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11:34 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Kirksville development org. recognized for school funding

Kirksville, Missouri
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Kirksville Regional Economic Development (K-REDI) was recognized by the new Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health for helping jump start the school’s funds with their initial donation. 

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Politics
9:15 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Columbia residents rally against EEZ plans

Columbia residents rallied before the Columbia city council meeting, Monday, June 18th. The rally was organized by Keep Columbia Free, a group opposed to enhanced enterprise zones in Columbia.
J. Evan Arnold KBIA

In what continues to be one of the most divisive issues in Columbia, a proposed Enhanced Enterprise Zone was the topic of more public discussion and a rally at last night’s Columbia City Council meeting. 

Columbia residents rallied last night to express frustrations over the Enhanced Enterprise Zone and what they believe to be a nonresponsive municipal government.

Columbia residents have publicly voiced their opposition to the measure that is designed to bring jobs to Columbia through a series of tax credits for businesses that set up within the zone’s boundaries.

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Weather
8:59 am
Tue June 19, 2012

National Weather Service begins severe-weather text alerts

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The National Weather Service may soon be texting you. It’s the latest initiative to keep people across the country up to date on severe weather, starting this week. 

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Education
6:01 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

State Fair Community College to offer classes in Boonville

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A Sedalia-based community college will begin offering classes in Boonville in August.

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Education
5:53 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

MU Health System gets $13.3M in federal money

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The University of Missouri Health System will receive $13.3 million from the federal government to enhance primary care for elderly patients.

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Intersection
5:05 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Improving science and math education

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

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Politics
4:54 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

McCaskill weighs in on Obama's immigration policy

Senator Claire McCaskill
KBIA

US Senator Claire McCaskill visited Cape Girardeau Saturday morning for the opening of the Democratic Party  campaign headquarters.

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Education
8:28 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Westminster College announces dean for new Arizona campus

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Westminster College has announced that classics professor Bob Seelinger will serve as dean for the college's second campus in Mesa, Arizona.

Seelinger says he has been involved with the new-campus project since it began a little over a year ago: “I find it very attractive from the beginning, and indicated from the very start that I’d love to be involved in whatever capacity.”

Seelinger began teaching at Westminster in 1979. He’s also been the Chief Academic Officer, and served as the dean of the faculty for seven years.

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Business
8:16 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Habitat for Humanity marks start of new Columbia community

Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity and Boone County National Bank gathered to open a new Columbia community, Friday, June 15th
Krystal Slusher KBIA

Habitat for Humanity and Boone County National Bank have officially kicked off work on a new multi-home development for Columbia families in need. A Friday ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the start of the new community.

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Science, Health and Technology
6:25 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

E. coli reading high at Flat Branch Creek

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Flat Branch Creek’s E. coli readings are much higher than the Environmental Protection Agency’s standards.

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Business
5:00 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Boone County exploring ways to fund Route Z bridge construction

Boone County is trying to find funds for a construction project to widen lanes on the Route Z bridge over Interstate 70.

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CoMo Weekender
4:46 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

CoMo Weekender: Staycation ft. India, beer and wedding plays

A ceiling cloth from Gujarat, India
Jonathan Stephanoff

No getaways needed here. This town has you covered. Take a trip to India or Hogsmeade without having to deal with expensive summer airfares or pesky imaginary worlds. Dance in the street. Showcase your beer snobbery. Skip those June weddings and hit up the plays instead. You'll see what I mean.

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Off the Clock
12:32 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Marriage: arranging her own path

Spring is in full bloom and that means wedding season.

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Faith and Values
9:01 am
Fri June 15, 2012

For Father's Day weekend, a Christian film on fatherhood

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Blue Ridge Christian Church in Columbia is starting Father's Day weekend with a free showing of the Christian independent film "Courageous."  

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Science, Health and Technology
8:18 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Veterans hospital adds mental health staff

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The Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia is adding seven new positions in its mental health care programs for veterans.

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