abbie swanson http://kbia.org en The drought and the Midwestern economy http://kbia.org/post/drought-and-midwestern-economy <p>If you've been out of town for a little while, then you this might be news: this rain we've been getting is a rare, rare, thing. Yes, the drought has been on our minds--and the radio--all summer long and a little rain this week doesn't change the fact that it's been devastating to farmers and the economy</p><p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 23:48:22 +0000 Scott Pham 20643 at http://kbia.org The drought and the Midwestern economy Steelman third in Republican race for US Senate, puts support behind Akin http://kbia.org/post/steelman-third-republican-race-us-senate-puts-support-behind-akin <div style="MARGIN: 0px"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 11pt"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt">About two dozen Sarah Steelman supporters gathered last night at Alex&#39;s Pizza Palace, a favorite local hangout in Rolla. They hoped she would win the Republican US Senate nomination. But just after 10, Steelman conceded and threw her support behind US Representative Todd Akin. She said one plus to losing would be catching up on life at home.</span></font></span></font> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 13:55:01 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 18979 at http://kbia.org Steelman third in Republican race for US Senate, puts support behind Akin