Newscast December 8, 2011
By Scarlett Robertson • Dec 8, 2011
Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom
- U.S. senators from seven Missouri River states are asking the Government Accountability Office to examine this summer's heavy flooding throughout the river basin
- A task force is recommending that funding for universities and community colleges in Missouri be based in part on graduation rates and other performance-based criteria
- Police officials say there appears to be an increase in heroin related overdoses in Cole County
- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has determined that romaine lettuce from a single farm is likely to blame for an E. coli outbreak in Missouri and nine other states.