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Today Paul Pepper welcomes back ADAM BECKETT, Global First Responder, and first-time guest MATT FORD, who made his first trip with GFR to Haiti in 2013 as a carpenter. Hear his story and about their efforts to recruit other doctors to join the mission! March 25, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and KRISTEN EIFFERT, from the Central Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, talk about whole grains! If you find yourself not getting enough, CMAND is holding a class about cooking with whole grains at the Columbia Public Library in early April. At [4:35] Expert Vein Care's CHARLENE ADKINS talks about varicose veins. Did you know that 25% of the population has varicose veins? Find out what causes them and more - watch! March 24, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with JESSICA HILL, Missouri River Communities Network, about a special fundraiser for the Local Food AmeriCorps Project happening March 31st at Lucky's Market in Columbia! At [3:48] ANDREW ZUMWALT tells us about a free tax service for those whose income is $53,000 or less. Find out when and where! March 23, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with local folk musicians CATHY BARTON and DAVE PARA about the 24th Big Muddy Folk Festival, which will grace the stage in Boonville's Thespian Hall on April 10th and 11th! They perform "The Dill Pickle Rag" on guitar and hammered dulcimer at [2:03]. March 20, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with KELLY SMITH, River City Habitat For Humanity, about their 2nd annual 'Family Fun Run for Homes' fundraiser, happening April 11th! Before we get to Kelly, we want you to know about another fundraiser, this one for the PET Project, happening TOMORROW at Talking Horse Productions in Columbia! March 19, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and retired University of Missouri economics professor MEL ZELENAK talk about your credit report and financial planning. Good information if you've got several credit cards and/or you're looking to invest! March 18, 2015

Paul Pepper: Singer Larry Brown, "Garryowen"

Mar 17, 2015

Today Paul Pepper celebrates St. Patrick's Day with singer LARRY BROWN, who sings the traditional Irish drinking song, "Garryowen," and then shares a bit about its history. Watch! March 17, 2015

Today Paul Pepper chats with DR. ROBERT ZITSCH, MU Health Care, about tips you can use to stay one step ahead of the allergy season. At [5:04] LIZ SCHMIDT, League of Women Voters, tells us about two forums - the first being tomorrow night at the Columbia Public Library - to help you prepare for the April 7th election! March 16, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and KIT FREUDENBERG talk about "We March Together," an exhibit that 'celebrates 70 years of victory in Europe,' opening April 6th at the National Churchill Museum in Fulton. At [4:06] TOM ANDES and STEPHEN BROTEBECK tell us about "Color Blind," an original production by Andes that opens TONIGHT at Stephens College in Columbia. Watch for details and the story of how it all came together! March 13, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with Columbia Public Schools' Planetarium Director, MELANIE KNOCKE, and DR. CASEY HOLLIDAY, about this Saturday's (kid-friendly) "Dinosaurs, Caveman and Our Changing Planet" event at Rock Bridge High School. Watch for details! March 12, 2015

Today Paul Pepper chats with TODD DAVISON, Artistic Director at Maples Repertory Theatre, about their upcoming season of shows. "The Curious Savage" and "Pump Boys and Dinettes" are up first, followed by many more. It's definitely worth the short drive to Macon - watch! March 11, 2015

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back Show-Me Opera director CHRISTINE SEITZ. Her company is putting on two, one-act Puccini operas, "Suor Angelica" and "Gianni Schicchi," back-to-back this weekend at the Missouri Theatre! CASSANDRA GAL, ANDREW FLANIGAN and SAMUEL WRIGHT perform 'O mio babbino caro' at [3:28]. March 10, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with JUDITH McKENNEY and MAJOR BETH TRIMMEL about this weekend's 5th annual "Music in the Air" fundraiser for the Salvation Army's "Almost Home" project. Lots of great entertainment, and the MCs are yours truly and James Mouser - should be good fun for a good cause! March 9, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with MU Theatre's HEATHER CARVER about Mary Zimmerman's "Argonautika," opening next Wednesday, March 11 at the Corner Playhouse on the University of Missouri campus! If you know the story of 'Jason and the Golden Fleece,' you'll enjoy this production! At [4:54] KBIA General Manager MIKE DUNN talks about the spring pledge drive, which begins next Tuesday! Won't you consider making a donation? March 6, 2015

Today Paul Pepper meets "Snacks," a 1 1/2 year old Chihuahua mix currently looking for a good home! "Snacks" joins us courtesy of VALERIE CHAFFIN, Second Chance, who is looking for foster families for dogs and cats. Interested? Watch! At [5:16] JERRY RICKER, Jefferson City Art Club, tells us about the Ruth Hogan Children's Art Exhibit (opening this Saturday at Capital Mall in Jefferson City), and more! March 5, 2015

