Bill Smith

Bill Smith
A Father's Day to celebrate
11:00 pm
Tue June 10, 2008

A Father's Day to celebrate

For 17 years, Lawrence Davis says, he did everything he thought a father was supposed to do.

He kept a roof over his children's heads; he fed them. He paid for their school, their clothes and their toys.

"I always told myself I wasn't like those other fathers you hear about. I had a good job; I had two houses. I had my own truck.

"But it was an illusion."

For his children

 

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Group renews efforts to urge poor women to get fre
11:00 pm
Mon May 26, 2008

Group renews efforts to urge poor women to get free vaccinations against HPV

Health-care officials in Missouri are gearing up for a major campaign this summer to convince uninsured, low-income women to take advantage of free vaccinations to guard against human papillomavirus or HPV, which can cause cervical cancer.

A poster for prevention

Health-care foundation of greater Kansas City

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AmerenUE moves electrical lines underground
11:00 pm
Sun May 11, 2008

AmerenUE moves electrical lines underground

Even as AmerenUE battled a new round of power outages brought on by weekend storms, the Missouri utility giant continues to ramp up its plan to move more and more of its most vulnerable electrical lines underground.

Underground wires

 

Photo courtesy of AmerenUE

Ameren Vice President Richard Mark shows the type of cables that are being put under ground to improve reliability.

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