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Northeast Newscast Episode 69: An update on the Park Ranger Program with Jeff Hurley

1/15/2019
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This week, The Northeast News is getting an update on the Park Ranger Program with Jeff Hurley, Park Ranger Supervisor. He is discussing the current phase of the program, anticipated rollout, and what the program will look like in the communities. He says he's excited to get this program started again after 30 years.

Duration:00:19:59

Northeast Newscast Episode 68: Discussing historic home rehab in the Northeast with Kristin Johnson

1/7/2019
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In this episode of the Northeast Newscast, Kristin Johnson, Northeast resident, discusses historic home rehab, how she found herself in the business and what it means to the community.

Duration:00:24:13

Northeast Newscast Episode 67: a sitdown with two new associates at the Independence Avenue CID

12/24/2018
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Northeast News Publisher Michael Bushnell sits down with two new associates at the Independence Avenue CID, Lon Clark, Urban Design Planner, and Mike Spady, Economic Development Ambassador, to discuss their roles with the organization and what the CID holds in the future.

Duration:00:29:16

Northeast Newscast Episode 66: Catholic Charities Housing Project Update with Jarrod Sanderson

12/14/2018
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On this episode of the Northeast Newscast, we are sitting down with Jarrod Sanderson, Executive Director of Senior Housing and Housing Development at Catholic Charities. We will talk about the updates on the housing project taking place in Indian Mound and what future plans are in place for the recent grant given to the organization. For more information on the organization, visit catholiccharities-kcsj.org.

Duration:00:32:06

Northeast Newscast Episode 65: Preview of the Pendleton Heights Home Tour

11/26/2018
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Jessica Ray, Event Chair for the Pendleton Heights Holiday Homes Tour and Artist Market, gives us all the details and a peek into the upcoming Homes Tour being held December 1st.

Duration:00:07:29

Northeast Newscast Episode 64: One-on-One with Quinton Lucas, Councilman 3rd district at-large

11/21/2018
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In this episode, Editorial Assistant Johanna Pounds sits down with Quinton Lucas to discuss the Paseo name change and his aspirations as a mayoral candidate.

Duration:00:19:05

Northeast Newscast Episode 63: Welcoming new Managing Editor, Elizabeth Orosco

11/13/2018
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Interim Managing Editor, Abby Cambiano, sits down with new Managing Editor, Elizabeth Orosco to discuss her new role, and the experience she brings to the position.

Duration:00:08:37

Northeast Newscast Episode 62: Catching up with East Patrol's Major Volker

11/1/2018
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Volker talks community improvements, East Patrol's new captain, a downward trend in crime, and Jackson County Combat's leadership changes.

Duration:00:20:55

Northeast Newscast 61 - The trial and sentencing of convicted arsonist Thu Hong Nguyen, w/ Jim Mesh

9/28/2018
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This week on Kansas City's Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with Jim Mesh - brother of fallen firefighter John - about the fateful October 12, 2015 Independence Avenue fire that claimed the lives of his brother and fellow firefighter Larry Leggio, while severely injuring two others. Mesh opened up about the trial of Thu Hong Nguyen, the emotional sentencing hearing on Friday, September 21, and much more.

Duration:00:38:43

Northeast Newscast Episode 60 - the expansion of J. Rieger & Co. w/ Ryan Maybee

9/12/2018
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Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson visited the J. Rieger & Co. distillery this week to talk to co-founder Ryan Maybee about the recently-announced expansion of the facility, the draw of the East Bottoms neighborhood, the recent decisions by Urban Provisions and The Local Pig to leave the neighborhood, Maybee's decision to live in the Historic Northeast, and the proudest moments of his long-spanning career.

Duration:00:22:27

Northeast Newscast Episode 59 - a sitdown w/ KCMO Councilwoman and 2019 mayoral candidate Alissia Canady

8/22/2018
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This week on Kansas City's Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson talks with 5th District Councilwoman and 2019 mayoral candidate Alissia Canady about attending Northeast High School, her accomplishments on the Neighborhoods and Public Safety committee, why incentive reform is an issue that resonates with her, how she would work to curb gun violence in Kansas City if elected Mayor, and how the KCMO City Council continues to function despite the its collective mayoral ambitions.

