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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

Construction Industry Building Its Minority Workforce

9/17/2021
The challenge for people of color and women is finding an accessible entry point to training for jobs including electricians, bricklayers, and pipe fitters.

Duration:00:23:14

Psychedelics Could Aid In Treating Mental Health Disorders

9/16/2021
Psychedelic drugs often have a negative connotation but ongoing clinical trials show they can be beneficial to some patients.

Duration:00:24:19

Exhibit Acknowledges Influence Of Kansas City's Black Artists

9/16/2021
The Nelson-Atkins is featuring work by members of the African American Artists Collective.

Duration:00:24:37

White Hat Hackers Stand Up To Cyberbullies

9/16/2021
The suicide of a child with autism spurred one hacker to track down the online bullies who targeted the young boy.

Duration:00:27:36

White House Asked To Close Leavenworth Detention Center

9/13/2021
Public defenders and the ACLU sent a joint letter to the Biden administration declaring that the facility, privately owned by CoreCivic, is not meeting inmates' basic needs.

Duration:00:22:55

Racism In The Free State

9/13/2021
Kansas' pride in joining the union without slavery is at odds with past and present attitudes towards Black residents.

Duration:00:25:48

9/11 Then & Now

9/13/2021
September 11, 2001, brought changes both technical and psychological.

Duration:00:25:46

Students Asking For Mental Health Days

9/11/2021
Stress levels are high these days for adolescents readjusting to life in the classroom and in-person socializing.

Duration:00:24:05

Same-Sex Marriage Wasn't A Priority Until The Religious Right Targeted It

9/8/2021
In his new book, Sasha Issenberg argues that the LGBTQ community's focus was elsewhere when conservative Christians unleashed an attack against same-sex marriage.

Duration:00:14:03

Suicides Dropped Nearly 6% During The Pandemic

9/8/2021
A decline in suicides was also experienced during the influenza epidemic that started in 1918.

Duration:00:22:32

Exhibit Highlighting KC’s LGBTQ History Removed From Missouri Capitol

9/8/2021
A travelling LGBTQ exhibit scheduled to be in the Missouri State Capitol until December was removed just days after it opened.

Duration:00:09:22

How US Supreme Court Ruling On Texas Law Impacts Women

9/8/2021
The court's decision has legal experts watching for a wave of states to mimic the Texas law, including Missouri.

Duration:00:24:39

Exhibit Reveals Hopes And Dreams Of People With Down Syndrome

9/7/2021
Photographer Randy Bacon presents video and still photos of his subjects to allow others to view life and the world as people with Down syndrome do.

Duration:00:17:50

Higginsville Farmer Continues Work To Get Afghans Out Of Harm's Way

9/3/2021
A congressional aide in addition to being a farmer, Kyle Wilkens has been helping Afghans who worked for the United States and want to leave their country. With American troops no longer there, Wilkens hopes the State Department can find the means to get them out.

Duration:00:26:20

KD Academy Expansion Brings 24/7 Child Care To Prospect Corridor

9/3/2021
The 14,000 square foot, early education facility has capacity for up to 430 children and 65 employees.

Duration:00:24:14

Carl Allen Steps Into Lead Role at UMKC

9/3/2021
After Bobby Watson's long tenure, Carl Allen is the newly appointed William D. and Mary Grant Endowed Professor of Jazz Studies at the University of Missouri - Kansas City.

Duration:00:16:03

Shawnee Mission School Board Stops Streaming Public Comments After YouTube Removed Video

9/2/2021
The Shawnee Mission School District stopped streaming its public comments segment of its meetings after "medical misinformation" was stated during May's meeting.

Duration:00:22:33

Building Missouri's Tech Future With Apprenticeships

9/2/2021
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry is using $6 million in federal grant funds to train 5,300 new technology industry apprentices in the next four years.

Duration:00:27:13

Kansas City Mayor Lucas Has 'A Difference Of Opinion'

9/1/2021
Mayor Quinton Lucas says there is 'nothing secretive' about the city's bid process for the food and retail contract for KCI's new terminal.

Duration:00:17:45

Lenexa Company's Spheres Clearing Coronavirus From The Air

9/1/2021
Synexis uses its patented dry hydrogen peroxide system to fight not only viruses but bacteria, mold, odors and insects as well.

Duration:00:13:08