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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

Missouri Governor Calls Lawmakers Back For Special Session

6/23/2021
After a standoff with fellow Republicans, Governor Parson finally called for the special session to resolve issues over extending the federal reimbursement allowances.

Duration:00:25:33

Baseball Reference Database Now Has Negro Leagues Statistics

6/23/2021
Adding Black players' performance data could be changing the record books of Major League Baseball.

Duration:00:23:32

Mayor Quinton Lucas On Kansas City Policing: 'The Status Quo Is Not Working'

6/22/2021
Kansas City's Mayor says now is time to invest in prevention, mental health services and rank and file neighborhood police officers.

Duration:00:27:21

The Making Of A Great Crossword

6/22/2021
Constuctors reveal the intricacies of how crosswords are designed and the reasons they are so popular.

Duration:00:22:53

Missouri Challenges Federal Gun Laws

6/22/2021
The Second Amendment Preservation Act promises a $50,000 penalty for anyone who knowingly deprives a Missourian of the right to keep and bear arms.

Duration:00:25:09

Is Now The Time To Spend Or To Save?

6/22/2021
The recovering economy needs your money but with prices climbing it may be better to hold onto your cash.

Duration:00:23:50

Native Son Becomes Latest Chief Of Police For Kansas City, Kansas

6/21/2021
After nearly 30 years with the Kansas City, Missouri police department, Karl Oakman crosses the state line to become Chief Oakman.

Duration:00:24:45

Kansas City Set To 'Make Music'

6/18/2021
June 21 marks the annual international celebration known as Make Music Day.

Duration:00:19:32

The Rationale Driving Vaccine Hesitancy In Missouri

6/17/2021
Vaccine misinformation is a contributor to the skepticism surrounding the COVID-19 shot.

Duration:00:30:25

'The Tenth Voice' Brings LGBTQ Topics To Kansas City Airwaves

6/17/2021
KKFI radio show remains one of the notable voices for Kansas City's queer community.

Duration:00:13:29

Federal Appeals Court Blocks Missouri's Latest Abortion Ban

6/16/2021
Women in the state will still be able to go to the only remaining clinic offering abortion services in Missouri.

Duration:00:22:01

Divorce In The Time Of Coronavirus

6/16/2021
Nobody said marriage was easy, but a global pandemic certainly hasn't helped.

Duration:00:22:02

Auschwitz Travelling Exhibit Opens At Kansas City's Union Station

6/15/2021
'Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away.' serves as a stark reminder of what humans can and will do to each other if evil is left unchecked.

Duration:00:22:13

Sculptor Tom Corbin On Presidents, Celebrities And Kangaroos

6/15/2021
Tom Corbin is the Kansas City sculptor behind the Roo statue recently unveiled on the University of Missouri - Kansas City campus.

Duration:00:21:29

Give Black KC Focused On Funding Black Organizations

6/14/2021
Give Black KC is a weeklong fundraiser to benefit the Black community in Kansas City.

Duration:00:21:57

Johnson County Museum Offers 'Sensory Friendly' Outing

6/14/2021
The Johnson County Museum is turning itself into a low-sensory environment on the first Monday of every month.

Duration:00:24:21

Actor David Koechner Plays A Big Role For Kansas City Charity

6/11/2021
With more than 200 credits to his name, Koechner says he knows how fortunate he is to be a working actor.

Duration:00:25:08

In Kansas Decent Broadband Service Still Hard To Come By

6/11/2021
Using the internet was integral to getting through the pandemic, however, many in Kansas lacked a reliable connection.

Duration:00:24:18

Food Critics: Kansas City's Best Restaurant Pop-Ups In 2021

6/11/2021
Kansas City chefs opt for pop-ups and ghost kitchens when they want to try something new. Here are the best in the city right now, according to KCUR's food critics.

Duration:00:24:05

Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield Eases Into Sobriety And Kansas City

6/10/2021
Katie Crutchfield's 2020 album, "Saint Cloud," is an unflinching self-examination about her decision to get sober and "trust her gut."

Duration:00:25:18