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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:26:51 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri lawmakers get involved in fight to protect whereabouts of abuse victims St. Louis' City Minimum Wage May Rise as Early as Next Week Missouri House OKs Payouts for Extra Expenses House Bill Aims to Provide Adults with a High School Diploma
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:31:36 +0000Proposed Ordinance Aims to Separate Callaway County Residence and Livestock Progress Stalls on Paid Parental Leave in the Missouri Legislature Jefferson City Computer City Services Owner Sentenced to Twenty Years in Prison Two Columbia Schools Get New Principals
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:38:00 +0000On this week's Thinking Out Loud, KBIA's Darren Hellwege talked with Dr. Cat Gleason from the MU Department of Theatre about the upcoming performance of ' The Laramie Project .'
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:04:13 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Greitens Names Jackson County Judge To Fill Missouri Supreme Court Vacancy Progress Stalls on Paid Parental Leave in the Missouri Legislature Proposed Ordinance Aims to Separate Callaway County Residents and Livestock Missouri Senate Votes to Up Funding for Public K-12 Schools
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:33:53 +0000Spring is wildflower season in mid-Missouri’s many woodlands. Already, dozens of species have bloomed and are going to seed, but there’s still time to catch some of the show, if you know where to look. If you don't, then you need Randal Clark, who has been guiding people through Missouri's spring wildflowers for close to 40 years. On a recent Thursday evening at the Devil's Icebox parking lot at Rock Bridge State Park, Clark was getting ready to do exactly that.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 23:57:42 +0000Regional coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Powell Appointed to Missouri Supreme Court Fulton Police Say Body Found May Be Missing Man Advocacy Group Pushes for 18 as Age to Be Tried as an Adult Southern Boone School Construction Projects Progressing Well Columbia Police to Ramp Up Sobriety Checkpoints
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 19:43:35 +0000Late spring evenings often bring the sound of buzzing and crashing at windows, doors, and porch lights. This week on Discover Nature, we’ll take a closer look at June bugs reappearing in Missouri.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:15:34 +0000This week on Intersection, we continue our look at Columbia's new Unified Development Ordinance. Listen here:
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:18:00 +0000Editor's Note : George Kennedy is a retired professor and writes an unpaid column for the Missourian. His views are his own and not necessarily those of the Missourian or the University of Missouri. - Mike Jenner, executive editor, Columbia Missourian Our Missourian carried two articles about guns on the same day last week. One, from the Associated Press, reported that a man carried a pistol into a special education classroom in San Bernardino, California, and shot to death his estranged wife, an 8-year-old student who happened to be standing beside her and then himself. The other, from a Missourian reporter in Jefferson City, reported that a House of Representatives committee was discussing a Republican-sponsored bill to allow guns to be carried by nearly anyone into child care centers, public universities and churches. A Democratic member of the committee had the temerity to ask its sponsor, “Is this for show, or is it for real?” Read the complete column at the Missourian.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:30:48 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Columbia Public Works Department Conducts Survey for New Bike Markings Abortion Restrictions Pass Missouri House Missouri lawmakers may miss May 5 budget deadline, raising possibility of special session Missouri Senator Moving Out of Room Rented From Lobbyist
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 22:19:14 +0000Regional News Coverage Including: Greitens Signs Statewide Regulations for Uber, Lyft Missouri to Launch New Disability Savings Accounts Program Push to Name New Missouri Dorm for Bluford Stalls City in Missouri Gets First Black Councilman
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:10:40 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Right to Work Marks New Missouri Governor's First 100 Days Columbia Airport Announces New Manager Missouri lawmakers may miss May 5 budget deadline, raising possibility of special session Missouri’s MAP tests have added significance this year
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:48:16 +0000The City of Columbia confirmed Mike Parks as the new permanent manager of Columbia Regional Airport. Parks had been the acting manager of the airport since December, but the City confirmed his appointment on Wednesday.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:50:56 +0000Regional coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri Will Receive $10 Million to Fight Opioid Addiction Buckle Up: No Major Funding Increase for Fixing Missouri's Roads, Bridges Boone County, Jefferson City Backup 911 Services Agreement Moves Closer MU Student Groups Ask UM System for Fossil Fuel Divestment
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:44:38 +0000An agreement between Boone County and Jefferson City, which would allow their emergency services to answer each other’s 911 calls, will receive a vote next week.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:05:41 +0000Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: - Missouri House Delays Vote on Workplace Discrimination Bill - Missouri Politicians, EPA Administrator Convene - The Latest: Missouri Senate Panel Approves Budget Plan - MU to Honor Memory of Students at Ceremony
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:49:50 +0000The movie "Lion" won enormous popular acclaim in 2016 for its heartrending tale about a 5-year-old Indian boy who loses his family after boarding the wrong train. The movie has helped shed light on the huge problem of missing and abducted children in India. By one estimate, 180 children go missing in India each day. Many become victims of human trafficking, and end up being sexually exploited or forced to work in factories or as household servants. On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at the growing problem of child abduction and trafficking in India.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:47:39 +0000COLUMBIA -- The University of Missouri will honor the nine MU students who have died since April 2016 in a ceremony Friday afternoon. The MU Remembers ceremony will honor Emily Bamberger, Dariana Byone, Monica Hand, Caden Hastie, Kyle Hirsch, Kendall Overton, Tyler Romaker, Kelly White and R. Peyton White. The event is put on each year by the Missouri Students Association and the Graduate Professional Council.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:46:41 +0000Jon Olshefski, a director who spent a decade gathering footage of his subjects, discusses time as an ingredient in documentary filmmaking. His film, QUEST, was the recipient of the 2017 True Life Fund.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:33:10 +0000This week on Thinking Out Loud, KBIA's Trevor Harris visited with two members of a Columbia family who are active in their faith community. Sumit Gupta and his family attend Shanthi Mandir in Columbia. During a time when fewer Americans are choosing to regularly attend church , learn what keeps Gupta bringing his family back to Columbia's Hindu temple.