Warrensburg http://kcur.org en 90 Mile View: Eric Peterson http://kcur.org/post/90-mile-view-eric-peterson-1 <p></p><p>On Sunday evening, July 21, the eastbound Amtrak train, The River Runner, struck an SUV in Warrensburg, MO. Injured in the crash were a 42-year old woman and her 3-year old granddaughter both of whom remain in Kansas City area hospitals.</p><p></p><p><strong>Eric Peterson</strong> is an engineer for Amtrak and previously on 90-Mile View has shared his love of trains and tales from the tracks with us. Today he talks with Steve Kraske about the steps Amtrak employees take when accidents like this occur.</p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 21:00:08 +0000 Danie Alexander 41050 at http://kcur.org 90 Mile View: Eric Peterson President Obama Visits UCM, Lauds College Cost Cut Program http://kcur.org/post/president-obama-visits-ucm-lauds-college-cost-cut-program <p></p><p>A western Missouri-based educational program was the lure to bring President Barack Obama to speak in Warrensburg last week. The President said so, directly, in his address at University of Central Missouri.</p><p></p><p>He&nbsp;described the program as a job creator that speeds education for young people without leaving them saddled with student loan debt upon graduation.</p> Sun, 28 Jul 2013 22:13:53 +0000 Dan Verbeck 41025 at http://kcur.org President Obama Visits UCM, Lauds College Cost Cut Program