Simone Cook

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Simone Cook is a senior at Missouri State University, where she is majoring in digital film.  She started with KSMU in August 2014 as a news intern and is now an announcer during various KSMU programs.  In her free time she enjoys hiking, photography, listening to music and watching films.  She hopes one day to travel the world and learn about the different cultures around her.

Simone Cook

Like many downtown U.S. cities, historical landmarks are commonplace. The City of Springfield is no different.  KSMU’s Simone Cook tells us about the city’s third-oldest structure, located just south of the square.

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Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones says extending the abortion waiting period to “a mere 72 hours” is not excessive when considering the sanctity of life.

His speech Monday at the Springfield Pregnancy Care Center comes two days before lawmakers are set to convene for its annual veto session at the state capitol. He was joined Monday by Republican representatives Kevin Elmer, Eric Burlison and Sonya Anderson. 

If passed, the wait period would become the second most stringent in the nation.                  

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The City of Springfield Community Survey gauges citizen satisfaction in various areas. KSMU’s Simone Cook has details on the results of this year’s survey, which is distributed every three years.

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