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9 minutes | a day ago
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - Exploring Nature-Based Learning
Interest in outdoor education for younger students is growing. In part, because of digital fatigue from the pandemic. Nature education and forest preschools have long been popular in parts of Europe.
10 minutes | 2 days ago
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - A Thanksgiving Like No Other For Families And Turkey Farmers
With fewer and smaller Thanksgiving gatherings this year, local turkey producers, particularly smaller ones that supply specialty birds, are making sales during the pandemic. Also, many families are opting to dine only with household members this holiday to curb the spread of the virus.
10 minutes | 3 days ago
Monday, November 23, 2020 - Lambert Prepares For Pandemic Holiday Travel
More passengers are expected to go through St. Louis Lambert International Airport this holiday season, compared to previous months during the pandemic. The overall numbers are expected to be down from last year and likely won’t be back to pre-coronavirus levels until a vaccine is widely distributed.
10 minutes | 7 days ago
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson Announces Retirement
The first female mayor in St. Louis history will not seek a second term. Lyda Krewson is leaving elected office after more than two decades. Also, we examine some unexpected challenges with a Missouri law allowing cameras inside nursing homes
9 minutes | 8 days ago
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - Farm Tools For Women
Female farmers are at a disadvantage when it comes to agricultural equipment. Most of the tools are designed for tall, heavy, and strong male bodies. But there is an effort to design farm tools and machinery for women.
10 minutes | 9 days ago
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - Next Steps For The Census
A St. Louis University professor and census expert is weighing-in on what to expect when the numbers from the 2020 headcount are released. There are questions about whether the data will be tainted by the pandemic and political fighting over how the census was conducted.
9 minutes | 10 days ago
Monday, November 16, 2020 - Schools in the U.S. and Europe Adjust to Covid-19
Many parents and educators in the U.S. are worried about a lost school year because of the pandemic. But German parents, whose children returned to school full-time this fall, don’t have the same concerns.
9 minutes | 13 days ago
Friday, November 13, 2020 — A Challenge For Small Meatpackers
Missouri is using federal stimulus money to help small meat processors increase capacity during unprecedented challenges brought by the coronavirus pandemic.
10 minutes | 14 days ago
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - Women Step Back From Careers To Care For Family During Pandemic
Data from the St. Louis Federal Reserve shows married women are leaving the workforce in huge numbers. It appears many are staying home to care for elderly relatives and children during the pandemic.
10 minutes | 15 days ago
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - Republican Dominance in Missouri
Governor Mike Parson won handily in last week’s election and other Republicans swept the four state offices on the ballot. The party also maintained supermajorities in the House and Senate. The results give Republicans the ability to control the direction of state policy for years.
9 minutes | 16 days ago
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - Cannabis Activist Cites Lack of Diversity In Missouri's New Industry
The Missouri chapter president of Minorities for Medical Marijuana says dispensaries opening across the state highlight the lack of diversity in the licensed industry. Marne Madison also says there are plenty of opportunities for entrepreneurs of color to launch ancillary cannabis businesses.
10 minutes | 17 days ago
Monday, November 9, 2020 - Reaction to Biden's Projected Win And Combining Music With Visuals
Many in the St. Louis-area are celebrating President-elect Joe Biden's apparent victory, but others say all legal challenges need to play out before a winner is declared. Also, a St. Louis artist is using animated short films, poems and illustrations to supplement his music.
11 minutes | 20 days ago
Friday, November 6, 2020 - Answering Questions About COVID As Winter Approaches
Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in the St. Louis region. We answer some of the most common questions from listeners about the virus as we prepare for colder weather.
10 minutes | 21 days ago
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - Documentary Focuses On 1960s Artist Group
This year’s St. Louis International Film Festival includes the 2020 documentary “The Black Artists’ Group: Creation Equals Movement,” chronicling the St. Louis-based artistic collective with an emphasis on its jazz musicians. Director Bryan Dematteis and veteran trumpeter George Sams share their thoughts on the film.
9 minutes | 22 days ago
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - Trump Takes Missouri And Other Election Results
President Donald Trump has won Missouri in this year’s election by double-digits. That is a repeat of his showing from four years ago. Trump’s victory likely had an impact on other races throughout the state.
10 minutes | 23 days ago
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - People With Felony Convictions Don’t Want To Wait To Vote
Formerly incarcerated felons in Missouri can’t vote until they are off probation or parole. Some say immediately granting the right would make them feel like they are part of society and provide a reason to engage in the political process.
9 minutes | 24 days ago
Monday, November 2, 2020 - Missouri Voters Face Big Decisions
There is more to tomorrow's election than just the presidential race, especially in Missouri. Voters will determine several legislative and local contests.
9 minutes | a month ago
Friday, October 30, 2020 - Demystifying Missouri’s Mail-In And Absentee Ballots
Where do absentee and mail-in ballots go once they are turned in? The logistics for Missouri election authorities slightly differ. But there are safeguards to make sure your vote is counted.. We'll go through the process from start to finish.
10 minutes | a month ago
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - Governor Mike Parson Seeks Full Term
Republican incumbent Mike Parson is stating his case to stay in the Governor’s office. He’s been the state’s chief executive since Eric Greitens resigned in 2018. Parson is expected to defeat state Auditor Nicole Galloway on Election Day, although not by as big a margin as previously anticipated.
9 minutes | a month ago
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - The Fight For Illinois’ 13th Congressional District
Republican incumbent Rodney Davis faces a tough challenge from Democrat Betsy Dirksen Londrigan in Illinois’ 13th Congressional District, which includes parts of the Metro East. Londrigan lost to Davis by about 2,000 votes in 2018. This year's tight race is attracting national attention and money.
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