Ongoing Coverage:

Rehman Tungekar

Producer

Rehman Tungekar joined KBIA in September 2011. Previously, he has worked with WNYC’s Radiolab, Chicago Public Media’s Vocalo.org and WBEZ’s Eight Forty-Eight. A Chicago native, he started out his professional career in science, but soon traded in a microscope for a microphone and hasn’t looked back since. Rehman is a graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, where he focused on radio.

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Global Journalist
4:23 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Canadian mining operations spark protests across the globe

Protesters form a human chain around the Palace of the Parliament during a protest rally in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.The protesters staged a rally against a planned cyanide extraction based Canadian run gold mine supported by the government which would be the biggest gold mine in Europe, in the Transylvanian town of Rosia Montana.
Credit Vadim Ghirda / Associated Press

A gold mining project in Romania has sparked the biggest street protests since the 1989 revolution.

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Intersection
5:29 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

How to reduce poverty in Missouri

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Global Journalist
5:41 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

A look at Bloomberg News

People pass the headquarters of Bloomberg L.P. Friday, June 12, 2009 in New York. The software, news and data company was founded by current New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and partners in 1981.
Credit Mark Lennihan / Associated Press

While many news organizations are reducing their international operations, Bloomberg News is expanding. Bloomberg News now has nearly 200 news bureaus in 72 countries. 

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Intersection
5:45 pm
Mon September 30, 2013

Navigating the new online health insurance marketplace

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Global Journalist
5:48 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

After high profile attacks, India focused on women's safety

An Indian policeman inspects the site where a 22-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Mumbai India, Friday.
Credit Rafiq Maqbool / Associated Press

The sexual assault of a young woman on a New Delhi bus last December sparked widespread debate about the safety of women in India. The attack killed a 23-year-old aspiring physical therapist, and led to  nationwide protests.

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Intersection
6:17 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

How corporate money influences politics

Next week, film fans will make their way to Columbia to attend the Citizen Jane Film Festival. The annual event, which takes place this year from Oct. 4th through the 6th, features the work of female filmmakers. 
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Global Journalist
5:34 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Impunity prevails in Mexico's drug war

The remains of a vehicle are cordoned off in a street in the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Friday July 16, 2010.
Credit Associated Press

Covering crime and corruption in Mexico may be the most dangerous job in the world of journalism. On average, 10 journalists have been killed every year since 2006. And attacks on the media have increased since a new president took office nine months ago.

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Under the Microscope
4:41 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Selling the Affordable Care Act to rural areas

Bob Bernt and his wife, Kristine, have gone without health insurance for the last 20 years, and don’t plan on buying coverage to meet the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
Credit Grant Gerlock / Harvest Public Media

On this week's episode, we'll hear why some rural residents are reluctant to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

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Intersection
3:57 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Missouri veto session roundup

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Under the Microscope
10:34 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Pork checkoff funds research, can't please all producers

John Mabry, an animal science professor at Iowa State University, has a grant from the National Pork Board to study nutrition in Berkshire hogs.
Credit Amy Mayer / Harvest Public Media

On this week's show, we'll hear about a program that funds pork research, and revisit a story about food hubs.

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Intersection
5:50 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Author Keija Parssinen describes origins of 'The Ruins of Us'

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Global Journalist
6:18 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Foreign journalists risk attack, charges of bias in Egypt

Journalists film an Egyptian military attack helicopter as it flies by the Presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt.
Credit Hassan Ammar / AP Photo

Since the military takeover in Egypt last month, journalists have been attacked from all sides of the conflict. When security forces shot Tamer Abdel-Raouf at a military checkpoint a week ago, the Egyptian daily newspaper reporter became the fifth journalist to die on the job. On that same day, authorities raided a Turkish news agency and arrested its bureau chief.

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Under the Microscope
5:27 pm
Thu August 29, 2013

Controlling feral hog populations

A trapped feral hog huffs and puffs inside a corral near Piedmont, Mo. Conservation agents had been baiting this site for one week to lure the pig into the trap.
Credit Jacob McCleland / Harvest Public Media

 

On this week's episode, we'll hear about efforts to control feral hog populations.

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Intersection
5:04 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

Columbia city manager discusses proposed 2014 budget

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PM Newscasts
6:16 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Newscast for August 23, 2013

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Votes on Mo. income tax cut could draw challengers
  • Missouri Botanical Garden Completes Encyclopedia Of Missouri's Native Plants
  • Mo. station rejects Perry pitch for low-tax Texas

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