Scott Pham http://news.stlpublicradio.org en MU announces R. Bowen Loftin as new Chancellor [live blog] http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-texas-am-president-may-be-mus-new-chancellor <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="R. Bowen Loftin" data-attribution="Credit Wikimedia Commons" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kbia/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201312/683px-Loftin.jpg" alt="" /><p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KBIA is covering the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">announcement of MU's next chancellor live and online. Check this space regularly for updates. </span></em><p>University of Missouri System President Tim Wolfe announced today the appointment of R. Bowen Loftin as MU's next chancellor. Thu, 05 Dec 2013 16:49:36 +0000 Scott Pham 31969 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org MU announces R. Bowen Loftin as new Chancellor [live blog] Booches' Famous Burgers Seek New Buns After Hostess Plant Closes http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/booches-famous-burgers-seek-new-buns-after-hostess-plant-closes Twinkie hoarders, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/11/16/165272623/twinkies-hostess-brand-may-die-but-the-iconic-snack-cakes-never-will">artists</a>, and Ding Dong enthusiasts weren't the only consumers affected when Hostess started <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/hostess-wins-judges-final-approval-to-wind-down-twinkie-maker/2012/11/30/b98148f0-3aae-11e2-9258-ac7c78d5c680_story.html">shutting down</a> plants across America just a few weeks ago. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 19:57:42 +0000 Scott Pham 6941 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Booches' Famous Burgers Seek New Buns After Hostess Plant Closes New Moo-Bile App Helps Keep Cows Cool And Farmers Updated http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-moo-bile-app-helps-keep-cows-cool-and-farmers-updated When it's hot and humid, you probably don't want to move much and aren't very hungry. The same goes for cows; but when they don't eat, farmers lose money.<p>Researchers at the University of Missouri think they can help avoid those losses. They've produced a <a href="http://thermalnet.missouri.edu/ThermalAid/index.html" target="_blank">new mobile app</a> that can detect the threat of heat stress in cows using nothing more than a smartphone.<p>Heat stress can persist for three days before an animal starts eating less. Mon, 06 Aug 2012 21:44:15 +0000 Scott Pham 4266 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Moo-Bile App Helps Keep Cows Cool And Farmers Updated