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Afternoon Newscast for March 21, 2018

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 00:14:23 +0000

Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Ag Groups Question Inclusion of Pesticide in Emergency Rule US Supreme Court Grants Second Stay of Execution for Russell Bucklew McCaskill Undecided on Pompeo as Potential Secretary of State Department of Conservation Appoints New Deputy Director of Resource Management Parson Splits with Greitens on Sports Complex Tax Credits

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The Breakdown: JosephX & Alex Oren on "Suede"

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:02:27 +0000

St. Louis rapper JosephX breaks down his song "Suede," and how he paints vivid lyrical pictures by stepping into other people's shoes. We also chat with Alex Oren, the producer for "Suede," who details his beat-making process with technical grace.

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Commentary: Jason Kander's Prospects

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:17:24 +0000

Even though it’s been a year and a half, you probably still remember the best ad from the 2016 election campaign:

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Afternoon Newscast for March 20, 2018

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:18:41 +0000

Regional stories from the KBIA Newsroom, including: FarmHouse International Fraternity closes Mizzou Chapter City Council approves construction of sports fieldhouse at Philips Park Governor's attorneys say prosecutors misled grand jurors about the law Bishop approves $6.6 million to build on Catholic school in Columbia

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Discover Nature: Spring Nature Hike

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 23:12:52 +0000

This week on discover nature, celebrate the first week of spring with a nature hike. Spring brings new life to the outdoors: watch for young river otters near lakes and streams, bats leaving hibernation caves, wild turkeys, and turtles becoming active. The sounds of spring, alone, offer reason to rejoice. Listen for pileated woodpeckers drumming to establish territories, mourning doves cooing from their crop field nests, and the serenade of spring peepers at sunset. With longer daylight hours and warming weather, many wildflowers and trees will begin blooming across Missouri, and every corner of the natural world will carry new colors, smells, and sounds of growth and awakening. Fortunate foragers may even find fresh morel mushrooms… Just be sure you know how to identify them before eating any. Find a trail near your home and take a few quiet moments to appreciate the return of spring in nature. Visit your local Conservation office or Nature Center for maps of nearby hiking trails and

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Thinking Out Loud: E-sports At Columbia College

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 23:07:51 +0000

Darren Hellwege talks to Bryan Curtis, Assistant Athletic Director at Columbia College, about the upcoming Midwest Campus Clash and Gaming Expo, happening April 7th at C.C. The Clash will feature college teams in "e-sports," or competitive video gaming. They also talk about the nationally-ranked e-sports program at Columbia College.

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FarmHouse International Fraternity closes MU chapter

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 22:39:31 +0000

The University of Missouri chapter of the FarmHouse fraternity has been shut-down due to allegations of hazing and alcohol violations.

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Thinking Out Loud: Chico Freeman

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:27:49 +0000

Trevor Harris talks with jazz musician Chico Freeman about his visit this week to Columbia. He'll be playing a concert Thursday, and will be part of the dedication of a music library being named for his father, jazz legend Von Freeman. The events are being sponsored by the We Always Swing Jazz Series, and tickets are available at

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Thinking Out Loud: Learn To Backpack At Three Creeks

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:16:09 +0000

Darren Hellwege visits with Meaghan Ricks with The Alpine Shop about an event they're sponsoring this weekend. Beginners can learn the basics of backpacking at Three Creeks Conservation Area south of Columbia.

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Morning Newscast for March 20, 2017

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:38:04 +0000

Regional stories from the KBIA Newsroom, including: Galloway to Expedite Audit of Callaway County Collector's Office Greitens Wants Criminal Trial Moved Up to April 3 Law Enforcement Agencies Step Up Enforcement on Impaired Driving MU Fraternities Still Studying Recommendations

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Afternoon Newscast for March 19, 2018

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 23:17:13 +0000

Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Greitens' defense team looks to speed up trial -- again First 2018 Kemper Fellowship Award announced State Rep. Cloria Brown dies after battle with cancer Missouri lawmakers cut health agency budget over virus data

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Morning Newscast for March 19, 2018

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:24:23 +0000

Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Lawyers: Execution Could Be 'Gruesome’ Due to Rare Condition Witnesses Ask Legislature to Toughen Child Marriage Laws MU Opens Online Veterinary Public Health Master's Degree Halftime Arrives for Missouri 2018 Legislative Session School Finance Officer Facing Theft Charges Resigns

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Evening Newscast March 16, 2018

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 22:37:26 +0000

Missouri Lawmakers Raise Concerns About Ethics Commission Missouri Defends 241-Year Prison Sentence For 16-Year-Old Columbia Middle School Confined During Gun Safety Walkout

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Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre - "Johnny Dollar: The Thelma Ibsen Matter"

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:13:24 +0000

The Maple Barn Radio Theatre players present "The Thelma Ibsen Matter," from the series "Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar." The original aired Jan. 9, 1953.

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Morning Newscast for March 16, 2018

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:35:21 +0000

Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri Lawmakers Raise Concerns about Ethics Commission Missouri House Votes to Up Penalties within Poverty Program Callaway County Collector Resigns as FBI Investigates County Funds Missouri House Votes to Ban Children from Mixed Martial Arts Democratic Lawyer Files Ethics Complaint Against Hawley

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Innovative CASA Program Reinvents Education, Pushes Students to Stretch Skills

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 02:33:25 +0000

Three high school students in space suits huddled around a beaker in a back room of the CASA building behind Hickman High School. As they worked to dissolve sodium carbonate in water, one of the students pulled out his hand to reveal it had been covered in fake blood by the club's moulage team. The student started groaning in feigned agony, and other astronauts called for medical officers.

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Global Journalist: Death Squads in the Philippines

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 01:37:05 +0000

In recent days Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte announced that he would withdraw his country from the treaty governing the International Criminal Court. That move came just over a month after the ICC’s top prosecutor announced that she had opened a preliminary investigation into atrocities carried out as part of Duterte’s “War on Drugs.” In the 20 months since Duterte took office promising to “slaughter” drug users and drug dealers, more than 12,000 people have been slain in extrajudicial killings in the southeast Asian nation. On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at death squads in the Philippines and government efforts to quash reporting on them.

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Thu, 15 Mar 2018 16:51:44 +0000

Fellipe Barbosa built his latest film ( GABRIEL AND THE MOUNTAIN) around the remnants of his friend Gabriel's life, from his photographs to excerpts of his diary. Matt Holzman’s podcast, KCRW’s The Document, extracts new audio stories from the footage of documentary films. Fellipe and Matt spoke about sifting fresh work out of raw material during their Field Session at True/False 2018.

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Morning Newscast for March 15, 2018

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:04:53 +0000

Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Landowners Win Lawsuit Against Army Corps of Engineers for Missouri River Flood Damage Trump Touches Down In St. Louis to Bolster Hawley's Senate Bid Greitens Accused of Supplying False Campaign Finance Information

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Afternoon Newscast for March 14, 2018

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 00:38:11 +0000

Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Columbia Students Say #NeverAgain, Walk Out of Class Columbia Public Schools: Walkouts Were Peaceful Trump Promoting Tax Cuts, Campaigning for GOP in Missouri Trapp, Love Discuss Public Safety at Public Forum Missouri House Votes to Repeal Missouri's Prevailing Wage Lincoln University Names Jerald Woolfolk New President

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