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St. Louis restored prairie in bloom but faces threats

St. Louis restored prairie in bloom but faces threats

Posted 7:50 AM 10/20/2018 by The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A restored St. Louis prairie of native grasses and flowers is in bloom, but the nature reserve's conservation is threatened by inaction and invasive plants.

Biologists discovered the 25-acre (10-hectare) hidden prairie in the 1990s at Calvary Cemetery, where it was (More)

Yesterday

McCaskill talks healthcare during Columbia visit

McCaskill talks healthcare during Columbia visit

Posted 9:56 PM 10/19/2018 by Stephanie Hamann, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Sen. Claire McCaskill spoke about health care in Columbia on Friday at Laborers Local 955, as part of a campaign stop for her US Senate run.

During the tour stop, called “Your Health Care, Your Vote,” McCaskill discussed insurance coverage of pre-existing conditions (More)

10/18/2018

Hawley, McCaskill debate tariffs, pre-existing conditions, border wall, more

Hawley, McCaskill debate tariffs, pre-existing conditions, border wall, more

Posted 8:52 PM 10/18/2018 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

ST. LOUIS - Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill and Republican opponent Josh Hawley were sometimes heated and often derisive as they faced each other in their last debate on Thursday night in St. Louis.

Topics included tariffs and how they are affecting Missouri farmers; efforts to (More)

Yesterday

Group working to build mid-Missouri Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Group working to build mid-Missouri Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Posted 5:49 PM 10/19/2018 by Sydney Olsen, KOMU 8 Reporter, Travis Breese, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - After realizing the underrepresentation of Hispanic business owners in mid-Missouri, three Hispanic professionals established a group of 12 members to bring more diversity.

Abel Rios, Pedro Guerrero and Wadi Rodriguez formed the group with the long-term goal of creating a (More)

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