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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

Families of fallen service members and the things they keep to preserve memories

5/27/2022
Family members of fallen service members share the items they've held onto that hold sentimental value and what the Memorial Day holiday means to them.

Duration:00:22:24

The rare power of an honest conversation about grief

5/27/2022
Though each person's grief at the loss of loved one is unique, we can be supportive of ourselves and of each other in processing it.

Duration:00:26:20

Some Kansas City moms demand stricter gun policies after Texas elementary school shooting

5/26/2022
The news out of Uvalde, Texas, is upsetting to everybody, but especially to the parents of school kids who are either still in the classroom or heading back in August.

Duration:00:18:47

Kansas City entry representing America in 'Olympics of dance' competition

5/26/2022
Kansas City Ballet dancer Josh Kiesel will be the sole American dancing in the senior men's division of the Helsinki International Ballet Competition.

Duration:00:07:41

Kansas City metro pools adapt for lifeguard shortage

5/26/2022
On both sides of the state line lifeguards are in short supply despite efforts to attract qualified applicants.

Duration:00:12:19

Tips to keep cool for a Midwest summer

5/26/2022
Supply chain issues are hitting the heating, ventilation and air conditioning industry, leaving some people in Kansas City concerned about another hot summer.

Duration:00:11:46

Looking for state parks to visit in Missouri and Kansas? We've got you covered

5/25/2022
No matter which kinds of outdoor activities you enjoy most, there are plenty of state parks to suit your needs on both sides of the Missouri-Kansas border.

Duration:00:17:02

$1 million donation to UMKC honors Theater League founder

5/25/2022
A new certificate program at UMKC will prepare students for careers in arts administration thanks to the Theater League.

Duration:00:06:56

Nearly two years after being shot in the head, Kansas City police officer defies the odds

5/24/2022
In July of 2020, Kansas City, Missouri police officer Tyler Moss was shot in the line of duty. Once given a 1% chance to live, he is now thriving as he continues recovering from the traumatic brain injury the gunshot wound caused.

Duration:00:17:37

After Olathe murder, Johnson County prosecutor wants to try 14-year-olds as adults

5/24/2022
Six juveniles are facing felony murder charges after a killing in Black Bob Park in Olathe. The Johnson County district attorney is seeking to try four of them — all 14-years old — as adults, an exceedingly uncommon occurrence in Kansas.

Duration:00:10:37

Entrepreneurs tackling Kansas City social issues get boost from new grant program

5/24/2022
Social Venture Studio helps business owners grow their plans to make a social impact in Kansas City.

Duration:00:24:15

What you need to know about Missouri's 2022 legislative session

5/23/2022
The 2021-2022 session of the Missouri General Assembly saw Republican infighting prevent consideration of priority bills.

Duration:00:25:50

Why are there so few female musicians in jazz?

5/20/2022
Kansas City jazz artists say the gender imbalance in the music world continues to be evident, specifically in their genre.

Duration:00:24:51

The NFL Draft is coming to Kansas City in 2023

5/20/2022
When the NFL Draft comes to Kansas City in 2023, potentially hundreds of thousands of people could come with it.

Duration:00:25:18

This author wants families dealing with severe mental illness to know 'you're not alone'

5/19/2022
In the book "Beyond Madness: The Pain and Possibilities of Serious Mental Illness," author Rachel Pruchno describes what life is like for the more than 13 million Americans living with serious mental illness.

Duration:00:21:57

'Basic quality of life' issues important for Kansas City manager's office to address

5/19/2022
Kansas City Manager Brian Platt shares the some of the work being done on the "transformational issues and projects and challenges" Kansas City faces.

Duration:00:27:01

Reporters took a look at a 'stress test of our democracy'

5/18/2022
A deep dive from the 2020 election through Joe Biden's first year as president reveals the struggle to hold the country together.

Duration:00:27:05

Pride Haven provides shelter and services to houseless LGBTQ youth

5/18/2022
The local nonprofit Pride Haven works to provide shelter first so guests are free to focus on other aspects of their lives.

Duration:00:15:58

Survivors of southwest Missouri boarding schools share stories of alleged horrors they endured

5/18/2022
Former students of Agape Boarding School and Circle of Hope have sought to expose the operators of schools where they allege students were subject to years of abuse.

Duration:00:25:13

Kansas City writer Candice Millard tracks quest for the source of 'the most storied river in the world'

5/17/2022
Candice Millard's fourth book took her to England and Africa as she unraveled the expedition to discover the headwaters of the Nile River.

Duration:00:24:32