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Jackson County Sees Increased Need For Foster Care03/30/15
Since 2007, the number of children in need of foster care in Jackson County has nearly doubled. We speak with Denise Cross, President and CEO of...
'Supersurvivors' Thrive In The Aftermath Of Tragedy
For many, the goal after living through trauma is to get back to normal. On this edition of Up To Date, guest host Brian Ellison speaks with two authors...
Local Listen: Danielle Nicole
Danielle Nicole Schnebelen went right to work following the recent breakup of the popular Kansas City blues-rock band Trampled Under Foot. Schnebelen’s...
Up To Date Remembers Steve Metzler
Kansas City’s Steve Metzler was a business leader, a nonprofit supporter, and a patron of the arts, but phrases don’t begin to describe the impact he...
Kansas City Engineer Proposes A Smart I-70
Technology is finding it's way into every part of our lives, and it may be in our roads sooner than we think. One Kansas City engineer is proposing a...
Financial Planning For Life's Transitions
Financial transitioning is a challenge whether you're entering the workforce for the first time or planning your retirement. On this edition of Up to...
Wikipedia's Gender Gap
Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well-documented. Research by the Wikimedia Foundation determined that less than 15% of its contributors identify as female...
Title IX and Sexual Assault
Sexual assault on college campuses is getting new attention these days as societal attitudes change regarding this issue. On this edition of Up To Date,...
Kansas Among States To Call For Constitutional Convention
Kansas and Missouri, among other states, are pushing a bill calling for a national constitutional convention —the first since the original convention in...
Kansas City Producer On Crowdfunding Sci-Fi Web Series 'Paradox City'
Kansas City producer Jim McCullough is fulfilling a dream to create a Sci-fi show filmed in his hometown. Paradox City takes place in a world where...
MO Lawmakers Push For Civics Requirement For High School Seniors
In order to become a naturalized citizen, immigrants must pass a basic U.S. civics test. Some Missouri lawmakers are pushing for the state to adopt...
KC Rep Lets Its 'Hair' Down
Long-haired peace-loving hippies promoting ideas of free love are the foundation of the ground-breaking 1967 musical "Hair". On Friday's Up to Date, we...
Cyber Crime: Why We're Behind And What We Can Do To Protect Ourselves
When it comes to internet crime, criminals are far ahead of law enforcement and the general public. As more and more hacks make headlines, we talk about...
MO Representative Claims He Was Protecting Department Of Conservation
The Missouri Department of Conservation has long been the envy of the nation, as far as conservation departments go. Since the mid-1970s, it has been...
Mysteries Of The Oceans: Searching For Lost Objects In The Deep
Human's scientific knowledge reaches far and wide, particularly when it comes to the Earth's surface, but we are just beginning the exploration of Earth...
Country Legend Marty Stuart Sings About 'Saturday Night/Sunday Morning'
Country legend Marty Stuart has recorded 22 albums and won 5 Grammys for both instrumental and vocal performances. His repertoire includes gospel, blues...
Author Erik Larson On The Last Voyage Of The Lusitania
In May 1915, a German u-boat sunk one of the world's greatest ocean liners, the Lusitania. Erik Larson's new book, Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the...
Examining Aboriginal Culture Through Pictures
The oldest culture on the planet, Aboriginals have inhabited the Australian continent for more than 50,000 years. National Geographic photographer Amy...
Local Listen: Drakkur Sauna
The Lawrence based duo, Drakkur Sauna, has been crafting eccentric music with an old-time sound for over a decade. This edition of Local Listen features...
American Culture (And Kansas City) Through The Eyes Of An Irish Comedian
Irish comedian Colm O'Regan might have something to say about your mama. Rather, his Irish mammy might. The comedian, who is in Kansas City for a stand...
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