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Under the Microscope
11:51 am
Thu December 22, 2011

Tracking the doctors, and the dollars

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This week in Under the Microscope, a special report: KBIA's JESSICA PUPOVAC goes looking for the doctors and the dollars – for information on local doctors who receive payments from pharmaceutical companies in exchange for promoting their products. 

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Health & Wealth Update
7:10 am
Wed December 21, 2011

Dollars, doctors, and drug companies

Missouri doctors have received close to $19 million from drug companies.

In this week's Health & Wealth update, a story about both health and wealth: drug companies have paid doctors in Missouri close to $19 million over the past few years, according to data compiled by the investigative nonprofit, ProPublica. KBIA's Jessica Pupovac has been looking into the financial relationships between Missouri doctors and drug companies, and I sat down to talk with her about what she's found out.

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AM Newscasts
9:40 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Newscast for December 2, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Columbia police plan training on bias-free policing
  • Three Boone County departments move to new offices

8:24 am
Fri December 2, 2011

Columbia police plan training on bias-free policing


Columbia’s police department is conducting a day-long training next week on respectful community policing. It’s part of a larger effort and community discussion on improving the relationship between the police and the public. JESSICA PUPOVAC has this…

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Science, Health and Technology
5:22 pm
Thu October 20, 2011

Under the Microscope: October 20, 2011

Mariah Dreisinger is one of the student directors at MedZou

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Chronic medical conditions are a huge problem for the homeless, unemployed, or uninsured. In an effort to address this problem, a group of University of Missouri medical students founded MedZou, a student staffed and managed medical clinic that provides free medical care to the uninsured. Though the clinic is a little ad-hoc – it sees patients in a donated meeting area a few nights a month – it provides the students with valuable practice and the patients with potentially life-changing care. KBIA’s Jessica Pupovac has this story.

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Off the Clock
3:14 pm
Fri October 7, 2011

Amateur hour

Jay Groharing hosts the "As Yet Unnamed Comedy Show" at Eastside Tavern every Tuesday night.
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Does the idea of standing up in front of a bunch of strangers and trying to make them laugh seem horrifying or exhilarating? For some people it’s both. This week, we explore the world of stand-up comedy and discover what kind of person willingly puts themselves out there.

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