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Mind's Eye

In this month's Engaging the Community installment, MSU President Clif Smart tells us about the recent publication highlighting the school's research projects.

Ballooning Spider

Chances are, if you’ve been outside in the last few days, you’ve had to wipe a spider web or two off your face.  You may have even seen spider webs flying through the air.  KSMU’s Michele Skalicky talks to an entomologist to find out what’s happening.

Draconid Meteor Shower

If you go outside this evening away from city lights and look up, you just might see a shooting star.  The Draconid meteor shower will peak just after nightfall.  It’s one of two meteor showers this month.  KSMU’s Michele Skalicky has more.

Keyboard typing

On Tuesday, under the new Affordable Care Act, often referred to as“Obamacare,” Americans can choose a new health insurance plan through an online marketplace, or “exchange.” The marketplace is expected to be cheaper than previous options, and cannot discriminate based on factors like pre-existing conditions. The two major health care systems in Springfield—CoxHealth and Mercy—are standing by, ready to answer questions about the marketplace…and to help get Missourians signed up.  KSMU’s Jennifer Davidson has more.

Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)

A grant for nearly $400,000 has been awarded to professors at Missouri State University to begin research that will try to find a natural, therapeutic treatment for skin cancer. KSMU’s Anna Thomas has more.

KS & James River Diverging Diamong

As crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation put the finishing touches on its latest diverging diamond interchange in Springfield, motorists are to be aware of lane closures.

Equi-Librium Therapy Center

Therapeutic horseback riding offers numerous benefits for a wide variety of physical and emotional issues.  Randy Stewart takes us to the Springfield area's only accredited therapeutic equine center for the "Sense of Community" series.

Senator Blunt at Mercy

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt was in Springfield today to take part in the announcement of a medical breakthrough at Mercy Research and Development. KSMU’s Shane Franklin has the story.

ARRL's Field Day

This weekend, two amateur radio clubs will participate in an annual event to share Amateur Radio Services with the public. KSMU’s Shane Franklin has more information.