Duration:00:26:43

Northeast Newscast Episode 58 - a conversation w/ Jason Kander, KCMO Mayoral candidate

8/10/2018
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This week on Kansas City's Northeast Newscast, 2019 Kansas City, Missouri Mayoral candidate Jason Kander sits down for an interview with managing editor Paul Thompson. Kander talks about the 2018 primary elections, his priorities for curbing violent crime in Kansas City, how he handles political celebrity, and the time he was being tear gassed while the Kansas City Royals were trading star center fielder Carlos Beltran.

Duration:00:29:57

Northeast Newscast Episode 57 - KCPD officials answer tough questions about its failed Hispanic Citizen's Academy

7/10/2018
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In this episode of Kansas City's Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with KCPD officials Jason Cooley and Chato Villalobos, who reply to questions and comments provided by readers on social media in the wake of the department's unsuccessful Hispanic Citizen's Academy last month. While the Northeast News news has already printed the Q&A in both English and Spanish, we're now presenting the discussion in an audio format to provide some additional context.

Duration:00:45:01

Northeast Newscast Episode 56 - the Catholic Charities housing play in the Northeast

6/26/2018
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This week on Kansas City’s Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson sat down with representatives from Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph about their ambitious housing plans for the Historic Northeast. The conversation included Jarrod Sanderson, Executive Director of Housing Development; Kevin Murphy, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications; and Carl DiCapo, the former KC Parks and Recreation commissioner who is helping Catholic Charities raise funds for their...

Duration:00:32:18

Northeast Newscast 55 - Catching up with new KCPD East Patrol Major Greg Volker

6/19/2018
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This week on Kansas City's Northeast Newscast, East Patrol's new commander, Major Greg Volker, sits down with Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson to talk about his previous experience within KCPD; his strengths as a police officer; what lessons he learned from his previous position at the Law Enforcement Resource Center; the benefits of security camera footage in KCPD investigations; how he's fitting in with officers at East Patrol; his relationship with Chief of Police Rick Smith...

Duration:00:32:28

Northeast Newscast Episode 54 - A conversation with Sheffield Neighborhood Association President Mark Morales

6/13/2018
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This week on Kansas City's Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson meets Sheffield Neighborhood Association President Mark Morales to talk about his engagement in the community, what businesses he'd like to see in the neighborhood, the ideal Sheffield neighbor, what the neighborhood association has going on this summer, and what Sheffield can improve upon moving forward.

Duration:00:21:59

Northeast Newscast 53 - An introduction to Phil Glynn, 2019 KCMO Mayoral Candidate

5/24/2018
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2019 KCMO Mayoral candidate Phil Glynn - one of two candidates from outside of City Council - joins Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson for the latest episode of Kansas City's Northeast Newscast. Glynn discusses his experiences as a business owner in Kansas City, talks about his motivations for running for Mayor, and speaks passionately and eloquently about a plethora of issues: including the expenditure of $800 million in General Obligation bond dollars, the ongoing saga of the...

Duration:00:38:42

Northeast Newscast Episode 52 - How former K-State basketball player Luis Colon is set to make a difference with young lives in the Northeast

5/10/2018
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This week on Kansas City's Northeast Newscast, Northeast News managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with former Kansas State basketball player Luis Colon about his new job in the Historic Northeast. Colon is serving as a youth case manager at Sheffield Place, a transitional living center that focuses exclusively on providing treatment and life skills for homeless mothers. In the interview, Colon is candid about his own life experiences: moving to Florida from Puerto Rico at 14 to pursue a...

Duration:00:30:07

Northeast Newscast Episode 51 - a day embedded with KCPD for a sweep of Northeast homeless camps

4/27/2018
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This week on Kansas City's Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson trekked through the woods with more than two dozen law enforcement officers as they attempted to recover stolen property from a rash of recent burglaries. Though the operation didn't go exactly as planned - no stolen property was ultimately recovered - it was an enlightening look at the life of a police officer, and the empathy required to put on the uniform every day.

Duration:00:33:48

Northeast Newscast Episode 50 - combating human trafficking w/ Kris Wade of Justice Project Kansas City

4/24/2018
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This week on Kansas City's Northeast Newscast, managing editor Paul Thompson sits down with Kris Wade of Justice Project Kansas City to talk about the impact of human trafficking on the Historic Northeast community. Wade spoke about her experiences working in the Northeast, the great needs of victims of human trafficking, how traffickers recruit their victims; the role of poverty in the cottage industry of human trafficking, Wade's thoughts about KCPD's decision to install social workers at...

Duration:00:30:39