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KJAB Christian Radio believes in keeping its listeners up to date on local Missouri news. KJAB does not have its own local Missouri news desk but gathers its news primarily from Missouri newspapers and Central Missouri news stations. We cover Missouri state news as well as news in Columbia, Fulton, Mexico, Moberly, and Jefferson City. To hear the news in Missouri, tune in today!



  • Missouri Senator tests positive for COVID-19 after attending public hearings
    State Senator Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester, has tested positive for COVID-19. He confirmed the news today on Twitter. “Fortunately, I am experiencing mild symptoms. Out of an abundance of caution, I will be quarantining at home for the next 10 days,” he said. The Missouri Senate has been in session this week. Koenig attended Senate Committee […]  Fri, 22 Jan 2021 23:08:33 +0000

  • Missouri food stamp recipients get 15% increase in benefit through June
    Missourians who get food stamps will have their benefit amount increased through June. The state Department of Social Services says federal legislation signed into law last month includes a 15% increase in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit. The chart below shows the new maximum monthly SNAP amount that includes the 15% increase Missouri […]  Fri, 22 Jan 2021 21:29:00 +0000

  • Trump pardons ex-U.S. Congressman who lived in Missouri
    Before leaving office this week, former President Donald Trump granted a partial pardon to a former U.S. Congressman from the state of California who lived in Missouri for many years. Randy “Duke” Cunningham, a Republican who lived in the Shelbina and Columbia areas, served in Congress from 1991 to 2005. He is a former Top […]  Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:58:29 +0000

  • (Audio) Missourinet Morning News 1-22-2021
    Missouri Lawmakers are close to giving themselves a raise and a jail escapee from eastern Missouri has been picked up in New Mexico. Bill Wise reports.  Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:00:53 +0000

  • Bieniemy’s window closing. “Yes I do want to be a head coach”
    Seven head coaching positions opened this NFL season. Six have been filled. All that’s open for Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy is a Houston Texans job from an organization that didn’t include him in their original round of interviews. In all, 11 head coaches positions have been filled since Bieniemy has been an offensive coordinator […]  Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:04:20 +0000