Tue March 6, 2012
Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Rush Limbaugh To Enter Hall of Famous Missourians, Nuclear Officials To Hold Meeting Near Wolf Creek Plant & more: A daily digest of headlines from KCUR.
Controversial Food Stamp Policy Could Undergo Changes
The acting secretary of SRS, Phyllis Gilmore, says she’s open to proposals to address a controversial change in the food stamp program. The move effectively made hundreds of Kansas children ineligible for food stamps. Find out more about moves to make U.S.-born children eligible here.
Rush Limbaugh To Enter Hall of Famous Missourians
Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh will be inducted this year into the Hall of Famous Missourians. The news comes as the conservative commentator is under fire for comments he made on his nationally-syndicated show last week. Find out more about the decision here.
Nuclear Officials To Hold Meeting Near Wolf Creek Plant
Inspectors from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will conduct a public meeting Tuesday near the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant. The meeting is being held to discuss the ongoing outage at the plant north of Burlington. Listen to more here.
Tornado Ravage Harveyville Still Needs Volunteers
Harveyville still needs volunteers for assistance with cleanup, but officials are asking those who want to help to get in touch with them first. Volunteers are urged to call the United Way. Learn more here.