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Arguments mar GOP caucuses

Mar 18, 2012

Missouri Republicans lined up to vote in local caucus elections as presidential hopefuls campaigned across the state.  But no delegates were handed out to specific candidates.

MU Law School climbs rankings

Mar 15, 2012
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The University of Missouri’s Law School has climbed 28 places in U.S. News and World Report’s latest law school rankings.

The president of the Southern Boone County Fire Protection District says new facilities would cut down the district’s emergency response times, so the district is asking southern Boone County residents to vote in favor of a $2 million bond issue on April 3rd.

Paul supporters descend on MU campus

Mar 15, 2012

Supporters of Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul were out in full force yesterday on the University of Missouri campus. They were part of the local chapter of the Youth for Ron Paul campaign.

Newscast for March 15, 2012

Mar 15, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • Presidential hopeful Ron Paul will make a visit to MU.
  • A Nuclear Regulatory Commission public meeting was sparsely attended in Fulton.
  • MU Law School moves up in rankings.
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Missouri backup quarterback Ashton Glaser has been arrested in Columbia on Laclede County warrants issued after he failed to show up in court for a speeding ticket.

"America's Got Talent" winner seeks office

Mar 13, 2012
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Sikeston native and “America’s Got Talent” winner Neal E. Boyd plans to dip his toes into politics.  Boyd will run as a Republican in the 149th House District.

Auditor Tom Schweich says the state and local governments are routinely violating Missouri's open records and meetings law.

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's disappointed that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied a request to provide disaster aid to residents in 18 southern and northern Missouri counties recently hit by violent weather.

Newscast for March 13, 2012

Mar 13, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • Gov. Nixon's request for FEMA aid denied.
  • Schweich blasts state and local governments for not adhering to Sunshine Laws.
  • A MU backup quarterback is arrested in Columbia.
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A research team at the University of Missouri recently released a study that can improve the quality of batteries for electric cars.

Air Force cuts hit home in Missouri

Mar 12, 2012

The Air Force is responding to the federal government’s 2013 budget changes by cutting Air Force personnel jobs throughout the U.S. KBIA looked into how these cuts will affect Missouri Air Force bases.

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Insect scientists say biotech corn is losing its ability to fend off a major insect pest known as the corn rootworm.  The scientists say continued widespread use of genetically-modified corn will only make the problem worse.

Newscast for March 12, 2012

Mar 12, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • Rick Santorum, victorious in Kansas, makes a stop in Missouri.
  • MU researchers develop new form of electric car battery.
  • Scientists worry about corn protection after learning a pesticide is failing to fend off the corn rootworm.
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Missouri state Senate leadership and other Republican legislators did not disagree with the House Speaker's choice to honor Rush Limbaugh.

Recent natural disasters will affect more than just those Missourians living in disaster areas.

Regency tenants face lawsuit over rent

Mar 6, 2012
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Regency of Columbia is suing several tenants of Regency Mobile Home Park for unpaid rent. The company has filed 22 rent and possession lawsuits and intends on evicting the tenants.

Columbia man arrested for Sunday shooting

Mar 6, 2012

Larrell Banks, 18, of Columbia was arrested early Monday morning for shooting and killing a man on North Eighth Street Sunday afternoon.

Newscast for March 6, 2012

Mar 6, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • A man is arrested for Sunday's Columbia shooting.
  • Missouri Republicans stand up for under-fire conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh.
  • Washington University researchers make new discovery regarding Alzheimer's disease.

Newscast for March 5, 2012

Mar 5, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA news room, including:

  • A central Missouri judge considers a legal challenge over a state constitutional amendment dealing with prayer.
  • Students push for MU Curators change.
  • President Obama will visit Joplin High School graduation on May 21.

Columbia police are looking for a suspect in the shooting death of a 39-year-old man.

Newscast for March 5, 2012

Mar 5, 2012
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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.

House members debate day care bill

Mar 1, 2012

Legislation cracking down on unlicensed day care providers evoked emotional testimony in a House committee hearing.

Missouri January unemployment numbers dip

Mar 1, 2012
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Missouri ‘s unemployment rate fell by half a point to 7.5 percent in January - the lowest level in over 3 years, according to the latest state report.

Storm teams with the National Weather Service spent much of Wednesday studying storm damage in Southern Missouri.

Newscast for March 1, 2012

Mar 1, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • More coverage of storms in southern Missouri.
  • Missouri unemployment rate falls.
  • Gov. Jay Nixon releases millions for K-12 budget.

A hospital in Branson treated 32 people in the hours after a tornado hit the tourist destination.

Newscast for February 29, 2012

Feb 29, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

Newscast for February 28, 2012

Feb 28, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • State senators face uncertain future after Mo. Supreme Court tosses redrawn district lines.
  • The Missouri Supreme Court hears testimony over a redistricting of House seats.
  • An Oscar-winning film and its directors are coming to Columbia.
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The Missouri Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a lawsuit challenging the new State House redistricting map. 

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