Shannon North can preach and preach to her students that their aspirations are achievable, that advanced education is attainable. And she does just that, as the college and career facilitator at Hogan Preparatory Academy in Kansas City, Mo. The charter school, at 1221 E. Meyer Blvd., has a student population where virtually all the attendees come from families with incomes low enough to qualify them for a free or reduced-price lunch. But since talk is cheap, North leapt at the chance to take her students to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences as part of KCUMB’s Med Student for…
In The Elephant Who Found A Mom PBS' new series MY WILD AFFAIR explores the story of a woman who adopted an elephant, and fostered hundreds of others. NOVA reviews earth's history in Australia's First 4 Billion Years: Awakening.
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Thinking of a road trip? If you're heading east, here's a stop in the St. Louis area that combines two great things--art and canines. Not the ones playing poker either! From KETC.
Missouri residents who have exhausted conventional disease cures will have access to experimental drugs under legislation signed on Monday by Gov. Jay Nixon. The so-called Right to Try legislation gives patients and their doctors the ability to procure drugs that have yet to gain approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration if the pharmaceutical manufacturer agrees to provide the product. The Goldwater Institute, an Arizona-based think-tank, is pushing Right to Try legislation throughout the country. According to the institute, Missouri is the third state to enact the legislation after Colorado and Louisiana. Critics say Right to Try bills are…
One would think traveling through time would be fun, but it’s not. It hurts. A lot. And sometimes, people die because of it. Meet Baldwin. Haunted by the actions of his past and hunted by men from the future, Baldwin attempts to stop the tragic state of events by going back in time to break up with the love of his life. From CET Cincinnati & ThinkTV Dayton. The 25 films in this year's PBS Online Film Festival are guaranteed to amaze, move and excite you. WATCH, VOTE and then SHARE your favorites through July 31.
With the Oxford Strangler on the loose, Endeavour must put his personal travails aside to narrow down a list of suspects before the killer, armed with a deadly silk stocking, strikes again.