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Up to Date focuses on pressing issues, both local and national, including politics, economics, planning and design, history and entertainment - topics that have an impact on the lives of the Greater Kansas City region.

Up to Date focuses on pressing issues, both local and national, including politics, economics, planning and design, history and entertainment - topics that have an impact on the lives of the Greater Kansas City region.

Location:

Kansas City, MO

Networks:

KCUR

Description:

Up to Date focuses on pressing issues, both local and national, including politics, economics, planning and design, history and entertainment - topics that have an impact on the lives of the Greater Kansas City region.

Language:

English

Contact:

4825 Troost Ave, Ste 202 Kansas City, MO 64110 816-235-2888


Episodes

Kansas City Veteran Jason Kander Reacts To Afghanistan Withdrawal

5/7/2021
"My first reaction was not an intellectual one, it was an emotional one. It just sort of took my breath away."

Duration:00:31:32

The Worries Of Going Back To Work

5/7/2021
As COVID-19 restrictions ease, concerns about going back to the workplace are rising

Duration:00:23:34

Kansas City Developer Looking To Sell And Preserve 14,000 Flint Hill Acres

5/7/2021
The man who helped make the Flint Hills country worth driving through is selling prime grassland that comes with perpetual conservation easements.

Duration:00:26:04

Documentary Series Tells Story Of Olathe, Kansas

5/5/2021
Local filmmaker Greg Sheffer has spent years working on a string of films about his hometown.

Duration:00:22:27

What Biden's American Families Plan Could Mean For Us

5/5/2021
After introducing the American Rescue Plan then the American Jobs Plan, President Joe Biden has introduced another sweeping bill, the American Families Plan.

Duration:00:26:33

Even As Concerns Remain, Kansas City Lifts Most COVID-19 Restrictions

5/3/2021
The city's health director says there is currently a surge of hospitalizations, particularly among young, unvaccinated people.

Duration:00:27:47

Two Views Of Motherhood: Celebrating Mom And Childfree By Choice

5/3/2021
One woman celebrates her mother's life through recreating a recipe and another reveals why she and others choose to be childfree.

Duration:00:21:15

Kansas City Paid Internship Program Receives Overwhelming Response

5/1/2021
With the goal of placing 500 Kansas City young people as paid interns in area businesses, Working For Youth's Hire KC program has received 900 applications to date.

Duration:00:23:44

Overland Park's Justus West Knows Something About Success

5/1/2021
At 22 years old, West is a master guitarist, songwriter and producer. Then there's that Grammy.

Duration:00:24:38

Body Positivity In The Fashion Industry

4/29/2021
A number of movements out there are about meeting your body where it’s at and not letting dominant ideas of a “perfect body” detract you from feeling however you want about yours.

Duration:00:23:33

The Lasting Impact of George Floyd's Death On Kansas City

4/29/2021
Two local newsrooms are collaborating to take a closer look at the continuing impact of George Floyd's murder on Kansas City.

Duration:00:25:54

Kansas Democrat Calls Avalanche Of Anti-Trans Legislation 'Attack On The LGBTQ Community'

4/28/2021
2021 is seeing a record amount of anti-transgender legislation introduced by state lawmakers across the country.

Duration:00:25:37

Key Factors For Worsening Kansas City Seasonal Allergies

4/28/2021
Why each allergy season seems to be worse than the one before.

Duration:00:24:05

What Made Masks Politically Polarizing

4/27/2021
While coronavirus vaccinations are now widely available, our country remains ideologically divided over the simplest of pandemic safety measures — masks.

Duration:00:24:15

'Kidney To Share' Authors On Living Organ Donations

4/27/2021
April is National Donate Life Month. It serves as a reminder of the importance that organ, eye and tissue donors can make in the lives of others.

Duration:00:24:50

KCUR Remembers One Of Its Best, Reporter Aviva Okeson-Haberman, Dead At 24

4/26/2021
Only two years out of journalism school and Okeson-Haberman had already made a name for herself as a thoughtful, aggressive and compassionate reporter.

Duration:00:08:16

Kansas City's Black Mothers Are Exhausted With Worry

4/26/2021
As Black men continue to die at the hands of law enforcement, Black mothers reveal the dread, the worry, and now the anger they live with every day.

Duration:00:18:19

The Pandemic Has Midwest Artists Losing Income And Creative Output

4/24/2021
An Artist Inc. survey revealed that nearly 60% of artists surveyed in the Midwest have experienced a decrease in their production.

Duration:00:24:08

Pandemic Provides A Silver Lining For Some Oscar Nominees

4/24/2021
2021 Academy Awards ceremony will have greater diversity than in the past.

Duration:00:24:51

New KCPS Board Members Say Improving Student Outcomes Is Top Priority

4/23/2021
Why Kandace Buckner and Tanesha Ford wanted seats on the Kansas City Public Schools District board and what their goals are for the district.

Duration:00:26:55