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Gov. Parson: This office is not about yourself, it’s a much higher calling than your last name (LISTEN – PT 2 INTERVIEW)

Governor Mike Parson recounts his life until now in his autobiography, No Turnin’ Back. His book is scheduled to be released in March, but listeners can get an informal preview here. Parson told Missourinet’s Ashley Byrd how he now looks back at the COVID-19 pandemic, his frustration with divisive politics, and offers advice for the […]


Gov. Parson writes autobiography, but not to prepare a run for another office (LISTEN TO INTERVIEW PT. 1)

Governor Mike Parson’s autobiography, No Turnin’ Back, is in the editing stage now but he had his first interview about his book with Missourinet’s Ashley Byrd. He explained why he wrote it and shared some highlights, LISTEN TO PART 1 (10:49) Net earnings from the sale of No Turnin’ Back will go to the Moving Missouri […]


Missouri’s Chief Justice on historic new court: I never thought I would see it in my professional career (LISTEN)

Missouri’s Chief Justice Mary Russell is in charge of a historic state Supreme Court. This is the first time in the state’s history that women are the majority on the high bench. “It’s something that I never thought I would see in my professional career. I think back to when I started practicing law back […]


Wooldridge wildfire: “People are still struggling” (LISTEN)

A year ago, the mid-Missouri community of Wooldridge was still smoldering from a wildfire that destroyed about three thousand acres. Tim Scherrer, a local high school teacher, clean-up volunteer and writer has reconstructed the events in a book, Half the Town Burned, the Great Wooldridge Fire of 2022. He said the interagency and volunteer response […]


Wainwright finally reaches 200 career wins. Becomes third Cardinal to hit that mark.

Adam Wainwright earned his 200th career victory. The Cardinals legend led St. Louis to a 1-0 shutout win over the Brewers at Busch Stadium. Wainwright earned the win after tossing seven innings of scoreless innings. Ryan Helsley notched a four-out save. Willson Contreras provided all the offense in the game with a solo home run […]


Coach Drink on QBs Cook and Horn, “We’ll see both of them in the first game”

Fall camp for the Mizzou football team came to a close Saturday evening after an open practice at Faurot Field. Head coach Eli Drinkwitz said returning starting quarterback Brady Cook and redshirt freshman Sam Horn will both take snaps during the season opener against South Dakota. Drinkwitz said this Fall Camp has been different for […]


Drinkwitz rips conference expansion “Did we count the costs for the student-athlete?” (LISTEN)

On Saturday, following Mizzou’s football practice, Tigers head coach Eli Drinkwitz addressed the media expressing his concerns about the welfare and mental health of student-athletes in sports such as baseball, softball, and volleyball after rival conferences announced the expansion of their leagues starting in 2024. The Big Ten added Oregon and Washington as new members […]


State of Missouri to held special ceremony for Korean War veterans (LISTEN)

Listen to entire interview (12:50) Missouri will officially honor veterans of the Korean War in a special ceremony at the capitol building on July 27th at 10 a.m. The event will honor the 70th anniversary of the Korean War armistice and offer closure to veterans of what is known as the “forgotten war.” Missouri Veterans […]


Mizzou’s Kobe Brown picked in first round of NBA Draft

Former Mizzou basketball standout Kobe Brown’s stock jumped Thursday night when he was selected No. 30 overall by the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round 2023 NBA Draft. Brown was projected by many analysts to be a mid-second-round pick around 45 or 46 in many mock drafts. Brown becomes the 48th player in Mizzou […]


AM Radio to remain in Ford and Lincoln vehicles, for now

A reprieve, of sorts, for AM radio. Congress is pushing back against automakers as some of them are dumping AM radio, including Tesla, BMW, and up until last week, Ford. The Ford Motor Company reversed course and announced that all 2024 Ford and Lincoln models would have AM radio. Days before that announcement, Fourth […]


“We practice hard, we persevere and we’re gritty” — Missouri Valley College rodeo teams head to nationals (LISTEN)

The Missouri Valley College rodeo teams are headed to the national rodeo championships in Casper, Wyoming starting June 11. This is after men’s team captured a seventh-straight Ozark Region title, and the women’s team was reserve champion, which is the #2 rank. Head Coach Ken Mason was named the Ozark Region Coach of the Year and […]


Chiefs pick Kansas City native with first pick in 2023 NFL Draft

The Chiefs added a much-needed pass rusher in the first round of the NFL Draft by selecting Kansas State defensive end Felix Anudike-Uzomah with the 31st and final selection of the first round at Union Station. The former Wildcat tallied 20-and-a-half sacks in three seasons in Manhattan and was the 2022 Big 12 Defensive Player […]


“We learned from 9-11” — Missouri’s first responders take part in unique communications network (LISTEN)

First responders in Missouri are able to communicate with each other during a major disaster, on a higher and uninterrupted level. That is because of a federal program working alongside a national wireless company. The governor, emergency response agencies and other state leaders recently celebrated the first five years of the partnership with FirstNet Authority […]


Ozarks region to be featured at Smithsonian Folklife Festival (LISTEN)

This summer, tourists will be able to visit the Ozarks, via in Washington, DC. The culture, food and history of the region will be the subject of this year’s Smithsonian Folk Life Festival at the National Mall. Friday, lead organizers of the project at Missouri State University announced the Ozark Mountain Daredevils will participate in […]


Chiefs GM has a decision to make on former first round draft pick

The NFL Draft is next Thursday in Kansas City. Chiefs General Manager Brett Veach still has the decision to make on whether or not to pick up the fifth-year option on running back Clyde Edwards-Heliare, a first-round pick in 2020. He’s dealt with injuries over his career and had just 302 yards and three touchdowns […]


Filibuster Concludes In Missouri Senate After Lawmakers Return From Spring Break

The Missouri Senate has given initial approval to a pair of transgender bills. The proposals would ban transgender athletes from playing female sports and charge medical providers for ‘coercing’ anyone under 18-years-old to undergo a gender transition. During 13 hours of stalling a vote, State Sen. Greg Razer, D-Kansas City, addressed Republican concerns about the…


Republican House member likens diversity statements to loyalty oaths

A bill was recently presented looking to prevent requiring employees from signing, what are called, diversity statements. It’s a controversial piece of legislation that’s resulted in a heated discussion. Anthony Morabith talks with the bill sponsor, Representative Doug Richey.


Missouri offers grants to help expand access to childcare

At least 51% of Missouri lacks access to a daycare provider and the state is tackling its severe childcare provider shortage head-on. To help increase the number of early childhood education centers and boost the state’s workforce, Missouri is offering grants to some existing and future providers. Pam Thomas, assistant commissioner with the Missouri Office…


This Missouri county is trying to become a part of the club (LISTEN)

Missouri’s German Heritage Corridor spans the Missouri River from St. Louis City to Lafayette County. One place with a deep German history is Perry County: an area Republican Rep. Rick Francis says should be added to the Corridor. Francis talks with Anthony Morabith on Show Me Today. (LISTEN 9:35) If you enjoy this segment, make…


Are you prepared for Missouri’s next large earthquake? (LISTEN)

The New Madrid Seismic Zone is a fault line that lies within the range of eight different states. The Southeast part of Missouri is in this area, and a large earthquake is overdue. Cameron Conner is sitting down with the University of Missouri Chair of Communication and Public Health, Brian Houston, to explain how many…