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Afternoon Newscast for December 15, 2017
Regional stories from the KBIA Newsroom, including: State Board of Education Accelerates Process to Find New Commissioner Arrest Made in Connection with Bomb Threat Some with HIV in Missouri to Lose Health Care Coverage in 2018 Last Day to Apply for Health Care Through ACA
Dec 15 11:54PM
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Open Enrollment for ACA Marketplace Insurance Ends Friday
Friday is the last day to apply for health care in 2018 through the Affordable Care Act. Missourians can apply online at healthcare.gov , over the phone or in person through an agent or broker.
Dec 15 11:53PM
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Some with HIV in Missouri to Lose Health Care in 2018
Some HIV-positive patients in nearly half the counties in Missouri will lose health insurance coverage next year. The Department of Health and Senior Services announced that nearly 100 HIV patients in Missouri will no longer have access to a comprehensive health insurance plan effective Jan. 1 as a result of high costs.
Dec 15 11:50PM
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Arrest Made in Connection with Bomb Threat
An arrest has been made in connection with a bomb threat on MUs campus Wednesday afternoon. The department received a call from a student who was concerned about comments that someone made to her on a shuttle bus about the bus exploding. Chief of Police R.
Dec 15 11:44PM
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Off the Clock Meet Alice Wells, Missouri Contemporary Ballets Newest Member
Off the Clock Meet Alice Wells, Missouri Contemporary Ballets Newest Member Columbias Missouri Contemporary Ballet celebrated its 12th season last month with its original production Eclipse in Movement. This week, I talked with its newest member, Alice Wells, about the joys and challenges of working as a professional dancer for a small company. Shes 21-years-old and moved away from home at the young age of 14 to start training as a professional.
Dec 15 11:00PM
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Thinking Out Loud: Holiday Previews
A recent episode of Thinking Out Loud featured a pair of previews of upcoming holiday performances in Mid-Missouri. We look ahead to Jefferson City's Southside Philharmonic Orchestra 's weekend performances of the Nutcracker and the Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre 's ongoing staging of A Christmas Carol.
Dec 15 10:49PM
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Discover Nature: American Beavers
This week on Discover Nature, watch for an ecological engineer, and unsung steward of streams.
Dec 15 10:16PM
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Paul Pepper: Rebecca Johnson and Gretchen Carlisle, Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction
Today Paul Pepper visits with REBECCA JOHNSON and GRETCHEN CARLISLE about a partnership between the Research Center for Human-Animal Interaction, the Central Missouri Humane Society and Second Chance to look at the impact a cat from a shelter has on the life of a child with autism. The study will pay particular attention to social skills and stress levels, and compare it to that of a dog in a similar role. December 15, 2017
Dec 15 2:50PM
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Morning Newscast for December 15, 2017
Regional stories from the KBIA Newsroom, including: Missouri Veterans Commission Director Resigns Tuition Waivers for Graduate Students Likely to Remain Untaxed Columbia Police Officers Will Now Carry Naloxone Kits
Dec 15 2:36PM
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Columbia Police Officers Will Now Carry Naloxone Kits
The Columbia Police Department issued 75 opioid overdose reversal medication kits to officers on Wednesday. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse provided training to officers over the past few months for naloxone, or brand name Narcan, nasal spray kits. The kits include a dose of naloxone spray, nitrile gloves, safety glasses, instructions for use and a resource guide for services that assist with narcotics addiction, according to a department news release.
Dec 15 1:25PM
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