Kyle Deas http://kbia.org en Missouri's meth addiction, part two http://kbia.org/post/missouris-meth-addiction-part-two <p>In 2011, Missouri law enforcement busted about five meth labs each day on average &ndash; almost double the number of any other state.&nbsp;The state spends more than $2 million dollars a year on cleanup of these labs, and millions more on incarceration, child care, and drug treatment.</p><p class="Radiotrax"> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 15:28:25 +0000 Kyle Deas 15796 at http://kbia.org Missouri's meth addiction, part two Missouri's meth addiction, part one http://kbia.org/post/missouris-meth-addiction-part-one <p>For the past decade, Missouri has claimed the dubious distinction of the most meth busts of any state in the nation. In this week&#39;s Health &amp; Wealth update, reporter Kyle Deas has the first in a two-part-series on Missouri&#39;s unique meth addiction.</p><p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 15:37:56 +0000 Kyle Deas 15420 at http://kbia.org Missouri's meth addiction, part one Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds meetings on Callaway reactor http://kbia.org/post/nuclear-regulatory-commission-holds-meetings-callaway-reactor <p>The Nuclear Regulatory Commission held a pair of public meetings Wednesday to get input on the license renewal for the Callaway nuclear reactor.<strong>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></p><p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 22:45:38 +0000 Kyle Deas 10573 at http://kbia.org Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds meetings on Callaway reactor Lobbying for the health of Missouri's waterways http://kbia.org/post/lobbying-health-missouris-waterways <p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%">This week on the show: why aren&#39;t the candidates for President talking about agricultural issues? Plus: environmental groups petition the National Park Service to take better care of Missouri rivers.</p><div style="padding-bottom: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; outline-width: 0px; padding-right: 0px; word-wrap: break-word; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; height: 100%; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px"><p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%"> Thu, 15 Dec 2011 23:10:09 +0000 Kyle Deas 5419 at http://kbia.org Lobbying for the health of Missouri's waterways Remaking school lunches http://kbia.org/post/remaking-school-lunches <p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%">This week on the show: your child&#39;s school lunches aren&#39;t likely to get much healthier anytime soon. Plus: why you should still get the flu vaccine.</p><div style="padding-bottom: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; outline-width: 0px; padding-right: 0px; word-wrap: break-word; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; height: 100%; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px"><p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%"> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 23:40:12 +0000 Kyle Deas 5013 at http://kbia.org Remaking school lunches Getting stuck in a food desert http://kbia.org/post/getting-stuck-food-desert <p>Rural America is losing its grocery stores. Many parts of the United States, and large swaths of rural Missouri, are now classified as &lsquo;food deserts&rsquo;, areas where residents lack access to affordable food.</p><p>But as Harvest Public Media&#39;s Sylvia Maria Gross reports, some small towns are finding creative ways deal with the problem.</p><p>Plus: Nancy Sutley is President Obama&rsquo;s principal environmental advisor and the Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality.</p> Thu, 01 Dec 2011 21:21:04 +0000 Kyle Deas 4606 at http://kbia.org Getting stuck in a food desert Under the Microscope: November 24, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/under-microscope-november-24-2011 <p>An accent &lsquo;test-drive&rsquo; of the iPhone&rsquo;s new digital assistant. Plus: at what age do babies start engaging in mind-reading? One MU researcher thinks she&rsquo;s got it figured out. Thu, 24 Nov 2011 22:36:31 +0000 Kyle Deas 4091 at http://kbia.org Under the Microscope: November 24, 2011 Under the Microscope: November 17, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/under-microscope-november-17-2011 <p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%;">This week on the show: the University of Missouri sponsors the Suicide Prevention Week. Plus: Missouri is ill-equipped to deal with prescription drug abuse.</p><div style="padding: 0px; border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; outline-width: 0px; word-wrap: break-word; height: 100%;"><p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%;"> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 20:19:50 +0000 Kyle Deas 3793 at http://kbia.org Under the Microscope: November 17, 2011 Under the Microscope: November 10, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/under-microscope-november-10-2011 <p>This week on the show: a popular conservation program may fall victim to the 2012 Farm Bill. Plus, robot tractors.</p><p> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 21:05:32 +0000 Kyle Deas 3391 at http://kbia.org Under the Microscope: November 10, 2011 Under the Microscope: November 3, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/under-microscope-november-3-2011 <p>This week on the show: do you know what&#39;s living in your firewood? Plus, new cultivars could change Missouri&#39;s wine industry.</p><p> Thu, 03 Nov 2011 17:02:40 +0000 Kyle Deas 2962 at http://kbia.org Under the Microscope: November 3, 2011 Under the Microscope: October 27, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/under-microscope-october-27-2011 <p>This week on the show: kids are spending more time in front of digital screens. Plus, the aurora borealis shows itself in the Missouri sky.</p><p> Thu, 27 Oct 2011 22:25:45 +0000 Kyle Deas 2557 at http://kbia.org Under the Microscope: October 27, 2011