Matt Evans http://kbia.org en Newscast for August 16, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-16-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Columbia and Jefferson City public schools see enrollment surge</li><li>Mo. exports up 6 percent</li><li>Columbia grocer prepares for prison</li></ul> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 14:39:48 +0000 Matt Evans 19525 at http://kbia.org Newscast for August 15, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-15-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Two MU medical researchers accused of plagiarism</li><li>Republican nominees for statewide office travel across state in a bus tour</li><li>Mo. unemployment rate rises to 7.2 percent</li></ul> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:34:31 +0000 Matt Evans 19449 at http://kbia.org Newscast for August 14, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-14-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>MAP scores highlight Columbia schools' performance</li><li>Break from extreme heat does little to help crops and pastures</li><li>Jefferson City Council shows support for city administrator</li></ul> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 13:58:08 +0000 Matt Evans 19371 at http://kbia.org Newscast for August 13, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-13-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>University of Missouri program receives national recognition</li><li>Missouri Farm Bureau endorses gubernatorial and senate candidates</li><li>Health group pushes meningitis vaccines</li></ul> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:54:20 +0000 Matt Evans 19297 at http://kbia.org Newscast for August 9, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-9-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Mo. Gov. helps kick off State Fair</li><li>Several Mo. lawmakers lose primary elections</li><li>ACLU files suit against Amendment Two</li></ul> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 13:48:50 +0000 Matt Evans 19059 at http://kbia.org It'll be Still vs. Schaefer in the 19th Senate District http://kbia.org/post/itll-be-still-vs-schaefer-19th-senate-district <p>Democratic State Representative Mary Still will try to unseat Republican Kurt Schaefer from his 19<sup>th</sup> district Senate seat in November. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:49:15 +0000 Matt Evans 19029 at http://kbia.org It'll be Still vs. Schaefer in the 19th Senate District Wright secures Democratic nomination in 47th House district http://kbia.org/post/wright-secures-democratic-nomination-47th-house-district <p>A two-guitar band featuring John Wright&rsquo;s uncle played into the night at the Rocheport General Store as Wright beat out Nancy Copenhaver to win the Democratic nomination for state House district 47. Wed, 08 Aug 2012 06:34:41 +0000 Matt Evans 18952 at http://kbia.org Wright secures Democratic nomination in 47th House district Company will make soy-based chicken in Columbia http://kbia.org/post/company-will-make-soy-based-chicken-columbia <p>Columbia city officials announced today Tuesday a new plant scheduled to open this fall is expected to bring more than 60 jobs to Columbia in the next five years. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 19:46:12 +0000 Matt Evans 18923 at http://kbia.org Company will make soy-based chicken in Columbia Newscast for August 6, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-6-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A look at the six candidates running to be the next Boone County Northern District Commissioner</li><li>GOP race for Mo. Secretary of State heats up</li></ul> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:43:19 +0000 Matt Evans 18825 at http://kbia.org Newscast for August 1, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-1-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Crop report shows Mo. crops in poor condition</li><li>Study suggests Midwest heat is on the rise</li><li>A look at the candidates running for Columbia's 47th district in State House of Representatives</li></ul> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 13:25:42 +0000 Matt Evans 18550 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 31, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-31-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Columbia Regional Airport offers more flights to Atlanta</li><li>Farmers and livestock producers continue to apply for water assistance</li><li>A look at the candidates running for Columbia's 44th district in State House of Representatives</li></ul> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 14:27:52 +0000 Matt Evans 18491 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-30-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Mo. River getting boost from northern reservoirs</li><li>Ongoing drought should help honey production</li><li>Mo. county narcotics investigators featured in reality TV show</li></ul> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 14:29:16 +0000 Matt Evans 18434 at http://kbia.org Missouri roads holding up under extreme conditions, says MODOT http://kbia.org/post/missouri-roads-holding-under-extreme-conditions-says-modot <p>Despite the extremely dry and hot conditions that have created infrastructure problems elsewhere, Missouri Department of Transportation officials say the state roads are holding up well.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 22:09:38 +0000 Matt Evans 18268 at http://kbia.org Missouri roads holding up under extreme conditions, says MODOT Newscast for July 26, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-26-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Scammers using government letterhead to steal money</li><li>Dog takes center stage in campaign ad</li><li>MU faculty and colleagues outline list of goals for UM Press and its staff</li></ul> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 13:50:32 +0000 Matt Evans 18229 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 24, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-24-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Rural Mo. town serves as health care experiment</li><li>Missouri press supporters to meet with UM leader</li><li>Mo. town passes anti-discrimination law</li></ul> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:02:02 +0000 Matt Evans 18093 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 23, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-23-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Mo. Gov. and MU Pres. tout nuclear plan</li><li>Columbia honors fallen soldier Sterling Wyatt</li><li>President Barack Obama nominates Mo. native as Guard chief</li></ul> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 13:59:23 +0000 Matt Evans 18026 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 19, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-19-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Fort Leonard Wood honors female soldier</li><li>Another fire at a former Columbia city landfill</li><li>Mo. AG candidate calls for creation of task force</li></ul> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:06:48 +0000 Matt Evans 17836 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 18, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-18-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>18 applicants for Mo. Supreme Court opening</li><li>McCaskill uses disaster declaration to push farm bill</li><li>Sarah Palin backs Sarah Steelman in Mo. Republican U.S. Senate primary</li></ul> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 14:20:37 +0000 Matt Evans 17760 at http://kbia.org Gary Sinise promotes upcoming concert http://kbia.org/post/gary-sinise-promotes-upcoming-concert <p>Gary Sinise, also known as Lt. Dan from the movie Forest Gump, will be part of an upcoming benefit concert for veterans. &nbsp;The Lieutenant Dan Band will be playing at Apple Creek Farms on July 27 to raise funds for &ldquo;Operation Tyler.&rdquo; It&rsquo;s a push to put Marine Lance CPL Tyler Huffman, his wife and their two-year-old son into a new, more accessible home.</p><p>The 24-year-old Huffman was paralyzed in Afghanistan in 2010 when he was shot by a sniper. Sinise says he wanted to start helping disabled veterans after his role as Lt. Dan &ndash; a disabled Vietnam veteran.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 16:47:43 +0000 Matt Evans 17708 at http://kbia.org Gary Sinise promotes upcoming concert Newscast for July 17, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-17-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>The University of Missouri announces a "re-imagining" of the University of Missouri Press</li><li>Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon tours the drought-stricken state</li><li>Ameren Missouri presents energy efficiency plan to Mo. Public Service Commission</li></ul> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 14:12:57 +0000 Matt Evans 17691 at http://kbia.org Fire damages Worley Street Head Start http://kbia.org/post/fire-damages-worley-street-head-start <p>Columbia Head Start officials are searching today for a new home for 20 students displaced after a fire caused an estimated $50,000 worth of damage to the Head Start preschool on Worley Street. The fire broke out Sunday evening around 6.</p><p>Assistant Fire Marshal Tim Bach said the cause of the fire was in the electrical disconnect to the air conditioner. When crews arrived on the scene, fire was coming out of the building. Crews found a fire in the basement that extended to the attic through a wall.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 16:27:29 +0000 Matt Evans 17631 at http://kbia.org Fire damages Worley Street Head Start Newscast for July 16, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-16-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A newly formed state committee on disaster recovery</li><li>Missouri's elk population settling into its new home</li><li>Mo. agriculture officials use Facebook to share drought info</li></ul> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 14:33:45 +0000 Matt Evans 17628 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 10, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-10-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon takes unclear stance on Medicaid expansion</li><li>Mo. House panel researches state's transportation needs</li><li>Vice President Joe Biden rallies support for Mo. Sen. Claire McCaskill at fundraiser</li></ul> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 14:44:53 +0000 Matt Evans 17299 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 9, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-9-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Former Missouri Gov. Roger Wilson to be sentenced today</li><li>Hardee's to stop buying pork from producers who use gestation crates</li><li>Water use in Columbia is on the rise this summer</li></ul> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 15:24:04 +0000 Matt Evans 17228 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 6, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-6-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder filing another law suit against a healthcare measure.</li><li>Missouri's Military History Museum gets some updates</li><li><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Gov. Nixon signs Mo. license plate, higher ed fund bill</span></li></ul> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 14:22:07 +0000 Matt Evans 17122 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 5, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-5-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Kirksville School District approves budget after losing nearly $800,000 in federal funds</li><li>Mo. refinances $500 million of bonds</li><li>How the drought affects Missouri vineyards</li></ul> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 14:27:33 +0000 Matt Evans 17069 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 4, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-4-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri Highway Patrol urges drivers to pay attention on the roadways during the holiday</li><li>Despite several towns cancelling fireworks shows, Columbia and Jefferson City are still going ahead as planned</li><li>The Jefferson City Fire Department wants voters to decide on funding fix</li><li>Mo. Republican candidate for Gov. gave another $500,000 to his own campaign</li></ul> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 14:48:38 +0000 Matt Evans 17028 at http://kbia.org Newscast for July 3, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-3-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Arson suspected in Mark Twain Forest Fire</li><li>Heat takes a toll on Missouri crops</li><li>Gov. Nixon signs legislation aimed at more on the job training for veterans</li></ul> Tue, 03 Jul 2012 14:10:21 +0000 Matt Evans 16947 at http://kbia.org Arson suspected cause of large Mark Twain fire http://kbia.org/post/arson-suspected-cause-large-mark-twain-fire <p>Arson is the suspected cause of a fire that burned about 620 acres of the Mark Twain National Forest. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 13:32:20 +0000 Associated Press & Matt Evans 16944 at http://kbia.org KBIA newscast for July 2, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/kbia-newscast-july-2-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri to decide on medicare expansion</li><li>Mo. police, union investigate misconduct claim</li><li>Cooling centers provide escape from the heat Mon, 02 Jul 2012 14:56:29 +0000 Matt Evans 16886 at http://kbia.org