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St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis, MO, United States

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Past articles by Kelly:

Is Daylight Saving Time necessary? And, why ‘springing ahead’ is harder than ‘falling back’

Updated 3/12/18, originally broadcast 3/10/16 Love it or hate it, Daylight Saving Time began over the weekend. Across the country, people lost an hour of → Read More

A speed bump pops up on Missouri's solar road project

Updated Nov. 2, 2017 with project on hold - A high-profile test program involving a solar road at a Missouri rest stop is not moving forward. The Missouri → Read More

Updates on the Stockley protests and perspectives from the St. Louis community

On Tuesday's St. Louis on the Air , contributing host Steve Potter was joined by St. Louis Public Radio Executive Editor Shula Neuman to discuss protests → Read More

What you saw, what you heard: St. Louis on the Air's total solar eclipse special

Did you hear? A major celestial event crossed the Missouri and Illinois skies on Monday, Aug. 21. St. Louis on the Air had you covered with a two-hour → Read More

Wednesday: In 100 years, will your digital files be accessible? Discussing 'digital obsolescence'

This interview will be on "St. Louis on the Air" at noon on Wednesday this story will be updated after the show. You can listen live . If you’ve happened → Read More

July 27 marks St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson's 100th day in office; She discusses her tenure thus far

July 27 marked the 100 th day in office for St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson . She joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh in-studio for the full hour on → Read More

Would you share embarrassing childhood writing on stage? ‘Mortified’ creator says it's cathartic

Would you ever share your embarrassing childhood writing and other artifacts on stage? How about on a podcast listened to by thousands each month? Or on a → Read More

Behind the Headlines: What's the future (or, rather, present) of virtual reality in journalism?

This week, St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh took a look at the burgeoning field of virtual reality from a business perspective . On Friday's "Behind the → Read More

Behind the Headlines: Discussing the first St. Louis election under new voter ID law

On Friday’s “Behind the Headlines," we took a look at a top news story from the week. This week, St. Louis saw its first election under the new voter photo → Read More

For St. Louis pediatrician Ken Haller, the turmoil of the early AIDS crisis came close to home

On May 2, St. Louis Public Radio hosted The Story Collider , a national podcast and live storytelling group, for an evening of personal stories about → Read More

Are the solutions to the opioid and gun violence crises in St. Louis interconnected?

Last year set a record for the number of drug overdose deaths in the St. Louis region , most of them opioid-related. Gun violence has also long been a → Read More

Chef Logan Ely: Why cook with a $2000 truffle when you can make a $2 rutabaga taste really good?

Sound Bites is produced in partnership with Sauce Magazine, our monthly installment exploring cuisine in the St. Louis area. Chef Logan Ely has been around → Read More

What’s on your summer reading list? We've got 20+ suggestions from St. Louis book lovers, librarians

Well, it’s officially summer now – and with that comes time spent by the pool, on vacation or maybe even a few “sick days” spent at home. With that in mind → Read More

‘We don’t wear a bunch of tutus and crazy outfits:’ Roller derby leagues make comeback in St. Louis

As of 9 p.m. on a Monday earlier this month, the temperature had not sunk below 90 degrees all day. Despite the lethargic heat, the St. Louis Skatium , an → Read More

Scams targeting older Americans are increasing — here's how to protect yourself and loved ones

One in three Missourians are over the age of 60. That number is only set to increase in coming years. There’s also been a recent increase in the number of → Read More

'St. Louis has become expert in coding race:' Discussing media representations of black men and boys

Negative public perception of African-American men and boys in American society has long been documented. Discussion in recent years has turned to how → Read More

Behind the Headlines: A British perspective on the Trump administration, British elections

On Friday’s “Behind the Headlines” with St. Louis on the Air , we discussed the week's news from a different sort of angle than we normally do. This week, → Read More

What is the state of affordable housing in the St. Louis region?

Homeownership is associated with a slew of positive outcomes: better health, higher likelihood of sustained employment, safer communities, self-sufficiency → Read More

‘Be creators, not consumers:’ Normandy teacher brings entrepreneurial spirit to the classroom

On Obinno Coley’s first day as a student teacher at McCluer North, his supervisor had to leave when his wife went to the hospital to have a baby. “He gave → Read More

Behind the Headlines: The state of services for the homeless in St. Louis

On Friday’s “Behind the Headlines” with St. Louis on the Air , we took an in-depth look at a top news story of the week. This week, host Don Marsh was → Read More