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Afternoon Newscast for September 1, 2017
Local and regional news from the KBIA Newsroom.
Sep 1, 2017 11:15PM - KBIA Local News
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Global Journalist: Congo's Retreat From Democracy
After more than 16 years in power, the Democratic Republic of Congo's President Joseph Kabila was to step down after his term expired in December. Instead his government has repeatedly postponed elections, spurring violence across sub-Saharan Africa's largest country and raising fears that Kabila may not intend to relinquish power peacefully. On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at rising tensions in a country still recovering from a horrific war.
Sep 1, 2017 3:58PM - KBIA Local News
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Morning Newscast for September 1, 2017
Regional stories from the KBIA Newsroom, including: Treece Offers Personal Support for Petition Seeking Minimum Wage Increase Kansas Boy's Relatives Sue Kansas, Missouri Social Workers Gas Prices See a 17-cent Jump Already This Week in the Wake of Hurricane Harvey Columbia Schools Collect Donations for Hurricane Harvey Victims
Sep 1, 2017 2:49PM - KBIA Local News
Columbia Mayor Brian Treece said he supports an effort to increase Missouris minimum wage. But, he said, he wont be actively soliciting support for a November 2018 ballot initiative that would ask voters whether to increase the minimum wage. Thats not his role as mayor, Treece said.
Sep 1, 2017 2:08PM - KBIA Local News
Hickman High School basketball coach Cray Logan put out a call Tuesday for students to donate team T-shirts to victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston. By Thursday, more than 200 shirts had been dropped off at the school. Collecting athletic T-shirts for flood victims, which began this week with a tweet from the University of Houston, has quickly gained steam in Columbias middle and high schools.
Sep 1, 2017 2:04PM - KBIA Local News
On Tuesday, gas prices in Columbia averaged $2.17. By Thursday, that average had jumped to $2.
Sep 1, 2017 2:01PM - KBIA Local News
Relatives of a 7-year-old Kansas boy whose remains were fed to pigs after he was killed by his father and stepmother claim in a lawsuit that social workers in Missouri and the child welfare agency in Kansas did not do enough to protect him. The lawsuit alleges child welfare workers had several chances to remove Adrian Jones from his home and were aware that he was physically abused for years but did little except document the abuse. The boy's remains were found outside a Kansas City, Kansas, home in November 2015.
Sep 1, 2017 1:55PM - KBIA Local News
Today Paul Pepper visits with ALEX LaBRUNERIE, President of LaBrunerie Financial, about the types of tax-free charitable contributions you should make before the end of the year. (Don't wait until January 1!) Also, Alex shares his thoughts on saving for long-term care. September 1, 2017
Sep 1, 2017 1:50PM - KBIA Local News
Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: GOP Lawmaker Faces Calls for Resignation after Facebook Post on Confederate Statute Vandalism Deeper Dive in Moody's Report Shows UM System Outlook Stressed but Promising Agro-Terrorism Concerns and Coordination of Response Columbia Public Schools to Provide Free ACT Tests for All Juniors
Aug 31, 2017 11:03PM - KBIA Local News
Today Paul Pepper visits with CONNIE SHAY about the 15th annual Boonslick Folk Festival, happening 10--4 Labor Day in Howard County! See some great pics from years past and find out who will be 'stepping back in time' this go-around! At [5:14] JILL WOMACK invites all ages to sign up for fall classes. (And by "all ages," we mean from 'cradle to college', to borrow Jill's words.) Get details on that and upcoming auditions for 'Cinderella'! August 31, 2017
Aug 31, 2017 1:50PM - KBIA Local News