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Today Paul Pepper and JO MANHART, Executive Director at Missouri Egg Council, talk about the best way to keep those egg dishes cold at your Independence Day picnic. Tips and tricks from the "Egg Lady" - watch! July 3, 2015

Today Paul Pepper chats with PHIL BERGER, Marketing Director at Family Health Center, which provides medical services for those who are uninsured or underinsured. Hear about their new "express care" walk-in clinic on Saturdays. At [3:56] TERRY WOODS, Research Specialist at MU's Bradford Research Center, shows and tells us about the Monarch Butterfly. Did you know that for them, Missouri is just a 'pit stop' during migration? Why here? Watch! July 2, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with ASHLEY GUILLEMETTE, Director of MU Family Impact Center, about what's behind this brand new 'community outreach center' in Columbia. The list of services (including home education, behavioral health clinic, family building) goes on and on, and it's all FREE! Watch for details. June 30, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with Missouri's first poet laureate, Walter Bargen, about "Trouble Behind Glass Doors," first published in 2013. Listen to Walter read two poems, "Dyslexic Forrest" and "University of Fields," the latter of which was written for former MU Chancellor Brady Deaton. June 26, 2015

Today Paul Pepper chats with the Columbia Art League's DIANA MOXON - who is fresh off of another successful Art in the Park - about the opening reception of the 'Members Summer Open' this Saturday! At [3:43] TODD DAVISON joins us from Maples Rep Theatre in Macon. Their summer season kicked off last night with "The Curious Savage" and continues in rep with "Pump Boys and Dinettes." Details on those shows and more on our show today! June 25, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and SANDY DRYER, Central Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, talk about magnesium. What is it? How do we get it? How much do we need? All covered in our four-minute interview! At [4:28] director CAT GLEASON talks about MU Theatre's production of 'Arsenic and Old Lace,' opening tomorrow in the Rhynsburger Theatre! June 24, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with LEE ANN WOOLERY and DYLAN BAINTER about MU Extension's summer camp for high schoolers titled "The Arts as a Portal to Science Communication." Workshops cover a wide range of topics and are taught by professors from the University of Missouri. Sign up today - details on today's show! June 23, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and local UFO enthusiast, BILL WICKERSHAM, touch on many topics, but in particular the 1984 Whiteman Air Force Base incursion. Hear the story that was not made public until 2008. June 22, 2015

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back resident holiday-storyteller LARRY BROWN! Take a moment and listen to Larry's Father's Day story at [1:43] - you might just recognize it. (And consider this your reminder that this Sunday is Father's Day!) June 19, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with the Missouri Symphony Society's Assistant Conductor, ADAM BODONY. They talk about the rest of the Hot Summer Nights season (including Adam's favorite, Patriotic Pops)! It's not too late to get tickets! At [3:29] the Bittersweet Garden Club's TINA SPILLERS and MARCIA REED invite everyone to the 16th Annual Bittersweet Garden tour - rain or shine! Watch for details. June 18, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with ANN BICKEL, member of the Missouri Coalition for Quality Care. According to Ann, "our mission is very simple: we believe people who need care should get good care." If you, or someone you know, would benefit from MCQC, please watch this segment! At [4:30] NICK FOSTER, Executive Director at Voluntary Action Center, is here to talk about a handful of events and programs (like the KOMU Fan Club) that will benefit the people of Columbia this summer. Support and donations are always needed - watch! June 17, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and MARGARET TOLLERTON take a tour of the Missouri Cures website. If reading about the latest in medical findings interest you, you won't want to miss this segment! At [4:30] SHELIA ROBERTSON tells us about MU Health's 7-week Safe Kids Camp Amazing. Different themes each week will keep kids having fun while learning about staying safe. Space is filling up fast so call today! June 16, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with BILL MCKELVEY about the University of Missouri's Plant, Grow and Share initiative, which encourages home gardeners to donate their extra fruits and veggies to those who aren't as lucky. Make the "produce pledge" today! At [4:41] KAITLYN BRADLEY tells us about this weekend's 58th annual Olivet Christian Church Mutton and Barbecue fundraiser. June 15, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with MELANIE KNOCKE, Director of Columbia Public Schools' Planetarium, about "To the Planets!," the theme for tomorrow's family-friendly public shows. Melanie also tells us about NASA's 'SOFIA,' which is basically a telescope on a 747! Yeah. June 12, 2015

