debate http://kbia.org en Senate candidates face off in last scheduled debate http://kbia.org/post/senate-candidates-face-last-scheduled-debate <p>Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill and her Republican challenger Todd Akin face off tonight in their last scheduled Senatorial debate.&nbsp;&nbsp; Thu, 18 Oct 2012 22:36:27 +0000 Maddie Heidenreich 23064 at http://kbia.org Senate candidates face off in last scheduled debate Hannibal smoking ban sparks debate http://kbia.org/post/hannibal-smoking-ban-sparks-debate <p>A new smoking ban was passed in Hannibal after much debate between both city officials and community members. Thu, 05 Apr 2012 14:01:57 +0000 Lauren Richardson 11870 at http://kbia.org Republican Senate hopefuls square off in Branson http://kbia.org/post/republican-senate-hopefuls-square-branson <p>Two of Missouri's three Republican senatorial candidates are expected to meet in a debate in Branson.</p><p>U.S. Rep. Todd Akin and former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman both have committed to participate in Monday night's debate. The third candidate — St. Louis businessman John Brunner — is not planning to attend.</p><p>All three Republicans are seeking to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in the November elections.</p><p>Monday's debate is to be held at the Branson High School Auditorium, which has room for several hundred people.</p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 19:27:04 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 7953 at http://kbia.org Republican Senate hopefuls square off in Branson Newscast for January 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-january-30-2012 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Legislation making Missouri a &quot;right-to-work&quot; state returns to the state Capitol.</li><li>A proposed bill would abolish the death penalty in Missouri, but its detractors greatly outnumber its supporters.</li><li>Republican hopefuls for Claire McCaskill&#39;s U.S. Senate seat will debate in a Branson high school auditorium tonight.</li></ul><p> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:26:43 +0000 Scott Kanowsky 7942 at http://kbia.org Newscast for January 30, 2012