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PM Newscasts
3:29 pm
Fri November 25, 2011

Newscast for November 25, 2011

 Regional news from the KBIA newsroom.

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Off the Clock
10:15 am
Fri November 25, 2011

New music revisited

Patrick David Clark
Photo courtsey of Mizzou New Music Initiative

This week we talk about music. New music to be exact. And if you think new music means recently released albums, keep listening as we revisit a conversation I had with Patrick David Clark, who was a resident composer at the Mizzou New Music Festival this summer. And hang on till the end of the show for a Sonic ID from one of Columbia’s more memorable citizens.

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AM Newscasts
8:00 am
Fri November 25, 2011

Newscast for November 25, 2011

 Regional news from the KBIA newsroom

Maplewood Barn
12:00 am
Fri November 25, 2011

Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre: Sweet and Twenty

Love blossoms in an accidental meeting amidst the cherry orchard.

Maplewood Barn Radio Theatre is a weekly radio drama program adapted for radio by Brad Buchanan and produced by Darren Hellwege.

Harvest Public Media
12:00 am
Fri November 25, 2011

Natural questions about meat labels

Meat that’s raised with antibiotics, growth promoters, and fed animal by-products could be labeled “Natural” under the current USDA definition of the term. That’s because the label only refer to how the meat was processed after slaughter.
Kathleen Masterson Harvest Public Media

At a grocery store in Ames, Iowa, Lavern Ackerman peered at a package of ground beef.  He was mostly interested in the percent leanness, but he took a stab at deciphering what the big "Natural" sticker on the package meant.

"I thought it was that they just grass-raised them," Ackerman said.

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Agriculture
4:40 pm
Thu November 24, 2011

Nixon committed to repairing river levees

Governor Jay Nixon told reporters during a press event at a Callaway County farm along the Missouri that farmlands damaged by both high water releases and levee demolition must be restored

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PM Newscasts
4:38 pm
Thu November 24, 2011

Newscast for November 24, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom.

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Science, Health and Technology
4:36 pm
Thu November 24, 2011

Under the Microscope: November 24, 2011

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An accent ‘test-drive’ of the iPhone’s new digital assistant. Plus: at what age do babies start engaging in mind-reading? One MU researcher thinks she’s got it figured out.

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Arts and Culture
4:32 pm
Thu November 24, 2011

Salvation Army serves up free Thanksgiving in Columbia

Volunteers serve up Thanksgiving dinner at Lee's in Columbia.
Yiqian Zhang KBIA

At 10 a.m., Lee’s is filled with the sound of music, plates cluttering and food being unwrapped. About 10 volunteers are busy preparing a Thanksgiving meal of turkey and desserts. Major. K. Kendall Mathews is the mid-Missouri regional coordinator for the Salvation Army. He said this is the 24th year they’re hosting a Thanksgiving meal for low-income families.

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Politics
4:09 pm
Thu November 24, 2011

Derrik Sweeney to be released Sunday

Derrik Sweeney
Photo courtesy of the Sweeney family

The pending release of three American students arrested in Egypt during protests near Cairo's Tahrir Square is the best Thanksgiving gift, the mother of one of the young men said Thursday.

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Education
10:18 am
Thu November 24, 2011

Release anticipated today for Derrik Sweeney and two other students

AP: The pending release of three American students arrested in Egypt during protests near Cairo's Tahrir Square is the best Thanksgiving gift, the mother of one of the young men said Thursday.

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Arts and Culture
8:26 am
Thu November 24, 2011

Giving Thanks in Joplin

Church congregations in Joplin have continued to meet for worship - and give thanks - in the six months following the city's devastating tornado.
Photo: Kathryn Landis and Amrita Jayakumar/KBIA

Six months after the devastating tornado hit Joplin, the community is slowly rebuilding itself.

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Harvest Public Media
12:00 am
Thu November 24, 2011

Agriculture banks are outperforming their peers

That is, at least, better than their counterparts without an agriculture focus.

The Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis this fall reported that agriculture banks, like Zions Agricultural Finance in Ames, Iowa, have outperformed community banks that depend on clients who are employed outside of the farm sector.  A bank is defined as an agriculture bank if the combined agricultural production and farmland loans account for 25 percent or more of its total loans.

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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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