A matter of time

Thirty times a day, ambulances roar onto the streets of Boone County. But sprawl is slowing them down as populations push outward. A Missourian analysis shows emergency ambulances are too few and far between, and officials say it will take more money to buy better response times.
Sunday, November 9, 2003 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 11:08 p.m. CDT, Saturday, July 19, 2008