Andrew Yost

Student Newscaster

Andrew Yost is a student newscaster at KBIA.

Arts and Culture
3:01 pm
Thu December 5, 2013

KBIA presents Dubb Nubb live in studio [video]

Dubb Nubb played live in the studio November 20
Credit Andrew Yost / KBIA

Local musicians Hannah, Delia and Amanda Rainey call their sound “Indie Twin Folk”. The three are collectively known as Dubb Nubb and they recently visited the KBIA studio to sample some tunes off of their brand new album, Wild Dreamin’, as well as a couple older tracks.

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Arts and Culture
12:18 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Live in studio: The Flood Brothers [video]

The flood brothers live in KBIA's studios
Credit Andrew Yost / KBIA

Musicians Gabe Meyer and Jake Best define their sound as raw, deep blues mixed with hypno-boogie. The two are collectively known as The Flood Brothers and sat down in the KBIA studio and gave us a taste of what they call “deep thumpy dirty dance” music.

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Arts and Culture
12:53 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Live in studio: KBIA presents The Hooten Hallers

The Hootenhallers live in the KBIA studio
Credit Andrew Yost / KBIA

 Musicians John Randall, Andy Rehm and Paul Weber  call their music "Rock n' Roll & Hillbilly Soul." The three are collectively known as The Hooten Hallers, and they sat down in the KBIA studios to play their version of blues, country, soul and rock n roll. Check out the video below for a twangy harmonic love song ("O Jolene"), a softer, meditative bluegrass styled ballad ("Trouble Is") and a boot stomping, reflective blues jam ("She Used to Love My Music"). 

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Education
3:27 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

MU Provost names new interim dean of MU Graduate School

Leona Rubin will serve as the interim dean of the MU Graduate School.
Credit Department of Biomedical Science, University of Missouri

Leona Rubin, professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named interim dean of the MU Graduate School.

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Business
3:05 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

No Columbia airline revenue guarantee payout for April

For the second month in a row, the City of Columbia will not have to pay American Airlines due to positive sales.
Credit Simon_sees / Flickr

The City of Columbia announced today that no money will come out of the Air Service Revenue Guarantee fund for the month of April. This is the second month in a row which American Airlines did not require a payment from the fund.

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Business
4:18 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Lucky's Farmers Market set to open downtown in fall

Renovations are already underway for Lucky’s Famers Market, set to open in October. The owners chose the old Osco building site because of the accessible location from downtown.
Credit Andrew Yost / KBIA

Lucky’s Farmers Market, based in Boulder, Colo. is setting up shop where the Osco Drug building used to sit. Aside from possibly creating about 100 jobs, the opening of the grocery store fills another need in Columbia.

According to Luis Zamora, Southwest Regional Director of U.S. Department of Agriculture, Columbia’s considered to have limited grocery options. Bo Sharon, president of Lucky’s Farmers Market, says the new store should help alleviate the issue.

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PM Newscasts
5:25 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Newscast for February 26, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

Live blog: Second winter storm hits Columbia

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Business
5:23 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Columbia housing ordinance put in place to address overcrowding

As of February, landlords in Columbia are required to maintain a list of all tenants. It’s part of a new occupancy limitation disclosure ordinance recently passed by the City Council.

That the ordinance was put in place partially to deal with several overcrowding issues concerning neighbors.

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PM Newscasts
6:19 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Newscast for February 19, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

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Politics
5:59 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

City Council discusses surplus fund allocation

City Council opened discussions for project proposals funded by surplus funds
Credit Andrew Magill

City Council met Monday night to discuss plans for the $2 million dollar surplus funds, focusing primarily on Columbia's infrastructure.

Mayor Bob McDavid asked City Council members to use half a million dollars of the city’s surplus to restore the Blind Boone Home.

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Politics
3:41 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

What folks in Columbia want to hear in the State of the Union address

Alan Wilkening
Andrew Yost KBIA

An audio postcard on the State of the Union

President Obama will speak to the nation with the annual State of the Union address Tuesday night. Columbia citizens voiced their expectations for the address, commenting on Obama’s previous term and what expectations they had for the next four years. Some were hopeful, while others were more disgruntled.

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