Newscast for November 14, 2011

Nov 14, 2011

Regional news from the KBIA newsroom, including:

  • Former MU football running back and co-captain Derrick Washington has been sentenced to 5 years in prison.
  • Columbia Public Schools administrators will meet tonight to ask the Board of Education’s approval to build new gymnasiums at Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools.
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have a new manager.
  • Telephone utilities in 18 states in the south, west and midwest, will receive nearly $500 million dollars in USDA funds to build, expand and improve broadband in rural areas.
  • Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder wants to suspend the wage requirements for workers rebuilding some government-financed homes after the Joplin tornado.
  • The Columbia Regional Airport will be cutting their service beginning next month.