Top Of The Morning News: October 24, 2012
Hereford House arson case continues. Food Day promotes healthy food around Kansas City. Voters will decide in November how judges are selected in Missouri. It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Hereford House Arson: Prosecutors Rely On Photo Evidence
As prosecutors work to bolster their case to a Kansas City federal court jury, it's apparent the State is on a path leading events directly to the fiery 2008 arsonists' explosion at Hereford House Restaurant. Find out more about photographic evidence here.
Food Day Promotes Healthy And Affordable Food
In recent years, there’s been a concerted push at the local and national levels to expand access to healthy food, particularly in low-income areas. This is one focus of national Food Day, which local food groups and advocates are celebrating across the U.S today. Listen to the story here.
Missouri Judicial Selection Process Hangs In The Balance
In the upcoming election, Missouri voters will decide whether to change how judges are chosen in the Show-Me State. More than 70 years ago Missourians voted for a nominating system that strove to take political influence out of the judiciary. But Constitutional Amendment 3 made it to November's ballot after increased criticism of that plan in recent years. Learn more here.