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Missouri cattle rancher still hopes for rain

Aug 10, 2012
Cattle rancher Ken Lenox says farmers in Missouri are struggling with the Midwest drought. Some have resorted to tapping wells they haven't used in decades to provide water for their herds.
Posted In: Agriculture, drought, cattle, farm, ranch, missouri

Missouri Senate race simmers

Aug 3, 2012
A Democratic super PAC is spending heavily against businessman John Brunner who has yet to win the GOP nomination.
Posted In: 2012 election, super PAC, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, missouri

Home sales are hot in Kansas City

Jun 20, 2012
Manufacturing and employment numbers may be sagging, but the housing market is has really turned around in some places, Kansas City being one of them.
Posted In: Housing, kansas city, missouri

Remembering the tornado in Joplin, Mo. one year later

May 22, 2012
Today is a day of remembrance in Joplin, Missouri. It's been exactly one year since the nation's deadliest tornado in 60 years killed 161 people there.
Posted In: Joplin, missouri, tornado

St. Louis wants control of its police force back

Mar 5, 2012
The city is trying to go back in history, and reclaim control of its namesake law enforcement agency. You see, it's actually run by the state, and supporters claim that's "taxation without representation."
Posted In: St. Louis, missouri, police

Missouri primary will cost millions, but not matter

Feb 6, 2012
Missouri is holding its presidential primary tomorrow. Turnout is expected to be extremely low, mostly because the votes for GOP candidates won't count -- and it'll still cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
Posted In: 2012 election, republican primaries, missouri

Thriving Without Innovation

Dec 29, 2010
Watch & listen to a slideshow about the "birth of a barrel" at McGinnis Wood Products in Cuba, Missouri....
Posted In: david brancaccio, economy 4.0, mcginnis wood products, missouri, slideshow

Return to Cuba High

Dec 20, 2010
Ten years ago, I spent a week in Cuba, Missouri, looking at the impact of globalization on this small town in the 'middle' of America. I visited...
Posted In: cuba high school, economy 4.0, missouri

In Search of Middle America

Dec 15, 2010
America is about to get a new middle. Statistically speaking, that is. Among the many wonders of the 2010 Census are calculations of the "mean c...
Posted In: cuba high school, david brancaccio, economy 4.0, missouri

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