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  • Hear live music
  • Share your talents
  • Audition for national campaign
  • See a fashion show
  • Dance
  • Eat soup
  • Play games
  • Learn about Discovery Center programs
  • Eat chocolate
  • View student films
  • Learn to revive your cat or dog
  • Find out how to prune trees
  • Enjoy a carnival

Sunlight through Leaves

Groundhog Day may be a little more accurate than we first thought. After experiencing single digit temperatures and snow storms for most of the last two weeks, the weather may be starting to turn the corner. After speaking with the National Weather Service, KSMU’s Justin Lux has more details.

The Chief Justice of the Missouri Supreme Court urged lawmakers to spend more money on rehabilitation programs like drug courts instead of locking up so many nonviolent offenders. This was part of the message in the State of the Judiciary Address, which the Chief Justice delivered today. KSMU’s Missy Shelton files this report from Jefferson City.

Almost every schoolchild knows the name George Washington Carver and most folks could tell you he was a legendary pioneer of science. But few know of his early life that began here in southwest Missouri. For KSMU’s local history series, Sense of Place, reporter Emma Wilson interviews the author of a new biography about him.

On Wednesday morning, a Springfield woman lost control of her car and crashed into a sign off of James River Freeway near Kansas Expressway. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. KSMU’s Adam Hammons asked MODOT and the Missouri State Highway Patrol what drivers can do to prevent further accidents given the wintry weather.

The 5th annual Poetry Out Loud regional competition for high school students was held February 8 at the Creamery Arts Center in Springfield. KSMU's Randy Stewart had a front-row seat, as he served as emcee for the event.

The Drury University Music Department presents the annual Dr. Stephen H. Good Memorial Concert, in honor of the late academic dean at Drury for more than two decades, Thursday Feb.17 at 7:30pm in Stone Chapel on the Drury campus. The concert will feature the Springfield-Drury Civic Orchestra. The program will include a Slavonic Dance by Dvorak; the Bassoon Concerto by Weber with soloist Lia Southern; and Schumann's Symphony No.3, the "Rhenish." It's free and open to the public. For more information visit http://music.drury.edu/SDCO_Site/Welcome.html.

Missouri State University Music Department presents the MSU Concert Chorale in performance at Immaculate Conception Church, 3555 S. Fremont. The date is Sunday Feb.13 at 7:00pm, and it's free and open to the public. For more information call Dr. Guy Webb at 836-5182.

More snow today has led to more Community Blood Center blood drive cancellations. KSMU’s Michele Skalicky reports on where the blood supply for area hospitals stands…