3:07 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Local nonprofit sends final shipment to Georgia (for now)

Patricia Blair and Mel West present the final shipment of aid to be sent to Georgia. ACTS has shipped 2,800 containers to Georgia as part of Operation Provide Hope.
Credit Bailey Harbit / KBIA

A Call To Serve International sent their final shipment of aid to the country of Georgia Thursday, unless it can find other funding. ACTS has been sending aid to the country for 22 years through the U.S. State Department’s Operation Provide Hope. ACTS has sent medical supplies and books, baby quilts, wheelchairs and food to Georgia since 1992, when Georgia was cut off from resources provided by the former Soviet Union.

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4:52 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Mo. lawmakers boost benevolent tax credit caps

Credit Missouri Department of Tourism

Missouri lawmakers have sent Gov. Jay Nixon legislation to let the state award additional tax credits for donations to maternity homes, pregnancy resource centers and food pantries.

The House gave final approval to the measure with a 121-25 vote on Wednesday. The Senate passed it earlier this year.

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4:46 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Professor presents gift to Columbia College mock trial program

Credit File Photo / KBIA

A Columbia College professor gave a generous gift to the Tradition Meets Tomorrow campaign today.

Criminal Justice professor Barry Langford gave a gift of $111,000 to the campaign. His contribution will fund the mock trial program which he has been a part of since its beginning in 1997.

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8:33 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Northwest Missouri State receives $1.25M donation

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University has received a $1.25 million gift from an anonymous donor.

The St. Joseph News-Press reports ( ) university president John Jasinski announced the gift Wednesday. He says the money is for academic enhancements at the Maryville school and came from an anonymous donor who died recently.

A portion of the gift will also increase another endowment for scholarships for students during the 2014-15 academic year.

5:41 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

$5 Million Donation to MU Veterinary School

The donation to MU from the Sidney Kimmel Foundation amounts to $5.5 million.

Cottrell and Kay Fox donated more than $5 million to the College of Veterinary Medicine Monday.

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PM Newscasts
6:10 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

Newscast for November 13, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Nonprofit group for family abuse children expanding services to Callaway County
  • St. Louis man convicted of 1983 rape and murder expecting prison release
  • Law upheld for St. Louis firefighters to live outside city limits
  • Missouri unemployment rate remains below national average
  • UM Press receives anonymous $10K donation
  • Missourians for Equality pushing for discrimination petition
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Science, Health and Technology
6:05 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Couple leaves $1.3 million to MU Hospital


MU announced Thursday that George and Melna Bolm of Warren County left $1.3 million to the University of Missouri School of Medicine. The Bolms weren’t alumni of the University and were never treated at the University Hospitals or Clinics. They decided to donate the money because MU was close to their home and served the people in their area.

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8:49 am
Mon July 30, 2012

Columbia woman getting back accidental donation

A Columbia woman is getting back $1,300 she accidentally left among items she donated to a Goodwill store last year.

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2:52 pm
Mon February 20, 2012

Joplin donations

Joplin after the tornado
KBIA File photo

Some Joplin residents are questioning how the city's school district used millions of dollars it received in donations after the May 22 tornado.

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