Global Journalist
6:25 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

How some filmmakers evade censorship in former Soviet states

"Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer" was one of the films discussed during a True/False panel discussion about filming in former Soviet republics.
Credit Courtesy of Pussy Riot - A Punk Prayer

During the True/False Documentary Film Festival in Columbia, directors from around the world gather to screen their films and talk about their craft.

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PM Newscasts
6:07 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Newscast for March 28, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Mo. House passes $25B budget without Medicaid expansion
  • Mo. House panel mulls privacy for lottery winners
  • Bill forbids upcharge for "telemedicine"
PM Newscasts
6:06 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Newscast for March 27, 2013

Regional news from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Labor unions rally for collective bargaining rights
  • LGBT rights activists rally at the statehouse
  • Mo. House measures would reduce corporate income taxes
The Two-Way
5:52 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Supreme Court Notes: Bugs, Pumps And Stolen Credit Card Numbers

Same-sex marriage supporters demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court on Wednesday in Washington, D.C.
Jewel Samad AFP/Getty Images

NPR's Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg sends us some odds and ends from a very momentous week in the Supreme Court.

Hear all that sneezing, wheezing, coughing, and nose blowing during this week's same-sex oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court?

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The Two-Way
5:29 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

In Light Of High Court Arguments, What Does Gay Marriage Tells Us About Polygamy?

Robyn Brown, Meri Brown, Kody Brown, Christine Brown and Janelle Brown from "Sister Wives" arrive at the grand opening of Mike Tyson's one-man show at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ethan Miller Getty Images

Originally published on Mon April 8, 2013 12:18 pm

One of the more interesting exchanges to emerge from the Supreme Court hearings on gay marriage this week, wasn't about the sexes, instead it was when Justice Sonia Sotomayor asked a question about polygamy.

Sotomayor asked Ted Olson, the lawyer asking the court to repeal California's ban on gay marriage, that if he was right and "marriage is a fundamental right" could any state restrictions ever exist. In other words, does declaring gay marriage a civil right, pave the way to legalization of, say, polygamy?

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Politics
5:26 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Bill forbids upcharge for "telemedicine" insurance

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

The Missouri Senate has approved legislation requiring insurance companies to cover medical services provided electronically if they cover for the same service delivered in person.

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Politics
5:22 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Mo. Senate subpoenas Dept. of Revenue for driver's license procedures

Missouri Department of Revenue

A top senator says his chamber will hold up a budget for the state Revenue Department until it gets answers on a new procedure for issuing driver's licenses.

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Politics
5:16 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

FAA notifies Columbia of Air Traffic Control Tower closure

Despite the control tower closure, Columbia Regional Airport will maintain operations
File Photo KBIA

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) yesterday notified airport manager Don Elliott that the Air Traffic Control Tower at Columbia Regional Airport would be unfunded as of May 5.

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The Two-Way
5:14 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Syrian Opposition Leader Not Leaving Post

We told you over the weekend about the Syrian opposition leader who resigned in frustration, criticizing the international community for not doing enough to end the civil war in Syria. Turns out he's staying in his job.

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Politics
5:10 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Mo. House panel mulls privacy for lottery winners

Courtesy Missouri Lottery

A Missouri House committee is considering bill that would allow lottery winners to remain anonymous after claiming their prizes.

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