maps http://news.stlpublicradio.org en A 'Whom Do You Hang With?' Map Of America http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/where-do-missouris-dollars-and-callers-hang-out-maps-americas-neighborhoods Look at the center of this map, at the little red dot that marks Kansas City. Technically, Kansas City is at the edge of Missouri, but here on this map it's in the upper middle section of a bigger space with strong blue borders. We don't have a name for this bigger space yet, but soon we will.<p>I would call it, for the moment, "The Part Of America Kansas City Hangs With" because that's what this map is saying. It's a new, intriguing way to see our country. This one was built by tracking dollar bill circulation. There've been similar maps built from phone call data. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:39:50 +0000 Robert Krulwich 25523 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A 'Whom Do You Hang With?' Map Of America Whiteout: How This Week's Snowfall Looked From Space http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/whiteout-how-weeks-snowfall-looked-space <p>The images of this past week's heavy snowfall in Missouri and across the Midwest are familiar and chaotic - cars in ditches, closed airports and overall gridlock of infrastructure.</p><p>Today's NASA "Image of the Day" provides a decidedly more peaceful look at the storm's effects, from space.</p><p>Here's how NASA <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/image_feature_2458.html">describes</a> this image and the technology they used to capture it:</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:29:21 +0000 Kelsey Proud 9696 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Whiteout: How This Week's Snowfall Looked From Space Six-judge panel hears redistricting proposals for Mo. House and Senate seats http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/six-judge-panel-hears-redistricting-proposals-mo-house-and-senate-seats <p>Numerous proposals to redraw Missouri&rsquo;s <a href="http://house.mo.gov/">State House </a>and <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Senate</a> district maps were delivered today to a six-judge panel in Jefferson City.</p><p>The interested parties include several current and former lawmakers from both political parties.&nbsp; A coalition of St. Louis-area senators pitched a map&nbsp;that&#39;s designed to&nbsp;prevent the region from losing a State Senate seat.&nbsp; Republican <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/members/mem15.htm">Eric Schmitt</a> of Glendale says the metro area has not lost enough population to justify losing a Senate district. Fri, 14 Oct 2011 00:41:27 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2246 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Six-judge panel hears redistricting proposals for Mo. House and Senate seats Hearing tomorrow on Missouri's State House and Senate redistricting maps http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hearing-tomorrow-missouris-state-house-and-senate-redistricting-maps <p><em>Updated 10:43 a.m. Oct. 13 with corrected location of hearings</em></p><p>A judicial panel charged with redrawing Missouri&rsquo;s<a href="http://house.mo.gov/"> State House </a>and<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/"> Senate </a>districts will begin taking comments from the public tomorrow.</p><p>The six-judge panel will draw new maps because two panels made up of Democrats and Republicans failed to reach agreements on them before the August deadline. Wed, 12 Oct 2011 23:24:36 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2237 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hearing tomorrow on Missouri's State House and Senate redistricting maps Mo. Senate panel OKs new congressional districts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senate-panel-oks-new-congressional-districts <p>A <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a> committee today released&nbsp;and voted to approve its proposal to redraw the state&rsquo;s congressional districts.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Senate map is similar to<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/largemap.aspx?map=1"> the House map</a>, as both split up the district represented by <a href="http://carnahan.house.gov/">Democrat Russ Carnahan</a> among four other districts, three of which are currently represented by Republicans. Mon, 04 Apr 2011 20:17:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Kelsey Proud 871 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Senate panel OKs new congressional districts