Regional news from the KBIA newsroom including:
- A panel of Missouri appeals judges responsible for drawing state Legislature districts does not plan to hold public meetings while reaching its decision.
- MU dining halls will soon be turning its trash into compost that will then help grow vegetables.
- 19-year-old Derrik Sweeney is relieved to be home in Jefferson City after being detained for a week in a Cairo holding cell.
- Insurers have spent about $1.13 billion in claims tied to the Joplin tornado and payouts continue to grow.