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12:00 am
Tue July 12, 2011

Missouri Medical Focus, July 12, 2011

Irving Asher, MD, Director, Movement Disorders Clinic. For seminar date and info...573-882-6139.

Science, Health and Technology
8:00 am
Thu June 9, 2011

Rural Missourians struggle with mental health treatment options

Antique map of Hickory County, Mo.
Mitchell's New Universal Atlas.... (Philadelphia: Charles Desilver, 1857) Courtesy of Dickinson College

There are 1.6 million people living in rural Missouri, and many have a hard time accessing health care. In the 2011 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s healthy county rankings, Hickory County in West Central Missouri is rated one of the worst in the state in terms of mental health. It’s so bad, residents say they experience just over a week’s worth of poor mental health days each month. They are also unhealthier and experience more poverty than the national average.

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7:18 am
Tue April 12, 2011

Columbia's New City Councilmembers Take Their Seats

Councilmember Helen Anthony is sworn into office of Monday April 10th, 2011. She will represent the Fifth Ward in Columbia.
Melanie Gibson KBIA

Helen Anthony and Fred Schmidt were sworn into office at a special city council meeting Monday.

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4:39 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

MU Launches One Mizzou Program

One Mizzou strives to promote diversity on campus.

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5:45 am
Tue April 5, 2011

Mid-Missouri Heads to the Polls

Polls are open this election day, until 7 this evening.
Kyle Stokes KBIA

It’s Election Day in mid-Missouri. Polling stations throughout Boone County and Cole County opened at 6 this morning, and remain open until 7 tonight.

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Off the Clock
12:00 am
Fri January 28, 2011

Off the Clock: January 28, 2011

Author Ibtisam Barakat

Words Travel: Author Ibtisam Barakat talks about her latest project, a children’s story for the Arab world, and beyond.

Ibtisam Barakat is a Palestinian writer who lives in Columbia Missouri and participates in many international writing and arts programs.

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Arts and Culture
4:32 pm
Fri October 15, 2010

Blind Boone Statue Unveiled

Harry Weber’s sculpture of J.W. “Blind” Boone was revealed at a reception for the J.W. “Blind” Boone Heritage foundation.
Melanie Gibson KBIA

More than 50 people gathered at MU’s Reynolds Alumni Center Monday night to witness the unveiling of a sculpture of Blind Boone to go in the J.W. “Blind” Boone House in downtown Columbia.

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12:00 am
Mon October 11, 2010

Boone County Drug Court Serves As Mentor Court


Over the past 12 years more than 650 people graduated from the Boone County Drug Court. Drug court graduates and county drug court officials talk about the process.

By Rachel Levin (Columbia, MO)

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