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Amidst reports that the White House is considering military action in Syria, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt says the United States already missed the point to have a real impact at the early stages of that country's conflict.

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In his speech in Warrensburg, President Barack Obama praised a Missouri program that allows selected high school students to graduate from college early and gain work experience as they do so. 

“I want other colleges to take a look at what's being done here,” Obama said.

Missouri officials are both praising and condemning President Obama’s executive order today that halts deportation of teenage and young adult illegal immigrants.

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The Archdiocese of St. Louis and Catholic Charities of St. Louis are among dozens of Roman Catholic institutions suing the Obama administration over a mandate that most employers provide birth control coverage.

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Joplin High School's Class of 2012 will cap a senior year marked by tragedy and perseverance Monday night with a commencement speech by President Barack Obama.

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.

The Joplin High School class of 2012 will graduate one day later than expected in May, but students will get a memorable commencement speaker in exchange for the delayed ceremony.

Newscast for February 13, 2012

Feb 13, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Missouri high court to consider redistricting challenge
  • Northwest Missouri levee districts get grants
  • Missouri's senator at odds on Obama's contraceptive plan

The Obama Administration announced today it is moving forward with a program to help students manage their loans.