Mark Bergin http://kbia.org en Q&A with policy advisor for the ACLU on net neutrality http://kbia.org/post/qa-policy-advisor-aclu-net-neutrality <p>In January the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals issued <a href="http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/3AF8B4D938CDEEA685257C6000532062/$file/11-1355-1474943.pdf">a decision</a> on the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) “net neutrality” regulations.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:02:34 +0000 Mark Bergin 50681 at http://kbia.org Q&A with policy advisor for the ACLU on net neutrality Columbia residents weigh in on CPS superintendent finalists http://kbia.org/post/columbia-residents-weigh-cps-superintendent-finalists <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The search for a new superintendent for Columbia Public Schools is almost over.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:12:29 +0000 Mark Bergin 49480 at http://kbia.org Columbia residents weigh in on CPS superintendent finalists Live Blog: Columbia Schools Superintendent Meet & Greet http://kbia.org/post/live-blog-columbia-schools-superintendent-meet-greet <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Follow this blog for live, continuing coverage of the "Meet and Greet" event for the two finalists for the Columbia Board of Education's superintendent position.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 20:57:43 +0000 Mark Bergin 49424 at http://kbia.org Live Blog: Columbia Schools Superintendent Meet & Greet When could marijuana become legal in Missouri? http://kbia.org/post/when-could-marijuana-become-legal-missouri <p></p><p>It’s been a big couple of years for marijuana legalization efforts around the country, with states like Colorado and Washington legalizing the recreational use of cannabis.</p><p>Here in Missouri, Rep. Chris Kelly (D-Columbia) introduced a bill in January that, if passed, would create a legal framework to grow and possess marijuana in Missouri.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:24:00 +0000 Mark Bergin 49322 at http://kbia.org When could marijuana become legal in Missouri? Newscast for December 10, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-december-10-2013-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Regional news coverage from the </span>KBIA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> newsroom, including:</span></p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/death-row-inmate-nicklasson-remains-optimistic">Death row inmate Nicklasson remains optimistic</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-court-upholds-student-transfer-law-kc-case">Mo. court upholds student transfer law in KC</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixon-signs-17b-boeing-incentive-plan">Gov. Nixon signs $1.7B Boeing incentive plan</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/nixon-unveils-plans-pay-new-fulton-state-hospital">Nixon unveils plans to pay for new Fulton state hospital</a> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:40:52 +0000 Mark Bergin 45085 at http://kbia.org Newscast for December 3, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-december-3-2013-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Regional news coverage from the </span>KBIA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> newsroom, including:</span></p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/us-senators-tout-missouri-boeing-777x">US Senators tout Missouri to Boeing for 777x</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/columbia-city-council-approves-renovation-plan-douglass-park">Columbia City Council approves renovations for Douglass Park</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mfa-oil-approved-purchase-mamtek-property-moberly">MFO Oil approved to purchase Mamtek property in Moberly</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/missouri-revenues-22-percent-year">Missouri revenues up 2.2 percent for year</a> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 23:40:20 +0000 Mark Bergin 44723 at http://kbia.org Newscast for November 19, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-november-19-2013-0 <p> Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/federal-judge-grants-stay-execution-white-supremacist-franklin">Federal Judge Halts Execution of White Supremacist Franklin</a></li><li>Republican chairmen to talk to Gov. Nixon if there is a joint House-Senate hearing</li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/report-shows-declines-mo-unemployment-rate">Report shows declines in Mo. unemployment rate</a></li></ul> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:42:12 +0000 Mark Bergin 44056 at http://kbia.org Newscast for November 12, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-november-12-2013-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/ags-office-will-not-pursue-further-action-ryan-ferguson-case">AG's office will not pursue further action in Ryan Ferguson case</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/franklins-attorney-asks-court-execution-stay">Franklin's attorney asks court for execution stay</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/audit-claims-mo-k-12-schools-could-save-money-changing-bond-bidding-process">Audit Claims Mo. K-12 Schools Could Save Money By Changing Bond Bidding Process</a></li></ul> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 23:46:15 +0000 Mark Bergin 43674 at http://kbia.org Newscast for November 5, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-november-5-2013-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Regional news coverage from the </span>KBIA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> newsroom, including:</span></p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/ryan-fergusons-murder-conviction-vacated">Ryan Ferguson's murder conviction vacated</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/new-mo-house-panel-probe-agriculture-agency">New Mo. House panel to probe agriculture agency</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/columbia-city-council-votes-against-discontinuation-fluoride">Columbia City Council votes against discontinuation of fluoride</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/child-support-contractor-pay-over-late-cards">Child support contractor to pay over late cards</a> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 23:40:44 +0000 Mark Bergin 43315 at http://kbia.org Columbia Airport adds second daily flight to Chicago http://kbia.org/post/columbia-airport-adds-second-daily-flight-chicago <p>The Columbia Regional Airport is adding a second daily flight to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.