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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

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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

4825 Troost Ave, Ste 202 Kansas City, MO 64110 816-235-2888


Episodes

Commission submits plan for redrawing district lines in Kansas City

11/30/2021
The once-a-decade review of city council districts offers some drastic changes. The council has until the end of December to approve a final map.

Duration:00:25:23

Bill Snyder tells the story behind his extraordinary coaching career.

11/30/2021
When Kansas State hired Bill Snyder as its head football coach in 1988, no one could have predicted the total transformation he would engineer in Manhattan, Kansas.

Duration:00:23:58

Working to make Kansas City more inclusive for people with disabilities

11/26/2021
An intentional effort by local organizations is underway to make Kansas City's public spaces more available to all.

Duration:00:24:47

This Kansas City wine expert has six suggestions to bring good sipping to your holidays

11/26/2021
Despite COVID-19 and extreme weather disrupting the wine industry, local liquor stores should have plenty of options to fuel your holiday festivities all season long.

Duration:00:21:28

Kansas City introduced the Crock-Pot 50 years ago

11/26/2021
No Midwestern cookout is complete without a delicious chili or dip simmering in a Crock-Pot. But when the device was first unveiled by a Kansas City company in 1971, it promised something more: freedom.

Duration:00:31:36

Where Missouri got its name

11/25/2021
This year the state of Missouri is celebrating its 200th birthday. But few people today know about the Native American tribe behind the state’s name.

Duration:00:30:47

Feeding Kansas City's hungry goes beyond the holidays

11/24/2021
The greatest number of volunteers and donations to food pantries and kitchens occur at holiday time, but people go hungry 365 days of the year.

Duration:00:22:48

Demand for mental health care putting strain on Missouri providers

11/23/2021
The Stress in America survey has been tracking the mental health toll of the past year. More patients, longer wait times and overloaded practitioners add up to a system on the brink of failing.

Duration:00:25:59

Kansas City man shot and paralyzed in 2012 inspires others to embrace their challenges

11/19/2021
Wesley Hamilton's nonprofit, Disabled But Not Really, assists those with disabilities to find their identity.

Duration:00:27:49

Kansas City's 'Procession' makes film critics' list of current films worth seeing

11/19/2021
As the weather gets colder, it's a great time to sit down with a bowl of popcorn and watch a movie.

Duration:00:21:00

Owner of Bloody Benders' land searching for clues in Kansas serial killings

11/19/2021
The remains of 11 bodies were discovered on the southeast Kansas property in 1873, but the suspected killers had fled. The latest owner of the property is asking for help in mapping the site.

Duration:00:23:18

Missouri already has plans for its share of the infrastructure bill

11/18/2021
Roughly $9 billion in federal funding has been allocated for Missouri's infrastructure needs. The director of the state's Department of Transportation explains where that money is going.

Duration:00:24:15

Paul Reiser realizes a dream by coming to Kansas City

11/17/2021
Reiser's childhood dream to be a comic took an acting detour through 33 films and 18 television roles that included creating and starring in TV's "Mad About You."

Duration:00:24:43

Proposed legislation would keep babies born in Missouri prisons with their mothers

11/17/2021
Two legislators say allowing incarcerated women who give birth in prison to keep their babies with them can benefit both child and mother.

Duration:00:23:11

Health, equity and environmental justice in Kansas City

11/16/2021
Those who can least afford it are most at risk from pollution in Kansas City

Duration:00:27:11

Historic residence will now showcase Kansas City's past and cultural heritage

11/16/2021
Once a lumber baron's residence then a science museum, a restored Corinthian Hall now tells Kansas City's story.

Duration:00:22:09

Kansas City man encourages others who've been sexually assaulted to ‘tell their story’

11/14/2021
"We need to hold each other up," says one Kansas City man who was assaulted by his priest. Others tell their stories in a new Netflix documentary shot in Kansas City.

Duration:00:26:00

UMKC law school program has saved hundreds of tenants from eviction

11/13/2021
Staffed by Truman Fellows, the Tenant Representation Initiative was started to keep clients in their homes during the pandemic

Duration:00:21:56

Pembroke Hill student's stop-motion film wins praise from festivals around the world

11/13/2021
Carter Rostron's "Ruth & Nick" is a sweet interpretation of a classic love theme.

Duration:00:11:08

Mayor Quinton Lucas 'embarrassed and ashamed' that Kevin Strickland continues to be incarcerated

11/11/2021
As the Strickland evidentiary hearing continues at the Jackson County Courthouse, Mayor Lucas remains critical of Strickland's continued imprisonment.

Duration:00:26:00