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Intersection - Missouri Task Force One on Hurricane Harvey Mission to Texas

Missouri Task Force One is an urban search and rescue team that responds to disasters around the country. There are just 28 such units nationwide, and the Missouri force is managed by the Boone County Fire Protection District. A Missouri Task Force One team recently returned to Columbia from Texas after helping with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Intersection's Sara Shahriari sat down with two members from the task force, Terri Cassell and Danny Mueller, to hear about their experiences.

Intersection - Missouri Task Force One on Hurricane Harvey Mission to Texas

Intersection - Lead's Pivotal Role in Missouri's Past, Present and Future

Lead has played a pivotal role in the history of Missouri. More than 17 million tons of lead have come out of the ground in the state over the last 300 years, and that's left a lasting impact on the state economically, environmentally and culturally. KBIA is exploring that history —and future—in our special series The Legacy of Lead.

Intersection - Lead's Pivotal Role in Missouri's Past, Present and Future

Intersection Preview - Photographing the Legacy of Lead in Missouri's Old Lead Belt

Next week on Intersection, we look at Missouri's legacy of lead. In this preview of our upcoming show, Intersection host Sara Shahriari talks with photographer Benjamin Hoste about his images from Missouri's old lead belt. Hoste's photographs from the old lead belt are on display at the Greg Hardwick Gallery at Columbia College through September 27.

Intersection Preview - Photographing the Legacy of Lead in Missouri's Old Lead Belt

Intersection - United and Divided: Stories on Bridging the Urban-Rural Divide

Today, we're bringing you United and Divided , a series of stories on bridging the urban-rural divide. It's reported by Harvest Public Media . In the wake of the 2016 presidential election one thing is clear: rural America and urban America see things differently. In this series of profiles, Harvest Public Media reporters introduce us to our fellow Americans and examine the issues that they hold dear. We re-discover the ties that bind us and learn more about the lines that divide us. And through

Intersection - United and Divided: Stories on Bridging the Urban-Rural Divide

Intersection - Back to School With Fossils in the Columns, Toxicology and Textiles

Our guests include: John Huntley is an assistant professor of Geological Sciences. He tells us what Missouri was like millions of years ago, and how events in the distant past shaped the landscapes we know today - including MU's iconic columns. Tim Evans is an associate professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine who specializes in toxicology. He's created a unique project that helps students learn about household products that can harm pets. Jung Ha-Brookshire, an associate professor in the

Intersection - Back to School With Fossils in the Columns, Toxicology and Textiles

Intersection - Missouri Health Talks on Oral Health

This week on Intersection we bring you a special on oral health from the new KBIA project, Missouri Health Talks. Health reporter Rebecca Smith spoke with Dr. John Dane, the current State Dental Director, and Gary Harbison, the Executive Director for the Missouri Coalition for Oral Health. They cover the Missouri Oral Health Plan , which runs from 2015 to 2020, advances that have been made in oral health policy and struggles Missourians still face when it comes to accessing quality, affordable

Intersection - Exploring the 'Most Watched Celestial Event' with Astrophysicist Angela Speck

Central Missouri is on the path of totality for the upcoming solar eclipse. That means that the sun will completely disappear from view for a few minutes during the middle of the day. Intersection's Sara Shahriari and Harvest Public Media reporter Kris Husted talk with Mizzou Professor and Director of Astronomy Angela Speck about studying animal reactions, citizen data gathering and exactly how the moon and the sun line up to create total daytime darkness.

Intersection - Exploring the 'Most Watched Celestial Event' with Astrophysicist Angela Speck

Intersection - Author William Least Heat-Moon on New Novel Celestial Mechanics

This week on Intersection we are joined by William Trogdon, who writes under the name William Least Heat-Moon, to discuss his new novel, "Celestial Mechanics." The novel follows Silas Fortunato, an amateur astronomer, through a serious accident and life-changing relationships with three women. The novel is set in a place inspired by Columbia and Boone County. Heat-Moon is also the author of books including "Blue Highways" and "PrairyErth". Listen here: Heat-Moon reads from the first chapter of "Celestial Mechanics."

Intersection - Author William Least Heat-Moon on New Novel Celestial Mechanics

Intersection - Neighborhood Conservation and Real Estate Development in Columbia

This week on Intersection, we continue our look at Columbia's new Unified Development Ordinance. Listen here:

Intersection - Neighborhood Conservation and Real Estate Development in Columbia

Intersection - Mayor Brian Treece Talks Zoning, Infrastructure and Downtown Parking

This week on Intersection, Columbia Mayor Brian Treece joins us to discuss the Unified Development Ordinance, which took effect at the end of March. The new zoning code is the biggest comprehensive reform to zoning in Columbia since the 1950s. Treece says some of the changes include strengthening protections for neighborhoods and increasing parking requirements for large developments in downtown Columbia. Listen here:

Intersection - Mayor Brian Treece Talks Zoning, Infrastructure and Downtown Parking

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