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