Brian Pepoon http://kbia.org en Newscast for May 11, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-11-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Deaf Association wins lawsuit against state of Missouri for failing ADA standards</li><li>Statewide meetings discussing future of Missouri&#39;s transit start next Monday</li><li>Columbia Public School students will pay more for lunch in 2012</li><li>Insurer&#39;s lawsuit against state of Missouri&#39;s new Medicaid program dismissed Fri, 11 May 2012 22:58:27 +0000 Brian Pepoon 14010 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-30-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA news room, including:</p><ul><li>Flash floods hit Boone County, but with little impact</li><li>Missouri S&amp;T backs same-sex partner benefits for faculty</li><li>Governor Nixon pushes lawmakers to pass budget</li><li>Missouri may get a new slogan</li></ul> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 23:13:00 +0000 Brian Pepoon 13301 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 27, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-27-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A local Kirksville grocer shuts down for good</li><li>Missouri lawmakers considering allowing casinos to loan money to their patrons</li><li>Columbia residents unsure of future of neighborhood trees</li><li>Kirksville&nbsp;shows highest growth of any NE Missouri city</li><li>University of Missouri hosting Rwanda symposium for public Fri, 27 Apr 2012 23:00:12 +0000 Brian Pepoon 13190 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 13, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-13-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Massive cleanup in Columbia by way of volunteers</li><li>Bill that planned to aid higher education may not be too helpful</li><li>St. Louis lawyer joins Fmr. Governor Roger Wilson in indictment</li><li>Supporters of USPS rally in Columbia</li><li>MU students lost over the past year are remembered</li><li>Army Corps of Engineers say bigger reservoirs would not have mattered Fri, 13 Apr 2012 23:04:10 +0000 Brian Pepoon 12391 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 6, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-6-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Jerry Sandusky trial making waves in Missouri</li><li>MU School of Medicine expanding in southwest Missouri</li><li>More funding for Columbia Public School system</li><li>Lake of the Ozark police looking to add new officer</li><li>City of Columbia opening a hazardous waste facility</li><li>Missouri Senator Roy Blunt backing Romney Fri, 06 Apr 2012 23:04:51 +0000 Brian Pepoon 11999 at http://kbia.org Newscast for April 2, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-april-2-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>More proposed changes to Columbia&#39;s EEZ</li><li>Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment receives check</li><li>MU Professor Emeritus of Anthropology makes new discovery in Peru</li><li>Deadly bat disease white nose syndrome found north of St. Louis</li><li>FTC finalizes and approves merger of two pharmaceutical companies Mon, 02 Apr 2012 23:01:22 +0000 Brian Pepoon 11679 at http://kbia.org Exam: The rest of the Columbia school board candidate interviews http://kbia.org/post/exam-rest-columbia-school-board-candidate-interviews <p>This week on the show, you&rsquo;ll hear from a couple of the candidates running for the school board here in Columbia. In Tuesday&rsquo;s election, voters will pick two of the four candidates, who will each serve three year terms. Mon, 02 Apr 2012 22:13:52 +0000 Ryan Famuliner & Brian Pepoon & Matt Veto 11673 at http://kbia.org Exam: The rest of the Columbia school board candidate interviews Newscast for March 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-30-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A lawsuit between southeast Missouri farmers and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers</li><li>A battery acid leak affecting Columbia Police Department and Joint Operations</li><li>Missouri Gaming Commission new rule regarding casino exclusion list</li><li>More corn planted this year since end of Great Depression</li><li>State Auditor Schweich releases report about misuse of federal funds</li></ul> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 22:18:14 +0000 Brian Pepoon 11577 at http://kbia.org Battery acid spill affects Columbia police department http://kbia.org/post/battery-acid-spill-affects-columbia-police-department <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); background-color: white; line-height: 150%; ">A battery acid spill this morning resulted in fire crews being called to a generator room that provides power to Joint Communications and the Columbia Police Department.</span></p><p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 20:32:28 +0000 Brian Pepoon 11562 at http://kbia.org Battery acid spill affects Columbia police department Newscast for March 23, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-23-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A victory for Missouri voters</li><li>Zebra mussels found near Kansas City</li><li>St. Charles County reschedules their caucus</li><li>Senator Claire McCaskill&nbsp;will run for re-election</li><li>Jefferson City Memorial Airport gets federal funds for repairs</li><li>A Mexico ambulance service will be postponed due to infrastructure issues</li><li>A new bill proposes a tax hike in cigarette sales Fri, 23 Mar 2012 23:09:58 +0000 Brian Pepoon 11142 at http://kbia.org Mexico ambulance service postponed http://kbia.org/post/mexico-ambulance-service-postponed <p>An ambulance service in Mexico has halted construction on a new building because of what it is calling unfit infrastructure. