Ongoing Coverage:

election 2012

PM Newscasts
5:28 pm
Tue April 3, 2012

Newscast for April 3, 2012

Regional coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Nixon's trip to Brazil.
  • Columbia's local election.
  • Novinger's possible sales tax.
Intersection
6:21 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

Columbia municipal elections

Watch the show and join the conversation on the Intersection website.

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Exam
5:13 pm
Mon April 2, 2012

Exam: The rest of the Columbia school board candidate interviews

Christine King and Melvin Blase
KBIA

This week on the show, you’ll hear from a couple of the candidates running for the school board here in Columbia. In Tuesday’s election, voters will pick two of the four candidates, who will each serve three year terms.

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Politics
5:18 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Meet the candidates for Columbia's Second Ward City Council seat

Mike Atkinson
Matt Veto KBIA

This is KBIA’s special coverage of the race for Columbia’s second ward city council seat, which is up for grabs in the election on April 3rd. KBIA reporters caught up with all three of the candidates, and here are their stories:

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Politics
5:48 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Court strikes down MO photo ID proposal

File KBIA

As of now, Missouri voters will not be voting this November on a measure that would require photo identification at the polls. That’s following a court ruling issued earlier this week.

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Education
5:01 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Video: Interviews with the candidates for Columbia school board

Clockwise from top left: school board candidates Christine King, Paul Cushing, Rex Cone and Melvin Blase
KBIA

KBIA has interviewed the candidates for Columbia school board in its studio. Here are the full-length interviews. You can hear excerpts of these interviews on the air on KBIA's "Exam."

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Politics
1:32 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

Mo. House OKs candidate birth records requirement

Sean Hobson Flickr

 

Birth records for presidential and vice presidential candidates would need to be publicly available for those appearing on Missouri ballots.

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Exam
5:10 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Exam: Talking with Columbia's school board candidates

This week on the show, you’ll hear from a couple of the candidates running for the school board in Columbia.

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Politics
4:20 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

Lawsuit filed against voter identification legislation

 A lawsuit seeking to block a proposed constitutional amendment regarding voter identification in Missouri was heard today in Jefferson City.

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PM Newscasts
5:54 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

PM Newscast for March 15, 2012

david shane flickr

Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • New rules proposed for entry into Hall of Famous Missourians.
  • City council discusses ramifications for blight decree proposal.
  • Ron Paul speaks on MU campus.
  • Missouri Child Identification Program to offer services in Osage Beach on Saturday.
Politics
3:43 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Gallery: Ron Paul comes to MU

Presidential candidate Ron Paul gestures while making a speech on the south end of the David R. Francis Quadrangle on the University of Missouri campus on Thursday, March 15, 2012.
Danny Matteson

Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul spoke at the University of Missouri today, two days before the state’s caucus. The visit comes as Paul trails the other Republican candidates by a significant margin in the delegate count.   

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Election 2012
5:18 pm
Tue March 13, 2012

Romney in Kirkwood: Obama to blame for high gas prices

Originally published on Tue March 13, 2012 1:40 pm

Updated at 5:04 p.m. with additional information from the event.

Former Massachusetts Governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney rallied for support at a park in the St. Louis suburb of Kirkwood Tuesday.

Republican caucuses are underway in Missouri, as the process to select a presidential nominee continues, but  the party's front-runner ignored his Republican rivals. Instead, he attacked President Barak Obama, blaming him for a high gasoline prices.

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Politics
7:39 am
Mon March 12, 2012

In runup to Republican caucus, Santorum tours southern Missouri

Presidential candidate Rick Santorum followed up his primary victory in Kansas with stops in Missouri, including a Saturday, March 10 visit to Cape Girardeau.
KRCU

With a victory in Kansas under his belt, Republican Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is looking to the next round of primary states. As Isabel Hohl reports from Cape Girardeau, that includes the battleground state of Missouri, where Santorum toured over the weekend.

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Education
8:51 am
Fri March 9, 2012

Columbia school ballot measures focus on facilities, new hires

Residents of Columbia will be voting on ballot measures that will fund future projects for Columbia Public Schools. The measures would help fund projects that will begin in 2014, and some residents feel that it’s the right time to look towards the future of Columbia Public Schools. 

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Politics
9:01 am
Mon February 20, 2012

Ron Paul stumps in Kansas City, urges a more "free society"

Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul told a Kansas City audience ( of some 1500 ) the nation is sliding into what he called a “fascist system.”

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