KSMU News http://ksmu.org/articles/Economy 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 Medicaid Expansion Stalled — But Not Dead — In Missouri Legislature http://ksmu.org/article/medicaid-expansion-stalled-not-dead-missouri-legislature-82081 <p>Supporters of Medicaid expansion in Missouri continue to work toward swaying opponents in the General Assembly over to their side. Marshall Griffin takes a closer look.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/medicaid-expansion-stalled-not-dead-missouri-legislature-82081" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitol News Medicaid Business Economy Education Health Politics Person Party 111th United States Congress Federal assistance in the United States Hospitality Marshall Griffin no Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:30:02 +0000 Marshall Griffin 82081 at http://ksmu.org Local CEOs Offer Their Take on Employee Wellness Programs http://ksmu.org/article/local-ceos-offer-their-take-employee-wellness-programs-82048 <p>Local business owners were offered a CEO&rsquo;s perspective on workplace wellness during an event Tuesday by the Healthy Living Alliance of Springfield. KSMU&rsquo;s Shannon Bowers has more on the event, which featured a panel of local executives.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/local-ceos-offer-their-take-employee-wellness-programs-82048" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Economy Education Health United States Wellness Shannon Bowers no Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:06:58 +0000 Shannon Bowers 82048 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 Faith Community Rallies in Springfield for Medicaid Expansion http://ksmu.org/article/faith-community-rallies-springfield-medicaid-expansion-81758 <p>With the theme of human dignity and moral leadership, a Thursday night rally by Springfield Faith Voices aimed to convince the Missouri Legislature to expand Medicaid. KSMU&rsquo;s Scott Harvey was there and has this report.</p> <p><a href="http://ksmu.org/article/faith-community-rallies-springfield-medicaid-expansion-81758" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Capitol News Business Economy Health Politics Religion Person Party Federal assistance in the United States Religion Scott Harvey no Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:26:37 +0000 Scott Harvey 81758 at http://ksmu.org