</p><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:11:00 +0000 Mark Bergin 43271 at http://kbia.org Columbia Airport adds second daily flight to Chicago Newscast for October 29, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-october-29-2013-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 22:39:48 +0000 Mark Bergin 42932 at http://kbia.org Newscast for October 22, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-october-22-2013-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/following-controversy-missouri-selects-new-execution-drug">Following controversy, Missouri selects new execution drug</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mu-gets-18m-modular-nuclear-reactors">MU gets $1.8M for modular nuclear reactors</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/city-council-votes-against-rezoning-proposed-cvs-pharmacy">City council votes against rezoning for proposed CVS pharmacy</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/ncaa-suspends-mu-coach-frank-haith-5-games-violations-miami">NCAA suspends MU coach Frank Haith for 5 games for violations at Miami</a> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 22:22:09 +0000 Mark Bergin 42550 at http://kbia.org Newscast for October 15, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-october-15-2013-0 <p>News coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/government-shutdown-creates-backlog-ag-chemicals-used-pesticides">Government shutdown creates backlog of ag chemicals used in pesticides</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-gov-nixon-heading-chicago">Mo. Gov. Nixon heading to Chicago</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/executions-hold-mo-seeks-new-death-drug">Executions on hold as Mo. seeks new death drug</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/outside-firm-finds-deficiencies-randolph-county-budget">Outside firm finds deficiencies in Randolph County budget</a> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 22:45:08 +0000 Mark Bergin 42171 at http://kbia.org Outside firm finds deficiencies in Randolph County budget http://kbia.org/post/outside-firm-finds-deficiencies-randolph-county-budget <p>An outside auditing firm has found deficiencies in the 2011 and 2012 Randolph County budgets. Casey-Beard-Boehmer PC conducted an audit released in September on behalf of the Missouri State Auditor&rsquo;s Office.</p><p>Deputy State Auditor Harry Otto said he does not anticipate how the Missouri State Auditor&rsquo;s Office will assess Randolph County until the full audit is completed despite the deficiencies found by the outside CPA firm.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:10:47 +0000 Mark Bergin 42157 at http://kbia.org Outside firm finds deficiencies in Randolph County budget Newscast for October 8, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-october-8-2013-0 <p>News coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/columbia-city-council-s-clark-lane-plan-raises-safety-concerns">Columbia City Council&#39;s Clark Lane plan raises safety concerns</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-initiative-would-let-student-curators-vote">Mo. initiative would let student curators vote</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-supreme-court-hears-case-concerning-second-injury-fund">Mo. Supreme Court hears case concerning Second Injury Fund</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/columbia-city-council-adopts-new-comprehensive-plan">Columbia City Council adopts new comprehensive plan</a> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 22:39:33 +0000 Mark Bergin 41804 at http://kbia.org Newscast for October 7, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-october-7-2013-0 <p>News coverage from the KBIA newsroom including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/anesthetic-use-mo-could-have-impact-across-country">Anesthetic use in Mo. could have impact across the country</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/proposed-mo-rule-allowing-more-ethanol-gas-faces-challenge">Proposed Mo. rule allowing more ethanol in gas faces challenge</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/state-and-federal-officials-develop-mining-waste-plan">State and federal officials develop mining waste plan</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/missouri-home-cheapest-gas-country">Missouri home to the cheapest gas prices in the country</a> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 22:47:06 +0000 Mark Bergin 41725 at http://kbia.org Newscast for October 1, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-october-1-2013-0 <p>News coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/government-shutdown-affects-some-mid-mo">Government shutdown affects some in mid-Mo.</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-gov-nixon-names-new-legislative-director">Mo. Gov. Nixon names new legislative director</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/state-hires-former-jefferson-city-administrator">State hires former Jefferson City administrator</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-supreme-court-rules-governor-budget-battle">Mo. Supreme Court rules for governor in budget battle</a> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 22:45:01 +0000 Mark Bergin 41426 at http://kbia.org Healthcare clinic to close in Belle http://kbia.org/post/healthcare-clinic-close-belle <p>The Agape Clinic in Belle is closing Tuesday and will leave hundreds of Missourians without healthcare.</p><p>Executive director Margie Lange said the clinic is closing because the legal physician she was working with sold his practice to a local hospital.</p><p>The hospital&rsquo;s legal liability carrier decided to discontinue the legal collaborative practice agreement between Agape and the hospital. Lange said most of the patients Agape served are unsure what they will do for healthcare.