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A weekly look at business issues important to mid-Missouri this week.

A weekly look at business issues important to mid-Missouri this week.
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Marshfield, MA

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A weekly look at business issues important to mid-Missouri this week.

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English


Episodes

Afternoon Newscast for September 19, 2018

9/19/2018
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Regional stories from the KBIA Newsroom, including: Former Top Missouri Democrat Sentenced to Federal Prison Columbia City Leaders Unveil New Marker on African-American Heritage Trail Missouri Education Board Launches Search for Top Official CoMO SEPTA Hosts Presentation to Inform Parents and Advocates About IEPs Catholic Schools Superintendent Resigns After Allegations

Duration:00:03:45

Columbia City Leaders Unveil New Marker on African-American Heritage Trail

9/19/2018
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City leaders unveiled new markers on Columbia’s African-American Heritage Trail at a ceremony Tuesday. The markers commemorate African-American history in the city at Douglass Pool, the Original Russell Chapel and the Annie Fisher House. Vicki Russell played a part in researching for the project. “This unveiling is our fifth marker since we started at Sharp End,” Russell said. “We have 12 to 14 more markers in the works. In combination with those markers and ones that already exist that were...

Duration:00:00:52

Discover Nature: Blue-Winged Teal Migration

9/19/2018
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This week on Discover Nature , watch for a swift-flying migratory duck traveling through Missouri from the north. Blue-winged teal breed all across North America, and they leave their summer homes early, from as far north as Alaska, to overwinter along the Gulf of Mexico, and as far south as Argentina. Adult males – called drakes – are small, each with a dark gray head and a white crescent between the eye and bill. A light blue patch adorns the forewing just above a greenish patch of...

Duration:00:00:58

Morning Newscast for September 19, 2018

9/19/2018
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Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Fourth and Fifth Markers Commemorating Columbia African-American Heritage Unveiled Future Uncertain for Clean Missouri Rate of Missourians Without Health Insurance Remains at 9 Percent, Census Finds Missouri Education Department Wants to Rev Up School Transportation Funding

Duration:00:03:22

Afternoon Newscast for September 18, 2018

9/18/2018
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Regional Stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri Education Officials Plan to Ask State Legislature for More Transportation Aid Missouri Rancher Sues Over Deaths of Cattle in Flooding Salute to Veterans Airshow Moves to Jefferson City in 2019 Kansas City Revokes Officers' Awards for 2013 Fatal Shooting

Duration:00:02:59

Morning Newscast for Tuesday, September 18

9/18/2018
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Regional Stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Blunt, McCaskill Call for Inquiry into Kavanaugh Allegations Two Missouri Healthcare Groups Call on Hawley Local Groups Work to Fill STEM Education Gaps After Senate Bill Council Approves Raises for City Workers as Part of 2019 Budget

Duration:00:03:00

Rock Bridge Dedicates Football Stadium Renovation

9/18/2018
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Columbia Public Schools and Rock Bridge High School dedicated the renovation of the school’s football stadium last Friday. The $6.4 million project was paid for with funds from a 2014 voter-approved bond issue and renovated the press box, concession stand, restrooms, bleachers and track. KBIA's Mitch Legan was there, and he sent an audio postcard from the Bruins' game against the Lee's Summit West Titans.

Duration:00:01:15

Afternoon Newscast for September 17, 2018

9/17/2018
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Regional headlines from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri Auditor Finds Issues With Domestic Violence Funds Blunt, McCaskill Call For Inquiry Into Kavanaugh Allegiations Politically Speaking: Former. Sen Talent makes the Case Agaisnt Passing Clean Missouri Columbia City Council To Vote On Minimum Wage For City Employees

Duration:00:03:06

The Obvious Question

9/17/2018
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Get ready to throw your assumptions about disability out the window! In "The Obvious Question," Madi Lawson, a 21-year-old journalism student who has two rare forms of muscular dystrophy, takes on the assumptions, misconceptions and just plain ignorance others have about people with disabilities. But this isn't your typical conversation about disability. In this podcast Madi talks with co-host Becky Smith and others about fashion, friendship, dating and more - challenging all the things you...

Duration:00:02:16

Can you even have sex?

9/17/2018
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"Just call me 'pretty'." In this episode, Madi and Becky look at the world of dating, relationships and...sex. Madi sat down with Lexi, one of her best friends who also has SMA, and Lexi's boyfriend, Tyler, to talk about the way the world perceives their relationship. Whether it's the world over-sexualizing and under-sexualizing them at the same time, asking their able-bodied companions to talk for them or the physical realties of sex-this is a conversation about disability that you've never...

