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Schaefer, Still square off in debate on MU campus

Oct 3, 2012
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Higher education funding and the state budget were the dominant topics in the most recent state senate debate between incumbent Republican Senator Kurt Schaefer and his Democratic challenger, Representative Mary Still.

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A bipartisan redistricting commission reached an agreement over Missouri's 34 state Senate districts.

Newscast for February 27, 2012

Feb 27, 2012
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Regional news coverage from the KBIA News room, including:

  • Analysis of an agreement reached over new state Senate districts.
  • Columbia Transit is looking to cut costs from its 2013 budget.
  • Some Missourians will have to pay more out-of-pocket for Medicaid coverage under new state plan.

Newscast for February 15, 2012

Feb 15, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Timothy Wolfe reports for his first day as UM System president.
  • Missouri's Senate is in the process of extending the candidate filing deadline.
  • Chris Koster urges action on Missouri's Second Injury Fund.
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A Missouri state senator says religious groups should not be barred from receiving state funds to operate their schools.

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The state Senate is moving quickly to try to postpone Missouri's candidacy filing period because of uncertainties over the state's new legislative districts.

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The Missouri Supreme Court is declining to weigh in on the constitutionality of new state House districts — at least for now.

Newscast for January 25, 2012

Jan 25, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • The Missouri Cattlemen's Association is backing a bill to increase weight limits for hauling livestock on state highways.
  • A proposed compromise on a texting-and-driving law falls flat in the Missouri Senate.
  • Missouri has the nation's highest black homicide rate for the second straight year.
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Legislation that would change Missouri’s workplace discrimination standards is getting attention this week by both State House and Senate members.