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PM Newscasts
4:48 pm
Wed November 23, 2011

Newscast for November 23, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom.

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Business
4:23 pm
Wed November 23, 2011

Business Beat: November 23, 2011

Prescott Frost kneels in a small herd of his cattle near his ranch south of Bassett, Neb.
Hilary Stohs-Krause NET

Demand for ‘alternatively raised meat’ seems like an opportunity for farmers in the Midwest. But it’s not a booming industry in the region just yet. Plus, an update on the effort to bring broadband internet to rural areas of Missouri.

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Business
10:41 am
Wed November 23, 2011

The turkey on your table could cost less, thanks to MU professor's research

MU Professor Jeff Firman believes his new turkey feed could reduce the price of turkey, which has been on the rise for decades.
by LarimdaME /Flickr Creative Commons

A professor at the University of Missouri has found a way to lower the cost of turkeys for us all this Thanksgiving, KBIA’s SARAH REDOHL reports.

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AM Newscasts
10:15 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Newscast for November 23, 2011

 Regional news from the KBIA newsroom.

Health & Wealth Update
7:56 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Rural women diagnosed later

Faustine Williams

Women in rural Missouri are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a late stage than women in urban or suburban counties. In this weekly Health & Wealth update, the urban / rural disparity in breast cancer detection. 

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Harvest Public Media
12:00 am
Wed November 23, 2011

Drought pushes the limits of irrigation

In Kansas, irrigation accounts for more water usage than municipal and industrial uses combined:
Kansas Department of Agriculture (2009)

 

Most farmers in western Kansas can’t just look to the skies for water to nourish their crops -- they have to dig down to the Ogallala Aquifer to supplement Mother Nature. They use an impressive amount of water, with irrigation often accounting for 85 percent of the water used in the entire state.

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Politics
7:28 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

Family waiting for information on Jefferson City student arrested in Cairo

Derrik Sweeney, from Jefferson City, was arrested in Cairo, Egypt for allegedly throwing fire bombs
Provided by the Sweeney family

One of the three American students arrested during protests in Egypt for allegedly throwing fire bombs at Egyptian police is from Mid Missouri.

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Politics
5:34 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

Occupy COMO Items Removed from City Hall

Spencer Vyrostek, an Occupy COMO protester, stands in front of city hall hours after police and city workers removed items belonging to the activist group.
Rehman Tungekar

Items belonging to Occupy COMO protesters were removed from city hall on Tuesday. City workers and police came at about 11 am to remove a tent, sleeping bags and other personal belongings that were stored in front of the building.

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Harvest Public Media
12:00 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

Failure of budget deficit process scuttles farm bill

 

Phillip Brasher, reporter for the Des Moines Register, reports that the failure of the congressional super committee to come up with a plan to reduce the federal budget deficit throws in doubt the future of federal crop subsidies after next year.

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AM Newscasts
10:26 am
Tue November 22, 2011

Newscast for November 22, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom.

Politics
10:16 am
Tue November 22, 2011

Council Approves Regency Rezoning

olumbia City Council voted 5-to-2 Monday night to rezone the Regency mobile home park for a new student housing development.

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Intersection
5:48 pm
Mon November 21, 2011

Expressing Gratitude

Panelists discussed the merits of being thankful.

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

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Education
5:28 pm
Mon November 21, 2011

MO High School Graduation Rates Released

New data on high school graduation rates have been released.
happyfunpaul Flickr

Preliminary figures were released Monday showing how many Missouri high school students graduated this year.

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Education
5:24 pm
Mon November 21, 2011

MU's Pinkel Speaks to Press About DWI

MU head football coach Gary Pinkel held a press conference with his lawyers this Monday afternoon to apologize for his DWI arrest Wednesday night.

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Education
5:10 pm
Mon November 21, 2011

Shots Fired Call Forces CPS Lockdown

Five Columbia public school buildings were on modified lockdown Monday afternoon in response to shots being fired on south outer Providence Road.

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