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 23 Mar 2012 22:48:34 +0000 Brian Pepoon & Mariel Seidman-Gati 11140 at http://kbia.org Mexico ambulance service postponed Newscast for March 16 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-16 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>More revisions to Columbia&#39;s EEZ&nbsp;proposal</li><li>Lawsuit filed against voter registration ID</li><li>Columbia Parks and Rec looking to residents for new ideas</li><li>Wal-mart paying for illegal dumping in southwest Missouri</li><li>Governor Nixon vetoes bills during legislative spring break Fri, 16 Mar 2012 22:14:08 +0000 Brian Pepoon 10725 at http://kbia.org MU researchers find possible key to longer electric car battery life http://kbia.org/post/mu-researchers-find-possible-key-longer-electric-car-battery-life <p>A research team at the University of Missouri recently released a study that can improve the quality of batteries for electric cars. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 14:14:56 +0000 Brian Pepoon 10379 at http://kbia.org MU researchers find possible key to longer electric car battery life Newscast for March 9, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-9-2012 <p>This is regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A look back as state legislators take their spring break</li><li>Governor Nixon sends off a troop from the Missouri National Guard</li><li>Branson city officials assess the damage after February&#39;s tornado</li><li>Columbia officials revise their Enhanced Enterprise Zone plans</li><li>Columbia residents to vote on funding for Columbia Public Schools Fri, 09 Mar 2012 23:46:06 +0000 Brian Pepoon 10296 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 2, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-2-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the&nbsp;KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Columbia Regional Airport's expansion</li><li>Westminster College&nbsp;hires&nbsp;former MTV&nbsp;CEO&nbsp;on Board of Trustees</li><li>MU Police offering self defense classes</li><li>State&nbsp;of Missouri falls&nbsp;just short of expected revenues&nbsp;in February</li></ul> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 23:13:31 +0000 Brian Pepoon 9895 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 24, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-24-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>State Senate map preliminarily approved</li><li>Fulton superintendent says no more budget cuts this year</li><li>Columbia educator honored in documentary</li><li>Protest against Tiger Town in downtown Columbia</li><li>Last year&#39;s drought impacting this year crops</li></ul> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 23:59:58 +0000 Brian Pepoon 9468 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 17, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-17-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Fulton&#39;s possible biodiesel production plant</li><li>Columbia Regional Airport gets new leadership</li><li>Governor Nixon asks for ethics reform in state government</li><li>Help on the way for Missouri&#39;s homeless with disabilities</li></ul> Fri, 17 Feb 2012 23:41:04 +0000 Brian Pepoon 9055 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 10, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-10-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Joplin looking for weather radios</li><li>New video camera&nbsp;for Columbia Police</li><li>True/False Film Festival chooses its lead documentary</li><li>Politicians to meet in Columbia to discuss flooding issues</li></ul> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 23:59:13 +0000 Brian Pepoon 8618 at http://kbia.org Grant will help keep Columbia creeks clean http://kbia.org/post/grant-will-help-keep-columbia-creeks-clean <p>Boone County and the City of Columbia are using a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to study storm-water runoff into Bear Creek, north of I-70. A task force will focus on reducing pollutants, which flow directly into the creek, untreated. &nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 10 Feb 2012 15:26:09 +0000 Brian Pepoon 8573 at http://kbia.org Grant will help keep Columbia creeks clean Newscast for February 3, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-february-3-2012 <p>Regional News Coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Former Senator Santorum&#39;s Missouri campaign trail</li><li>Missouri&#39;s congressional map upheld</li><li>Columbia Housing&nbsp;Authority reform Sat, 04 Feb 2012 00:46:19 +0000 Brian Pepoon 8182 at http://kbia.org Newscast for February 3, 2012 Millions practice earthquake safety in the Great Central US Shakeout http://kbia.org/post/millions-practice-earthquake-safety-great-central-us-shakeout <p>The two-hundredth anniversary of the New Madrid earthquake was recently. The Great Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium is not waiting around for it to happen again. The group is helping set up region-wide readiness programs.</p><p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 16:13:44 +0000 Brian Pepoon 8010 at http://kbia.org Millions practice earthquake safety in the Great Central US Shakeout