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Intersection
5:45 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

Occupy Wall Street and protest movements

Panelists examined Occupy Wall Street and other grassroots social movements.

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

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PM Newscasts
5:08 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

Newscast for October 31, 2011

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

Education
4:37 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

Exam: October 31, 2011

This week: Columbia Public Schools is exploring the options for it new school boundaries. Three Columbia high school students win an award meant to honor the best young writers in the country.  And Columbia and the University of Missouri continue to expand their relationship with China.

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Arts and Culture
4:34 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

Halloween Hits the District Early

Sister72 Flickr

Halloween got an early start in downtown Columbia.

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Harvest Public Media
3:29 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

The Other Side of the Food Label

What do food labels really say about what's inside? (Photo by Boris Mann (bmann)/Flickr.com)
Photo by Boris Mann (bmann) Flickr.com

A free-range chicken isn’t a free-agent. It may only spend a portion of its day in the great outdoors. The rest of the time? Anywhere but a cage. Though, that information is not something you'll find spelled out for you on a package of chicken breast. On this week's Field Notes: really listening to what food labels say, or don't say.

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Business
2:21 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

La Russa Announces Retirement

St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa with the championship trophy this season.
Bill Greenblatt UPI

After 33 years in the major leagues, St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is calling it a career.

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Science, Health and Technology
11:54 am
Mon October 31, 2011

Hearings Discuss Cuts to Social Services

State employees and other advocates share their testimony Saturday at the MU campus.
KBIA

Community leaders hosted a statewide video conference Saturday to discuss the impact of the ongoing cuts and consolidations to Missouri’s social services.

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Newscasts
10:31 am
Mon October 31, 2011

Newscast for October 31, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom.

Word Missouri
9:10 pm
Sun October 30, 2011

To survive threats, St. Louis's independent bookstores band together

Authors Judy Moresi and Mark Tiedemann chat with cruisegoers during a signing at the Book House in St. Louis, Mo.
Davis Dunavin KBIA

In Missouri, like everywhere else, hundreds of under-the-radar bookstores struggle to stay above water in an age of Amazon and E-readers. Earlier this year a group of independent bookstores in St. Louis forgot about looking at each other as competitors and banded together. Their goal is to promote each other while keeping an eye on threats to the bookstore industry.

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Off the Clock
7:36 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

A haunted halloween

The annual haunting we all know as Halloween falls a Monday this year. So, to prepare for ghouls, candy and costumes, we head south to Jasper County for the spooky tale of a haunted house dating back to 1849. And autism theater has made its way to Columbia, Missouri.

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Health & Wealth Blog
6:53 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Paying for Quality, Not Quantity

Harold Miller is president and CEO of the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement and the executive director of the national Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform.
futurestrategies.org

In the United States, we pay a lot more for our health care than other wealthy countries, but we are no healthier.  Missourians actually pay even more per capita than the U.S. average, and are even less healthy. (Missouri is ranked 39th in the nation in overall health, and we are the 9th most obese state.) A big part of the problem is the way we pay for health care, according to Harold Miller, executive director of the Center for Healthcare Quality and Payment Reform.

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PM Newscasts
6:09 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Newscast for October 28, 2011

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • U.S. Senator Claire Mc Caskill to visit Columbia.
  • Bison Arrive in North Missouri.
  • Mid-Missouri Farmers Voicing Concerns about May's flood.

 

Agriculture
6:03 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Bison in North Missouri

Some of the rarest of all North American Bison have now arrived at their new home in north Missouri.

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Agriculture
5:49 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Army Corps Recieving Criticism on May Flood

At the fourth in a series of public input sessions Thursday night in Jefferson City, farmers and representatives of lawmakers shared opinions and criticism on how the corps handled the historic flooding last May, June and July.

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Politics
5:13 pm
Fri October 28, 2011

Columbia Conventional Property Zoning Challenged

Conventional property zoning operates on the belief that properties should be grouped by their use.

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