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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

Highly Contagious Virus? Missouri's History Repeats Itself

8/3/2021
As hospitals fill up and people continue to fall to the Delta variant, a story from Missouri's past reveals this isn't the state's first battle with vaccine hesitancy.

Duration:00:17:39

Activists Want A 'Safe And Welcoming' Wyandotte County

8/2/2021
An ordinance that could benefit thousands in the Kansas county has yet to make it through the unified government's board of commissioners.

Duration:00:26:13

Report On Gun Crimes: Are Gun-Courts The Solution?

8/2/2021
When it comes to gun crimes and issues like bail and sentencing, the race of both the victim and the accused matters.

Duration:00:23:38

As The Pandemic Wears On, Is Reporting Wearing Thin?

7/31/2021
Where 16 months of coronavirus coverage has left journalists and news consumers alike.

Duration:00:25:56

Kansas City Health Workers Are Knocking On Doors

7/31/2021
Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center workers are in neighborhoods to talk with residents one on one.

Duration:00:25:19

Inequality In Federal Funds For Restaurants East And West Of Troost

7/31/2021
Eateries east of Troost not only received fewer federal grants, but also less money per grant than those west of the avenue.

Duration:00:10:51

Civil Rights Leaders Request DOJ Investigate Kansas City Police

7/28/2021
Citing a high rate of violence against people of color, four major Kansas City groups call on Attorney General Merrick Garland to scrutinize the city's police department.

Duration:00:17:22

Two Missouri Cities Reach Different Outcomes On Conversion Therapy

7/28/2021
Both North Kansas City and Independence recently introduced legislation banning the practice of conversion therapy on minors. In one city it passed. In the other it did not.

Duration:00:10:29

What It Takes To Be The Official Kansas Riverkeeper

7/28/2021
The Friends of The Kaw is celebrating 30 years of conservation and preservation of the Kansas River and it takes a lot of work to do it.

Duration:00:21:31

Unified Government CEO Candidate Janice Witt

7/27/2021
In her second run for the position, Witt was not shy in her criticism of incumbent CEO/Mayor David Alvey.

Duration:00:12:54

Unified Government CEO Candidate Chris Steineger

7/27/2021
The former state senator wants to see utility costs lowered for Kansas City, KS residents.

Duration:00:12:57

Kansas City Zoo CEO Retiring After 18 Years

7/27/2021
During his tenure Randy Wisthoff has overseen critical changes at the Kansas City Zoo.

Duration:00:23:19

Jackson County Prosecutor On Kevin Strickland, New County Jail And Officer Investigations

7/26/2021
Kevin Strickland remains in prison despite the presence of exonerating evidence.

Duration:00:29:40

Kansas City Teen Wins Award For 'Baby Saver' Invention

7/26/2021
A local young inventor is poised for the global stage with her life-saving invention, for which she won this year's Kansas City Invention Convention.

Duration:00:19:22

Wyandotte County Unified Government Mayoral Candidate David Alvey

7/23/2021
Citizens in Kansas City, Kansas, and Wyandotte County will decide many competitive races in the August 3 primary election, including mayor.

Duration:00:13:48

Missouri Supreme Court Makes Clear Path For Medicaid Expansion

7/23/2021
The Missouri Supreme Court paves the way for Medicaid expansion by issuing a judgment in favor of a 2020 ballot initiative.

Duration:00:12:01

How U.S. Presidents Stack Up Against Each Other

7/23/2021
After former President Donald Trump's departure from the White House made him eligible for C-SPAN's presidential rankings, some are questioning how he placed.

Duration:00:23:37

Kansas Rep. Sharice Davids Wants To Change 'The Birthday Rule'

7/22/2021
A bizarre insurance loophole put one Olathe couple $270,000 in debt after their newborn's NICU stay.

Duration:00:24:39

Black Mothers More Likely To Die From Pregnancy-Related Causes

7/22/2021
Black women die from pregnancy-related causes significantly more than other groups. Why? And what's being done about it?

Duration:00:23:34

First Black-Owned Cannabis Brand In Missouri Comes To Dispensaries

7/21/2021
After Missouri legalized medical marijuana in 2018 the industry has remained majority white, but one cannabis brand is changing that.

Duration:00:20:19