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Ryan Welch / KSMU Radio

President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a campaign rally at JQH Arena in Springfield, Missouri on Friday, September 21, according to his campaign website.  

The event will take place at 6:30 PM.  Doors open for General Admission at 4:00 PM. Those hoping to register may do so here.

In an email sent to the MSU campus community, MSU president Clif Smart confirmed that Trump's campaign had reserved the facility.

Michele Skalicky

Steam-O-Rama is being held through Sunday (9/16) at the Ozarks Steam Engine Association's grounds east of Republic on Highway 60.  Admission is $5.  KSMU's Michele Skalicky visited with some folks who are working to make sure the history of steam engines doesn't get lost, and she has this audio story.

Michele Skalicky

Several local television stations will change frequencies at 2 a.m. Monday, including KY3 and Ozarks Public Television.

Kirk Lemons, chief engineer at KY3, said anyone without satellite or cable will need to rescan their televisions or converter boxes for channels if they want to keep watching the channels that are changing frequencies.

“And that’s a process that, you know, requires that you go into your menu, and all televisions are slightly different, but mostly you go into a set up menu and then you’ll have an option to automatically scan channels,” said Lemons.

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Missouri State University

The Missouri State Public Affairs Conference is bringing unity to the forefront of the community discussion this year. The flagship conference kicks off Monday, September 24 — and it will be asking the following question:  How can we live in peace and harmony with our neighbors?

This year’s theme, “Unity in Community,” is geared to provide new solutions to issues dividing our community, according to the university.

Springfield Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a couple of fatal shootings this week in Springfield. 

Forty-year-old Joshua Brooks, of Republic, was found in his vehicle with a fatal gunshot wound Monday morning in the 400 block of S. Patterson.  Thirty-three-year-old Springfield resident, Christina Duckett, was arrested Wednesday and has been charged with second degree murder and armed criminal action.

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