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Word Missouri
2:49 pm
Mon December 5, 2011

Twain's Hannibal in sound and pictures

It's well-known that Twain wrote extensively about the real people and places he found growing up in Hannibal, and many of Tom Sawyer's experiences were his experiences. As a companion piece to the Word Missouri feature Hannibal: living in the shadow of Twain, I traveled to three places that make appearances in his books to see how they've changed in the nearly two centuries since Twain's boyhood here. Click for photos and sound from each place. (Mark Twain re-enactor Jim Waddell provides Twain's voice.)

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Exam
2:40 pm
Mon December 5, 2011

Missouri a leader in agriculture education

Dylan Lyle, a junior at Tuscumbia High School, waters rows of hanging and potted plants.
Jessica Naudziunas Harvest Public Media

This week on Exam, we take a look at Agriculture Education in Missouri. Plus, student athletes at Truman State University are being recognized for academic success.

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Harvest Public Media
11:00 am
Mon December 5, 2011

You are what your food eats

Cows on Sally Angell's farm in Centralia, Mo., eat a diet of hay and grass supplemented with a plant-based grain feed.
Jessica Naudziunas Harvest Public Media

According to a study from the Journal of Environmental Health Perspectives, Americans consume a lot of meat, and the quality of the meat products is directly linked to animal feeding management. So, if you’re an average eater who chows down on over six ounces of meat daily, consider checking out the nutrition content on the animal feed label.

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AM Newscasts
9:43 am
Mon December 5, 2011

Newscast for December 5, 2011

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom including:

  • Medicare enrollment period comes up faster this year
  • MU considers 3% tuition hike to cover budget deficits

 

Health & Wealth Blog
9:31 am
Mon December 5, 2011

Time to sign up for Medicare

Medicare open enrollment ends December 7.
medicare.gov

For seniors and people with disabilities, now's the time to sign up for or review Medicare coverage. This year, Medicare's open enrollment period ends a lot earlier than usual. 

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PM Newscasts
6:15 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Newscast for December 2, 2011

Regional News coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Missouri General Assembly Map, Redistricted
  • Living Windows Celebration
  • Missouri Revenue Report

 

Politics
5:51 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Gov. Nixon defends handling of Mamtek deal

Governor J. Nixon
File Photo KBIA

Governor Jay Nixon says his administration wisely handled the vetting of a Los Angeles-based company that began building an artificial sweetener plant in Moberly, then pulled out after missing its bond payment to the small northeast Missouri town.

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Business
5:45 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Missouri revenue report released

selbstfotografiert Wikimedia Common

The Missouri revenue report was released today, and though there is an increase in revenue, it is not the increase the state needed.

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Politics
5:41 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Missouri's general assembly map redistricted

A portion of the redistricted map
Missouri Office of Administration

This week a judicial panel in Missouri released a newly redistricted map for the General Assembly. The new map is an attempt to represent the state’s shifting population trends in the last decade.

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Off the Clock
4:33 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Garage art

The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts parking garage.
Laura Spencer KCUR

We head west this week where public art can be found in places you’d least expect it.

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Arts and Culture
10:24 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Columbia living windows boosts ecnomy

The District hosts its annual Living Windows festival Friday night in Columbia.

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AM Newscasts
9:40 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Newscast for December 2, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Columbia police plan training on bias-free policing
  • Three Boone County departments move to new offices

Politics
8:24 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Columbia police plan training on bias-free policing

KBIA

Columbia’s police department is conducting a day-long training next week on respectful community policing. It’s part of a larger effort and community discussion on improving the relationship between the police and the public. JESSICA PUPOVAC has this…

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Politics
6:28 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

MO Lawmakers Start Pre-Filing Period for January Session

The Missouri House floor
File Photo KBIA News

Missouri lawmakers began pre-filing bills today for next year’s legislative session, which begins January 4th.

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Arts and Culture
6:21 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

True/False Film Festival Receives Grant from "The Academy"

www.truefalse.org

The True/False Film Fest is receiving a 20-thousand dollar grant for this year’s 2012 festival.

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