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A temporary restraining order has been issued against a Kansas City area towing company by Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster. Independence Tow & Recovery, Inc. has been charged with violating the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act after the tornado that hit Joplin on May 22. KSMU’s Rebekah Clark reports.

Missouri transportation officials have approved a plan to cut positions, close facilities and sell equipment to bolster money for road and bridge projects. But one small town in southern Missouri that prides itself as being a “transportation town” is crying foul. KSMU’s Scott Butler reports.

On Sunday, a man riding his bike on a sidewalk along West Republic Road was struck by a vehicle. This raises the question as to whether riding on the sidewalk protects bikers or endangers them. KSMU’s Samuel Crowe reports.

The Red Cross’ shelter for Joplin tornado victims at Missouri Southern State University will close Tuesday. However, the Red Cross will continue to provide shelter elsewhere. KSMU’s Matthew Barnes has details.

Tickets went on sale Monday for the special three-day Civil War reenactment event marking the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Wilson’s Creek. This unique opportunity to step back in time takes place later this summer. KSMU’s Theresa Bettmann talked with a spokesperson at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield to learn more.

Just being told to eat right or exercise can be frustrating for people who do not know where to begin in their quest for better health. To assist people in finding their appropriate blend of fitness and nutrition, Dr. Barbara Bushman, professor of health, physical education and recreation at Missouri State University, compiled and edited a new resource from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), “The ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health.” The book is available at www.humankinetics.com/ or at many online bookstores.

As the weather heats up, more and more folks around the Ozarks head to rivers, lakes, and pools to cool off. But a big risk that comes with such relaxation is drowning, especially amongst children. KSMU’s Samuel Crowe reports on the misconceptions of drowning, and what we should really be looking for.

  • Find bargains and help kids
  • Share your talents
  • Fish for free
  • Run or bike for a cause
  • Take your dog to the park
  • Swim
  • Buy fresh produce
  • Celebrate dads
  • Attend a car show
  • Listen to live music

If you’re a retailer who sells alcohol, how do you know what to watch for when it comes to selling to minors? A local non-profit outreach group has been holding seminars for the town’s most prominent liquor businesses. KSMU’s Matthew Barnes has details about the event.