In his State of the Judiciary address, Missouri Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronnie White talked about the role of the judiciary in an era when judges are criticized for being activists. KSMU's Missy Shelton reports.
The old saying goes something like this...."the times they are a changing", and for the next 7 weeks, the History Museum for springfield/Greene County will showcase and exhibit that highlights a curtural history that's new to the Ozarks. Mike Smith has the story:
The state of Missouri is ranked 2nd in the nation in the number of cattle raised. Texas, with its vast acreage is the number 1 cattle producing state. But regardless of where a cow or a whole herd ends up, because of public and animal health concerns like Mad Cow and Foot and Mouth Disease, sometimes it becomes neccessary to find out exactly where certain cows have been. Mike Smith has this story about a program that Missouri Department of Agriculture officials say is "Crucial to keeping cattle producers in business".
When the legislative session began last week, two freshmen representatives from Greene County were sworn in to office: Republican Charlie Denison and Democrat Sara Lampe. KSMU's Missy Shelton spoke with both of them about their first week on the job.
Missouri is a favorite winter destination for Bald Eagles, and to help people have an opportunity to see these birds in the wild, the Missouri Department of Conservation will host several "Eagle Days" events across the state. Mike Smith has the story: