade area around the corridor. That’s the nearly 3-mile stretch of Kearney between Kansas Expressway and Glenstone Avenue.

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