Ozarks woman shares how she beat her meth addiction; offers hope to others
KY3's Sara Forhetz reveals one Ozarks woman's story of how she kicked the meth habit. (Warning: graphic video) ...
Missouri school districts to provide free lunches to all students
The Kansas City and Hickman Mills school districts will offer free lunches to every student, beginning in August.
A new federal provision allows qualifying districts with high percentages of students on food assistance to feed all their students. The theory is that the districts will recover the loss in food costs with savings from the expensive paperwork and bureaucracy needed to manage lunch accounts.
The Kansas City ...
Online university to aid community college grads
Missouri's community colleges have a new tuition agreement with an online university.
The Missouri version of Western Governors University has agreed to provide a 5 percent tuition discount for community college graduates who take its online courses.
The Missouri Community College Association says the deal with WGU is the first such statewide agreement that the association has signed on behalf of its members. Community college graduates also ...
Walmart names new CEO for US operations
Big changes near the top in Arkansas for the nation’s biggest retailer. Walmart announced that Greg Foran, 53, has been promoted to President and CEO of Walmart U.S. Foran succeeds Bill Simon, who resigned after serving in that role since 2010.
Foran starts his new job on August 9 and will report directly to Walmart President and CEO, Doug McMillon. Simon will be available on a ...
McCaskill asks local companies for help before Senate vote
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill is trying to get some local support before an important vote in the Senate. McCaskill has sent a letter to Springfield area employers she said directly benefit from resources made available through the federal Export-Import Bank, asking them to share their stories of how that funding has allowed them to create jobs in Missouri and compete in the global marketplace.
McCaskill sent ...
Arkansas AG defending 12-week abortion ban
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel defended the state's 12-week abortion ban to a federal appeals court, arguing the state has a legitimate interest in barring the procedure at that point in a woman's pregnancy.
McDaniel on Wednesday filed a reply brief with the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which is weighing whether to uphold a federal judge's decision that the 12-week ban is unconstitutional. U.S. ...