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PM Newscasts
5:56 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Newscast for November 18, 2011.

Regional News Coverage from the KBIA Newsroom.

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Education
5:44 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Pinkel Pleads Guilty to Class B Misdemeanor

Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel has pleaded guilty to a Class B misdemeanor charge for driving while intoxicated Wednesday night.

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Education
5:30 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Columbia College Has New Partnership with Boone Co. Schools

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Columbia College

 Columbia College and some Boone Country schools signed an agreement Wednesday that will allow education students to observe and teach classes in any school district in the county.

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Politics
5:22 pm
Fri November 18, 2011

Kinder Seeks Re-election

Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (KBIA file photo)
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Peter Kinder has decided not to seek the Republican nomination for Missouri governor, and will instead run for a third term as Lt. Governor. 

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AM Newscasts
9:58 am
Fri November 18, 2011

Newscast for November 18, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom.

Health & Wealth Blog
9:30 am
Fri November 18, 2011

Missouri Health Premiums Below National Average

Missouri families pay close to twenty percent of income on health insurance premiums. If that sounds like a lot, stay away from Mississippi. Families in that state pay the highest percentage of their income toward health insurance: 28 percent. This, according to a new study by the Commonwealth Fund.

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Business
8:49 am
Fri November 18, 2011

Osage County Residents Object to Quarry Permit, Citing Health Concerns

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The rural community of Belle in Osage County may soon have a new quarry—whether residents like it or not. KBIA’s Sydney Miller was at a meeting in Jefferson City regarding the quarry, and files this report.

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Agriculture
12:00 am
Fri November 18, 2011

New farm bill details emerge

The package of agriculture and food policy that's called the farm bill is reauthorized by Congress every five years. This year, however, things are a bit different for this historically lengthy and debate-rich process. The federal budget deficit that's been hanging around for months has pushed the farm bill into overdrive, and the legislation is now on the fast track straight to the Congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, otherwise known as the super committee.

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Education
6:55 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Pinkel Gets 1 Week Suspension & Financial Penalites

MU Athletic Director Mike Alden addresses the media Thursday, Nov. 17, 2011 regarding the suspension of football coach Gary Pinkel. On Wednesday night, Nov. 16, Pinkel was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.
Karen Mitchell

University of Missouri football Coach Gary Pinkel has been handed a one week suspension without pay, among other punishments after being arrested for a DWI Wednesday night.

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PM Newscasts
6:24 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Newscast for November 17, 2011

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom.

Business
6:11 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Offer on Table to Buy Out Mobile Home Residents

The residents of the Regency Mobile Home Park are left with few options after a meeting with a potential buyer this week.

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Education
5:53 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

New Way to Find MO High School Graduation Rates

Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, or DESE, is changing the way it calculates high school graduation rates.

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Science, Health and Technology
2:19 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Under the Microscope: November 17, 2011

The Center for Disease Control says that Missouri is missing vital legislation to combat prescription drug abuse.
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This week on the show: the University of Missouri sponsors the Suicide Prevention Week. Plus: Missouri is ill-equipped to deal with prescription drug abuse.

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Health & Wealth Blog
12:13 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

It's Rural Health Day!

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To celebrate, experts from non-profits and government agencies are holding a live webinar on some of the challenges and rewards of providing health care to rural America.

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Education
10:06 am
Thu November 17, 2011

MU Head Football Coach Gary Pinkel Arrested for DWI

MU Football Coach Gary Pinkel has issued an apology today for what he calls a “lack of judgment,” following his arrest last night by Boone County Sherriff’s deputies on suspicion of Driving While Intoxicated. Meanwhile, MU Chancellor Brady Deaton says the Athletics Department has his support in taking the “appropriate action.”

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