buddy pack

Business Beat
4:23 pm
Wed October 24, 2012

Fighting for food

This lucky lot of produce beat its weed nemeses back at the farm.
File Photo KBIA

When it comes to the business of food, there’s a rivalry around every corner. You’ve got fights for prime farmland, wars over water use, even buying food at the grocery store has its competition with household bills encroaching on family budgets for the shopping list.

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PM Newscasts
6:10 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Newscast for February 2, 2012

A Thursday morning fire in Boonville has destroyed two businesses operated by a program that helps people with disabilities
Matt Veto KBIA

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Fire destroys Boonville's Unlimited Opportunities businesses
  • Food bank's Buddy Pack program faces cuts, elimination
  • Curators discuss proposed budget cut outcomes
5:45 pm
Thu February 2, 2012

Food bank's Buddy Pack program faces cuts, elimination

Kids play on a playground. The Buddy Pack program sends kids in 32 Missouri counties home with a backpack of nutritious food each weekend, but the program is facing the challenges of rising food and fuel costs.
File photo KBIA

The Buddy Pack program at the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri is in trouble.

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4:49 pm
Mon November 21, 2011

Exam: November 21, 2011


The next generation of nurses are learning how to use iPads on the job. Plus, we’ll have the latest statewide graduation rates.

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