Ongoing Coverage:
Intersection
6:18 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

News and information during a disaster

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

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PM Newscasts
6:13 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Newscast for April 30, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA news room, including:

  • Flash floods hit Boone County, but with little impact
  • Missouri S&T backs same-sex partner benefits for faculty
  • Governor Nixon pushes lawmakers to pass budget
  • Missouri may get a new slogan
Weather
6:06 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Boone County flooding expected to slow

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Boone County experienced flash flooding today due to extreme rainfall last night.

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Music Interviews
6:02 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

How To Break Up With Attitude, According To Norah Jones

Norah Jones' latest album is called Little Broken Hearts.
Frank Ockenfels Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Tue May 1, 2012 7:38 am

More than 10 years ago, Norah Jones hit the national stage with her melancholic love song "Don't Know Why," in the process selling millions of copies of her debut album and becoming a Grammy winner.

But Jones' new album is different. She may sound like a fragile performer, but don't get her wrong: At 33, she's recorded a breakup album with attitude.

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Politics
6:01 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

State of Missouri considers new slogan

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A new slogan may be included in marketing the state of Missouri. 

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The Two-Way
5:58 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Protests Planned Across The United States To Mark May Day

The Occupy movement will try to regain the momentum it created last fall.
Spencer Platt Getty Images

A collection of activists — from labor unions to immigrant rights groups — are planning protests across the country tomorrow to mark May Day.

Of course, the highest profile organization is Occupy Wall Street, which has called for a "general strike" and says events are planned in 135 U.S. cities.

Here's how the movement describes its plans on its website:

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The Radio-Television Digital News Association has announced its winners for the 2012 regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in electronic journalism.  Heading the list of winners in the Small Market and Large Market category was KBIA, winning 3 awards.  The wins were in the categories of “Hard News,” and “Use of Sound.” 

Politics
5:54 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Nixon urges lawmakers pass several key budget items

With three weeks left in the legislative session, Governor Jay Nixon is urging lawmakers to fund

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Education
5:50 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Missouri S&T supports same-sex benefits

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The Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla approved a resolution last week supporting employee benefits for same-sex partners.

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