grant http://kbia.org en Ashland hosts non-motorized transportation expansion meeting http://kbia.org/post/ashland-hosts-non-motorized-transportation-expansion-meeting <p>The city of Ashland is looking into expanding non-motor transportation. This includes producing more sidewalks, pedestrian crossings and bike trails throughout the city. The city hosted an open meeting to talk about this expansion Wednesday. About 25 members of the community participated and voiced their concerns about where sidewalks and walkways should be placed.</p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 22:21:15 +0000 Maureen Lewis-Stump 54864 at http://kbia.org Ashland hosts non-motorized transportation expansion meeting Grants for innovation awarded to Columbia teachers http://kbia.org/post/grants-innovation-awarded-columbia-teachers <p></p><p>The Columbia Public Schools Foundation awarded more than 61 thousand dollars in grants for the 2013-2014 school year at a reception at Hickman High School Wednesday evening. Community Relations Director for Columbia Public Schools Michelle Baumstark says the grants provide opportunities for education that the district could not afford in the regular budget.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 22:48:11 +0000 Jordan Locke 40819 at http://kbia.org Grants for innovation awarded to Columbia teachers MoDOT receives grant for new road treatment http://kbia.org/post/modot-receives-grant-new-road-treatment <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Missouri has received a federal grant to test a new type of road treatment intended to keep cars from slipping off highways when it rains or snows.</p><p>The Missouri Department of Transportation says it will apply the "high friction surface treatment" to a pair of curves on U.S. 54 and Missouri 179 in Jefferson City.</p><p>If the agency has enough money, it may also apply the treatment at two sites on Interstate 44 near Rolla.</p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 12:56:01 +0000 Associated Press 35182 at http://kbia.org MoDOT receives grant for new road treatment Columbia PD to conduct sobriety checkpoints around St. Patrick's Day http://kbia.org/post/columbia-pd-conduct-sobriety-checkpoints-around-st-patricks-day <p>The Columbia Police Department received multiple grants to help better patrol roads for drunk drivers and youths not wearing seat belts. The grants, provided by the Missouri Department of Transportation’s Traffic &amp; Highway Safety Division, will go towards enforcing youth seat belt use and sobriety checkpoints.</p><p>Columbia Police Traffic Unit Supervisor Sergeant Curtis Perkins said the goal of the grant provided for the youth seat belt enforcement is to have a visible presence.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 13:23:54 +0000 Jake Godin 30387 at http://kbia.org Columbia PD to conduct sobriety checkpoints around St. Patrick's Day Nonprofit group for family-abuse children expanding services to Callaway County http://kbia.org/post/nonprofit-group-family-abuse-children-expanding-services-callaway-county <p>Heart of Missouri Court Appointed Special Advocates, otherwise known as CASA, is expanding its services to Callaway County.&nbsp; A $22,500 grant from the national CASA group made the expansion possible.</p><p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 23:24:56 +0000 Connor Wist 24477 at http://kbia.org Nonprofit group for family-abuse children expanding services to Callaway County MU School of Nursing receives $15M grant http://kbia.org/post/mu-school-nursing-receives-15m-grant <p>The MU Sinclair School of Nursing is receiving the largest research grant in MU history. The 14.8 million dollar grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is aimed at reducing avoidable hospitalizations in nursing home patients.</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 21:40:42 +0000 Courtney Doll & Marissa Asfour 24009 at http://kbia.org MU School of Nursing receives $15M grant Missouri gets $1.2 million in federal food safety grants http://kbia.org/post/missouri-gets-12-million-federal-food-safety-grants <p>Missouri has received more than $1.2 million in federal grants for its food safety efforts. Thu, 27 Sep 2012 21:49:57 +0000 The Associated Press 21913 at http://kbia.org Missouri gets $1.2 million in federal food safety grants MU School of Nursing receives a grant and a visit from Governor Jay Nixon http://kbia.org/post/mu-school-nursing-receives-grant-and-visit-governor-jay-nixon <p>MU’s School of Nursing will receive a $150,000 grant to educate additional nurses.</p><p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 22:26:50 +0000 Maddie Heidenreich 21536 at http://kbia.org MU School of Nursing receives a grant and a visit from Governor Jay Nixon MU receives multi-million dollar grant for alternative energy research http://kbia.org/post/mu-receives-multi-million-dollar-grant-alternative-energy-research <p>MU Scientists have received a 5.5 million dollars donation from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation. The money will go toward efforts in the search for new forms of alternative energy. Wed, 15 Feb 2012 15:36:48 +0000 8846 at http://kbia.org MU receives multi-million dollar grant for alternative energy research Boone Co. court applies for sentencing grant http://kbia.org/post/boone-co-court-applies-sentencing-grant <p>Boone County&rsquo;s 13<sup>th</sup> judicial circuit court is seeking funding for the possible addition of a veterans alternative sentencing program. Mon, 13 Feb 2012 16:22:32 +0000 8694 at http://kbia.org Newscast for November 29, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-november-29-2011-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Blunt announces agricultural research to stay funded</li><li>MU receives $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation</li><li>Moberly is explaining how it got on the hook for $39 million in bonds for a failed proposal for an artificial-sweetener factory</li></ul><ul></ul> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 00:54:29 +0000 Kelly Gehringer 4443 at http://kbia.org MU to recieve research grant http://kbia.org/post/mu-recieve-research-grant <p>Graduate students at the University of Missouri will have the chance to learn more about neutron scattering, thanks to a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.</p><p> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 23:17:15 +0000 Ryan Schmidt 4437 at http://kbia.org MU to recieve research grant