sarah palin http://kbia.org en Newscast for July 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-july-30-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Lt. Gov. Kinder and state Sen. Lager take jabs in debate</li><li>Sarah Palin endorses Steelman for Senate</li><li>Poll: Romney leads Obama by 9 percent</li></ul><p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 23:41:08 +0000 Kristofor Husted 18466 at http://kbia.org One race gets ugly, another gets cuddly, in Missouri primary contest http://kbia.org/post/one-race-gets-ugly-another-gets-cuddly-missouri-primary-contest <p>The leading Republican candidates for Missouri lieutenant governor seem to have adopted a personal tone in their contest.</p><p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 21:26:24 +0000 Associated Press 18459 at http://kbia.org One race gets ugly, another gets cuddly, in Missouri primary contest Steelman touts Palin endorsement in Mo. Senate bid http://kbia.org/post/steelman-touts-palin-endorsement-mo-senate-bid <p>Former vice presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is backing Sarah Steelman in Missouri&#39;s Republican U.S. Senate primary.</p><p>Steelman touted Palin&#39;s endorsement as a potential boon in a GOP primary in which all three main candidates have been trying to appeal to conservatives.</p><p>Palin&#39;s statement praised Steelman as a &quot;commonsense conservative woman&quot; who has stood up to the political establishment &quot;to stop out of control spending and the destructive debt it leaves in its wake.&quot;</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:53:35 +0000 Associated Press 17755 at http://kbia.org Steelman touts Palin endorsement in Mo. Senate bid