Duration:00:21:27

Can you even walk a runway?

9/17/2018
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When was the last time you saw a model with a disability? Or a person with a disability featured in an advertising campaign? On a runway? Or even a mannequin in a store that showcased a different ability? It might be hard to recall even one. In this episode, Madi and Becky take a look at the world of fashion-Madi's #1 love. She talks with fashion designer Tobie Roberts about how to design for disabled bodies, their experiences working together for Kansas City Fashion Week and what the...

Duration:00:18:54

Do you have any real friends?

9/17/2018
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More than once, Madi has been asked if her friends-who look nothing like her-are her sister or caretaker. In this episode, Madi and Becky take a look at the crossroads of friendship and caretakers. Madi talks to her younger roommates, Tonesha and Haley, who are still learning what it's like to have a friend with a disability, and her best friend, Jessie, who's old hat and muses about how being Madi's friend has turned her into a fierce advocate for the rights of those with disabilities....

Duration:00:16:17

How do you pee?

9/17/2018
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There’s no party quite like a pee party. In this episode, Madi and Becky talk all things bathroom with her best friend, Sabrina or “Bean.” These girls have been through it all – the rocky road of high school, prom dress shopping and more bathroom trips than either can count. Madi and Bean talk about bathrooms, about the way others have asked Madi to make her body more accommodating to them and about the perception of disabled bodies in public spaces. Hosts: Madison Lawson, Rebecca Smith...

Duration:00:16:31

Can a salon even serve people like you?

9/17/2018
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Pink. Blue. Icy Blonde. You name a color, Madi’s hair has been it. But what about finding a salon that can accommodate her needs? In this episode, Madi and Becky explore the multi-colored world of hair salons. Madi and her stylist, Amber, talk about their relationship, working with clients who’s needs are different and about what salons can do to be more welcoming to all people of all abilities. Hosts: Madison Lawson, Rebecca Smith Reporting By: Taylor Kinnerup, Rebecca Smith Producer: Elena...

Duration:00:15:35

Are you sad because you’re disabled?

9/17/2018
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Madi says people often feel sorry for her for the wrong reasons. It's not the fact that she has SMA or uses a wheelchair that make her sad, it's the same things as any 21-year-old: boys, school or simply a bad hair day. In this episode, Madi and Becky take a look at the world of disabilities and mental health. Separated into two different chunks, the first part of the episode questions the assumptions others have about the mental health of people with disabilities through reflections on a...

Duration:00:24:10

Morning Newscast for September 17, 2018

9/17/2018
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Regional headlines from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri Pilot Program Reinvests in Options for Former Offenders Families of duck boat victims oppose delay in lawsuits Committee narrowly OKs lawyer's federal judge nomination

Duration:00:02:56

Afternoon Newscast for September 14, 2018

9/14/2018
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Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri Lawmakers Pass Computer Science, Drug Court Bills Judge Tosses Clean Missouri Initiative off the November Ballot UM System Announces Plans for $260 Million Investment Mexico Middle-Schooler Found With Gun on Campus

Duration:00:03:37

Global Journalist: Central African Crisis Stirred by Diamonds, Russia

9/14/2018
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The Central African Republic is one of the toughest places to live in the world. Since the start of a civil war in 2013, a total of 14 different warring militias now control parts of the country. The central government governs little but the capital Bangui. The United Nations says the country has the lowest level of human development in the world. Conflict over control of diamond mines and other natural resources has helped fuel the conflict, and a U.N. peacekeeping mission has failed to...

Duration:00:28:26

Morning Newscast for September 14, 2018

9/14/2018
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Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Visited Kansas City One Factor among Many, MU's National Ranking Continues To Slide Rally and Walk for the Climate Invited Officials and Candidates To Share Views Missouri Senate Candidates To Square Off in First Debate

Duration:00:03:20

Afternoon Newscast for September 13, 2018

9/13/2018
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Regional stories from the KBIA newsroom, including: Missouri Lawmakers Wrap Up Annual Veto Session Attorney General Jeff Sessions Visits Kansas City New Scanner At MU Could Help Food Shortages New Boundary Lines Approved For Jefferson City School District Trump Tariffs Put Missouri Senate Candidate Hawley In Bind

Duration:00:03:16