Colin Hope

Student Newscaster

Colin Hope is a senior undergraduate student at the University of Missouri studying multimedia journalism and Spanish language. Hope has worked as a reporter with KBIA since 2013. He is also a reporter with the Futures Lab of the Reynolds Journalism Institute.

Hope's hometown is Elmhurst, Illinois, where he resides in the summer with his family and their two dogs.

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Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Lawsuit aims to halt development at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park Computer woes blamed for idle health care workers Missouri budget can't count on tobacco proceeds Appeals court sets hearing for postponed execution

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First Ward Columbia City Council Member Ginny Chadwick announced Friday her opposition to a new referendum petition stated to be in favor of repealing improper downtown development.

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Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri lawmakers pass Medicaid funding legislation Medical sciences company plans construction of radioisotope facility in Columbia Most MU weekend nurses sign incentive pay changes Missouri Senate approves capital improvements

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Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri House panel mulls impeaching governor Missouri lawmakers revise state criminal code City Council approves extended hours for bars and restaurants Missouri lawmakers approve local health registries Missouri House passes cannabis extract legislation

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including: Missouri lawmakers pass e-cigarette legislation Missouri Senate confirms Social Services director Boone County hires lawyers for civil rights case

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: University releases findings from the investigation in the death of MU swimmer Sasha Menu Courey Nixon cuts $22 million in education funding Criminal code bill boosts penalty for child crimes Procession planned for Rolla soldier FBI looking into St. Joseph school district stipends

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: As storms roll through Missouri, National Weather Service issues weather warnings Missouri Senate passes $600 million bonding plan Moberly college approves domestic partner benefits Missouri House approves bill to nullify federal gun laws Missouri House approves limit on union fee collections

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: MU may change rules for reporting sexual violence Hobby Lobby attorney starts Missouri group MU to close apartment decks over spring break Two student housing proposals approved, one tabled during Columbia City Council meeting

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri House passes electronic tracking bill Missouri House approves bill changing access of teens to tanning machines Nieves drops re-election bid House passes red-light, speeding camera bill

Regional coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri adds jobs while jobless rate remains steady Legislation could move Missouri primary elections to June Lawmakers endorse bill to fix funding gaps in education House approves bill proposing Missouri-Kansas business truce Columbia City Council examines downtown infrastructure payment options

Regional coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Gov. Nixon approves $132 million to renovate state facilities Columbia Public Schools selects four candidates for superintendent position Number of military records believed lost increases Moberly ruled not responsible for Mamtek bonds

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Columbia Public Schools announced in an e-mail to staff Friday it decided on four final candidates to interview for the position of superintendent of schools. The Board of Education has not released the names of the candidates but will be interviewing them over several days to come.

Regional coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: Memorial service honors firefighter Lt. Bruce Britt Legislation for truce between Missouri and Kansas businesses passes Senate Proposed amendment would limit budget cuts made by governors Senate approves student transfer bill

Regional coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including: House approves bill taking aim at synthetic drugs Gov. Nixon supports repeal of gay marriage ban Noranda Aluminum files two complaints against Ameren Missouri Gov. Nixon pitches deal for income tax cut