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Arts and Culture
9:20 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Simply listening, to veterans, is the mission of StoryCorps' Military Voices Initiative

Sylvie Lubow is the senior coordinator for StoryCorps' Military Veterans Initiative.
Credit StoryCorps

Have you ever had a “driveway moment” listening to one of the many stories from the oral history project StoryCorps? The project has recorded about 45,000 interviews with everyday people across America. StoryCorps’ “Military Voices Initiatives” gathers stories from veterans, their families and others impacted by war, since 9/11.

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Folk Singers Cathy and Dave

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back our favorite local folk singing duo CATHY and DAVE. They perform "Wild Rose of the Mountain" on the banjo and guitar. 

Arts and Culture
12:00 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Kickstarter campaign to fund free access to Chopin's output

Aaron Dunn, founder and president of Musopen.org
Credit Aaron Dunn

Classical music fans are increasingly using the web to share music. On any given evening you could curl up with your laptop or iPad and feast on performances of Beethoven’s Ninth, Durufle’s Requiem and lots more. Services such as the Naxos Music LIbrary make recordings available for a membership fee.

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CoMo Explained
2:38 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Why can't Missouri pronounce its towns right?

Versailles. But which one is it?!?! Scientifically, there's no way to know for sure.
Credit Moyan Brenn / Flickr

  This week CoMo Explained explores some of the more "alternative" pronunciations in Missouri place names.


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Arts and Culture
8:55 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Moberly commemorates 9/11, honors community first responders

Moberly residents and public safety workers commemorated 9/11 in the community's annual Patriots' Day Dinner, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013.
Credit Maureen Lewis-Stump / KBIA

The Moberly community came together for a dinner honoring victims of the September 11th, 2011 terrorist attacks, as well as the community's first responders.

About 100 community leaders and residents attended Wednesday night's annual Patriots’ Day dinner,  hosted each year by the Randolph County Federated Republican Women’s organization.

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu September 12, 2013

League of Women Voters & Boys and Girls Club of Columbia

Today Paul Pepper and MARCIA WALKER run down all the upcoming events with the League of Women Voters - starting next Tuesday with Constitution Day! Also, JOE MILLER and AMY HAY talk about the Boys and Girls Club of Columbia fundraiser, "Hoops for a Cause"! Tickets are still on sale! 

Intersection
8:15 am
Thu September 12, 2013

4 reasons Columbia is a writer’s haven

Credit Amelia-Jane / Flickr

  Even though Columbia is a relatively small city, it is full of published writers. On Intersection this week, local authors Keija Parssinen, Marlene Lee and Alex George told us why they think Columbia is such a writer’s haven.

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Dave Mars, Columbia Water and Light

  Today Paul Pepper chats with DAVE MARS, Columbia Water and Light, about proper upkeep for your air conditioning, filters and vents - it could save you money! 

Radio Friends
8:50 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Val Germann, Central Missouri Astronomical Association

Today Paul Pepper and VAL GERMANN, Central Missouri Astronomical Association, take a look at more stunning photos from outer space. Think you know what a blue moon is? Val may make you rethink your definition! 

Intersection
5:50 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Author Keija Parssinen describes origins of 'The Ruins of Us'

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Mon September 9, 2013

UFO Enthusiast Bill Wickersham

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back former University of Missouri professor and UFO enthusiast BILL WICKERSHAM. Topics include the recent government acknowledgment of Area 51.

Arts and Culture
3:28 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Columbia One Read author explores geographical and cultural boundaries

Credit Shane Epping

What happens when you put together a blue-eyed blonde Texas woman with a handsome Saudi man living in a traditional Saudi culture, and throw in a young secular Arab blogger and a young Muslim man rediscovering his fundamentalist roots? And, specifically, what happens when they’re all in the same family? If that sounds familiar, it's because that family is the Baylani family, whose relationships with each other, their country and their cultures are explored in the novel, The Ruins of Us.

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Hank Waters, Columbia Daily Tribune

Today Paul Pepper chats with "Publisher Emeritus" HANK WATERS, Columbia Daily Tribune, about life, liberty and the pursuit of journalism. 

Arts and Culture
8:21 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Jefferson City convention center discussions continue

Credit KBIA

Officials in Jefferson City  are laying out the details of the ongoing proposal for a new conference center in Jefferson City.  The city's conference center plan is estimated to cost around $9 million.

At its council meeting last night, city councilmember Ralph Bray said the outcome of the project largely depends on the affordability and projected revenue of the facility. “I suppose it’ll come down to whether or not we can afford what we want and whether or not the developer can make money on the development and those are two huge questions,” Bray said.

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Radio Friends
8:50 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Paul Pepper: Saturday Morning Book Talk

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back KIT and CATHY SALTER! Saturday Morning Book Talk is an ongoing series at the Boone County Historical Museum. Find out who will be the next author this Saturday!

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