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Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Alan Freeman will be the new Director of the Department of Social Services
  • A Mo. Appeals Court agrees with the decision to throw out George Allen's murder conviction
  • Missouri minimum wage earners will get a slight raise in the new year

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • The Missouri DNR has yet to enforce punishment after a September acid spill in Columbia
  • Phase 1 of the Birds Point levee restoration project is complete
  • Governor Jay Nixon's office estimates Medicaid expansion would save the state money

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Former Congressman Wendall Bailey throws his hat in the ring to replace Jo Ann Emerson
  • Mamtek investors will begin getting a small portion of their money back
  • The MU athletic department gets a pledge of $6.4 million over the next 10 years

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is urigning the National Rifle Association to help prevent future mass killings
  • Public schools in Columbia and Jefferson City will be under heightened security Friday
  • A winter storm causes numerous power outages in Mid-Missouri

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Missouri legislators introduce a bill that would allow teachers and administrators to carry guns in schools
  • Missouri's U.S. Senators discuss gun control
  • Animal advocates appeal to the Missouri Supreme Court over fees

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • The Columbia Public School District helps parents prepare to talk to their kids about the Newtown, CT mass shooting.
  • The state Tax Credit Review Commission issues its updated recommendations.
  • Jo Ann Emerson may step down from her U.S. House post even earlier than first announced.

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • An immigration panel meets in Jefferson City
  • A state leader talks about the possibility of a Medicaid expansion
  • Eminent domain petitions are cleared for signature gathering
  • Mamtek's CEO is denied a lower bond

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Shippers on the Mississippi River fear a halt to barge traffic
  • MU students spend Thanksgiving on the Pacific Ocean
  • Columbia Public School libraries increase use of mobile technology

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Hunters kill more than 200,000 deer in Missouri
  • Frontier Airlines begins flights from Columbia Regional Airport
  • A man files suit in St. Louis over secret government testing during the Cold War

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  •  A tentative agreement to add flights to Dallas and Chicago from Columbia Regional Airport
  • A couple leaves $1.3 million to the MU School of Medicine
  • A Columbia Attorney is among the nominees for the MO Supreme Court

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • The possession of fireworks is now illegal in Columbia
  • Opponents of a new Break Time in Columbia are re-gathering petition signatures
  • Supporters of a ballot measure are still unhappy with Secretary of State Robin Carnahan's ballot summary.

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • The former CEO of Mamtek is arrested and faces numerous criminal charges related to the failed Moberly factory
  • The Columbia City Council approves the 2013 City budget, including cuts to retiree's benefits
  • Captains in the Columbia Police Department are now considered "at will" employees

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Supporters of initiative petitions regarding payday loans and minimum wage are giving up on a lawsuit trying to get the issues on the November ballot
  • A new law make standardizes yellow lights across the state
  • Columbia might seek voter approval for a new hotel tax

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • The latest on Todd Akin - an endorsement in jeopardy, and a comment from Karl Rove joking about Akin's murder.
  • Former MO House Speaker Steven Tilley registers as a lobbyist, not long after resigning from office
  • MU announces $5 million in funding for biomedical research projects

This regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • It appears Attorney General Chris Koster will not appeal a ruling that changes wording on a ballot measure regarding health care exchanges.
  • Premium Standard Farms reaches an undisclosed settlement with 287 Northern Missouri residents.
  • Columbia students scored above the state average on AP tests.

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • A new poll shows Todd Akin trailing Clarie McCaskill by 10 points in the U.S. Senate race
  • The MU School of Medicine announces its interim dean

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • The latest on Todd Akin, who is still running for US Senate
  • Missouri ACT scores hold steady
  • A Missouri group will go to China to try to foster business relationships there

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Columbia Regional Airport adds a new flight to Orlando, and the city wants to build a new terminal
  • School starts in Columbia and Jefferson City
  • Todd Akin is in hot water over comments at the Missouri State Fair.

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Missouri exports are up an estimated 6% so far this year
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill takes Rep. Todd Akin to task over the farm bill
  • Republicans will likely move to replace House Speaker Steven Tilley, who stepped down this week
  • More heat related deaths bring the total up to 34 in the state this year

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Illinois and Missouri rank among the worst 20 states in the nation in terms of air pollution from power plants
  • US Senator Claire McCaskill says she is admittedly “relieved” to not be facing wealthy businessman John Brunner as she fights to keep her seat
  • The 2012 Missouri State Fair is underway in Sedalia

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Five races from the Missouri primary Tuesday could be eligible for a recount
  • Police apprehended an inmate who hijacked a patrol car with two other inmates in the back seat
  • A man died after jumping off a parking garage in downtown Columbia

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • More on the results from Tuesday's primary
  • A report on the voter turnout
  • A England-born Mid-Missouri woman gets an extension that will allow her to stay in the country.

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Sen. Claire McCaskill weighs in on the Republican primary that will determine her challenger in November
  • A soy-based chicken producer plans to re-locate to Columbia, and create 60 jobs over 5 years
  • The Army Corps of Engineers says the Missouri River is 15% below its normal level

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • A Task Force will help try to secure federal funding for a small nuclear reactor project in Missouri
  • Gov. Nixon declares a state of emergency in Missouri because of the drought
  • An update on the proposed horse slaughterhouse in southern Missouri.

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • A report on the procession for Columbia soldier Sterling Wyatt, whose body was returned home today.
  • NOAA predicts the hot, dry weather will linger in the fall.
  • Mark Twain National Forest expects above average fire damage this year.

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Details on the 24th heat-related death in Missouri since June
  • Hear from an author who wants the rights to his book back from the University of Missouri Press
  • A Missouri judge has terminated the parental rights of a Guatemalan woman who was contesting her son's 2008 adoption by a Carthage, Mo. couple.

Regional News coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Governor Nixon vetoes 10 bills - including a controversial one involving insurance coverage for contraception
  • Two Columbia soldiers have died in the last 5 days
  • The city of Columbia is proposing major changes to benefits for future city employees

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Governor Nixon signing legislation aiming to protect senior citizens and the disabled from financial exploitation
  • Rep. Vicky Hartzler weighs in on the vote to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act
  • Major changes to the process farmers use to apply for low interest loans during a drought
  • Research at Washington University could help diagnose early onset Alzheimer's Disease more than a decade before it occurs.

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Former Mo Governor Roger Wilson is expected to ask for probation on federal finance fraud charges.
  • MO Sen. Claire McCaskill finally weighs in on the Supreme Court's ruling on the Affordable Care Act
  • Governor Nixon signs a bill into law limiting the hours employees can work at mental health facilities

Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • An update on which cities will have their fireworks displays tonight, and which won't because of dry conditions.
  • Mo Republicans cry foul over Secretary of State's ballot summaries
  • A story from a 4th of July event put on by Mormon Congregations in Columbia

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