George Varney http://kbia.org en PM Newscast forApril 9, 2014 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-forapril-9-2014 <p> Regional coverage from the KBIA newsroom including:</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:52:50 +0000 George Varney 51070 at http://kbia.org PM Newscast forApril 2, 2014 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-forapril-2-2014 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom including:</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:43:54 +0000 George Varney 50680 at http://kbia.org PM Newscast for March 12, 2014 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-march-12-2014 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/house-bill-bars-points-traffic-camera-tickets">House bill bars points on traffic camera tickets </a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/columbia-residents-weigh-cps-superintendent-finalists">Columbia residents weigh in on CPS superintendent finalists </a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/honors-given-mu-diversity-work">Honors given for MU diversity work </a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/harsh-winter-could-impact-dock-safety">Harsh winter could impact dock safety </a></li></ul> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:46:40 +0000 George Varney 49525 at http://kbia.org PM Newscast for February 26, 2014 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-february-26-2014 <p>News coverage from the KBIA newsroom including:</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:47:57 +0000 George Varney 48810 at http://kbia.org Newscast for January 29, 2014 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-january-29-2014 <p></p><p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/gov-nixons-nominees-delayed-senate-panel">Gov. Nixon's nominees delayed in Senate panel &nbsp;</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/kc-business-leader-support-kci-changes">KC business leaders support KCI changes&nbsp;</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/new-farm-bill-may-be-sight">New farm bill may be in sight&nbsp;</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-panel-probes-nixons-plan-mental-hospital">Mo. panel probes Nixon's plan for mental hospital&nbsp;</a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mu-criticized-handling-menu-courey-case">MU criticized for handling of Menu Courey case&nbsp;</a> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 23:53:50 +0000 George Varney 47387 at http://kbia.org PM Newscast for January 23, 2014 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-january-23-2014 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom including:</p><ul><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/nixon-calls-protections-gay-workers">Nixon calls for protections for gay workers </a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/attorney-smulls-seeks-stay-over-drug-concerns">Attorney for Smulls seeks stay over drug concerns </a></li><li><a href="http://kbia.org/post/mo-lawmakers-mull-72-hour-abortion-waiting-time">Mo. lawmakers mull 72-hour abortion waiting time </a></li><li>Gov. Jay Nixon seeks support for new schools initiative</li></ul> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:13:36 +0000 George Varney 47039 at http://kbia.org Columbia public schools use new technology in classrooms http://kbia.org/post/columbia-public-schools-use-new-technology-classrooms <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Grants for laptops and </span>iPads<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in recent years have put more technology in the hands of Columbia Public Schools students .</span></p><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:10:16 +0000 George Varney 45233 at http://kbia.org Columbia public schools use new technology in classrooms Boeing to add more St.Louis county jobs http://kbia.org/post/boeing-add-more-stlouis-county-jobs <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Jay Nixon announced in a press release Thursday that aerospace manufacturing company Boeing will add up to an additional 400 research and technology jobs at its St.Louis County campus.</span></p><p>The new jobs will be part of Boeing's plan to restructure its Research and Technology organization. The company, which employees approximately fifteen thousand workers in Missouri, is being helped in the St. Louis county expansion by the state of Missouri through a package of economic incentives. &nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:22:07 +0000 George Varney 45204 at http://kbia.org Boeing to add more St.Louis county jobs PM Newscast for December 5, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-december-5-2013 <p>News coverage from the KBIA newsroom including:</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:03:55 +0000 George Varney 44880 at http://kbia.org Candidates prepare for 2016 statewide elections http://kbia.org/post/candidates-prepare-2016-statewide-elections <div><p>While statewide elections are still three years away, with the exception of auditor whose term ends in 2014, many candidates have already announced their intention to run.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 14:15:37 +0000 George Varney 44674 at http://kbia.org Candidates prepare for 2016 statewide elections PM Newscast for November 21, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-november-21-2013 <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> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 19:43:09 +0000 George Varney 44222 at http://kbia.org Columbia Board of Education tours schools with new technology in classrooms http://kbia.org/post/columbia-board-education-tours-schools-new-technology-classrooms <p>The Columbia Board of Education visited three schools Thursday, two physically and a third virtually, to see how new technology is being used throughout the district.</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; At Midway Heights Elementary it's the first year where there are classrooms have provided one mini iPad for each student.&nbsp; Midway is part of an elementary school iPad pilot program along with Shepard, Grant, and Russell Elementary.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:45:38 +0000 George Varney 44203 at http://kbia.org Columbia Board of Education tours schools with new technology in classrooms Military Voices: "I saw Sterling re-emerge in his compassion for people.” http://kbia.org/post/military-voices-i-saw-sterling-re-emerge-his-compassion-people <p>Sterling Wyatt, 21, was a soldier who lost his life in 2012 in an IED explosion while serving the US Army in Afghanistan. His mother, Sherry Wyatt, 55, came to StoryCorps to share the story of how she learned of her son’s character through his journals and stories from his brothers-in-arms.</p><p>Sterling Wyatt’s death while serving the US Army in Afghanistan in 2012 lead to the funeral that brought out thousands of Columbians dressed in red to show their support of the Wyatt family. &nbsp;</p><p>The story was produced by George Varney for KBIA. Music by Chris Zabriskie.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 14:08:00 +0000 George Varney 43676 at http://kbia.org Military Voices: "I saw Sterling re-emerge in his compassion for people.” Ryan Ferguson is free http://kbia.org/post/ryan-ferguson-free <p>After almost 10 years of high-profile court battles and an international media campaign led by his family and friends, Ryan Ferguson is free.&nbsp; The Ferguson family members and supporters greeted him at Columbia’s Tiger Hotel Tuesday night, following his release.</p><p>The Missouri Court of Appeals issued a bond order Tuesday releasing Ryan Ferguson from his near decade-long imprisonment at the Jefferson City Correctional Center.</p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:29:05 +0000 Ryan Famuliner, George Varney & Bridgit Bowden 43646 at http://kbia.org Ryan Ferguson is free PM Newscast for November 7, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/pm-newscast-november-7-2013 <p></p><p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom including:&nbsp;</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:53:21 +0000 George Varney 43571 at http://kbia.org