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AM Newscasts
9:10 am
Wed May 9, 2012

Newscast for May 9, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • A stalemate in budget negotiations continues in the Missouri General Assembly.
  • Missouri veteran goes on a hunger strike over a piece of legislation.
  • A Kansas City man is arrested for robbing a Columbia bank.
Talking Politics
1:11 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

Talking Politics for May 1, 2012

Missouri legislators face a number of key policy decisions before the end of session in late May.
File KBIA

This week we sit down with Columbia Daily Tribune statehouse reporter Rudy Keller to discuss the big issues facing the General Assembly as the end of the legislative session approaches.

Talking Politics
2:14 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Talking Politics for April 24, 2012

Missouri legislators have until May 11 to deliver a budget to Gov. Jay Nixon.
File KBIA

This week on Talking Politics we speak with Columbia state Senator Kurt Schaefer about the budget-making process.

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Politics
2:46 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Presidential hopeful Ron Paul brings message to MU campus

Presidential candidate Ron Paul waves to a crowd today after speaking on MU's campus.
Danny Matteson KBIA

Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul spoke at the University of Missouri today, two days before the state’s caucus. The visit comes as Paul trails the other Republican candidates by a significant margin in the delegate count. KBIA's Ryan Famuliner and Scott Kanowsky report.

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Talking Politics
9:11 am
Wed February 8, 2012

Talking Politics for February 7, 2012

This week on Talking Politics we take a look back at the week that was in Jefferson City, where education policy and funding dominated much of the debate.

Science, Health and Technology
5:49 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Increasing enrollment rates strain university mental health systems

As enrollment rates increase at universities across the country, counselors say they face more difficulties handling student mental health concerns.  And as KBIA’s Scott Kanowsky reports, the University of Missouri system is feeling the strain as well.                                     

Dr. David Wallace is standing in front of a class of college students, a PowerPoint projection lit behind him.  It is Suicide Prevention Week at MU, so Wallace is giving tips on coping with severe mental health problems.

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Under the Microscope
4:39 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

The changing fast food menu

Chain restaurants will soon be required to list calorie information on their menu.
Grant Gerlock/NET News

This week on the episode: fast food chains may soon be forced to disclose health information on their menus. Plus, a surging student population places pressure on the mental health counselors at the University of Missouri.

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AM Newscasts
9:28 am
Tue December 13, 2011

Newscast for December 13, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom:

  • MU names new president today
  • Former sheriff's deputy faces charges for murder
  • Missouri public defenders ask for right to turn down cases
AM Newscasts
10:55 am
Mon December 12, 2011

Newscast for December 12, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom:

  • Democrat Russ Carnahan plans to run again for Congress--but where?
  • Alleged double murderer is in fair condition after gunfight with police
  • Columbia public schools go through redistricting changes
Politics
6:23 pm
Tue December 6, 2011

Missouri legislators questioning statewide health care exchange

Missouri legislators are struggling to pry answers from the Missouri Department of Insurance head about the possible start of a statewide health care exchange.

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AM Newscasts
10:47 am
Thu December 1, 2011

Newscast for December 1, 2011

Regional news form the KBIA newsroom including:

  • Government development agency testifies that Mamtek's claims were never fact checked
  • MU researchers recommend exercise for breast cancer after years of warning against