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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has spoken out about legislation recently passed by the Missouri General Assembly.

Missouri lawmakers have sent the governor legislation prohibiting workers from suing each other for accidental on-the-job injuries.

Missouri budget negotiators have agreed to keep a program that provides health coverage for the blind, but they've also attempted to attach some strings.

Newscast for March 26, 2012

Mar 26, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • Changes could be ahead for the Boone County Mental Health Board
  • A 64-year-old man killed in St. Joseph fire
  • New cigarette tax legislation filed in Jefferson City.
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An angry email that named four Missouri state senators and mentioned an Arizona congresswoman who was shot and wounded last year has been traced to an eastern Missouri resident.

Newscast for February 22, 2012

Feb 22, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • A Cole County judge rules Missouri science investment bill unconstitutional
  • A potentially threatening letter is sent to some state lawmakers
  • Plans for a new football tailgate zone in Columbia have some business crying foul