Before he even had a chance to cross the stage in May, University of Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Charles Minshew was recognized, along with the Denver Post news team, with a Pulitzer Prize.
Today Paul Pepper welcomes LORIE STEELE, Jefferson City Montessori School, 30th Annual Silent Auction fundraiser this Saturday, April 27. Also, LIZ SCHMIDT, League of Women Voters, runs down the busy list of activities in which you're invited - starting tomorrow!
Missouri senators are considering a roughly $25 billion budget plan that may be most notable for what it doesn't contain.
Senate debate on the budget is scheduled to begin late Monday, with some of the most agreeable items up first. Those include a $66 million increase in basic aid for public schools and a $34 million increase for public colleges and universities.
Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 12:34 pm
Now, something completely unrelated to the heavy news of recent days:
"I clearly had one drink too many and I am deeply embarrassed about the things I said," actress Reese Witherspoon says in a statement sent to Entertainment Weekly and other news outlets about her arrest Friday in Atlanta.
Originally published on Mon April 22, 2013 12:22 pm
Authorities have identified four more sets of remains of first responders who battled last week's fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. Wednesday's blast killed at least 14 people and injured more than 200, according to officials cited by The Associated Press.
Missouri consumers are being offered a temporary break on the state sales tax on energy-efficient appliances.
The Revenue Department says its fifth annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday runs through Thursday of this week. The event lifts the 4.2 percent state sales tax on dishwashers, furnaces, air conditioners and other appliances that carry the Energy Star label.
The agency says 11 counties, 51 cities and 18 special taxing districts are also taking part, meaning buyers will be spared the local sales taxes as well.
Most scientists find a topic that interests them and keep digging deeper and deeper into the details. But Ken Caldeira takes the opposite approach in search for solutions to climate change. He goes after the big questions, and leaves the details to others.