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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

How Humboldt, Kansas, became a must-see destination for 2022

1/25/2022
The work done by a dedicated group in the small town in southeast Kansas caught the attention of The New York Times.

Duration:00:14:40

Our passion for equality can preserve America’s democracy

1/25/2022
Journalist George Packer tackles the ideologies that have brought America to its current divide.

Duration:00:28:45

Five years after the first Women's March, the fight for equality goes on

1/24/2022
The 2017 protest galvanized a new generation to become engaged in activism and politics.

Duration:00:24:34

Kansas struggles to find and keep teachers

1/21/2022
Low wages and high stress have propelled educators to leave the profession.

Duration:00:25:35

Kansas City metro breweries set to open in 2022 as destination experiences for beer drinkers

1/21/2022
Three new brewery owners are undaunted by the pandemic as they move to join Kansas City's beer scene.

Duration:00:22:18

The successes and challenges of President Biden's first year in office

1/20/2022
Assuming the presidency under the shadow of the insurrection and the coronavirus pandemic and with the slimmest of margins in Congress, were Biden's goals overly ambitious?

Duration:00:28:22

Already understaffed and underpaid, Missouri’s teacher shortage is made worse by the pandemic

1/20/2022
There are myriad reasons for teacher shortages at all levels of education in Missouri. What is the state doing to fill the void?

Duration:00:25:28

Kansas City's steamboat museum is gonna need a bigger space to add more sunken vessels

1/20/2022
In its search for a facility large enough to hold future additions to its collection, the Arabia Steamboat Museum may have to leave Kansas City.

Duration:00:23:51

KC Rep to present Sherlock Holmes through the female lens

1/20/2022
In a new play, Holmes and Dr. Watson are reimagined for current times.

Duration:00:23:42

KU professor addresses today's political struggles in 'Letters to Martin'

1/18/2022
In his latest book, Randal Maurice Jelks offers thoughts on 'democracy in Black America' in the form of letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Duration:00:26:15

Young activists on the importance of voting access

1/18/2022
As Democrats in the U.S. Senate get set to debate the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act, young activists compare today's fight for ballot access to the efforts in the time of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Duration:00:23:50

Church of the Resurrection and START spearhead summit on digital health

1/15/2022
The Screen Sanity Summit will offer parents advice and conversations on guiding their kids' entry into the digital realm.

Duration:00:22:08

Kansas Citians struggle with long-term effects of COVID-19

1/15/2022
Hope for COVID 'long-haulers' comes with new treatments and research

Duration:00:25:27

Kansas City poet and Nelson-Atkins Museum join for a reckoning about race

1/15/2022
In a new podcast, Glenn North and the museum join in "an overall effort to confront the past and chart a course for the future"

Duration:00:23:32

Kansas Legislative Preview

1/14/2022
Kansans can expect lawmakers to address some contentious issues including COVID-19 policies and Critical Race Theory.

Duration:00:25:33

Kansas City Public Schools superintendent surprised that they won full accreditation so quickly

1/12/2022
KCPS Superintendent Dr. Mark Bedell says one of the keys to turning the district around was time and patience — from the school board, families and the community.

Duration:00:25:36

'Compassion fatigue' is a risk to those who work helping others

1/12/2022
Overexposure to physical and mental stress that can result in feeling detached and hopeless is risk of of the pandemic.

Duration:00:23:41

Continuous worry for the environment is creating 'eco-anxiety'

1/12/2022
Growing concerns over climate change also are a growing threat to our mental health.

Duration:00:22:58

Jackson County candidate calls for other young people to get politically involved

1/11/2022
Those who have been leading current grassroots movements can take the next step and look for opportunities to hold positional power.

Duration:00:23:18

Women's group points to Kansas as future leader in the battle against climate change

1/11/2022
Mothers Out Front fights for clean energy to insure a healthy future for children.

Duration:00:11:46