Newscast for October 3, 2012 By Lukas Udstuen • Oct 3, 2012 TweetShareGoogle+Email Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including: Support dwindles for Amendment 3 Mo. tobacco tax foes cite cost to cities, counties MU swings into Celebrate Ability Week Tags: am newscastsTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content Support dwindles for Amendment 3 By Gina Cook • Oct 3, 2012 Kyle Stokes / KBIA A Missouri ballot measure proposing to change how judges are appointed is losing support. Amendment 3’s supporters say they don’t like the summary that will appear on the ballot. Amendment 3 will show up on Missouri ballots come Nov. 6, but its supporters say they’re not happy with what voters will read about it. Secretary of State Robin Carnahan wrote the summary of the amendment for the ballot, but supporters say the summary is misleading and filed suit. Mo. tobacco tax foes cite cost to cities, counties By Associated Press • Oct 3, 2012 File Photo / KBIA Opponents of a tobacco tax initiative on the Missouri ballot say local governments could lose money if the measure passes. The proposal would raise the state cigarette tax from 17 cents to 90 cents per pack and also increase taxes on other tobacco products. MU swings into Celebrate Ability Week By Jennifer Lask • Oct 3, 2012 Jennifer Lask / KBIA The University of Missouri swings into its 2012 Celebrate Ability Week with an adaptive golf demonstration at the MU Student Recreation Complex. Dany Baker, who has golfed for more than 30 years, began participating in Celebrate Ability Week four years ago. “I just want to help spread the awareness and help educate, so they can take it on as far as telling their hometown golf courses that they need to be accessible," Baker says.