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Global Journalist
12:00 am
Thu October 27, 2011

Protests Occupy the World

Even more global journalism at the official website.

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Business Beat
6:14 pm
Wed October 26, 2011

Business Beat: October 26, 2011

MacKenzie Lewis, 15, pulls weed-control plastic up from a watermelon field on Julie and Scott Wilber's farm near Boone, Iowa.
Peggy Lowe Harvest Public Media

This week: Missouri could gain over two hundred thousand jobs by the 2025, and the Department of Labor proposed new regulations on kids working on the farm who are under 16. 

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Science, Health and Technology
6:09 pm
Wed October 26, 2011

MACC to Build New Location with Weather "Safe Room"

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is helping design a new community college in Hannibal that would serve as more than just a place to take class.

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PM Newscasts
5:49 pm
Wed October 26, 2011

Newscast for October 26, 2011

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom:

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Health & Wealth Blog
5:34 pm
Wed October 26, 2011

Report Says Health Reform Will Provide Financial Boost

President Obama signs the Affordable Care Act, March 23, 2010.
whitehouse.gov whitehouse.gov

In 2019, the average Missouri family will be $1,471 richer. That’s how much the average family will save on health care each year once Obama’s reform law takes full effect, according to a new study by Families USA, a pro-reform group. 

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Education
5:10 pm
Wed October 26, 2011

Thousands in MO Could Benefit From New Student Loan Plan

The Obama Administration announced today it is moving forward with a program to help students manage their loans.

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Science, Health and Technology
4:52 pm
Wed October 26, 2011

MoDOT Rail Plan Up for Public Comment

MoDOT officials are meeting with community leaders and people from several mid-Missouri communities to get public input on the state’s freight and passenger rail plan.

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Views of the News
2:52 pm
Wed October 26, 2011

Views of the News for October 26, 2011

PM Newscasts
6:16 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Newscast for October 25, 2011

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Missouri's legislative session comes to an end.
  • The Missouri Department of Agriculture awards a grant to local businesses.
  • A State representative pushes for MoDOT to complete a highway project.
Politics
5:54 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

Missouri's Special Legislative Session Comes to an End

Missouri’s special legislative session is over. It came to an end after several weeks of disagreements between the House and Senate over a wide-ranging tax credit bill.

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Agriculture
5:12 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

MO Department of Agriculture Awards Grant to Local Businesses

The Missouri Department of Agriculture has awarded more than $1 million in grants to local agricultural businesses. The funding will help businesses conduct studies to find the best way to turn by-products into more valuable end-products.

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Politics
4:12 pm
Tue October 25, 2011

State Representative Pushes for MoDOT to Complete Highway Project

A state representative is pushing the Missouri Department of Transportation to complete what he says is an unfinished project. A new stretch of US Highway 63 opening near Kirksville Wednesday includes a two-way stop.

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AM Newscasts
8:35 am
Tue October 25, 2011

Newscast for October 25, 2011

Local news from the KBIA newsroom.

Health & Wealth Report
5:59 pm
Mon October 24, 2011

Missouri's Rural Doctor Shortage

Dr. David Hill on his ranch outside Southwest City, Mo.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

There’s a doctor shortage in rural America. This is not news – just the opposite – it’s been going on for ages. Even old Doc Adams, the country doctor in “Gunsmoke,” was constantly overworked. In one episode, when he finally gets a vacation, he’s kidnapped by outlaws in need of his services. Present-day Missouri ain’t Dodge City, Kansas. But many rural doctors are still overstretched. 

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Intersection
5:02 pm
Mon October 24, 2011

Thomas Hart Benton and art during wartime

Panelists discussed the life and work of Thomas Hart Benton.

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

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