Today Paul Pepper chats with a rather busy VALERIE CHAFFIN, Executive Director at Second Chance; June is full of ways to meet your next best friend - including an appearance at Maplewood Barn Theatre's production of "Two By Two." Watch for more information! At [4:40] KIRSTEN OLSON MALINEE and MEG PHILLIPS CRESPY tell us about "Mostly Sweet," an original play on stage at Talking Horse Productions beginning tomorrow night! (Did I mention Meg is the writer?) June 11, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with actor CHRIS BOWLING and assistant director LYNN WAPELHORST about Columbia Entertainment Company's production of "Lucky Stiff." If you enjoy 'broad, comedic action,' you'll love this musical farce! Watch our segment and then go see the show! June 10, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with PAULA SCHULTE, Library Marketing Coordinator at Missouri River Regional Library, about "Every Hero Has A Story," MRRL's theme for their summer children's program. At [4:18] KELLY SMITH, River City Habitat for Humanity, asks for volunteer help at the Habitat Re-Store in Jefferson City. It's 'a fun way' to help without lifting a hammer! June 9, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with actress TORI STEPANEK, who's playing the title character in Capital City Players' production of "Mary Poppins." It opens this Thursday! At [3:54] ANDREA SHELTON, City of Columbia's Recycling Department, tells us about the 'beginners compost class' happening this Saturday. If you have an interest in composting, this is where to start (because you get a free compost bin for attending)! June 8, 2015

Today Paul Pepper steps aside while The Boone County Hams perform two songs: "Java, Java, Java" [1:40] and "My Old Man" [5:28]. See them this weekend at Art in the Park in Columbia! June 5, 2015

Today Paul Pepper welcomes first-time guest, Ashley Waters, Nutrition Educator for the St. Louis District Dairy Council. Ashley tells us about "June Dairy Month." Did you know there are about 89,000 cows in the state of Missouri? At [4:23] LIZ SCHMIDT is here to invite everyone to a special fundraiser event June 10th at Columbia Entertainment Company (show included!). June 4, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and VERA MASSEY, Nutrition and Health Specialist at University of Missouri Extension, talk about 'preserving your food.' Do you want control over what goes in your food? Would you like to know how to give jam as a gift? We touch on that and more on today's show! June 3, 2015

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back DIANA MOXON, Executive Director of Columbia Art League, who passionately tells us why this weekend's Art in the Park is the perfect family outing, and the perfect way to support artists representing 19 states! Rain or shine! June 2, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with DARIN PREIS, Executive Director at Central Missouri Community Action, about "Hot Butts Barbecue," a special fundraising event for CMCA in which you're invited! At [4:55] our topic is Family Facets; Assoc. Dir. of Operations, MELISSA SELSOR, and RACHEL BAILEY, MSW, LMSW, tell us about the mission behind this Columbia-based organization that seeks to protect children from abuse and neglect. June 1, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and JACK SCHULTZ, Director at Bond Life Sciences Center, talk about one of the great mysteries of life: what causes allergies? As usual, Jack shares the scientific angle in easy-to-understand language - watch! May 29, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with DR. SALMAN AHMAD, MU Health Care, about common summertime injuries. Don't spend this season in the ER - be aware and then stay safe with these tips! At [5:07] RONNYE GAYLE RANDALL, No Kill Columbia, tells us about "The Spay Neuter Project." Find out the impact they're already making in one short month! May 28, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with LIZ SENSINTAFFAR, Marketing Manager at Woodhaven, about their upcoming 4th annual Red Carpet Gala, a formal event that benefits The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri - don't miss it; admission is a bag of food! May 27, 2015

Today Paul Pepper chats with ANNA DRAKE, Heart of Missouri CASA, about new training opportunities for potential volunteers. They're looking for a two-year commitment, 8-10 hours per month. At [4:35] CHRISTINA GRANT and BILL BAER tell us about Maplewood Barn Theatre's "Two By Two," a 'comical yet touching retelling of the story of Noah.' Find out how they're pulling off such a complicated performance night after night! May 26, 2015

Today Paul Pepper helps local folk musicians CATHY BARTON and DAVE PARA celebrate 36 years of marriage by having them do all the work! They perform "I Drew My Ship" on guitar. Happy Anniversary! May 25, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and JOAN STACK, State Historical Society, talk about an exhibit in Columbia featuring the best of Tom Englehardt, former editorial cartoonist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch! May 22, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with VAL GERMANN, Central Missouri Astronomical Association, about the distance between planets Venus and Jupiter and how, to us, they will appear to be touching! Plus, Val has brought more photos to share - watch! May 21, 2015

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