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Politics
9:10 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Bill Sent To Mo. Gov. Nixon Would Cap Lead Contamination Punitive Damages

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Originally published on Thu May 16, 2013 3:45 pm

One of two bills that would limit punitive damages in lead contamination cases is on its way to Governor Jay Nixon (D).

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Science, Health and Technology
9:06 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Will Missouri Adopt A Prescription Drug Monitoring Program?

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Efforts to establish a prescription drug monitoring program in Missouri are making a comeback this year. But there’s a twist: the main opponent of establishing such a program is now sponsoring legislation.

“I think it’s a severe intrusion of our liberty to have the government create a database that is accessible by thousands of people, if not tens of thousands of people, who would then have access to sensitive private information,” said Republican Senator Rob Schaaf, a physician in St. Joseph, Mo.

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AM Newscasts
9:01 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Newscast for March 5, 2012

A 39 year-old man was killed in Columbia during the weekend.
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA news room, including:

  • A shooting in Columbia during the weekend leaves one man dead.
  • A Missouri state senator proposes legislation protecting the elderly from financial exploitation.
  • Marching Mizzou to go to Ireland for St. Patrick's Day.
Politics
9:26 am
Mon January 16, 2012

State senator wants new judicial panel election process

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Some Missouri lawmakers are making a renewed push to change the way appellate judges are selected.

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