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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

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

Amour 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

Thanksgiving could see COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5-11

10/6/2021
Kansas City pediatrician sees hopeful trend in coronavirus cases among youngsters.

Duration:00:25:34

Kansas City women are on the gridiron

10/6/2021
Football is a sport historically dominated by males but women are making strides to change the narrative.

Duration:00:24:01

Kansas City women join march for reproductive rights

10/6/2021
Several metro demonstrations joined more than 600 nationwide in support of abortion services.

Duration:00:11:37

Despite protest and public comments, metro libraries are committed to intellectual freedom

10/4/2021
Banned Book Week is an annual celebration meant to highlight intellectual freedom and freedom of expression, but some say the content crosses a line.

Duration:00:27:59

Kansas City obstetricians agree that delta variant is more deadly to pregnant patients

10/4/2021
Experts, including a pregnant OB-GYN doctor, warn pregnant patients reluctant to get the COVID vaccination that there could be deadly consequences for both mother and child.

Duration:00:21:13

Food critics: Best Kansas City dishes for the start of fall

10/3/2021
There’s a sort of food that just seems right this time of year, as nights grow cool but the days are still warm. KCUR's food critics have great suggestions for the in-between.

Duration:00:21:37

Former Kansas professor who taught in Afghanistan now fears for her students' future.

10/1/2021
Retired KU Professor Diana Carlin developed debate programs in Afghanistan for three years. Now she receives calls from former students trying to get out.

Duration:00:27:14

Authors set for Kansas City event say that when it comes to political divisions, we've been here before

10/1/2021
The Gilded Age saw an America much like today. Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett examine how the country recovered then and how it can do so again.

Duration:00:24:20