Newscast for January 23, 2012

Jan 23, 2012

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • The Missouri House is preparing to take up legislation dealing with state regulations and providing information about schools and county governments on a state website.
  • Demolition work will begin Sunday at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Joplin, the hospital that was virtually destroyed in the May 22 twister.
  • Three Missouri World War Two veterans have received France’s Legion of Honor medal, the highest award given by the French government for service to that country. 
  • A Missouri House panel has endorsed legislation changing the legal standard for proving workplace discrimination and limiting the amount of damages victims could recover in lawsuits.