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GEORGE KENNEDY: MU's climate is challenged, but changing
Youve read, I hope, the Missourians excellent coverage this week of the climate survey that was conducted a year ago to assess attitudes and behaviors of students, faculty and staff throughout the University system. If you have, you know that the findings revealed fairly high levels of discomfort among students and discontent among faculty and staff at MU. Only two-thirds of the nearly 5,000 MU students who responded to the survey said they felt comfortable on campus.
Sep 19, 2017 11:01PM - KBIA Local News
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Afternoon Newscast for September 19, 2017
Regional stories from the KBIA Newsroom, including: Rock Bridge Christian Church Votes to Become Sanctuary Church Final Budget Approved After Council Votes to Increase Water Rates Meeting Thursday to Discuss MKT Trail Renovations Third Greitens' Appointee to Board of Education Withdraws
Sep 19, 2017 10:47PM - KBIA Local News
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Talking Politics: Police Chief Ken Burton Gives His Take on Racial Desparity in Traffic Stops
Traffic stop data released by the Missouri Attorney General's office shows a disparity between black and white drivers in Columbia, but not everyone agrees as to what the numbers mean. Black drivers in Columbia were pulled over at a rate almost four times higher than white drivers in 2016. Some local groups, like Race Matters, Friends, say this is clear evidence of racial profiling and called for changes in the police department.
Sep 19, 2017 9:56PM - KBIA Local News
A third person appointed by Gov. Eric Greitens to the state board of education won't serve on the board. Two current board members criticized the governor after Springfield resident Heidi Crane's declined to accept the appointment.
Sep 19, 2017 9:48PM - KBIA Local News
The MKT Nature and Fitness trail will undergo some major work this winter that will result in a large section of the trail being closed for several months. At least two of the bridges along the trail will be replaced in a $380,000 overhaul, creating detours. A meeting has been called this Thursday for park planners to discuss the project with residents.
Sep 19, 2017 9:44PM - KBIA Local News
Rock Bridge Christian Church announced Sunday that it is the second sanctuary church in Columbia. The Universalist Unitarian Church became Columbias first sanctuary church in April. Sanctuary churches provide shelter and support for immigrants facing deportation.
Sep 19, 2017 9:20PM - KBIA Local News
Three very different stories illustrate the common -- and deepening -- fault line that news, sports, entertainment media and higher education are trying desperately to straddle. Every word, every video clip, every invited speaker, every programming decision is viewed through the hyper-partisan lens of pro-Trump and anti-Trump activists. On this week's episode of Views of the News we discuss Sean Spicer, Chelsea Manning and ESPN's Jemele Hill.
Sep 19, 2017 9:00PM - KBIA Local News
Today, were bringing you United and Divided , a series of stories on bridging the urban-rural divide. It's reported by Harvest Public Media . In the wake of the 2016 presidential election one thing is clear: rural America and urban America see things differently.
Sep 19, 2017 3:09PM - KBIA Local News
Today Paul Pepper visits with MARILYN McLEOD, League of Women Voters, about National Voter Registration Day. Marilyn tells us that while most people are registered, if you're not, September 26th is a good day "to just get it done." If you are looking to 'get it done', the League will be registering people that day at the Columbia Public Library! At [4:14] GAIL HUMPHRIES MARDIROSIAN tells us about Stephens College School of Performing Arts' 70th season, now underway with "Intimate Apparel.
Sep 19, 2017 1:50PM - KBIA Local News
Regional stories from the KBIA Newsroom, including: City Hires Two Consultants to Evaluate Electric System More Protests Set for Tuesday After Quiet Night in St. Louis Final Budget Approved After Council Votes to Increase Water Rates State Audit Shows Missouri's Legal Expense Fund is Underfunded
Sep 19, 2017 1:26PM - KBIA Local News