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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

Remembering the life and legacy of Senator Bob Dole

12/8/2021
On Sunday, December 5th, former U.S. Senator from Kansas Bob Dole passed away at the age of 98.

Duration:00:26:48

Gale Tallis draws the curtain as executive director of the Folly Theater

12/7/2021
In her 11 years leading the historic venue, Tallis has greeted everyone from strippers to presidents.

Duration:00:23:15

Kansas City won't escape omicron, COVID-19's newest variant

12/7/2021
The standard advice for dealing with the coronavirus still holds true for the new variant.

Duration:00:26:10

As Dianne Cleaver retires from Urban Neighborhood Initiative, the need for affordable housing remains

12/4/2021
Cleaver has led UNI's initiative since its founding in 2012.

Duration:00:20:49

Ricky Kidd using his experience to help fellow exoneree Kevin Strickland reintegrate

12/4/2021
The two became acquainted while in Western Missouri Correctional Center. Now Kidd works to help Strickland with the challenges of adjusting to life on the outside.

Duration:00:28:30

Poet pairs up with Paul McCartney to discover the stories behind some of rock's most famous lyrics

12/4/2021
A new two-volume book reveals the inspiration and the process in creating some of McCartney's favorite songs.

Duration:00:21:27

Editor-in-chief of Kansas City's The Pitch is now one of its owners

12/2/2021
Brock Wilbur is one of five investors taking over the alternative magazine. It's the third ownership change in 10 years for the publication.

Duration:00:19:54

Missouri exonerees in need of help won't get much from the state

12/2/2021
In Missouri, very few inmates released after years of wrongful incarceration qualify for compensation.

Duration:00:28:45

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