Going Public

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On this edition of Going Public, we talk with Brian Gerau with the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce about the next installment in their Business Leadership Series focused on Active Intruder Defense Training.

It will be held on Wednesday, March 28 from 8-10 a.m. at the Jackson Civic Center. More info.

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We talk with Dr. Jim Peterson about the many applications and uses of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) ranging from law enforcement to agriculture.

Peterson is an assistant professor in the Department of Polytechnic Studies at Southeast Missouri State University. For more information about the unmanned aircraft systems program at Southeast, click here

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We talk with Brian Gerau about the “Keep Jackson Safe” initiative that will be on the April 3 ballot. It proposes a half-cent sales tax to complete enhancements to Jackson’s public safety.

Gerau is the Executive Director of the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce and the treasurer for "Keep Jackson Safe."

For more information about the initiative, visit www.keepjacksonmosafe.org 

St. Louis College of Pharmacy has been hosting events with three of its faculty members who share their knowledge and research. KRCU's Brooke Hildebrand Clubbs, host of To Your Health, had the chance to talk with one of them, Dr. Amy Tiemeier, Pharm. D., BCPS, associate professor of pharmacy practice, about how healthcare providers are fighting the opioid epidemic in Missouri.

Extended Interview -  "Going Public Overtime"

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Next summer the City of Cape Girardeau will be joining the Prospect League, a summer collegiate wood bat league, as a new team next year.

We sat down with Cape Girardeau Mayor Harry Rediger and talked about the improvements to be made on Capaha Baseball Field, such as new seating, as a result of the big change.