Chris McDaniel

Student Newscaster

Chris McDaniel is a student newscaster for KBIA.

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Politics
8:24 am
Thu November 1, 2012

McCaskill resumes campaign following mother's death

Kristofor Husted KBIA

McCaskill spoke outside a St. Louis County grade school Wednesday about the importance of the school lunch program, noting that Republican opponent Todd Akin was one of just five lawmakers to oppose funding. But she also used the time to talk about her mother, who passed away earlier this week.

It was Claire McCaskill’s first public appearance since the passing of her mother, Betty Anne Ward McCaskill.

In previous campaigns, the Senator would often bring her mother up on the stump.

Claire McCaskill said it’s been a “tumultuous time.”

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Politics
5:23 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Congressman Todd Akin defends "dog" analogy

Kristofor Husted KBIA

Republican Congressman Todd Akin is defending his statement comparing his opponent, Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, to a dog.

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PM Newscasts
5:25 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

Newscast for May 8, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • The state of the state budget.
  • McCaskill's security precautions.
  • A Springfield mayor's resignation.
PM Newscasts
5:37 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

Newscast for May 1, 2012

Regional coverage from the KBIA news room, including:

  • Health centers receive 10 million dollars.
  • Nixon agrees to compromise on workers' compensation.
  • A Boone County judge urges the retrial of a man serving a life sentence.
PM Newscasts
4:59 pm
Thu April 26, 2012

Newscast for April 26, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Columbia City Manager stands behind police chief Ken Burton.
  • A possible minimum wage increase.
  • Whistleblowers could face reduced protections
PM Newscasts
5:15 pm
Tue April 17, 2012

Newscast for April 17, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA news room, including:

  • More skepticism in the Ryan Ferguson murder trial -- this time from a forensic expert.

  • A Columbia hotel group supports a tax hike that would improve the Columbia Regional Airport.

  • A bill that would outlaw undercover activism.

PM Newscasts
5:38 pm
Tue April 10, 2012

Newscast for April 10, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • The likely culprit behind the E Coli outbreak.
  • The restoration of funding to public education.
  • Senator McCaskill's fundraising efforts.
PM Newscasts
5:28 pm
Tue April 3, 2012

Newscast for April 3, 2012

Regional coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Nixon's trip to Brazil.
  • Columbia's local election.
  • Novinger's possible sales tax.
PM Newscasts
5:22 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Newscast for March 20, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • The status of the Missouri budget.
  • What the Columbia Police Department is doing to prepare for Spring Break burglaries.
  • A Missouri law that would push tougher penalties on hunters who accidentally kill someone.

PM Newscasts
5:10 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Newscast for March 13, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Governor Nixon asking for funding for the blind.
  • MU dissolves Nuclear Science and Engineering Institute.
  • FEMA turns down Missouri's request for disaster aid.
PM Newscasts
4:35 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Newscast for March 06, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • A critical investigation of the Columbia Police Department.
  • A rally on the Missouri Capitol over an immigration bill.
  • Student housing and school parking.
PM Newscasts
5:20 pm
Tue February 28, 2012

Newscast for February 28, 2012

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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • Clashing Democratic dynasties
  • Protesting teachers
  • Missouri flooding
PM Newscasts
4:40 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

Newscast for February 21, 2012

KBIA

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Expected job cuts at the University of Missouri
  • High school athletes are at risk for concusssions
  • Missouri files for No Child Left Behind exemption
PM Newscasts
5:42 pm
Mon February 20, 2012

Newscast for February 20, 2012

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Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Curators vote to keep MU tuition at 3 percent
  • The Springfield City Council is asked to consider discrimination ordinances
  • January foreclosures spike in Missouri
PM Newscasts
5:54 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Newscast for February 7, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Governor Jay Nixon's softening stance on collegiate budget cuts
  • A view of Missouri's "beauty pageant" of a primary
  • Missouri's prosecution of a company that fraudulently filed forms

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