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9:11 am
Wed May 23, 2012

One year on, Joplin remembers tornado

Joplin was devastated by an EF-5 tornado in May 2011, killing 161.
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Much of Joplin fell silent to mark the precise moment the city was hit by a tornado one year ago.

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Politics
4:28 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Missouri voter photo ID measure kept off ballot

Sean Hobson Flickr

The Missouri secretary of state says this year's ballot will not include a proposed constitutional amendment clearing the way for a photo identification requirement at the polls.

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Arts and Culture
3:59 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Ragtag holds special screening to benefit Joplin

Photo courtesy of Ragtag

To mark the one-year anniversary of the Joplin tornado, tonight Columbia’s Ragtag Cinema is screening a documentary that relives the days following the disaster.

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Science, Health and Technology
2:54 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Women's and Children's Hospital closing ICU

Women's and Children's Hospital
Wikipedia

A Columbia hospital says it will close its adult intensive care unit next month because it is not being used enough.

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Politics
9:08 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Jefferson City to vote on tax measures

Missouri Department of Tourism Missouri Department of Tourism

A measure that would reduce property taxes and slightly increase sales tax is going to Jefferson City voters this August.

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Politics
9:02 am
Tue May 22, 2012

Columbia City Council creates new EEZ Board

The columbia City Council unanimously passed a measure creating the EEZ Board.
File KBIA

The Columbia City Council approved a measure Monday creating a board that reviews the economic potential of underdeveloped city neighborhoods.

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Politics
6:14 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

St. Louis institutions file birth control suits

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The Archdiocese of St. Louis and Catholic Charities of St. Louis are among dozens of Roman Catholic institutions suing the Obama administration over a mandate that most employers provide birth control coverage.

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Business
6:08 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

GM breaks ground on expansion at Wentzville Assembly plant

General Motors broke ground Monday on 500-thousand square feet of new factory space at its Wentzville, Mo. Assembly plant.

According to the company the expansion will cost $380 million.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon was on hand for the event and said the decision was a smart one for GM, given its long history in the St. Louis area.

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Politics
5:54 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Obama to speak at Joplin High School Graduation

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Joplin High School's Class of 2012 will cap a senior year marked by tragedy and perseverance Monday night with a commencement speech by President Barack Obama.

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Intersection
5:44 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Preventing teen violence

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

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Arts and Culture
11:17 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Mapping our town with sound

A screenshot from the interactive Sonic ID map
KBIA

Have you heard our Sonic IDs on KBIA? They are short audio portraits of life in and around mid Missouri in the form of stories, anecdotes and sounds of the community.

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Politics
9:16 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Columbia lawmakers to consider new tent regulations

The city is hosting a public input session at 5 p.m. tuesday at City Hall to discuss proposed changes to tent regulations.
File KBIA

Columbia officials are working on changes to local rules governing tents after a collapse in St. Louis last month killed one person and hurt 100 more.

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Politics
9:12 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Lawmakers approve bill allowing early morning alcohol at Lambert International Airport

The bill would allow alcohol to be served earlier at Lambert International Airport.
File KBIA

If the governor signs the bill into law, alcohol sales would begin two hours earlier - at 4 a.m. - at St. Louis-Lambert International Airport.

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Weather
9:06 am
Mon May 21, 2012

Joplin rebuilding continues on tornado's one-year anniversary

The Joplin tornado killed 161 people.
File KBIA

A year after the deadliest tornado in decades hit southwest Missouri, the images remain indelible.

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CoMo Weekender
6:03 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Still in CoMo ft sculptures, music and trails

Greg Orloff

No need for a mid-month slump here. Spend some time at Ragtag or Shakespeare’s. Or head to the trail. That’s what my whole summer is going to look like and so is your weekend. See below:

Gizmos n' Gadgets (Mon-Fri, 10 a.m.)

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