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Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:47:12 +0000As temperatures freeze and thaw in late winter, one of the sweetest harvests awaits in the Missouri woods. This week on Discover Nature, tap a tree, and collect a treat.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:04:57 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:46:00 +0000For her ninth release ' Southern Comfort ', jazz violinist Regina Carter researched music of American South from the early 20th century. In a recent interview with KBIA's Trevor Harris, Carter talked about her early Detroit influences, the value of knowing your musical history and the timelessness of Ella Fitzgerald. Carter brings her 'Simply Ella' program to Columbia on Monday, January 23.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:43:29 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:29:07 +0000The National Weather Service has issued an ice storm warning for nearly all of Missouri. As precipitation began Friday morning, KOMU8 reporters in Jefferson City and Columbia updated KBIA on conditions.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:06:49 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 04:12:19 +0000The shooting death of Michael Brown and the ensuing riots in Ferguson, Mo. altered the course of Tony Messenger's career. Along with colleague Kevin Horrigan, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial writer was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 2015. He's since become a metro columnist for the newspaper and continued to paint an unflinching portrait of race relations in St. Louis. On this special edition of Global Journalist, Messenger speaks with guest host Joshua Kranzberg about his career and his award-winning coverage of St. Louis's racial divisions.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:03:45 +0000By positioning themselves in the area's best birding areas, Allison Vaughn and Bill Mees were able to spot and count numerous bird species. Along with their fellow Columbia Audubon Society members, the duo took part in the Christmas Bird Count on December 22, 2016. Vaughn and Mees were guests on this week's Thinking Out Loud talking with KBIA's Trevor Harris about the annual count and what they saw.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:44:00 +0000This winter, consider a style of hunting that doesn’t require any special equipment, and has no bag limit. This week on Discover Nature, head outdoors in search of deer sheds.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:21:04 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 19:23:20 +0000If, as the old saying goes, past performance is the best predictor of future behavior, then I have a pretty good idea of what we can expect from President Trump. First, he won’t change how he behaves after January 20. Why should he? He gets to give the inaugural address, and not Hillary Clinton, in part because there was one constant Donald Trump, the one we’ve known for years. Love or hate how he behaves -- that’s how he’ll act when he’s president. Indeed, “acting presidential” is how Donald Trump is behaving at any given moment. It has nothing to do with people’s expectations of how a president “should behave.” Second, Donald Trump doesn’t care what anyone thinks. As he has said about himself, he’s pretty smart and knows more than the generals. If you don’t like what he says or what he does, that’s your problem. There is only one very interesting exception to this: when you attack him or his businesses personally. He will go after you with a targeted Tweet. A good example of this is
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 14:25:27 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 21:23:00 +0000A nondescript cinder block building on Columbia's north side provides a space for the local Hindu community to come together for prayers, fellowship and celebrations. KBIA 's Trevor Harris talked with some of those who were active in establishing the Shanthi Mandir community center.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:56:18 +0000The holiday season continues, but as we enter the new year and Christmas trees come down, consider giving one more gift – to nature. Re-using cut Christmas trees can provide great habitat for fish, birds and other wildlife.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:45:00 +0000Let’s say you’re a high school student in an agronomy or agriculture class and you’re looking for some real-world experience. You can’t just buy a few hundred acres on which to experiment. Enter: “fantasy farming.” “Fantasy farming” is essentially a game played out on a real field, at a real agriculture research facility. It gives high school students a chance to learn firsthand about the guesswork and gambles that farmers make every year.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 13:57:26 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 23:08:58 +0000Missouri GOP Leaders Split Over Lawmaker-to-Lobbying Wait Missouri Spending $415,000 on Capitol Security Improvements Uber to Give Free Rides for Missouri Inauguration
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 22:07:12 +0000A year ago the World Health Organization declared the Ebola epidemic in Liberia over. But though the immediate crisis may have passed, Liberia still faces huge challenges in recovering. Two devastating civil wars in the last 30 years destroyed much of the West African nation's infrastructure, and it ranks as one of the poorest countries in the world. At the start of the outbreak some hospitals lacked running water and the country had just 50 doctors. On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at how Liberia is recovering from the epidemic and what aid groups and medical researchers are doing to head off the next outbreak.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:06:35 +0000A proposal that would jumpstart the chicken business in Nebraska has some residents concerned about the potential impact on the environment and are trying to block or delay its construction. Costco, the warehouse retailer and grocery chain, plans to build a giant $300 million chicken slaughterhouse on the south side of the town of Fremont in eastern Nebraska.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:19:15 +0000Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom