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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 Family Farm Comes With A Signature From John Quincy Adam And A Tie To Muhammad Ali

9/26/2021
The Clays own one of Missouri's 30 farms recognized by The University of Missouri Extension in the Founding Farms program. To be recognized, farms must have remained in the same family since 1821 or before.

Duration:00:13:11

Jason Kander And His 8-Year-Old Son Explore What 'Courage Is'

9/25/2021
Jason Kander, a veteran, has written about being brave from an adult point of view. But his son and co-author, True, provided the examples of kids overcoming fear that are the focus of their children's book.

Duration:00:14:12

Skills Lost During The Pandemic Can Be Acquired Again

9/24/2021
It may be startling to realize things you did before the pandemic you've now forgotten how to do. For most of us, it doesn't take much time to regain those abilities.

Duration:00:22:09

Independence And Jackson County Launch Ambitious Plans To Support Artists

9/24/2021
An arts district is emerging in Independence, and Jackson County is looking to develop a strategic arts and culture plan for the entire county.

Duration:00:27:25

Colin Kaepernick's Lasting Impact On Protests And Activism In Sports

9/23/2021
In a 2016 preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, the then-San Francisco 49ers quarterback protested during the national anthem for the first time.

Duration:00:26:37

Kansas City's Overlooked Housing Stock

9/22/2021
Between single-family homes and large apartment complexes is the "missing middle" — buildings with 19 units or less.

Duration:00:12:19

Kansas City Group Plays Matchmaker For Your Donations

9/21/2021
Kansas City organization takes the guess work out of where to donate your gently used items.

Duration:00:09:02

Missouri Looks To Disrupt Vaccine Mandate While Shots Are Working In Kansas

9/20/2021
Lawmakers in Jefferson City are exploring how to disrupt President Biden's mandate but Kansas is pointing to a dramatic drop in COVID-19 infections among one sector of its vaccinated population.

Duration:00:12:20

Kansas City Monarchs Are Are Making A Championship Run

9/20/2021
The first professional baseball team in 62 years to bear the revered name of the winningest franchise from the Negro National League is living up to its namesake's reputation.

Duration:00:12:40

KCPD Officer Hopeful New Eyewitness Policy Will Prevent Misidentifications

9/19/2021
Capt. Everett Babcock thinks the new eyewitness identification policy will help prevent wrongful convictions.

Duration:00:25:26

Kansas City Conference Is The Intersection Of Art And Mental Health

9/18/2021
Poetry for Personal Power is hosting a conference focused on the mental health needs of African Americans.

Duration:00:25:17

Lawrence Exhibit Captures Lingering Signs Of America’s Segregated Past

9/17/2021
'Ghosts of Segregation' presents photographic evidence of the prejudice and exclusion people of color faced.

Duration:00:23:46

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

A Kansas City Front Yard Sets Off Debate On City Codes

9/16/2021
Dennis Moriarty was thinking of the bees and butterflies when he replaced all the grass in his front yard with wildflowers.

Duration:00:21:38

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