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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

An American Dream at Parade Park

8/11/2022
As Kansas City’s first Black-owned housing co-op, Parade Park helped residents pursue the American Dream of owning a home and building a community. But after 60 years, it’s uncertain if it can survive foreclosure and redevelopment.

Duration:00:30:34

The last time Missouri banned abortions

8/10/2022
This isn't the first time Missouri has banned abortions. Residents may have heard ghoulish tales of “Doc Annie” Smith, a physician who looms large in Missouri’s mythology for performing illegal abortions in the early 1900s. Today, the truth about her work has largely disappeared.

Duration:00:25:12

Food Critics: The best burgers Kansas City has to offer

8/6/2022
Whether you like them smashed, pub style or vegetarian, Kansas City has a burger for every taste.

Duration:00:48:16

Achievement center in Kansas City improves life for those with multiple sclerosis

8/4/2022
The MS Achievement Center, located at the University of Kansas Medical Center, provides weekly therapies and socialization for those with the neurological disease.

Duration:00:10:42

The U.S. shifted to an easy-to-remember mental health number. Here’s how it changed crisis care.

8/4/2022
In July, the U.S. transitioned from a ten-digit mental health hotline to a simpler number: 988.

Duration:00:25:08

Kansas City's new community engagement coordinator wants to increase accessibility to funding

8/4/2022
The goal of Kansas City's Office of Citizen Engagement is to raise awareness of grants and funds available to residents for community projects. The city's new community engagement coordinator, Gary Jones, is at the head of that effort.

Duration:00:12:38

Though short on teachers, Kansas City metro schools ready to welcome students back

8/3/2022
Schools are finalizing schedules and prepping classrooms for the start of a new school year. Two superintendents share how they've prepared and where resources are falling short.

Duration:00:15:15

Recapping the 2022 primary elections in Missouri and Kansas

8/3/2022
Headlined by the Missouri Senate race and a vote that protected abortion rights in the Kansas constitution, primary elections in both states wrapped up on Tuesday night.

Duration:00:34:16

Kansas City Public Library offers summer film 'Cage Match'

8/2/2022
When it comes to Nicolas Cage films, picking which one to watch can be hard, but library patrons are invited to do just that.

Duration:00:11:27

KU fraternity suspension reignites conversations about Greek life reform and abolition

8/2/2022
The University of Kansas recently removed Sigma Chi from its campus. KU has suspended three fraternities this year due to hazing offenses.

Duration:00:26:02

Lawrence veteran frustrated by U.S. Senate's delay in passing PACT Act

8/2/2022
A health care bill that would provide benefits to veterans exposed to harmful toxins overseas was blocked by 25 U.S. Senate Republicans, including two from Missouri and one from Kansas.

Duration:00:11:32

Hollywood animator founds trade school in Kansas City

8/1/2022
A one-of-a-kind animation studio is coming to Kansas City, allowing students the opportunity to learn from experts in the field and develop portfolios for careers in the high-dollar industry.

Duration:00:19:06

Tens of millions in funding for Kansas City community projects included in passed U.S. House bill

8/1/2022
U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri's 5th district has secured over $38 million in federal funding for various community projects in the Kansas City area.

Duration:00:30:41

A Kansas City comic company is making space for Black and brown characters in manga

7/31/2022
Brandon Calloway is putting characters of color at the center of their own stories with his Kansas City-based publishing company Darkmoon Comics.

Duration:00:10:46

These two tortoises are Brookside's most popular reptilian residents

7/30/2022
One lives in the front yard and the other lives in the back, but both tortoises have found a home in Brookside.

Duration:00:10:29

Stacy Lake challenges incumbent Jackson County executive

7/29/2022
Kansas City attorney Stacy Lake has a plan to do better than the incumbent. That plan focuses on putting county residents first.

Duration:00:18:59

Are period-tracking apps dangerous in a post-Roe world?

7/29/2022
Women around the country often use period-tracking phone apps to chart their menstrual cycles.

Duration:00:20:09

Kansas City's chances of weathering an economic downturn

7/28/2022
There's talk of a possible recession, but Kansas City might fare better than other places due to the major employers it houses.

Duration:00:27:48

Unaffiliated voters in Kansas could be deciding factor on abortion

7/28/2022
Kansas has more unaffiliated voters than registered Democrats, but the state has little data about how the group will vote in the August primary.

Duration:00:12:38

OB-GYNs unclear on permissible care under vague abortion laws

7/27/2022
Since Missouri's trigger law was enacted, some medical experts are relying on law experts to legally navigate options for patients experiencing a complication during pregnancy.

Duration:00:26:27