rehman tungekar http://kbia.org en Frontier Airlines and Columbia officials celebrate first Orlando flight http://kbia.org/post/frontier-airlines-and-columbia-officials-celebrate-first-orlando-flight <p></p><p>Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid ushered in the start of flight service between Columbia and Orlando at a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday (Tuesday). The addition could eventually pave the way to additional Frontier Airlines offerings in the years to come.</p><p>According to Columbia Mayor Bob McDavid, the regional airport is well on its way of achieving his goal of 40 percent market share of mid-Missouri travelers, despite the recent announcement that Delta Air Lines would be ending service out of Columbia.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:29:35 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 24855 at http://kbia.org Frontier Airlines and Columbia officials celebrate first Orlando flight Blue Highways Revisited: Photographer Ed Ailor captures the places and people off the beaten track http://kbia.org/post/blue-highways-revisited-photographer-ed-ailor-captures-places-and-people-beaten-track <p>The call of the open road has long beckoned Americans &hellip; and in 1978, William Least Heat-Moon answered the call and embarked on a drive around the country, taking the roads less travelled. Starting in Columbia, he followed a circular route that totaled nearly 14,000 miles. The result was <em>Blue Highways</em>, a New York Times Bestselling book.<br /> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 20:57:47 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 17944 at http://kbia.org Blue Highways Revisited: Photographer Ed Ailor captures the places and people off the beaten track Newscast for March 29, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-29-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A judge throws&nbsp;out a voter ID proposal</li><li>A new plan for managing&nbsp;Hinkson Creek</li><li>State Senators attempt to&nbsp;override a&nbsp;Governor&#39;s veto</li></ul> Thu, 29 Mar 2012 23:00:44 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 11506 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 29, 2012 Interview with director Peter Richardson http://kbia.org/post/interview-director-peter-richardson <p>The film <em>How to Die in Oregon</em>, follows several terminally ill patients as they undertake the difficult decision to end their lives under the state&rsquo;s controversial Death with Dignity Act.</p><p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 8973 at http://kbia.org Interview with director Peter Richardson Cuts would be "devastating" says Chancellor Deaton http://kbia.org/post/cuts-would-be-devastating-says-chancellor-deaton <p>A proposal to cut state funding to higher education would be devastating, according to MU Chancellor Brady Deaton.</p><p>Speaking on KBIA&rsquo;s Intersection, Deaton said the 12.5% cut to MU&rsquo;s budget would set the university&rsquo;s state funding back to 1997 levels, despite having increased student enrollment by 50% in the time since. He says this would come on top of an already low record of state funding to higher education, with Missouri ranking lowest in terms of per capita funding among southeastern states.</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:03:03 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 8006 at http://kbia.org Cuts would be "devastating" says Chancellor Deaton Newscast for December 22, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-december-22-2011 <p>Regional news from the KBIA newscast, including:</p><ul><li>Governor Nixon tries to tap state universities to balance budget</li><li>Chris Pickering new state Homeland Security Coordinator</li></ul><p> Thu, 22 Dec 2011 16:50:55 +0000 Janet Saidi 5773 at http://kbia.org Newscast for December 22, 2011 Newscast for December 21, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-december-21-2011 <p>Regional news from the KBIA&nbsp;newsroom, including:</p><ul><li><h1 itemprop="name" style="line-height: 30px; margin-top: 0px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; margin-bottom: 15px; clear: left; font-size: 28px">City Council considers repeal of eviction relief</h1></li><li><h2 class="node-title" style="line-height: 31px; margin-top: 0px; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; margin-bottom: 20px; color: rgb(68,68,68); clear: none; font-size: 26px"><font color="#0c4ca2">Committee decides on plan for CPS school boundaries</font></h2></li></ul> Wed, 21 Dec 2011 15:44:24 +0000 Janet Saidi 5702 at http://kbia.org Newscast for December 21, 2011