combat ban http://kbia.org en Newscast for January 24, 2013 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-january-24-2013 <p></p><p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, incuding:</p><ul><li>Blunt calls lifting of combat ban 'inevitable'</li><li>Nixon pledges to boost funding for all levels of education</li><li>Airplane concerns stalls Mo. cabinet nomination</li></ul> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:05:06 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 27800 at http://kbia.org Blunt calls lifting of combat ban 'inevitable' http://kbia.org/post/blunt-calls-lifting-combat-ban-inevitable <p></p><p>The pentagon announced Thursday the lifting of a ban on women serving in combat. With the policy reversal, women will have the opportunity to serve in combat if they meet certain "gender-neutral standards."</p><p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:00:17 +0000 Kristofor Husted 27799 at http://kbia.org Blunt calls lifting of combat ban 'inevitable'