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4:13 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

Mississippi River Valley Scenic Drive Showcases the Region

Map of the scenic drive.

The event is a weekend long excursion that typically lasts two days, but due to the 25th anniversary this year it’s been extended to three days starting today Friday April 24th and ending on Sunday April 26th.

The counties of Southeast Missouri that participate in the event are Cape Girardeau, Scott, Perry, and Bollinger county.  

According to the coordinator of the event Estelle Woods, the event is a way to celebrate Spring and to appreciate everything that Southeast Missouri has to offer. 

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Arts & Culture
11:01 am
Fri April 24, 2015

A Conversation With Poet Stephen Dunn

Credit stephendunnpoet.com

  Stephen Dunn is a Pulitzer Prize winning poet. He was also a collegiate basketball player with a good jump shot, an add-man for Nabisco, and by his own account, a failed novelist. He recently gave a poetry reading here at Southeast, and I got the chance to speak with Dunn in the offices of the University Press of Southeast Missouri State University.

Jason Brown, KRCU: Would you talk about the value of lying in storytelling?

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Arts & Culture
4:40 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

A Conversation with Cardinal Baseball Legend Ozzie Smith

Ozzie Smith being interviewed on KRCU.
Credit Dan Woods

Hall of Famer and Cardinal baseball legend Ozzie Smith was in Cape Girardeau on Monday, April 20 as the final speaker in Southeast Missouri State University's Speaker Series. Before his presentation at the Show Me Center, he stopped by the KRCU studios and spoke with KRCU contributor Chris Wubbena about baseball and life.
 

THE COMPLETE INTERVIEW IN THREE SEGMENTS
 

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Agriculture
2:37 pm
Mon April 20, 2015

Beef Industry Not Sold On E. Coli Vaccine

Although an E. coli vaccine has been available for five years in the U.S., very few beef feedlots use it.
Credit Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media

Thousands of people get sick every year from E. coli bacteria in their food. While the beef industry has gone to great lengths to limit illnesses in meat, the industry has been slow to adopt an E. coli vaccine that could keep people from getting sick.

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8:24 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Choosing Summer Camps

Kids swimming at summer camp.
Credit BBB

Winter weather is now a thing of the past and many of us are already looking forward to summer. Many parents may already be looking at summer camps and where to send their children for the summer.

Joey Keys is with the Regional Director of the Better Business Bureau Office in Cape Girardeau and he’s shared some tips for parents on how to find a safe and enjoyable camp for their kids.

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