20 episodes

Covering everything from education and politics to conservation efforts and health/science, nothing is off-limits on KRCU's Going Public. This locally-produced program provides a space for officials and community members to speak on the latest news in - and issues facing - the southeast Missouri region.

Going Public Dan Woods

    • News

Covering everything from education and politics to conservation efforts and health/science, nothing is off-limits on KRCU's Going Public. This locally-produced program provides a space for officials and community members to speak on the latest news in - and issues facing - the southeast Missouri region.

    Going Public: 2024 'Wear Orange Weekend' and Gun Violence Awareness and Prevention in Southeast Missouri

    Going Public: 2024 'Wear Orange Weekend' and Gun Violence Awareness and Prevention in Southeast Missouri

    Recently, we spoke with a local representative of 'Moms Demand Action' Leslie Washington, about the upcoming national event 'Wear Orange Weekend', the recent shooting at a high school graduation in Cape Girardeau, and statistics of gun violence across the state.

    • 6 min
    Going Public: MOCAN Talks 'FAFSA Week of Action' and Fast Approaching Deadline for 2024-25 Academic Year

    Going Public: MOCAN Talks 'FAFSA Week of Action' and Fast Approaching Deadline for 2024-25 Academic Year

    In Missouri, students' FASFA submissions are down nearly 32 percent from the last academic year. But, it's not too late—the June 1st Access Missouri deadline is approaching, and help is still available at MOFAFSA.org.

    • 7 min
    MO Justice Reform Bill HB1545 Aims to Revise Prison Terms For Older Incarcerated People

    MO Justice Reform Bill HB1545 Aims to Revise Prison Terms For Older Incarcerated People

    HB 1545 was introduced by Rep. Bill Allen (R-Dist. 17), and would allow more incarcerated people who are considered "geriatric" by correctional standards to become eligible for parole consideration, and was crafted with advice by Maria Goellner of FAMM.

    • 7 min
    Going Public: Rep. Voss Speaks About Intro of HB 2777, Aiming To Establish Standards and Requirements For MO Coroners

    Going Public: Rep. Voss Speaks About Intro of HB 2777, Aiming To Establish Standards and Requirements For MO Coroners

    On Wednesday, (Feb. 21), Rep. John Voss, a Republican representing Cape Girardeau Co. in the 147th District, introduced HB 2777, which aims to establish clear qualification standards for Missouri Coroners, and would ensure that individuals in these roles are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills for the job.

    • 5 min
    Going Public: Perryville to host "Hear the Eclipse" for the Visually Impaired on April 8

    Going Public: Perryville to host "Hear the Eclipse" for the Visually Impaired on April 8

    When the total solar eclipse occurs on Monday, April 8, most of us will be watching the celestial event with our ISO approved glasses but what about those who are visually impaired? Perryville is hosting “Hear the Eclipse” that will allow them to experience the eclipse, too.

    • 8 min
    Going Public: SEMO's Department of Interior Design Receives Accreditation

    Going Public: SEMO's Department of Interior Design Receives Accreditation

    Southeast Missouri State University's Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design has received another six-year accreditation from the Council for Interior Design accreditation. Southeast’s Interior Design program first earned accreditation in 2017. I spoke with Dr. Michelle Brune. She's professor and Interior Design program coordinator at Southeast.

    • 12 min

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