Missouri will receive $10 million in federal grant money to help combat a growing opioid painkiller crisis, U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt announced Wednesday. It comes as the Missouri General Assembly is attempting to set up the nation's last prescription drug monitoring program, though the measures have hit several roadblocks.
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The Southeast Missouri Department of Athletics hosted the Fourth Annual Student-Athlete Awards Ceremony by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee - otherwise known as SAAC by SAAC - Wednesday evening at Academic Hall Auditorium. SAAC by SAAC is the annual end-of-the-year awards show run by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, a group of student-athlete leaders appointed from each Redhawk sports program. Awards nominees are selected by the SAAC committee, and a vote of student-athletes and...
This week we're playing new music from Emel Mathlouthi. In 2008 her music was banned in her native Tunisia and she has since lived in Paris and New York City. In fact, during the Tunisian Revolution of 2011 her song " Kelmti Horra " became known as the anthem for the Arab Spring. Her new album is titled Ensen , which means “human,” this song is called “Ensen Dhaif (Ensen),”which means “human, helpless human.” If Cherry Glazerr aren't one of the biggest deals in music in 2017, then that's all...
KRCU Event Calendar
- 19th Annual Low Birthweight Conference: Pathways to the Reducation of Low Birth Weight Babies and Infant Mortality
- Pathways to the Reduction of Low Birth Weight Babies and Infant Mortality
- Sikeston Little Theatre presents "Little Women"
- 32nd Annual Kow Pasture Klassic
- Ecole du Soldat (School of the Soldier) in Ste. Genevieve
As Heard on Fresh Air
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a63ymFn6nS0 As the first American president to be elected with no prior political or military experience, Donald Trump has had to adapt quickly to the responsibilities of public office. "The magnitude of the job is sinking in for him," White House correspondent Maggie Haberman says. "The degree to which whatever he does is going to impact millions of people — and the responsibility of that — is slowly settling in." Haberman has been covering Trump since the...