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Harvest Public Media
12:00 am
Fri December 16, 2011

A farmer’s food for thought in 7 minutes

I recently went to this local Columbia, Mo., event called 20/20. It’s a bimonthly gathering that highlights culture-makers in town who are often hidden from the public as they create, research and organize innovative ideas. And here’s the twist: These passionate people quickly present their ideas while a screen behind them displays 20 images over 400 seconds.

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Under the Microscope
5:10 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Lobbying for the health of Missouri's waterways

The entrance to the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Environmental groups are petitioning to have a new management plan for the park.
Jimmy Wayne Flickr

This week on the show: why aren't the candidates for President talking about agricultural issues? Plus: environmental groups petition the National Park Service to take better care of Missouri rivers.

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PM Newscasts
4:37 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Newscast for December 15, 2011

Regional news coverage including:

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Business Beat
11:53 am
Thu December 15, 2011

Struggling Infrastructure in the Midwest

Ron Bartlet feeds the ducks he keeps on his small Iowa farm.
Kathleen Masterson Harvest Public Media

This week: we look at how diversity in Missouri can lead to better business and how struggling Midwest infrastructure can affect you at the grocery store.  

By: Nick Adams 

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Global Journalist
11:47 am
Thu December 15, 2011

Media bureaus take root in North Korea

Global Journalist heard from several reporters that cover North Korea.

Earlier this year, The Associated Press announced it would be opening a permanent comprehensive bureau in the capital city, Pyongyang.

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Agriculture
10:19 am
Thu December 15, 2011

Giving back through gardening

Like this garden in El Paso's Sanchez Prison, the Algoa Correctional Facility gives prisoners the opportunity to cultivate their green thumb.
Agrilifetoday Flickr

During the fall harvest, food pantries across the state received more than 50 tons of produce from an unlikely source.

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AM Newscasts
10:10 am
Thu December 15, 2011

Newscast for December 15, 2011

Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO)
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Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Blunt says Congress has reached a "generational moment"
  • Task force recommends changes to Missouri's parole policies
PM Newscasts
4:54 pm
Wed December 14, 2011

Newscast for December 14, 2011

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

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Education
4:09 pm
Wed December 14, 2011

Chancellor Deaton talks specifics on SEC move

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton talks with reporters in Columbia, Mo.
Ryan Famuliner KBIA

More than a month after the move was made official, University of Missouri Chancellor Brady Deaton spent an hour with reporters this afternoon to ‘de-brief’ the move to the Southeastern Conference from the Big 12.

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Politics
3:18 pm
Wed December 14, 2011

Congress fails to pass budget amendments

KBIA

Missouri Senator Roy Blunt said with the defeat of two balanced budget amendments today, Congress has reached a “generational moment”.

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AM Newscasts
12:00 pm
Wed December 14, 2011

Newscast for December 14, 2011

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Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Missouri Highway Patrol enforces federal ban on cellphone use on the road
  • Timothy Wolfe newest president at University of Missouri
  • State auditors missing over a half million dollars in receipts
Health & Wealth Update
11:30 am
Wed December 14, 2011

Telemedicine: Adventures in time and space

The cover of Radio News magazine, April, 1924. These days, telemedicine is no longer a sci-fi "maybe." In rural America, more and more doctors and patients are connecting via live video.
nih.gov

In April 1924, Radio News Magazine ran a splashy futuristic cover story: "The Radio Doctor – Maybe!" Kids sit around a new-fangled doohickey and say "ahhh" for a distant doctor on  a video screen. In this weekly Health & Wealth update, the future is now! Telemedicine is expanding to rural hospitals across the country.

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Science, Health and Technology
10:56 am
Wed December 14, 2011

Environmental groups push for protection of Missouri's Ozark National Scenic Riverways

Horseback riding is a popular activity in the Ozarks, but their waste has been linked to high E. coli levels in the Jacks Fork, the main tributary of the Current River.
Mark Morgan, University of Missouri

A statewide coalition of environmental groups and advocates has submitted five thousand signed petitions to the National Park Service, urging the agency to do more to protect the Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri. As St. Louis Public Radio's Véronique LaCapra reports, the coalition is pushing for more enforcement and a stronger management plan for the Current and Jacks Fork rivers.

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Harvest Public Media
12:00 am
Wed December 14, 2011

Local poultry producers in a bind

Ron Bartlet feeds the ducks he keeps on his small Iowa farm.
Kathleen Masterson Harvest Public Media

Just as the local foods movement is growing legs in the Midwest, a key piece of infrastructure is struggling. 

By Kathleen Masterson.

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Education
4:16 pm
Tue December 13, 2011

MU/Rock Bridge son returns home to take UM helm

New UM President Timothy Wolfe (center) meets with press on Tuesday, Dec. 13, with UM Interim President Steve Owens (left) and UM curator Warren Erdman (right).
Allan Vestal/KBIA

After almost a year of searching, the University of Missouri has a new system president.

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