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May 21, 2012
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Newscast for May 15, 2012

May 15, 2012

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Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh was inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians today, in a ceremony that was kept under wraps until less than an hour before it happened.

Word of the ceremony leaked out after various media members spotted Limbaugh inside the Missouri Capitol.  The ceremony was by invitation only, and the audience consisted of Republican lawmakers and family and friends.  Limbaugh told the audience that other members of his family were more deserving of the honor, but he also thanked House Speaker Steven Tilley (R, Perryville) for not rescinding it.

Rumors swept the Missouri Capitol that the bust of conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh was being delivered Tuesday, along with the bust of former slave Dred Scott.  House Speaker Steven Tilley recently announced that both would be inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians this year.  The sculptor, E. Spencer Schubert, made a post to his website Tuesday indicating he was transporting both busts to the Capitol – but the post was later altered to remove the reference to Limbaugh.

 

Around a hundred demonstrators rallied outside the State Capitol Wednesday to protest plans to induct conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh into the Hall of Famous Missourians. 

Talking Politics for March 13, 2012

Mar 20, 2012
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A bust of controversial conservative talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh--who is from Cape Girardeau--might be placed in the Hall of Famous Missourians in the state capitol building.  This week we talk with Missouri House Speaker Steven Tilley, the man leading the charge to put the bust in the Hall.

Group continues anti-Limbaugh bust protest

Mar 20, 2012
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Another group has organized a protest against the Missouri House Speaker's plan to put controversial conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh in the Hall of Famous Missourians

Newscast for March 20, 2012

Mar 20, 2012
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  • Missouri Democrats push ethics bill
  • Missourians can now apply for state money to grow specialty crops
  • The fight over a bust of conservative talk show host in Missouri Capitol continues

House Democrats are proposing formal criteria and a requirement for bipartisan approval before people are inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians — a reaction to criticism of the selection of Rush Limbaugh for the honor.

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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.

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.