</p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 19:52:45 +0000 Mark Bergin 41404 at http://kbia.org Healthcare clinic to close in Belle Newscast for September 17, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-september-17-2013 <p>News coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-examine-low-enrollment-rates-act-prep-courses">Jefferson City to examine low enrollment rates in ACT prep courses</a></li><li>Full K-12 Funding Requested</li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/downtown-columbia-parking-rates-increase">Downtown Columbia parking rates to increase</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/jefferson-city-fires-city-administrator">Jefferson City fires city administrator</a> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:36:56 +0000 Mark Bergin 40687 at http://kbia.org Newscast for September 10, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-september-10-2013 <p></p><p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/ashland-high-schooler-suspected-school-threat-killed-himself-front-officers">Southern Boone High School student fatally shoots himself</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-supreme-court-upholds-15m-tobacco-judgment">Mo. Supreme Court upholds $1.5 million tobacco judgment</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/missouri-general-assembly-focuses-teacher-shortages">Missouri General Assembly focuses on teacher shortages</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/missouri-officials-speak-out-syria-situation">Missouri officials speak out on the Syria situation</a> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:39:07 +0000 Mark Bergin 40289 at http://kbia.org Newscast for September 3, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-september-3-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Regional news coverage from the </span>KBIA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> newsroom, including:</span></p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-ag-koster-raises-concerns-about-gun-law-nullifying-hb-436">Mo. AG Koster raises concerns about gun-law-nullifying HB 436 </a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/laclede-gas-completes-purchase-mo-gas-energy">Laclede Gas completes purchase of Mo. Gas Energy</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-teachers-group-running-ads-against-tax-cut">Mo. teachers group running ads against tax cut</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/still-dentistry-school-open-kirksville-october">At Still dentistry school to open in Kirksville in October</a> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 22:40:39 +0000 Mark Bergin 39899 at http://kbia.org Newscast for August 27, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-27-2013 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Report released by environmental group blames farmers for failing to protect soil</li><li>Gov. Jay Nixon seeks to issue a disaster declaration for 22 southern Missouri counties</li><li>Dozens of new Mo. laws take effect Wednesday Tue, 27 Aug 2013 22:36:30 +0000 Mark Bergin 39530 at http://kbia.org Newscast for August 20, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-august-20-2013 <p>Regional news from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri Assessment Program released annual student achievement report</li><li>Gov. Jay Nixon opposes $22 million in new and increased license fees</li><li>Kirksville City Council passes anti-discrimination policy</li><li>Judge OKs Patriot Coal, miners' union deal Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:47:35 +0000 Mark Bergin 39150 at http://kbia.org Newscast for May 16, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-16-2013-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Regional news coverage from the </span>KBIA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Newsroom, including:</span></p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-bill-allows-return-printed-state-manual">Mo. bill allows return of printed state manual</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/koster-seeks-closer-monitoring-ex-mamtek-ceo">Koster seeks closer monitoring of ex-Mamtek CEO</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/legislation-seeks-curb-welfare-fraud">Legislation seeks to curb welfare fraud</a> Thu, 16 May 2013 22:42:31 +0000 Mark Bergin 33895 at http://kbia.org Newscast for May 9, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-9-2013-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/mo-house-passes-12-billion-bonding-initiative">Mo. House passes $1.2 billion bonding initiative</a></li><li><a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/mo-lawmakers-vote-repeal-renters-tax-break">Mo. lawmakers vote to repeal renters tax break</a></li><li><a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/missouri-health-centers-eligible-3-million-insurance-outreach-fund">Missouri health centers eligible for $3 million in insurance outreach fund</a> Thu, 09 May 2013 22:42:19 +0000 Mark Bergin 33481 at http://kbia.org Newscast for May 2, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-2-2013-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Regional news coverage from the </span>KBIA<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Newsroom, including:</span></p><ul><li>Mo. House passes Gov. Nixon's $86 million dollar capital improvements bill</li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-bill-school-personnel-carry-concealed-weapons">Mo. Senate passes bill for school personnel to carry concealed weapons</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/sen-schaefer-blocks-vote-bill-higher-ed-funding-based-performance">Sen. Schaefer vote for higher ed funding based on performance</a> Thu, 02 May 2013 22:42:46 +0000 Mark Bergin 33096 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 25, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-25-2013-0 <p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 22:52:56 +0000 Mark Bergin 32672 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 18, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-18-2013-0 <p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 22:42:05 +0000 Mark Bergin 32306 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 8, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-8-2013-0 <p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 22:39:49 +0000 Mark Bergin 31688 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 4, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-4-2013-0 <p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 22:41:39 +0000 Mark Bergin 31527 at http://kbia.org