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A Missouri state senator was being examined at a Jefferson City hospital after becoming light-headed during a debate on education issues.

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County assessors would have to consider the impact of foreclosures and bank sales on the real estate market when they set the value of a property, under legislation that has passed the Missouri Senate.

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Legislation that would require teachers to work more years in a school district before earning tenure has received first-round approval in the Missouri Senate.

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A St. Louis County State Senator will not seek re-election in the district she currently represents.   Jane Cunningham had initially filed to run for the 7th District seat, even though the new Senate map places that district in the Kansas City area.

Newscast for March 27, 2012

Mar 27, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News  room, including:

  • A St. Louis Co. state senator decides to not run for re-election
  • Columbia hosts renewable energy conference
  • A new GOP candidate enters race for Mo. governor.
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A bipartisan redistricting commission reached an agreement over Missouri's 34 state Senate districts.

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Backers compare health insurance exchanges to Travelocity or Expedia. Websites where you can quickly compare prices and features to get the best deal. But detractors oppose them as a federal intrusion into the health care market. In this weekly Health & Wealth update, Missourians debate the merits of Obama's health reform law, as state lawmakers try to decide whether to authorize an exchange.