KSMU News http://ksmu.org/articles/Culture en As Controversy Heats Up Over Federal Riverways Plan, Lawmakers Eye a Bill That Would Return Land to Missouri http://ksmu.org/article/controversy-heats-over-federal-riverways-plan-lawmakers-eye-bill-would-return-land-mi-82197 <p>There&rsquo;s a controversy brewing in the central Ozarks region between locals and the federal government.&nbsp; The two have been at odds many times before, but this time, it&rsquo;s gone a step further. KSMU&rsquo;s Jennifer Davidson reports in the first half of our two-part series on the new management plan for the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/controversy-heats-over-federal-riverways-plan-lawmakers-eye-bill-would-return-land-mi-82197" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitol News Arts and Entertainment Business Culture Diversions Economy Education Election Environment Interviews Local History Ozarks Culture People and Places Missouri Jennifer Davidson no Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:34:01 +0000 Jennifer Davidson 82197 at http://ksmu.org Results of Latest Anti-Semitism Incident Report Hard to Gauge http://ksmu.org/article/results-latest-anti-semitism-incident-report-hard-gauge-82121 <p>Sunday&#39;s shooting in Kansas City has reignited the conversation about anti-Semitism, hate crimes and how to prevent future incidents.&nbsp; Recent statistics released in an annual report from the Anti-Defamation League suggests that anti-Semitic incidents were down significantly nationwide.&nbsp; But is this a true reflection of societal changes? &nbsp;KSMU&#39;s Theresa Bettmann has this report.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/results-latest-anti-semitism-incident-report-hard-gauge-82121" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Education Religion Arrest Person Location Anti-Defamation League Antisemitism Zionism Theresa Bettmann no Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:28:08 +0000 Theresa Bettmann 82121 at http://ksmu.org Local Fruit Crop May Take Hit From Freezing Temperatures http://ksmu.org/article/local-fruit-crop-may-take-hit-freezing-temperatures-82025 <p>After a week of pleasant conditions in the Ozarks, Monday night&rsquo;s freeze may have caused damage to local fruit crops. KSMU&rsquo;s Shane Franklin has more on how the freeze will affect the Ozarks fruit harvest.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/local-fruit-crop-may-take-hit-freezing-temperatures-82025" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Culture Economy Education Environment Gardening Health Local History Ozarks Culture Science United States Natural Disaster Shane Franklin no Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:19:54 +0000 Shane Franklin 82025 at http://ksmu.org Springfield Rabbi Following KC Shootings: We Have to Keep Working on Repairing the World http://ksmu.org/article/springfield-rabbi-following-kc-shootings-we-have-keep-working-repairing-world-81977 <p>The Leader of Temple Israel in Springfield says she feels terrible for the actions that claimed three lives in Kansas City Sunday, but is not surprised by the hatred still present towards certain groups.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/springfield-rabbi-following-kc-shootings-we-have-keep-working-repairing-world-81977" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Religion Arrest Disaster Religion Sherwin Scott Harvey no Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:46:09 +0000 Scott Harvey 81977 at http://ksmu.org Volunteers in North Springfield Set New Example of 'Good Neighbors' http://ksmu.org/article/volunteers-north-springfield-set-new-example-good-neighbors-81800 <p>With the busy hustle and bustle of modern-day life, many neighborhoods no longer experience the close-knit feel of days gone by.&nbsp; But one group of volunteers is trying to change that through what they call &quot;the slow snowball effect.&quot; KSMU&#39;s Theresa Bettmann has more.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/volunteers-north-springfield-set-new-example-good-neighbors-81800" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Environment Local History People and Places Theresa Bettmann no Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:37:10 +0000 Theresa Bettmann 81800 at http://ksmu.org