Today Paul Pepper chats with JACK SCHULTZ, Bond Life Sciences Center, about epigenetics, or "the higher level of organization" to our genes. Did you know that the amount of DNA in every one of our cells is almost 7ft in length? (...I know, right?!) We pack a lot in 8 minutes - watch! March 4, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and VAL GERMANN, Central Missouri Astronomical Association, talk about tomorrow night's (March 4) unique ability to see the planet Uranus through a pair of binoculars, as well as Thursday night's (March 5) "mini moon." As usual, Val has brought more stunning images from outer space - check them out! March 3, 2015

Today Paul Pepper chats with HEATHER HARLAN, Phoenix Health Programs, Inc., about a free mental health screening for kids and young adults, ages 9-21. Why would you have a child screened? Two words: early intervention. Heather explains - watch! March 2, 2015

Today Paul Pepper welcomes LIZA MARTINDALE, LESLIE WAGNER and JOSH FRIEDRICH (a.k.a. Morticia, Wednesday and Gomez, respectively), from Hickman High School's latest production of "The Addams Family: The Musical." Josh performs "Trapped" at [4:52]. February 27, 2015

Today Paul Pepper chats with JUDY ARNET, Central Missouri Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, who shares important, easy-to-remember tips ahead of National Nutrition Month (which begins this Sunday). Plus, find out about the latest 'kids in the kitchen' session at the Columbia Public Library. At [4:38] DIANA MOXON tells us about "Everything is a Remix," the latest show at the Columbia Art League! February 26, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and VERA MASSEY, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist at University of Missouri Extension, talk about "mindless" and "mindful" eating. Do you know the difference between being physically hungry or emotionally hungry? It's more important than you might think! February 25, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with DR. RICK FRAUNFELDER, from University of Missouri Health Care's Mason Eye Institute, about age-related vision issues. Have you ever wondered what happens to our eyes as we get older, and what we can do about it? We've got the answers! At [4:57] ELIZABETH BRAATEN PALMIERI and RHIAN McLEAN, GreenHouse Theatre Project, talk about their latest production, "Don Juan." Find out the what, the when and - most importantly - the where! February 24, 2015

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back the Boone County Hams! They're hosting a benefit concert for the African Children's Choir this Wednesday in Columbia, and you're invited! Watch for details. Check out their in-studio performances at [3:27] and [5:22]! February 23, 2015

Today Paul Pepper invites DR. DAVID NEWMAN, RoseHeart Hypnotherapy Success Centers, Inc., back for more 'behavioral epigenetics' talk. Are you, or someone you know, in a 'negative spiral' or a 'reality spiral'? Today's show just might have the answer you're looking for! February 20, 2015

Today Paul Pepper and JEFF CHINN talk about AARP's annual free state and federal tax service (for personal returns) at the Columbia Public Library. Watch for details! At [4:06] "Love, Loss and What I Wore" director, BILL BAER, and "guest-actress," KAREN GEOTZ, tell us about this latest production - with a twist! - from Columbia Entertainment Company. February 19, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with first-time guest, CLYDE RUFFIN, MU Department of Theatre, about "The Whipping Man," which tells the story of a wounded Confederate soldier and two Jewish slaves during the Civil War. The production opens this Thursday at the Rhynsburger Theatre in Columbia. At [5:00] DEE ROSE, Sterling Chapter American Business Women's Association, invites everyone to a chili supper and craft sale fundraiser next Saturday in Jefferson City! Watch for details. February 18, 2015

Today Paul Pepper chats with LIZ SCHIMDT, League of Women Voters, about "Too Many Roads and Bridges; Too Little Funding." Do you have an opinion? MoDOT will be at an informational session TODAY at noon at Hy-Vee South in Columbia. At [4:08] JONI WEINBAUM and LAURA MORRIS display their finest southern hospitality while talking about Capital City Players' latest production, "Southern Hospitality!" It opens this Friday in Jefferson City. February 17, 2015

Today Paul Pepper visits with DAVE MARS, Columbia Water and Light, and BRENNA REED, Office of Sustainability, about the "CoMo Energy Challenge." The city is competing for $5 million dollars from Georgetown University against other, similar-sized, cities - find out what you can do to help Columbia win the money! February 16, 2015

Today Paul Pepper sits back as local storyteller (and resident holiday guest), LARRY BROWN, tells us the story of "The Questing Beast," which takes place during the era of King Arthur. Is it a Friday the 13th story or a Valentine's Day story? You decide. February 13, 2015

Today Paul Pepper welcomes back YVONNE MATTHEWS and MABLE GRIMES, who perform two poems: the first is "No Assistance" at [2:17]; the second is "I Am Getting Ready to Unfold" at [4:33]. February 12, 2015

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