Newscast for January 6, 2012

Jan 6, 2012

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:


  • The state of Missouri is creating more than $3.3 million dollars in grants to help north Missouri communities repair flood-damaged Missouri river levees
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency is providing $20 million to help rebuild a Joplin hospital that took a direct hit the May tornado
  • Missouri House Speaker Steven Tilley has added members to a House education committee who have supported efforts to overhaul the state's public school system
  • Pope Benedict the sixteenth is elevating St. Louis native Timothy Dolan to Cardinal