Beatriz Costa Lima

Student Reporter

Beatriz Costa-Lima is originally from São Paulo, Brazil, and is a student newscaster at KBIA. She is a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism studying documentary journalism.

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: 


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In a news release yesterday, Barnes and Noble Education announced it is purchasing local textbook distribution company MBS Textbook Exchange for $174.2 million.

MBS, which started as the Missouri Store Company in Columbia in 1909, sources and sells textbooks to more than 3,700 college bookstores and services more than 700 virtual bookstores.

Pugh and MBS President Dan Schuppan plan to retire on March 31, according to the release.

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: 

  • Bill Would Make it Harder to Prove Discrimination When Fired From Work
  • Columbia School Board Shifts Boundaries for Two Middle Schools
  • Disability Services Organizations Brace for Cuts
  • Missouri Lawmakers Make Headway on Drug Monitoring Program