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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

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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

Supply chain shortages could get worse before they get better

10/20/2021
People around the world are experiencing the pain of supply chain issues. One UMKC professor says it's probably going to get worse before it gets better.

Duration:00:24:25

The Flint Hills of Kansas have produced great cattle and a great storyteller

10/20/2021
The Flint Hills are a favorite of many for their unique beauty. But Jim Hoy can tell you that, for ranchers, the real beauty is what the grass can do for cattle.

Duration:00:24:47

Why more white parents should be talking with their kids about racism

10/20/2021
White families have a tendency to avoid tough racial conversations by teaching colorblindness or by failing to intervene when witnessing racist behavior—habits that reinforce racism in American culture.

Duration:00:25:05

Topeka's cash offer for workers to move to the city is paying off

10/19/2021
In an effort to stimulate the local economy, Choose Topeka has been offering qualifying candidates $10,000 to $15,000 to relocate to the capital city of Kansas.

Duration:00:23:05

Smart Money Experts say the dream of home ownership may be too pricey

10/18/2021
The real estate market is hot across the U.S., including in Kansas City. With limited home supply, price increases, and bidding wars, it's worth looking into whether buying or renting is better for you now.

Duration:00:23:14

Mike Frankel's photos captured rock 'n' roll's psychedelic era

10/18/2021
Mike Frankel photographed music acts from the 60s and 70s like Hot Tuna, Jefferson Airplane and Mothers of Invention. He says back then bands "greeted you like a friend."

Duration:00:18:14

John Danforth on today's politics and politicians

10/16/2021
The former Republican U.S. senator from Missouri talks about President Biden, the Jan. 6 insurrection, Donald Trump and Josh Hawley.

Duration:00:26:50

What makes Daniel Craig's Bond so memorable

10/16/2021
'No Time To Die' is the British actor's fifth and final appearance as James Bond and the 25th film in the 007 series.

Duration:00:21:27

A Prairie Village apartment is kicking out elderly renters. Experts say that happens across Kansas City

10/15/2021
Under new ownership, Kenilworth Apartments is terminating the leases of hundreds of residents so it can renovate the units — before hiking rents by at least 40%.

Duration:00:24:09

Some teens are feeling a 'vibration of hate' in our culture

10/14/2021
As several local high schools deal with incidents of hateful acts, family psychologist Wes Crenshaw says the current political and social climate may lead them to act in that way.

Duration:00:24:05

How newly eligible Missourians can apply for Medicaid

10/14/2021
The battle for the expansion of Medicaid in Missouri ended in August as the application process opened making 275,000 additional state residents eligible for health coverage.

Duration:00:22:34

Jackson County prosecutor gets public input through new community advisory board

10/14/2021
Board members will help prosecutor Jean Peters Baker better shape policy in Jackson County.

Duration:00:24:57

Armour Flats tenants form union after rent increase and non-renewal of leases

10/14/2021
Tenants cry foul as announcement of renovation plans for midtown apartment complex has them scrambling to stay in their homes.

Duration:00:21:26

Lunches may be going old school as Hickman Mills District loses main food supplier

10/12/2021
Hickman Mills is just one school district in the Kansas City metro area whose students may have to bring their lunches, if there's any food at home.

Duration:00:24:54

The difference a cool pair of sneakers can make for Kansas City kids

10/12/2021
KSHB's "Gift of Sole" wants to put new sneakers on the feet of children whose families may not otherwise be able to afford them.

Duration:00:23:53

Assaults at Branson, Missouri hospital latest example of nurses in danger

10/11/2021
The tripling of attacks on staff by patients at Cox Medical Center is symbolic of what nurses around the state face.

Duration:00:19:09

When looking for something to do in Kansas City, ask a local

10/11/2021
We asked people to share what's on their social calendars this month and found there's lots to do whether you have just an evening or a whole week free.

Duration:00:24:16

Lenexa makes an unusual hire to deal with a landscape problem

10/8/2021
The problem was a park's storm water drain overrun by poison ivy, honeysuckle and other invasive species. The solution was 42 hungry goats.

Duration:00:12:38

There's no legal weed in Kansas yet, but a new Cannabis Chamber of Commerce says that'll change soon

10/8/2021
While marijuana for medical purposes has yet to be legalized in Kansas, Barry Grissom, former U.S. Attorney for the District of Kansas and chamber member, said he is optimistic that legislation will pass and the state will have a booming cannabis industry.

Duration:00:27:10

What military members could face if they don't meet deadlines to get COVID-19 vaccine

10/6/2021
In August, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin ordered all members of the military to be vaccinated for COVID-19. So, what exactly happens to those who refuse?

Duration:00:22:03