I died on the Titanic — in the musical, that is. Titanic opened on Broadway in 1997 and won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
My small California middle school performed the show in grand fashion. Goodness knows why it hadn't been done before at the school, but the curtains rose on our stage in February 2002.
Legislation allowing Missourians to place their cellphone numbers on the state's telemarketing No Call List is moving forward.
The Columbia Citizens Police Review Board has unanimously voted to back a city policy requiring police officers to wear their uniforms while performing off-duty security work.
Originally published on Fri April 13, 2012 9:03 am
Our early headlines:
-- Failed Missile Test May Make North Korea More Belligerent.
-- Syrian Activists Claim Regime Is Using Force To Break Up Demonstrations.
Todays guests are Cathy Barton and Dace Para and they are promoting the Big Muddy Folk Festival. For more info please visit http://bigmuddy.org and www.bartonpara.com.
Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:
Originally published on Fri April 13, 2012 11:11 am
"When Chuck Norris has nightmares, Cory Booker turns on the light & sits with him until he falls back asleep."
That's just one of many funny tweets showing up this morning attached to the hashtag #corybookerstories.
Originally published on Fri April 13, 2012 8:08 am
The news that consumer prices rose a relatively modest 0.3 percent in March from February supports "the view the U.S. Federal Reserve has room to provide more support for the economy if needed," Reuters concludes. It adds that:
Originally published on Fri April 13, 2012 7:52 am
You can't say we haven't warned you about Friday the 13ths, and offered a tip for how to get over any fear of such supposedly scary days.
On Day Two of the fragile ceasefire in Syria, activists say that government forces have fired on some anti-Assad regime demonstrators in various parts of the nation.
Reporting from Beirut, NPR's Grant Clark tells our Newscast Desk that activists say security forces began massing outside mosques during Friday prayers, just before the start of protests.