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Classical host, Mary Mims, recently spoke with Dr. Zach Stern, Southeast Missouri State Music Department faculty.

Dr. Stern talked about his performances in the Donald Sinta Quartet, and the saxophone works of Marc Mellits.

They also discussed the Southeast Wind Symphony and Percussion Ensemble Concert, in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall on the Southeast River Campus, May 3rd and 4th at 7:30 p.m. These are the closing performances of the Wind Symphony & Percussion Emsemble: Series II.

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Just after noon on Thurs. Apr. 22, in the City Council Chambers, the City of Cape Girardeau officially announced the new incoming Cape Girardeau city manager, after a nationwide search.

Cape Girardeau's mayor, Bob Fox, introduced Dr. Kenneth Haskin, or Kenny Haskin, as he prefers to be called casually, for the first time, with city council members behind him, and several community leaders present.

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According to a press release, Gov. Parson accepted a letter of resignation from Dr. Randall Williams earlier on Tues. Apr. 20. 

Deputy Chief of Staff Robert Knodell has been named as the Acting Director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, effective immediately.

Missouri Lawmakers Investigating Management Of Department Of Social Services

Apr 16, 2021
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Missouri lawmakers are investigating the management of the Department of Social Services for concerns over lack of oversight and transparency.

The Kansas City Star broke a story last summer about child abuse at residential youth homes. Missouri lawmakers have made investigating the department a focus this session, and they are looking beyond the homes.

Two parents whose children were taken by DSS, testified at a Missouri House Special Committee on Government Oversight hearing Wednesday afternoon. They discussed the need for more department accountability.